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Escape

Our travel and leisure section presents an escape to choice destinations and recreational activities, introducing readers to a world of first-class rest and relaxation.

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Located on Spain’s northern coast, near the French border, is a small Basque town – San Sebastián – with more Michelin stars per capita than anywhere else in the world.more
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The moment you put a cool, thin slice of puffer fish in your mouth, your palate tingles. Is that because it’s Japan’s most curious culinary delight or because you’re literally tasting death? Both actually, and it’s a hell of a rush.more
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Chef Isaac Carew is handsome, easy-going and confident. Perhaps that’s why audiences are devouring everything he’s serving up.more

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It’s the biggest show the Middle East has ever seen, and it’s spectacular. Franco Dragone’s resident masterpiece defies the laws of gravity – and pretty much every other rule of nature.more
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Visa pour l'Image returns for a 29th time with all the best photojournalism from around the world. This year, some of the best works at the two-week festival in the South of France offer a timely reminder of the human cost of war in Iraq.more
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Ethereal women dominate Hayv Kahraman’s paintings. With a style that reveals Persian, Japanese and Italian influences, the 33-year-old Iraqi artist creates works that are as beautiful as they are unsettling.more
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From Tunisia’s congested streets to the abandoned Star Wars film set in the desert, graffiti artist eL Seed, has moved on to make his mark in cities ranging from Doha and Jeddah to Paris and New York.more

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Tucked inside an unlikely shell, the Mondrian Doha is a fantastical hotel that proves you should never judge a book by its cover.more
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Seeing Aurora Borealis first-hand deserves a spot on everyone’s bucket list, but there’s a price to pay. A trip to the ideal viewing location can be as daunting as it is magical.more
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Showing it’s not always size that matters, but rather quality, service and design, the L’Espace Al Bustan is a commendable new sanctuary spa, set in the hills overlooking Beirut.more
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Trisara is one of Thailand’s best-kept secrets but we’re spilling the beans anyway. Its combination of luxurious villas, wild gardens and impeccable service is so intoxicating, you might never want to leave.more
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While Lisbon was the trendy stop of 2017, there’s more to Portugal than its charming capital. A journey to Portugal’s Algarve reveals why it’s Europe’s best undiscovered haven, a remnant of simpler times when great food, sunny days and friendly locals made for a perfect vacation.more
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As if MV Agusta motorcycles weren’t special enough, the Italian firm has created a special vehicles division – and an awesome ultra-limited edition titanium covered scrambler called the RVS#1.
Tapping into a universal desire for comfortable, worn in and great fitting jeans, Re/Done has come up with a flawless formula. The clincher? They’re recycled.
Mexico’s Creato architectural firm leaves its imprint on Saudi Arabia with a sleek new home that challenges architectural norms while respecting local customs.
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