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The best place in the world to...

By Simon Usborne, Friday, September 5, 2014

meet an alien, become a millionaire, get hitched or simply do nothing

Tags: Global, trends, destinations, culture, people, society

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Six of the world's best Pride celebrations

By Lucy Thackray, Friday, September 5, 2014

45 years ago, a riot at New York's Stonewall Inn prompted a parade later that year to raise awareness of LGBT rights. Since then, dozens of cities worldwide have adopted their own Pride date to celebrate love and lobby for equality. Lucy Thackray picks six of the finest

Tags: Culture, gay, LGBT, cities, events

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Berlin: Hotel Am Steinplatz

By Caroline Egan, Wednesday, June 25, 2014

This artily restored Berlin hotel has tons of style and substance, plus seasonal cuisine and thoughtful touches, says Caroline Egan

Tags: Hotels-and-spas, Germany, Berlin,

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Five musical cities

By John Robb, Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Visit these cities and find a rich musical history, from Gypsy folk in Istanbul to punk in Berlin

Tags: Culture-blog, music, cities,

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A few of Benedict Cumberbatch's favourite places

By Gavin Green, Tuesday, April 1, 2014

High Life asks Benedict Cumberbatch to list his favourite places around the world

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In pictures: Berlin Wall artist Thierry Noir

By Lucy Thackray, Monday, March 31, 2014

As a retrospective of his work opens in London, street artist Thierry Noir remembers some of his favourite creations

Tags: Culture, Germany, Berlin, Berlin-wall, art, street

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20 of the world's coolest shops

By Harriet Walker, Thursday, February 20, 2014

Harriet Walker sources the best burgeoning boutiques and full-on shopping empires in cities from London to Moscow to Beijing and beyond

Tags: Shopping, shops, fashion, style, cities,

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14 innovative city design features

By Ianthe Butt, Tuesday, February 18, 2014

What will the super-efficient city of the future look like?

Tags: Destinations, cities, innovation, design, planning, future

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Berlin: Q! Hotel

By Zane Henry, Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Berlin's Q! Hotel is full of interesting design features and modern touches (plus that all-important bed-bath combination), says Zane Henry

Tags: hotels-and-spas, Germany, Berlin

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Germany's most innovative restaurants

By Lucy Thackray, Monday, December 9, 2013

Germany's food scene has doubled its Michelin stars and is now second only to France and Japan for restaurants with three stars. Lucy Thackray dines out in style

Tags: food-and-drink, Germany, restaurants,

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