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May 2015

Lunch with Cerys Matthews at Zing, London

Kaye Martindale talks to the BBC 6 Music DJ about being a teenage rock star, throwing an axe, and keeping chillies in her bag at all times. She says: “My family follows a tradition of eating breakfast while listening to Cerys Mathews on the BBC radio station, 6 Music. So going to meet her at Zing, an Indian restaurant in London, felt like meeting up with an old friend.”

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Hotel Bristol, Vienna

Vienna’s Hotel Bristol has always turned heads. A hangout for Europe’s well-heeled elite since its 1892 opening, it’s an emblem of, not only Austria, but also of the dying art of old-world luxury. With a prime location (next door to the glorious State Opera House), this Biedermeier building with Art Deco styling has had its fair share of famous – and infamous – guests coming through the doors.

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Brera, Milan

A leisurely stroll from Milan’s fashion boutiques and the Duomo, the Brera district has historically been the place where artists and intellectuals congregated to smoke, eat and chat at bars and cafés. Full of quaint side streets and prestigious palazzos, it hosts the Pinacoteca art gallery with works by Caravaggio, Raphael and other great masters.

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The Sum of Us, Dubai

How to find the best coffee in Dubai, by the duo that brought a touch of Australian café culture to town and never looked back. Filled with a tantalising aroma of fresh baked sourdough bread and roasting coffee, The Sum Of Us, Dubai’s newest gourmet café, is proving irresistible to the city’s foodies and coffee lovers.

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Rent a Classic Car, Nice

When someone loves their business you know in an instant: a look, their pattern of speech, certain signifiers that run beyond a simple money-making concern. Fabrice le Roy is one such person.

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