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Sometimes luxury is found in raw, simple places. These haute cuisine vegetarian restaurants certainly fit that bill, and we've explored five of the world's best that mix elegance, health, flavour and style. Candle 79, New York Luxury vegan dining has long been associated with Candle 79, the renowned restaurant

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There are few better ways to experience the opera than as it echoes beyond the walls and out into the open air.   In 1849, director and composer Richard Wagner introduced his groundbreaking concept, the Gesamtkunstwerk, or the ‘total work of art’. Combining the visual with the

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Tri Lanka hotel in Sri Lanka proves that 'getting away from it all' doesn't have to mean isolating yourself geographically. Sometimes, removing yourself from the clutter of everyday materials and planting your feet firmly in an all-natural and sustainable luxury environment is the perfect cure for

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From decadent drawing rooms to cosy modern speakeasies, we explore the world’s best library bars for the 5-star bibliophile. With just two weeks until World Book Day (3 March 2016), what better way to celebrate the printed word than the way the great Truman Capote did

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Savvy travellers are turning to the expertise of travel agents more than ever. Joanna Tovia discovers the many reasons why. In theory, it’s never been easier to book a holiday, with the internet putting a world of choice at our fingertips. The reality, however, is that

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The majesty of the Arctic is luxury and adventure defined. It's a frontier with a quiet elegance forged from isolation - abandoned but for the solemnity of its keepers, both animal and human. Here, we’ve compiled the four best luxury Arctic experience from the top

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The Oetker Collection has maintained an uncompromising tradition of European luxury hospitality for almost 150 years. Since the establishment of its first hotel, the writers’ retreat Villa Soleil (later the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc) in 1870, the Oetker Collection has passionately grown an acclaimed international presence. In the early

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Take a trip around the world for a kiss and a world-class cocktail at these top Valentine's bars.    Angel’s Share, New York One of New York's best Valentine's bars is located in its stylish East Village. Angel’s Share tucks itself away for just you and your partner behind a nonchalant

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