VIENNA

Travelling to Austria’s capital for a slice of old-world glamour? Here’s what you shouldn’t miss.

Restaurant: Steirereck im Stadtpark

Steirereck im Stadtpark is a family restaurant with two Michelin stars. It describes its food as ‘Austrian cuisine beyond its boundaries’. Set in the peaceful Stadtpark, its sleek contemporary architecture and adventurous cooking make it the perfect setting for dinner.

Bar: Kleinod

Vienna has no shortage of elegant bars, but Kleinod stands out with its 1930s inspired décor and a loving Read the rest

STOCKHOLM

Inside Sweden’s archipelago, a heavyweight destination for art and design.

Restaurant: Fjäderholmarnas Krog

The tiny island of Fjäderholmarna is exceptionally beautiful, and you can hop on the ferry from mainland Stockholm at any time. It’s largest restaurant Fjäderholmarnas Krog boasts a high-quality Swedish dining experience in a traditional red wood house on the edge of the water. Sit back, take in the view, and sample the contemporary seafood dishes everyone raves about.

Gallery: Fotografiska

Fotografiska is one of the largest Read the rest

BERLIN: Part I

A collision of tastes, disciplines and imaginations from around the world – some of the greatest contemporary art, design, music and cinema has emerged from Berlin.

Street Food: Curry at the Wall

The bratwurst, and its spicier, saucier cousin the currywurst, are dietary staples for the discerning Berliner. Curry at the Wall is in the heart of the city and one of the best on offer. As is typical of the vegan capital of Europe, there’s a plant-based option that’s Read the rest

NEW YORK

Here’s how to make the most of the city that doesn’t sleep.

Hotel: Sixty LES

A recent addition to Manhattan’s chic hotel roster, Sixty LES (in Soho and the Lower East Side) boasts a mature but hip clientele. Well-appointed rooms, a rooftop pool, it also features the Blue Ribbon Kanpai Garden as the ultimate common playspace.

 

Local Institution: Katz’s Delicatessen

The birthplace of pastrami-on-rye, temple of matzo ball soup and homemade knishes, mecca of cheesecake and the original “foodgasm” … Read the rest

VENICE

Understanding a city dissected by canals and knitted together by bridges.

Hotel: Gritti Palace

Built in the 15th century and overlooking the Canal Grande (the Grand Canal) and the Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, a stay at the gorgeous Gritti Palace is like travelling back in time. No expense has been spared and no artsy authentic detail overlooked. If you’re hustle-and-bustled-out, have some downtime at the spa.

Museum: The Palazzo Ducale (Doge’s Palace)

Piazza San Marco is packed with … Read the rest