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  • 1 January bargains: top travel destinations at low prices
    Escape the winter blues by jetting off to one of the world's top cities for the perfect New Year break – without the price tag. Head for the shops in the Big Apple, discover the city of temples...

  • 2 Top ten shopping cities in the world
    We all know about the fashion capitals of the world – London, Paris, New York and Milan – but click on the photograph below to find out the rest of the best cities in the world...

  • 3 Top ten Christmas trees in the world
    The world gets brighter at Christmas time, when beautifully decorated Christmas trees complete with millions of twinkling lights pop up in the world's greatest capitals and their most iconic places...

  • 4 Ten of the most beautiful places on the planet
    Looking for holiday inspiration? Click on the photo below to see a gallery of ten amazing places that will make you want to book your next holiday straight away. The glorious selection of photographs,...

  • 5 Inside New York's celebrity hotspots: discover the A-list nightlife
    Designers from around the world put the finishing touches to their cutting edge collections, supermodels prepare to strut their stuff on the runway, and fashionistas get ready to take their front row seat...

  • 6 Top five festive cities to spend Christmas
    Sprinkle some magic into this year's Christmas by visiting one of the world's most festive locations. With sleigh bells ringing, frosty snow falling and the commencing of the advent calendar in our midst,...

  • 7 New York, after the storm comes the calm
    The forces of nature that called Superstorm Sandy into New York put the entire city in shutdown mode. But with the menacing storm gone  from the Big Apple, the city will soon return to its...

  • 8 Be tempted by the Big Apple
    Judging from the TV, just about everything is possible in New York – it seems it's even possible to dash around the city wearing electric-blue 'Manolos' with four-inch heels. Fortunately the shoes...

  • 9 The world's best toy shops
    Hamleys, London Established in 1760, the seven-storey toy shop on Regents Street is a treat for any family shopping day in the capital. Rocking horses, dolls and other traditional toys, educational toys,...

  • 10 Five fine restaurants with five-star views
    Le Jules Verne, Paris Some say this is the most romantic restaurant in the City of Love, perhaps in the whole world. Even if it isn't, it's certainly one of the most impressive. With the famed chef Alain...

  • 11 Location, location, location
    The apartment where Mr. Big sighs over Sarah Jessica Parker in Sex in the City, Batman's penthouse suite, the setting for the love triangle featuring Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem and Scarlett Johansson...

  • 12 Sotheby's Manhattan wine shop
    Sotheby’s has become the first major international auction house to venture into the realms of wine retail with a specialist shop situated in the lobby of the company's New York headquarters at 1334...

  • 13 The glitz list: destinations with glamour
    From the Swiss mountains to the South Seas: exclusive beaches and ski resorts, chic cities and island paradises, these are the places with star quality, where elegance and sophistication reign. Lonely...

  • 14 The glitz list: destinations with glamour
    From the Swiss mountains to the South Seas: exclusive beaches and ski resorts, chic cities and island paradises, these are the places with star quality, where elegance and sophistication reign. Lonely...

  • 15 Staying with the stars
    Maybe it's their own tendency to demand the little – and sometimes not so little – luxuries when they themselves travel; maybe it's just a whim, or another outlet for their creative talents;...

  • 16 Halloween: scary stuff from around the world
    It doesn't matter whether you call it All Saints, All Souls, the Day of the Dead, Witches' Thanksgiving or Halloween, for most of us – stars and celebrities included – October, particularly...

  • 17 Room Mate Grace: urban chic in the Big Apple
    There are plenty of reasons to visit the Big Apple: sight-seeing, museums, theatre, fine dining, clubbing, fashion, shopping...  Whatever your personal excuse, while you're there, why not stay at...

  • 18 Nightfall in Manhattan
    There are so many different ways to explore New York, but without doubt one of the most original is to get to know the city by night. Once the sun sets and the city lights flare up, the streets of the...

  • 19 Picasso at New York's Metropolitan Museum
    This is the first exhibition hosted by the Met which focuses exclusively on the works of Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) taking works from the institution's own collection, the second largest Picasso collection...

  • 20 Your pass to the finest VIP clubs in the world
    Fortunately, not all the world's private clubs are quite as exclusive as the Carlton Club, founded in London in 1832 by aristocratic Tories, where, until last year, Margaret Thatcher was the only female...



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