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Stockholm’s top 10 good value restaurants

Dining out in Stockholm can be ludicrously pricey, but these stylish restaurants offer a more affordable taste of the city’s fine cuisine Just over a year ago, chefs and former colleagues Henrik Norén and Magnus Villnow realised their dream of opening a small restaurant serving simple, honest, almost exclusively local food where grönsaker (vegetables; literally […]

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Designing an Authentic Adirondacks Lodge, With a Twist

Decorator Thom Filicia has designed lake houses before, but the Manhattan talent had never worked on an Adirondack great camp. Those palatial yet rustic compounds, which had their heyday a century ago, were private havens in upstate New York where the families and friends of Gilded Age tycoons could swim, canoe, hike, fish, play tennis, and share three hearty meals a day without ever leaving the property.

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10 of the best restaurants and cafes in Lisbon

As Lisbon’s biggest market is transformed into a gourmet food hall, we take a look at the best places to eat in Portugal’s capital, a city renowned for its seafood – and custard tarts • Have you been to Lisbon? Tell us about your favourite place to eat in the comments below • A Lisbon […]

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Top 10 budget beach hotels, hostels and campsites near Vancouver, British Columbia

British Columbia’s rugged beaches offer everything from wild camping to luxury lodges. All these places to stay near Vancouver start at under £100 a night A whiff of military utilitarianism still permeates the basic private rooms of this converted 1930s air force barracks, 20 minutes from downtown Vancouver, set amongst the beachside blackberry bushes. But […]