Cannes dining guide

New York, New York specialises in over-the-top cocktail concoctions like the Flaming Lamborghini and the Blue Lagoon.

The top spots to eat, drink and soak up the atmosphere at the Cannes Film Festival.

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Hlavne Namestie, the main square of Bratislava.

Layered in history, full of quirky art and a vibrant social life, Bratislava is a cosy city drawing major attention writes Susan Buckland.

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Jessica loves that other interesting towns, cities and sites are just a short train ride away.

Jessica Zonneveld, originally from Whakatane, lives in The Hague with her Dutch fiance, Marcel.

Hotspot of the week: Cannes

Hanging out in the grand hotels for a chance to hobnob with the big names.

There are plenty of ways to crash the world's most prestigious film festival.

Self-guided Swiss hikes

Bachalpsee lake (2265 m) above Grindelwald in the Bernese Oberland.

Be rewarded by going it alone with stunning hikes in the Bernese Oberland.

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Cannes dining guide

Cocktail time at Five Sea Hotel's Le Roof bar.

The top spots to eat, drink and soak up the atmosphere at the Cannes Film Festival.

Hotspot of the week: Cannes

There are plenty of ways to crash the world's most prestigious film festival.

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Obamas holiday in luxury Italian villa

If you're looking for the 44th president, you'll find him relaxing under the Tuscan sun.

If you're looking for the 44th president, you'll find him relaxing under the Tuscan sun.

Italian town that can seduce a god

Ulysses was wooed by a siren here. Roman poets lauded its beauty and emperors erected seaside villas.

One of the properties listed by Italy's Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport.

Italy is giving away free castles

More than 100 farmhouses, monasteries and castles are up for grabs. But there's one catch.

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Elbphilharmonie opened to international acclaim on January 11.

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Complete with barbed wire, a wall has appeared around the US - at a popular miniature world attraction.

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They're not Europe's most heralded spots but they have one thing going for them. Literally, one thing.

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