Europe and Middle East

Manchester: A guide to England’s second city.

Barely a decade ago, the idea of a city break in Manchester would have seemed laughable to southerners.

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The Francis Hotel, Bath

A visit to Bath inspires a desire to step into the pages of this living Regency town’s colourful history, and The Francis is one of the few hotels which allows you to live the dream.

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Palazzo Manfredi, Rome

In an era when aristocrats rely on visitors to maintain their stately piles, it’s not surprising that an Italian count has turned his palatial offices into a boutique hotel.

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Enjoy the high life in Madeira

Well this was a first. I was about to be pushed down a very steep hill in the middle of Madeira’s capital Funchal on a sled by two men decked out in white and wearing straw boaters.

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Ibiza’s NIKKI Beach all set for Red Party Finale

With Ibiza’s 2013 summer season soon drawing to a close, the focus is now upon the White Isle’s famous Closing Parties. Not least, Nikki Beach’s Season Closing Red Party will say farewell to the first glorious summer season at its new location in Santa Eulalia, on Ibiza’s glittering East Coast.

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Dorchester Collection launches convivial new afternoon tea menus

Dorchester Collection hotels have introduced a variety of fun new tea menus, adding unique touches to the classic five-star afternoon tea experience.

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