10 of the best new luxury hostels

From India to Peru, all these places offer boutique-hotel touches at budget prices. We pick 10 recent openings from a new book on posh hostels The House of Sandeman Hostel and Suites, Porto This hostel in an 18th-century building sits on top of the Sandeman wine cellar, by the River Douro. Dorm beds are mounted […]

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10 of the best Michelin-rated restaurants in Bangkok

Bangkok holidays The first Michelin guide to Bangkok’s brilliant food scene reveals a city where both fine dining and street food can be as affordable as they are adventurous Flame on … owner/chef Jay Fai at her shop-house restaurant, one of only three Michelin-starred street-food venues in the world. With the publication in December 2017 […]

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Short break or big trip? Holidays to book now

Stroke of genius … swim in style at Gellert Baths on a Budapest mini-break. The city break October and November are still a little early to soak up northern Europe’s wintry charm (and most Christmas markets don’t open till the end of November/early December) but thanks to the city’s incredible thermal baths, Budapest will always […]

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Top 10 affordable hotels, hostels and B&Bs in Amsterdam

Max Brown Canal District This three-star hotel is actually a trio of listed buildings and is in a quiet, picturesque spot where the Herengracht and Brouwersgracht canals meet. The reception area, with its copper ceiling and wall covering made of open books, doubles as a cosy bar. Moored outside is the hotel’s boat, which offers […]

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