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Barcelona has long
been a mecca for art
lovers, sun worshippers
and night owls — but,
for some, the city’s
smooth pavements
are a bigger draw than
both modernism and
mojitos put together.
We meet Barcelona’s
skateboarders and check
out the scene.
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RUFF GUIDE TO MARSEILLE
A round of a-paws please, as we
travel to Marseille to meet its
most famous canine resident – a
Dachshund named Saucisse who
once ran for mayor – for a tour of
the gorgeous Mediterranean port.
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WE COULD BE HEROES
Fancy taking part in a vintage
cycling race through the hills of
Chianti, covering 205km, where
your bike must have been made
before 1987? L’Eroica (“The
Heroic”) is Italy’s most gruelling
annual amateur bike race, and our
writer should know because he’s
survived to tell his tale!
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BORDERING ON BIZARRE
Is it physically possible to be in two
countries at the same time? Well,
sort of: the towns of Baarle-Hertog
and Baarle-Nassau make up one
of Europe’s strangest places to live,
being part Belgian, part Dutch.
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Valencia
EAT: SORSI E MORSI Sorsi E Morsi’s menu heaves with the best array of pasta and deliciously rich sauce combos in town. Head here at lunchtime for the economical two-course menu (€9.80), or upgrade to the executive menu (€14) if you fancy a helping of tiramisu to round off your meal. 11 CALLE DOCTOR SERRANO, TEL: +34 963 225543, WWW.SORSIEMORSI.COM
DRINK: TETERIA LATE A popular early-evening haunt in the student district of Benimaclet where mint teas and mojitos refresh a friendly crowd. Try to coincide a visit with the monthly appearance of belly dancer Nur L Sabbah. See blog for exact dates. 37 CALLE BENICARLO, BEHIND AVENIDA PRIMADO REIG, TEL: +34 961 338947, WWW.TETERIALATE.BLOGSPOT.COM
STAY: PURPLE NEST HOSTEL One of two colourful hostels belonging to the same group, the Purple Nest (the other being Red) is slightly larger with a pool table and bar on the ground fl oor. Doubles from €24. 5 PLAZA DE TETUAN, TEL: +34 963 532561, WWW.NESTHOSTELSVALENCIA.COM
SEE: PARQUE DE CABECERA Located at the north-east tip of the dried- out riverbed known as the Jardínes del Turia (Turia Gardens), this park (pictured) is a lush expanse of picnic-friendly slopes and pedalo-friendly lakes. ACCESS FROM AVENIDA ESCRITOR PIO BAROJA OR VIA THE TURIA GARDENS
FLY TO VALENCIA FROM 31 DESTINATIONS, INCLUDING BRISTOL AND TRAPANI (SICILY)
Malaga
EAT: GORKI Created over 20 years ago by two friends, this small chain of tapas bars now exports the gems of Andalusian fi nger food as far afi eld as Madrid. Of the fi ve establishments across the region, this bustling branch behind Calle Marqués de Larios is the fi rst and the best. 6 CALLE STRACHAN, TEL: +34 952 221466, WWW.GORKI.ES
DRINK: CASINO With over 30 varieties of gin on offer, this plush little drinking hole near the cathedral is the place to head for a superior gin and tonic with all the trimmings. 4 CALLE PEDRO DE TOLEDO, TEL: +34 952 220106
STAY: HOTEL VENECIA With its vintage decor, unparalleled position between the sea and the city centre and super-helpful staff, the three-star Hotel Venecia is a cut above the rest. There’s also free wi-fi in every room. Doubles from €65. 9 ALAMEDA PRINCIPAL, TEL: +34 952 213636, WWW.HOTELVENECIAMALAGA.COM
SEE: LA CONCEPCION BOTANICAL GARDENS One of the most dramatic botanical gardens in Europe (pictured), this huge collection of exotic plants and trees spreads out across the hills above Malaga. Head to the Mirador for the best view. 3 CAMINO DEL JARDIN BOTANICO, TEL: +34 952 252148, WWW.LACONCEPCION.MALAGA.EU
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Barcelona
EAT: INOPIA The brainchild of Catalan chef Albert Adrià – brother of El Bulli’s Ferran Adrià – this modern-style tapas bar offers culinary perfection without the ceremony. Try and get here before nine or you’ll be ceremoniously queuing round the block. 104 CALLE TAMARIT, TEL: +34 934 245231, WWW.BARINOPIA.COM
DRINK: LA PENULTIMA This shabby-chic bar has just celebrated its fi fth anniversary but it looks like it’s been around longer: time-worn furniture, wallpaper and artworks create a lived-in effect that attracts a bohemian crowd. 40 CALLE RIERA ALTA, EL RAVAL, WWW.MYSPACE.COM/LAPENU
STAY: HOTEL CIUTAT VELLA Set up camp in one of the 40 rooms then invade the historic El Raval district on your doorstep. The city’s colossal modern arts museum is a few steps away if you want a contemporary twist to your incursion. Doubles from €110. 66 CALLE TALLERS, TEL: +34 934 813799, WWW.HOTELCIUTATVELLA.COM
ASCEND: TELEFERIC DE MONTJUIC Take a cable car (pictured) over the Barceloneta peninsula and get the best view of Port Vell and (on a clear day) Antonio Gaudí’s towering masterpiece La Sagrada Família. Its three stops include Parc Montjuïc, Mirador and Castle. Adult return: €9; children (4-12 years): €6.50. PASSEIG DE LA ESCULLERA
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THE FILE
Duck racing in Italy,
how to do stuff for free
in Barcelona, and how
to be cool when you’re
sweating profusely.
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UNDERCURRENTS
Vertical stilt fighting
in Belgium, incredible
cars in Paris and the
London Design Festival
all in one place.
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TECH TALK
Have iPod, need good
speakers. We try five of
the latest and loudest
MP3 player speakers
on the market.
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FASHION FLASH
Off the shoulder
dresses are all the
rage – so which style
suits you and which
celebs rock the look?
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YOU BEAUTY
Three products that
keep you feeling and
looking summery,
even as the days are
getting shorter.
CALENDAR GIRL
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MISS SEPTEMBER
Meet the gorgeous
Edita, posing for the
2010 Ryanair cabin
crew charity calendar
on an Alicante beach.
COMMENT
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HOLIDAY HABITS
Musical maestro and
he of the swirling
lasers, Jean-Michel
Jarre, talks travel to
Ryanair Magazine. SHORTLISTS
29 MADLIST
Six museums you’ve never heard of
30 BEDROOMS
Five hip and happening hostels across Europe
33 FORK IT
Visit four spectacular Mexican restaurants.
34 FIRST ORDERS
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A few words from Michael O’Leary
Thank you for choosing to fly with Ryanair.
Alongside more than 73 million passengers who
will fly with Ryanair this year, you are travelling
on the world’s favourite airline. All of us here at
Ryanair congratulate you on your choice and we
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This summer has been yet another record-
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two records when we carried more than 7
million passengers in a single month for the first
time and also we carried more than 70 million
passengers over the past 12 months.
This month we celebrate the opening of
Ryanair’s 44th base in Barcelona El Prat which
will bring new routes, new aircraft and new jobs
to the Barcelona region and of course even more
low fares and choice to consumers and visitors
at this great destination.
Finally, I hope you enjoy your flight with us
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CONTRIBUTORS IT’S SAFE TO SAY I HAVE NEVER WORN
one of those skin-tight Lycra outfts hardcore
cyclists always seem to wear. But then I have
never been a hardcore cyclist. In fact, the
idea of getting on a bike and having to do
any sort of pedalling up a hill is to me about
as mad as cross-country skiing. Surely the
fun thing about skiing is going downhill? It is
like choosing pain over pleasure! Now who
does that exactly?
But getting back to the skin-tight outfts I
may be about to change my mind. Well, sort
of. Reason being, this October the intense
(but non-competitive) Italian bike race
known as L’Eroica (“The Heroic”) takes place
in the hills of Chianti, Tuscany, and one of
our writers, Sam Polcer, who has tasted the
pain of this particular bike ride tells us all
about it on page 76.
Now, while the pain of this ride over gravel
roads and up 45° inclines has not changed
my mind about the actual riding (there’s no
way this kind of pain is worth the trouble),
it is the vintage spirit of the race that makes
me want to take part. All the bikes ridden
must be manufactured before 1987, when
fancy streamlined cycles didn’t exist and
when no true cyclist would be seen dead
in tight-ftting Lycra! And so to participate in
the race you have the option of dressing like
those cool Italians of old, in ftted woollen
jerseys, with checked peaked caps (helmets,
what are they?), shorts, leather riding gloves,
Exercise, pah! No pain, no pain, I say…
rucksack and old-school riding goggles.
And don’t forget the de rigueur legendary,
bushy, handlebar moustache! That’s a look
I am defnitely into, so I am growing my tash
now. I’ve also purchased a cap and some old
goggles from a shop in east London, found
some old shorts and a great wool jumper
my gran knitted for me. So I am ready to go! I
might even DHL my old bike out to Perugia
to ride on (well, it’s a Raleigh BMX from when
I was 11, which though vintage is no way
appropriate for this type of race, but hey!).
OK, I may not quite look the part or get
very far on my BMX, but who cares about
the riding? This is all about being retro cool
as a cucumber, as well as my favourite bit
of pausing at the refreshment stops for the
delicious Italian food on ofer — prosciutto,
golden olive oil, bread baked to perfection,
giant fresh tomatoes, rare truf es, cheese
and of course a glass or three of Chianti.
That’s what I am talking about, and don’t
give me that “no pain, no gain” line either
’cos I’m just not buying it. That wouldn’t be a
holiday now would it?
Wherever you’re fying to this month,
have an excellent trip. SUSANA GELLIDA
Photographer Susana lives in Barcelona and loves
it! If she’s not in her studio (www.modaestudios.
com), she’ll be having a break on the beach,
eating tapas, enjoying a beer or taking pictures
like those in our skateboarders feature on page
60. Find out more at www.susanagellida.com
SAM POLCER
Sam’s writing and photography assignments
have put him in some pretty unusual situations,
from motorcycle stunts to consulting a voodoo
priestess. This month, the executive editor of
AirTran Airways’ Go magazine saddles up for an
epic cycling race through Chianti on page 76. I
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Anna J. Kutor is a Budapest-born journalist
and photographer who loves to share stories
and images of non-traditional destinations and
genuine cultural experiences. See her Dutch-
Belgian border puzzle piece on page 84, and find
more of her work at www.orangeimagery.com
RAMSAY SHORT
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Diameter of the Earth in kilometres.
330,330
Number of times the
sun is bigger than
the Earth.
8.5
Minutes it takes light to get from
the sun to the Earth.
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Rites of passage
PALIO DEL PAPERO
9–10 OCTOBER, BALCONEVISI, ITALY
Bragging rights: the age-old tradition of
declaring “Ha ha, I’m better than you!” in
any given activity. You have bested your
opposition and everyone knows it, even
if the activity seems somewhat bizarre.
At the annual Palio del Papero (or Goose
Race) in the hamlet of Balconevisi, near
Pisa, “bizarre” is certainly an apt word.
Running for the past 28 years, it
involves villagers cheering on their web-
footed friends in a relay race. The town’s
four contrade (districts) each select two
of their fnest geese to take part in the
challenge, who then waddle and fap
their way over a 150m course as locals
watch anxiously from the sidelines. And
the prize? Bragging rights, of course! The
town also holds the world record for the
largest white truf e ever found – snifed
out in 1954 and weighing over 2.5kg!

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TEXT BY MATT PRIEST
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Your shout
MARSEILLE, FRANCE
This month, we asked:
“Who’za good
boy den?”
For more on Marseille,
and to meet the town’s
most famous dog, turn
to page 68.
“Grr! Yap! Yap!
Yap!”
FELIX, THREE,
PAMPERED POOCH
“Ruff!”
HERCULE, FIVE,
FLOWERBED DIGGER
“Whimper,
whimper,
whimper!”
COCO, SIX,
HOMEWORK EATER
The numbers
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Metres of wire needed to
make a Slinky.
12,600
Number of calories in the world’s
largest gummi bear.
1,530
Kilometres of hair a
human grows in an
average lifetime.
Hours a sloth
sleeps per day.
3
1904
The year the ice
cream cone was
invented.
50
The average number of licks it takes
to fnish a scoop of ice cream.
26,280
Hours a snail can sleep for.
Hours a cow
sleeps per day.
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Crazy towns
FLORENCE SYNDROME
Psychologists often name mental states after the places where they’re identified, but
what does that tell us about the cities themselves?
If you’re going to be diagnosed with something, you could do a lot worse than
“Florence syndrome”. No, absolutely nothing to do with being mad about Florence
Welch of Florence and the Machine fame (above), but a rare condition in which
the sufferer is overwhelmed by the presence of art. Better known as “Stendhal
syndrome”, it was first diagnosed in the 1980s by Italian psychiatrist Graziella
Magherini, who named it after 19th-century novelist Stendhal. After visiting the city
in 1817, the Frenchman wrote: “As I emerged from the porch of Santa Croce, I was
seized with a fierce palpitation of the heart… the well-spring of life was dried up
within me, and I walked in constant fear of falling to the ground.”
If you’re already on your way to take a look at Michelangelo’s David or Botticelli’s
The Birth of Venus, don’t panic – they may be naked, but they’re highly unlikely to
induce palpitations. Rather, it’s thought that the jaw-dropping beauty of Florence can
over-stimulate an already troubled mind, bringing previously held anxieties bubbling
to the surface. Better keep an eye on Crazy Uncle Barry then!
GO CRAZY: Officina Profumo Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella (16 Via della Scala,
tel: +39 055 216276, www.smnovella.it) is a perfumer and apothecary that dates
back to the 17th century. You may recognise it as a haunt of cinema’s brainiest
nut-job, Dr Hannibal Lecter, who used their unique scents to perfume his letters
to Agent Starling. Creepy, but with a serious touch of class.
TEXT BY WILL DUNN
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Watch your
language
Phrasebooks are
useful, but rarely
tell you what you
really need to
know on holiday.
Luckily, Ryanair
Magazine is here
to change all that
with these truly
important phrases
from the languages
of Europe. This
month:
“Too many
cooks spoil
the broth”
Breton (France):
Seul mui à
vugulion a vez,
e vez falloc’h
gouarnet ar
saout. The more
cow herders there
are, the worse the
cows are looked
afer.
Croatian: Puno
baba, kilavo
dijete. Many
midwives, child
will be lazy.
Dutch: Veel
varkens maken
de spoeling dun.
Many pigs make
the slops sparse.
Italian: Troppi
galli a cantare,
non fa mai giorno.
Too many cocks
singing, it is never
going to dawn.
Spanish: Haber
más capeadores
que toros.
There are more
bullfghters than
bulls.

BY ADAM JACOT DE
BOINOD, AUTHOR OF
THE MEANING OF TINGO
(PENGUIN BOOKS).
Would you eat this?
BEUSCHEL
The phrase “the whole is
greater than the sum of its
parts” is an uplifing one,
implying that beauty and
wonder can be achieved
even by the meagre
contributions of a few
dedicated individuals.
This could also be
said about the Austrian
dish “Beuschel”, whose
ingredients include the
lungs and heart of a calf
(with a hint of trachea),
carrots, celery, onion,
sour cream, vinegar and
parsley. Now if that list
doesn’t make your mouth
water, you are not alone.
However, the resulting dish
is — typically for Austria — a
hearty and delicious meal
that’s popular in winter.
Don’t be afraid, order a
Beuschel today!
The word “Beuschel”
has also become a
slang term for a lung in
Austrian German, leading
to the wonderful word
“Beuscheltelefon”, meaning
“stethoscope”!
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IN… BARCELONA
The Catalan capital boasts
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getting to know its most
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Gaudi, can be expensive.
The entrance fee for the
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Passeig de Gracia, Casa
Batllo, is a wallet-hammering
€17.50. Next door is Casa
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redesigned by Gaudi’s pal,
Josep Puig i Cadafalch.
It’s no less impressive but,
crucially, entrance is free.
Next up, head to La Boqueria
food market (Placa de la
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cheese stalls are a goldmine
of free samples.
For some entertainment,
try the CaixaForum (6–8 Av.
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photography and modern
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entrance is free. However,
some places, like the National
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WHEN YOU’RE SWEATING
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This can just happen. Maybe you
rushed to get somewhere, or you’ve
passed through some extremes
of temperature. There could be a
variety of reasons; you’re on holiday
somewhere hot. But one thing’s
for sure, it doesn’t look good.
People associate sweating with the
following things:
Nervousness
Unfitness
Body odour
So you have to dispel these
associations and regain your cool
both literally and figuratively. First
remove excess layers of clothing
and drink something cold. Not in a
panicked ‘Oh God help me here,
I’m drowning in my own skin-
secreted waste products!’ kind of
way. In a measured and calm way.
Then say things like:
“That’s better. Sorry about
that, I’ve come straight
from marathon training.”
“Malaria. Had a touch
since the tropics.”
“Sorry I’ve found that
Antarctic trek has shot
my internal thermostat to
pieces. But it was worth it
for the sunsets. The light
on an iceberg is one of the
purest refractions of energy
in the special effects lab we
call earth.”
All of those give reasons, and paint
you as sensitive, widely travelled
and aware of the limitations of the
human body, even as you strive
against them.
WORDS: WILL SMITH

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GOLDEN STILT COMPETITION
NAMUR, BELGIUM
When you live in a country
known for its lowlands,
walking on stilts is not
something that’s just lef to
circus clowns and street
performers. And when
you’ve mastered that skill, it
seems only natural for you
to want to prove your mettle
in a competition. This
vertical dual dates back to
1411, and sees opponents
dressed in bright costumes
battling gladiator-style to
knock each other of their
stilts. The winner is awarded
the Golden Stilt and
must defend the title the
following year. The festival
is famous throughout the
Wallonia region, and plenty
of spectators dress up in
medieval costume, adding
to the historic atmosphere.

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22–26 SEP
GALWAY INTERNATIONAL OYSTER FESTIVAL
GALWAY, IRELAND
Author Jonathan Swift once noted: “He was a bold man that did first eat an
oyster.” Since 1954, this city has celebrated its delicious crop of gastropods
with a gathering of gastronomes. So come along to enjoy a plump, salty
European flat oyster grown in the bay, washed down with a pint of Guinness.
Then enjoy live music, comedy and oyster diving contests.

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KINGSLAND OSLO HORSE SHOW
OSLO, NORWAY
Perfect for a glimpse into the world of show
jumping – an increasingly popular sport – this
event sees Oslo’s Telenor Arena transformed into
a venue for horses and riders from across the
globe. But the Oslo Horse Show promises even
more too, with a packed programme of dressage,
western, and other top entertainment.

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GREAT BRITISH CHEESE FESTIVAL
CARDIFF, WALES
If you love fabulous food and good fun then join
thousands of fellow foodies at Britain’s biggest
cheese festival. Here, you can taste over 400
cheeses, alongside artisan wine, cider, perry and
beer. It’s hard to image a more dramatic setting
too, as the event takes place at Cardiff Castle, a
2,000-year-old Roman and Norman stronghold.

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23–26 SEP
LA MERCÈ
BARCELONA, SPAIN
The festival of La Mercè celebrates the
“Virgin of Mercy”, so it’s ftting that those
who attend are lef to beg before a host
of fre-breathing dragons and creepy
devils. The streets are also packed with
DJs spinning tracks, dancers kicking
legs, and orchestras strumming strings.
And it wouldn’t be a Spanish festival
if the “castellers” (men who are experts
in building human pyramids) didn’t
try to defy gravity and human reason.
Head over to the old quarter to check
them out. You’ll fnd hundreds of
diferent events taking place during
the festival, but do go out of your way
to see Carrefoc, a midnight parade of
medieval monsters; and the gigantes,
a parade of giants that’s popular with
families. If you’re feeling free-spirited,
join the locals for a swim across the
harbour as a fnal goodbye to summer.
Perhaps the greatest act of mercy
is reserved for nightfall when cool
breezes replace the sweltering heat.

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LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL
LONDON, UK
Easily the UK’s biggest celebration of
design, the London Design Festival
boasts more than 200 events and an
audience of 300,000 visitors. Designers
and design admirers alike can enjoy
major international exhibitions
and installations, seminars, product
launches and parties. Best of all, many
events are free. Visitors from previous
years will be delighted to hear the
100% Norway exhibit is returning for
2010. Nobody should miss Norwegian
designer Siren Wilhelmsen’s cuckoo
clock that actually knits, and Kristine
Bjaadal’s tablecloth that puts spills to
good use. You can fnd the Norway
exhibit at Earl’s Court stand G40 from
23–26 September. But, with inspiring
design at every turn, plan on spending
at least a full day at the festival.

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LIBRO BALLOON CUP
KIRCHBERG, AUSTRIA
More than 30 teams from Austria, Germany, the UK and Switzerland will be
meeting in Kirchberg this September for a competition in the clouds. Don’t
miss the spectacular Night of the Balloons (20th), and a pint with other
balloon watchers at the local pub amid a serene mountain setting.

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2–17 OCT
PARIS MOTOR SHOW
PARIS, FRANCE
The first motor show in the world, established in 1898, this biennial event is
held at the vast Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles. Expect a record-breaking 90
world premières, alongside a dizzying array of dream vintage models.

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5 / ZEPPELIN MINI
The younger sibling
of the award-winning
Zeppelin, this more
compact version comes
with a smaller price tag
to match. Dock your iPod
on the arm then, uniquely,
adjust it to the best angle
for tapping the screen.
€359, WWW.BOWERS-
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Suitable for travelling,
audiobooks and all things
hypnotism-related,
this pillow speaker will
keep your audio private
without the need for
headphones. Simply
connect any MP3 player
and enjoy a doze.
€22, WWW.FIREBOX.COM
1 / HOUSEPARTY 5
The HouseParty 5 is
certainly no wallflower,
and luckily it’s got the
sound quality to justify
those flashy looks too.
Taking care of thumping
bass and crystal-clear
vocals, it also features
iPod docking and an input
for other media players.
€84, WWW.GEAR4STORE.COM
3 / SOUND CYLINDER
SPEAKER
These speakers are
just the thing to pop in
a suitcase, as the two
halves clip together when
not in use. Their size (and
weight) belies their bass
capacity though, which is
surprisingly punchy for
something so small.
€36, WWW.IWOOT.COM
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Perfect for any couple
with differing music
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WILL IT TRAVEL?
€71, WWW.URBANOUTFITTERS.CO.UK
Flirt like a Flintstone with
this prehistoric rocking
frock in leopard print.
€49, WWW.TOPSHOP.COM
Be cute with a corsage
and hair pinned into a
loose bun.
NO
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way to the streets
or the clubs… I
find it boring.”
ANTHONY PEPE, 26, EU
EVENTS COORDINATOR,
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YES
“I’ve spent a lot of time
in Prague and women
there would love the
suggestive sexuality.”
DARIO MARQUEZ, 33,
WEB DESIGNER, LONDON, UK
THE CAVEWOMAN
If you’re ready to give last season’s
look the cold shoulder, then look no
further than the one-shoulder frock.
Cavewoman, jungle queen or Roman
goddess, the asymmetric dress is so
fabulously fexible it will take you from
heeled on the red carpet to barefoot in
the park in one firty step.
This shape is perfect because it
gives you a dream hourglass fgure, a
pinched waist and maximum focus
on the bust. Which brings us to the big
question: “To bra or not to bra?” If you’re,
er, “gifed” in that department, then a
strapless or backless bra is required.
The more Kate Moss-like among us can
go bare back. But a compromise for all
is making a feature of a lace bandeau
bra (try Urban Outftters), just visible,
bar shoulder-side.
The cavewoman makes the perfect
holiday frock because there’s no need
to accessorise. Just let your sun-kissed
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Customise with an
attention-stealing belt.
Just add attitude.
shoulders do the talking, as anything
around the neckline will prove a
distraction. Die-hard jewellery wearers,
you can rock a bangle or two, or a
statement ring on the bare-shoulder
side to add symmetry if you must.
Add height and elongate your neck,
ready for kisses, with your hair up in
a ponytail or a messy knot — with a
few loose strands framing your face.
Apply some bronze shimmer to your
collarbone and shoulder, and fnish
with Grecian/Roman sandals or
directional peep-toe ankle boots.
If you need any more persuasion,
check out Project Runway Season
7. The dress Heidi Klum chose to
represent her on the summer cover
of Marie Claire was a cornfower blue,
one-shoulder number — and you
can’t argue with the Klum. Or for that
matter, Eva Longoria, Halle Berry and
Fergie (pictured). Remember: him
Tarzan, you Jane!
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Those scorching hot afernoons may already be behind us, but if you want
to keep the feeling going into autumn, just add mixer to the Pimm’s, pop
up the parasol and picnic alfresco while you still can. Beautiful girls will
want to look naturally bronzed and smelling like summer fruits, so here’s
a pampering parcel that’s perfectly themed. This month, we checked out
the roofop of London’s National Theatre for a pre-performance picnic to
fnd out how our selection rated. Of course, all these products travel too, so
if you’re stretching out your summer at a Ryanair destination, take note.

WITH THANKS TO THE NATIONAL THEATRE. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON ITS UPCOMING PROGRAMME OF EVENTS,
CALL THE BOX OFFICE ON +44 (0)20 7452 3000, OR VISIT WWW.NATIONALTHEATRE.ORG.UK
PHILOSOPHY APRICOTS & CREAM LOTION
480ml, €23.85
This lush lotion is
super-enriching and
moisturising, with
added anti-oxidants.
The packaging is cute
and gives the recipe on
the front of the bottle.
The real draw, though, is the dreamy, fruity scent
– straight from an orchard at harvest time.
EXPERT TIP: Use generously in dry areas like
ankles, elbows, and the backs of knees – which
are pulse points and scent hot spots.
Reader test: “It smells so much like the real
thing – there’s nothing artificial about it.
Plus, you can smell it from a distance.”
SARA MAXTED, 35
DIOR SUN COUTURE PALETTE
€44
Finally, a set with all
your bronzing products
in one place to give
you that just back from
holiday sun-kissed
look. There’s cinnamon
blush, a two-hue
bronzer, four micro-shimmer eye shadows and
two lip glosses in rose and pale peach.
EXPERT TIP: First, exfoliate. Then build up colour
using circular motions on your cheekbones,
forehead and bridge of your nose.
Reader test: “The bronzer is a nice
warming colour that looks natural or sultry
depending on how much you use. I love it.”
MAREE FULLER, 30
SMASHBOX PHOTO FINISH
30ml, €35
After just a pea-sized
amount of this silky,
lightweight blend of
vitamins A and E, grape
seed extract and green
tea, your skin will be a
flawless canvas. The
square airless pump delivers just the right
amount, so you can use up every last drop.
EXPERT TIP: Apply under the eyes to even out
skin tones, and on lids to help your eye shadow
last longer.
Reader test: “I’ve actually used it every
morning this week. It gives a lovely base
before applying make-up.”
KATHERINE PARKER, 30
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MUSEUMS YOUR FRIENDS
HAVE NEVER BEEN TO 6
LAWNMOWER MUSEUM
SOUTHPORT, UK
Interesting things,
lawnmowers. The way they
cut grass and that. If you’re
nodding along deliriously,
book a flight to Liverpool
when you land and get thee
to Southport. The sandy
resort has more to offer
than just candyfloss and
funfairs; it has 200 models
of lawnmowers on display,
including ones by Rolls
Royce and Hawker Siddeley.
WWW.LAWNMOWER
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CHEESE MUSEUM
EINDHOVEN, NETHERLANDS
There’s lots to know when
it comes to cheese. How
much it costs, for example,
and what it’s like with a
blob of pickle. For the even
more curious, this shrine
to all things cheesy in the
Dutch city of Alkmaar is
a giant cow’s udder of
thrills and spills. You may
even discover a use for
that milk you’ve just left
in the fridge.
WWW.KAASMUSEUM.NL
FLY TO EINDHOVEN FROM
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FOUNDLING MUSEUM
LONDON, UK
Orphans generally don’t
make for an uplifting topic,
unless Walt Disney’s in
charge of things. This fab
London attraction though,
as well as providing moving
tales of abandoned kids,
has a great art gallery and
some fine period interiors.
Just close your ears if you
hear a ghostly sniffling.
WWW.FOUNDLING
MUSEUM.ORG.UK
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LIVELY HAM MUSEUM
NEUFCHÂTEAU, BELGIUM
Belgium is home to
some pretty eccentric
museums, like this one
in the southern town of
Neufchâteau. Housed in
a small stone building, it
recommends at least 10
minutes for a tour of its
smoking and sausage-
making exhibits, which
should leave plenty of time
to gorge on local delicacies
in the restaurant!
WWW.SANGLOCHON.BE
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TORTURE MUSEUM
PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC
You know it’s been a good
vacation when you get
back with photos of new
friends, stories of drunken
shenanigans and, of course,
a key ring of a priest
being impaled on a spike.
Prague’s Torture Museum
contains over 60 relics of
a mercifully bygone age
and, if you’re looking for
inspiration for a chastity
belt, look no further.
194/1 KRIZOVNICKE NAMESTI,
TEL: +420 723 360 479
FLY TO PRAGUE FROM DUBLIN
AND STOCKHOLM (SKAVSTA).
VISIT WWW.RYANAIR.COM
TOBACCO MUSEUM
BERGERAC, FRANCE
Even for non-smokers, the story
of tobacco is a mildly diverting
one. Although, saying that, this leafy
celebration of one of the most dangerous
plants in history is probably best avoided by
anyone wearing a nicotine patch. Sensibly,
and unlike Cadbury World in Birmingham,
they don’t hand out free samples.
WWW.FRANCE-TABAC.COM/US/MUSEE.HTM
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Take a snooze in some of the cheapest, cleanest and coolest dorms across Europe
AVALON HOUSE
DUBLIN, IRELAND
Housed in a listed building and
only a drop kick from Temple Bar,
Avalon House has rooms ranging
from singles to 12-bed dorms. The
hostel earns its eco-credentials
too, buying “green” electricity and
using solar energy. Their famous
Bald Barista coffee shop is also
renowned for serving up the best
espresso in town.

DORMITORY BEDS FROM €10.
55 AUNGIER STREET, TEL: +353 (0)1 475
0001, WWW.AVALON-HOUSE.IE
FLY TO DUBLIN FROM 75 DESTINATIONS,
INCLUDING BRISTOL, KAUNAS, MALAGA
AND RZESZOW. VISIT WWW.RYANAIR.COM
KABUL
BARCELONA, SPAIN
Instead of leaving you to endlessly
wander the back streets of
Barcelona, Kabul’s position
overlooking the historic Plaza Real
will place you right in the thick of
the action. The dorms add to the
fact that this busy, friendly and
cool hostel is the place to be for
sociable travellers. But heed the
staff’s warning: it is not for those
searching for a quiet break!

DORMITORY BEDS FROM €20. 17 PLACA
REAL, TEL: +34 93 318 5190, WWW.KABUL.ES
FLY TO BARCELONA (EL PRAT, GIRONA
AND REUS) FROM 70 DESTINATIONS,
INCLUDING FEZ. VISIT WWW.RYANAIR.COM
THE CIRCUS
BERLIN, GERMANY
Conscious that people often try
to “get one over” on tourists,
we found it hard to come to
terms with The Circus. Brilliantly
decorated with warm colours and
kooky touches (including a David
Hasselhoff shrine), the hostel is
clean, the staff friendly and the
prices won’t bankrupt you either.
We’re still looking for the catch.

DORMITORY BEDS FROM €19.
1A WEINBERGSWEG, TEL: +49 (0)30 2000
3939, WWW.CIRCUS-BERLIN.DE
FLY TO BERLIN (SCHONEFELD) FROM
12 DESTINATIONS, INCLUDING DUBLIN AND
EDINBURGH. VISIT WWW.RYANAIR.COM
GREG & TOM
KRAKOW, POLAND
You’d be hard pushed to find a
more homely experience than
Greg & Tom’s hostels. Boasting
two award-winning sites, they
cater for calmer crowds who are
as interested in resting their feet
as they are in exploring Krakow.
And with extras like free wi-fi and
a mass of DVDs, all that’s missing
is your mum to tuck you in!

DORMITORY BEDS FROM 50PLN (€13).
12/7 UL. PAWIA, TEL: +48 (0)12 422 4100,
WWW.GREGTOMHOSTEL.COM
FLY TO KRAKOW FROM 21
DESTINATIONS, INCLUDING ALICANTE
AND TRAPANI. VISIT WWW.RYANAIR.COM R
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Forget images of beer-stained
sofas and squeaky mattresses, as
the Czech Inn is a hostel for the future.
Bigger, comfer beds, an ultra-modern
design, helpful staf and a constant
stream of international event nights
make this as inviting as they come.

DORMITORY BEDS FROM 285CZK (€11). 76 FRANCOUZSKA,
TEL: +420 267 267 600, WWW.CZECH-INN.COM
FLY TO PRAGUE FROM DUBLIN AND
STOCKHOLM (SKAVSTA). VISIT
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HOSTELS THAT WON’T BREAK
THE BANK, BUT SHOULD
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THE
FOODIES’
COLUMN
LEARN HOW TO
COOK MEXICAN
LONDON, UK
Want to rustle up
authentic Mexican food
in your own kitchen? Top
Mexican food consultant
and TV personality Sofia
Larrinua Craxton leads
Mexican cookery classes
at a host of London
venues. She teaches
basic and advanced
cooking techniques
within a cultural context,
and combines this with
the principles of food
science. Her next classes
are on 23 October,
4 November and 20
November. She also runs
six- and 10-week bespoke
courses, and can teach at
your own home.

WWW.SOFIA
CRAXTON.CO.UK
CHOCOLATE
UNWRAPPED
LONDON, UK
Chocolate originated
in Mexico, and had its
beginnings in Aztec
culture. Find out more
about its fascinating
history at the Chocolate
Unwrapped event on
16–17 October. Part
of the hugely popular
annual Chocolate Week
(11–17 October), you
can expect numerous
workshops, talks and
tastings with a host of
top producers.

WWW.CHOCOLATE-
WEEK.CO.UK
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(GATWICK, LUTON AND
STANSTED) FROM OVER 100
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AARHUS, LINZ AND MURCIA.
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Sejal Sukhadwala tackles some tremendous tacos
SPICY MEXICAN
RESTAURANTS
CANTINA LAREDO
LONDON, UK
A hit in the US, this gourmet
Mexican chain has just landed in the
heart of Theatreland. Boasting theatrics
of its own, the staf prepare guacamole at
your table, and serve apple pie on a sizzling
skillet with brandy butter and ice cream.
TWO-COURSE MEAL WITH THREE-GLASS TEQUILA FLIGHT,
APPROX €48. 10 UPPER ST MARTIN’S LANE, TEL: +44 (0)20
7420 0630, WWW.CANTINALAREDO.CO.UK
FLY TO LONDON (GATWICK, LUTON AND STANSTED)
FROM OVER 100 DESTINATIONS, INCLUDING DERRY,
MILAN (BERGAMO), POZNAN AND ZADAR.
VISIT WWW.RYANAIR.COM
MESTIZO
MADRID, SPAIN
This relaxed and stylish restaurant
serves imaginatively rendered
traditional dishes, such as half
pineapple filled with spicy seafood,
and thin stuffed Mexican pancakes
served with grilled vegetables. Tacos
boast fine ingredients like cactus,
roast pork and beer-marinated beef.
This Mexican-owned venue, which
also employs Mexican staff and
chefs, has a branch in London too.
TWO-COURSE MEAL WITH A COCKTAIL,
APPROX €36. 13 CALLE RECOLETOS, TEL: +34 91
575 6453, WWW.MESTIZOMX.COM
FLY TO MADRID FROM 44 DESTINATIONS,
INCLUDING JEREZ. VISIT WWW.RYANAIR.COM
COCINA
BRADFORD, UK
Specialising in Sonoran-style
cooking from northern Mexico, this
homely restaurant serves delicious,
less familiar fare, such as Arizona
bean stew, chicken and mushroom
burritos, rich lamb and olive casserole
baked in flour tortilla, and Mexican
bread pudding with apples, almonds
and raisins in cinnamon-sugar syrup.
Their margaritas are to die for.
TWO-COURSE MEAL WITH A GLASS OF BEER,
APPROX €24. 64–70 MANNINGHAM LANE, TEL:
+44 (0)1274 727625, WWW.COCINA.CO.UK
FLY TO LEEDS BRADFORD FROM 21
DESTINATIONS, INCLUDING DUBLIN, GDANSK AND
NANTES. VISIT WWW.RYANAIR.COM
TIJUANA
IBIZA, SPAIN
Spread over two floors and hosting
nightly live music, this place draws
bustling crowds. Start with avocado and
mango ceviche with sweet blackberry
sauce, move onto shrimp fajita, veal
chilli, or tuna and pineapple burrito,
then finish off with a tempting lime and
papaya cake with strawberry sauce.
Be sure to try their Mexican wines and
good selection of tequilas too.
TWO-COURSE MEAL WITH A GLASS OF
WINE, APPROX €36. 23 C/RAMON Y CAJAL,
SAN ANTONIO, TEL: +34 971 342 473,
WWW.TIJUANATEXMEX.COM
FLYTO IBIZA FROM 21 DESTINATIONS, INCLUDING
FRANKFURT (HAHN). VISIT WWW.RYANAIR.COM
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THE
DRINKERS’
COLUMN
TEQUILA OCHO
This limited-edition
tequila is produced by
Tomas Estes, Mexico’s
official “tequila
ambassador to Europe”
(is there a cooler job?).
Tomas has created the
drink in collaboration
with renowned distillers
the Camarena family,
using agave grown on
their estate in the Los
Altos region of Jalisco.
Ocho is the only tequila
in the world to specify
the “vintage”, and the
blanco (silver), reposado
(rested) and añejo
(aged) varieties range in
taste from refreshingly
citrusy to slightly smoky
and complex.

WWW.THEDRINKSHOP.COM
TEQUILA SEASON
LONDON, UK
Amigos, did you know
that 2010 marks the
bicentennial of Mexican
independence? Well,
what better way to
celebrate than with the
annual tequila season
at the Café Pacifico
and La Perla chain of
restaurants and bars
in central London?
The season runs until
22 November, during
which a variety of
premium tequilas will
be showcased for two
weeks each.

WWW.CAFEPACIFICO-
LAPERLA.COM
FLY TO LONDON
(GATWICK, LUTON AND
STANSTED) FROM OVER 100
DESTINATIONS, INCLUDING
BERGERAC, BRINDISI,
DUBLIN AND HAUGESUND.
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CHAMUCOS BAR
LONDON, UK
Hidden in the basement of
superb restaurant Green &
Red, this trendy and quirky
bar stocks over 200 types
of 100% agave tequilas. DJs
provide the soundtrack for
a night of expertly mixed
cocktails, neat tequilas and
Mexican wines and beers.

51 BETHNAL GREEN ROAD,
TEL: +44 (0)20 7749 9670,
WWW.GREENRED.CO.UK
FLY TO LONDON (GATWICK,
LUTON AND STANSTED) FROM OVER
100 DESTINATIONS, INCLUDING
RIMINI. VISIT WWW.RYANAIR.COM
BLITZ TEQUILA
PARIS, FRANCE
This trendy bar’s USP is
the house tequila, Blitz, an
organic, carbon-neutral
drink made with German
spring water. The bar also
stocks other varieties from
smaller distilleries, and
evokes the glamour of 1920s
Berlin, when tequila was a
hit with fashionable drinkers.

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WWW.BLITZTEQUILA.COM
FLY TO PARIS (BEAUVAIS AND
VATRY) FROM 34 DESTINATIONS,
INCLUDING OSLO (RYGGE) AND
VERONA. VISIT WWW.RYANAIR.COM
ZLATY STROM
PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC
This state-of-the-art club has
fve handsome cocktail bars, one of
which specialises in vodka and tequila.
About 70 types of tequila are on ofer,
including limited-edition Tesoro Azteca,
and Herencia Historico (aged nine years).
Cocktails include tequila sunset, a short
version of the classic “sunrise”.

HOTEL U ZLATEHO STROMU, 6 KARLOVA, TEL: +420 222
220 441, MUSICCLUB.ZLATYSTROM.COM
FLY TO PRAGUE FROM DUBLIN AND
STOCKHOLM (SKAVSTA). VISIT
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THE VOODOO ROOMS
EDINBURGH, UK
Set in a historic building and
spread across five rooms,
this sumptuously decorated
venue plays host to live
music, cabaret and art. The
tequila bar stocks over 60
varieties, including Partida
Elegante (aged for 36
months) and tequila coffee
liqueur Patrón XO Café.

19A WEST REGISTER STREET,
TEL: +44 (0)131 556 7060,
WWW.THEVOODOOROOMS.COM
FLY TO EDINBURGH FROM
40 DESTINATIONS, INCLUDING
BOLOGNA. VISIT WWW.RYANAIR.COM
THE SHORTLISTS
Sejal Sukhadwala sips on the classic Mexican beverage
FLORIS TEQUILA
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
Charmingly decorated with
earthy colours, Aztec masks
and paintings, this unique
bar offers a staggering
500 tequilas and mescals.
Staff are knowledgeable,
and you’ll find a mixture of
casual drinkers and serious
tequila aficionados.

2–3 IMPASSE DE LA FIDELITE,
TEL: +32 (0)2 514 4434,
WWW.FLORISTEQUILA.BE
FLY TO BRUSSELS (CHARLEROI)
FROM 62 DESTINATIONS, INCLUDING
AGADIR, FIGARI AND LA ROCHELLE.
VISIT WWW.RYANAIR.COM
TOP-QUALITY
TEQUILA BARS
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Our September girl, Edita, has stripped
of for Ryanair’s annual charity
calendar three years in a row, helping
to raise over €300,000 for well-
deserving charities. An incredibly
dedicated and hard-working member
of Ryanair’s cabin crew, Edita —
alongside the rest of the ladies who
took part in our Alicante shoot —
ensured the 2010 calendar sold out
within weeks, amassing €110,000 for
disabled children’s charity KIDS.
If you missed out on a copy don’t
worry, help is at hand. Visit www.
ryanairmag.com/girls to see all the
photos of all our gorgeous girls online,
and check out our “making of” flm at
www.ryanairmag.com/videos. It just
goes to show that the most gorgeous
cabin crew in the skies are on Ryanair.
PHOTOGRAPHY: JOHN WRIGHT ON BEHALF
OF VICTORIA LEES MANAGEMENT (VLM) /
PHOTOGRAPHY ASSISTANTS: TOM SERGEANT &
NATALYA POSUKHOVA / STYLIST: LISA NICOLAOU @
VLM / HAIR & MAKE-UP: KRYSTLE GOHEL & MARTIN
CARTER @ VLM USING MAC COSMETICS & LABEL M
PROFESSIONAL HAIR CARE / ART DIRECTOR: JULIA
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RETOUCHING: LORNA NEWMAN
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“HOLIDAYING IS AN UNUSUAL CONCEPT
for me. I consider a holiday as being able to
spend a section of your life doing things that
are totally different from what you are used
to. That is why the current world tour I am on
is so addictive. Yes, I’m working but I’m also
travelling all over the world and doing things
that I wouldn’t normally be doing, therefore
making every day different.
“I have always felt very lucky to be doing
something that I have a passion for, but
because of this it can be difficult to share my
time between holiday and work. I try to mix
both as much as I can.
“As well as the opportunity to entertain, I
like to see my touring schedule as a fantastic
opportunity to learn more about that particular
city or country, and to travel through it. I have
also found that when you are working abroad
the people around you are so fantastically
authentic. I think that by working in a place
you feel like you are becoming more of an
insider. For instance, when I was in Egypt
for three months in 1999 preparing for the
Millennium celebration concert at the base
of the pyramids of Giza, it was a wonderful
opportunity to work alongside Egyptian people
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The French electronic music maestro and laser lover talks travel
and truly understand their culture and learn
about the country.
“Sometimes I find it hard to get away on a
traditional holiday, as I am constantly looking to
better each project that I complete. I am always
thinking of ways to start up different projects,
and doing that is like a vacation from what I was
just doing. It’s like a mental holiday. But a real
physical holiday is always very welcome!
“I must admit, I am looking forward to
having a whole three weeks off soon. I’m going
to head down to the south of France where
I have a house near St Tropez, relax and try
to get myself back into proper shape. I don’t
know how possible that will be because I have
lots of friends coming to visit. One thing is for
sure, there will be plenty of good food, good
wine and good company.”
INTERVIEW: MATT PRIEST
THIS SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER, CATCH JEAN MICHEL
JARRE IN THE UK, IRELAND AND FRANCE. FOR ALL TOUR
DATES, VISIT WWW.JEANMICHELJARRE.COM
FLY TO BEAUVAIS, BIRMINGHAM, DUBLIN, GLASGOW
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“I am constantly looking
to better each project that
I complete”
Jean Michel Jarre
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OK, TAKE A LOOK AROUND TO MAKE SURE
nobody is reading this over your shoulder
– you may also want to put that sandwich
down. What I am about to say could come as
something of a shock. OK, ready? Here goes…
I’m not wearing any underpants.
“Woah there Robins,” I hear you say. “Too
much information!” But, before you start
thinking I’m the sort of man you have to avoid
on crowded trains, let me just reassure you
that I am wearing trousers – quite comfortable
linen ones in fact, nice and soft and with the
zip fully (and carefully) done up.
So, why am I telling you this? Well, let’s face
it, the summer is well and truly over. But that
doesn’t mean we can’t hold onto the holiday
spirit – and, for me, “going commando” is one
of the joys of being away. It says: “I’m relaxed,
I’m a free spirit, I have escaped the rat race
and am ‘sticking it to the man’ by rejecting the
conformity of elasticated underwear.”
I realise I may be on my own here. Going
without knickers is occasionally considered to
be sexy – like in Basic Instinct for instance – but
more often it’s associated with being a bit of
a perv or kind of insane. In fact, the only real
underpant-less role model I can think of when
growing up was a neighbour known as Mad
Malcolm who played his guitar in the street,
shouted at people and was often arrested.
Though to be fair, he combined not wearing any
underpants with not wearing any other clothes.
I think that may have been his mistake.
I suppose it all depends on who’s doing it
as to whether it’s sexy or yuck. Angelina Jolie,
sexy. Dom Joly, yuck. In fact, the only men who
can really admit to having no pants in public
are Scotsmen in kilts. And no one’s going to
tell them they’re not sexy, as they’re generally
armed with a ceremonial dagger.
You’ve probably got your own, less
controversial ways to keep the holiday
spirit alive. A favourite beach photo as your
screensaver, wearing that “I ❤ Malaga”
sombrero to work, or perhaps you’ve actually
done a Shirley Valentine and married a local
fisherman/fisherwoman.
Whatever you do, hang onto that little piece
of summer for as long as possible. Together –
you with your photo, hat and foreign spouse, me
with my adequately ventilated nether regions
– we’re free spirits, sticking it to the man. That’s
metaphorically speaking by the way… relax, you
can go back to your sandwich now.
FLY TO MALAGA FROM 44 DESTINATIONS ACROSS THE
RYANAIR NETWORK, INCLUDING BREMEN, EAST MIDLANDS
AND FRANKFURT (HAHN). VISIT WWW.RYANAIR.COM
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LONDON
ON THE GROUND
The London Eye, the River Thames,
Regent’s Park, the East End, boutique
shops, cool clubs, fashion, food, music, art
and more, more, more. If London isn’t the
hippest capital city in the world, we don’t
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Photography by Helen Cathcart

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HAVE YOURSELF A ROYAL TIME!
London: there is no other town quite like
Britain’s bustling capital. If you like majestic
landmarks, look no further than Buckingham
Palace or, for a slice of rock ’n’ roll history,
make a pilgrimage to The Beatles’ iconic
Abbey Road Studios. Indeed, London is home
to countless famous faces – from Her Majesty
the Queen to rock king, Sting.
London calls upon visitors to explore the
roads the Romans built, marvel at the churches
Sir Christopher Wren rebuilt following the
Great Fire of London in 1666, and experience
first-hand the real-life portfolio of Sir Norman
Foster. From the “Gherkin” to London’s City Hall,
the work of this acclaimed British architect is
evident the moment you step off the plane. Well,
he did design Stansted Airport!
One way to admire London’s architecture
is by taking a cruise down the history-rich
River Thames. It’s the second-longest
river in the UK, and winds all the way from
Gloucestershire out to the North Sea in
Essex, dividing London into north and south.
It’s hard to imagine that just a few hundred
years ago the river was a busy working artery,
welcoming ships into the capital from as far
afield as China and the Canary Islands.
Today, a boat ride along the river will reveal
some of London’s most stunning sights – from
Big Ben (which is actually the nickname for
the bell in the tower) to Tate Modern (did you
know this gallery housed in a former power
station contains 4.2 million bricks?). Slip past
the Millennium big wheel, the London Eye, and
under the many road and railway bridges, each
with its own interesting story. Waterloo Bridge,
for instance, is made of Portland stone, which
cleans itself whenever it rains. Westminster
Bridge is painted green like the colour of the
leather seats in the House of Commons. This
contrasts with the red of Lambeth Bridge,
which lands at the other side of the Houses of
Parliament, where the House of Lords resides.
These grand attractions are what tend to
pull people into London. But it’ll be the local
experiences that make your trip truly one to
remember. If you like swimming visit London’s
outdoor lidos in parks across the city for a
refreshing and uniquely British experience.
Extra Gherkin?
Sir Norman Foster’s
landmark tower soars above
London’s historic buildings
Staying outdoors, head north to Primrose
Hill for a picnic 78m up boasting one of the
most beautiful views of the city. The local area
is a haven of charming shopping and dining
options, and the houses (with their celebrity
inhabitants) are gawk-inspiring.
For south, try multicultural Brixton for its lively
market and tasty treats. The Brixton Academy is
a legendary live music venue, and there are plenty
of lesser-known entertainment gems too, like laid-
back bar Mango Landin’ and the Ritzy Cinema.
If you’re over west try Fulham, which has
quite a different character to neighbouring
Chelsea. Look out for Fulham Palace, once
a home to the Bishops of London and now a
stately museum; roadside antique shops; and
a community devoted to their local football
team, whose home stadium is Craven Cottage.
Finally, the East End – with its working-class
history and über-trendy appeal – reveals London
in transition. You’ll find nowhere quite as dynamic.
Try Shoreditch for clubbing and galleries, Brick
Lane for snacking and people- watching, and
Columbia Road for shopping, the Flower Market,
and a dose of real Cockney flavour. Good luck
fitting it all in! And, for your own sake, please
remember: stand right, walk left.
FLY TO LONDON (GATWICK, LUTON AND STANSTED)
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ON THE GROUND LONDON
GET THE VIBE…
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ON THE STREET…
ALL THE WORLD’S A STAGE
From secret cinemas to post-modern opera,
the options for cultural activities in London
are both abundant and diverse. If you’ve
visited the capital before, you may have ticked
off mandatory items such as Tate Modern,
Regent’s Park and Big Ben – but if you haven’t,
then get cracking! Just to complicate things,
here are a few more you may like to try.
Even if it’s your first time, there’s nothing
quite like the colourful montage of over-the-
topness that the English National Opera ( 1
www.eno.org) will blast you with. No ordinary
boxes-and-binoculars experience, this cultural
institution is staunchly innovative and known
for its imaginative stage direction and design.
Many of the productions are new, and all are
performed in English (with surtitles).
An Open City Architecture Tour ( 2 www.
open-city.org.uk) is a fun way to explore the
design and history of London’s buildings. Tours
take place every Saturday, led by architects
and architectural historians. There are a
selection of four tours, which rotate each
week. Advance booking is essential.
The Design Museum ( 3 www.
designmuseum.org) falls slightly off the
beaten track – situated on the south bank of
the Thames just past Tower Bridge – but is
an amazing place to check out the latest in
contemporary design. Founded by the grand
wizard of design, Terence Conran, it also boasts
a second-floor café that has stellar riverside
ON THE GROUND LONDON
Off the wall
Street art on Rivington
Street in Shoreditch
The Aubin Cinema gives
East End film fans a treat
47 RYANAIRMAGAZINE
views and a sensational seasonal menu.
Heading westward along the river,
you’ll find Shakespeare’s Globe ( 4

www.shakespeares-globe.org), a modern
reconstruction of the original 16th-century
open-air theatre where Shakespeare wrote
and acted. Get yourself a £5 (€6) “yard” ticket
for the critically acclaimed Henry IV part 1 or 2
(until 9 October). It’s standing room only – but
you’re free to fetch a beer whenever you like.
Over in the West End, get a taste of
burlesque, as Lady Alex’s The Wam Bam Club
( 5

www.wambamclub.com) heats up the
Café de Paris, just off Piccadilly Circus. It’s a
hilarious tableau of comedy, posh hip-hop,
explosions and, yes, many a sexy lady.
For cutting-edge art and all that is trendy,
you can’t beat the East End. Head to places like
Vyner Street for First Thursdays ( 6 www.
firstthursdays.co.uk), a monthly event where
a whack of warehouses-turned-art-galleries
open their doors to art junkies, who swill cheap
booze on the cobbled streets and talk shop
over street art, sculpture and photography.
Redchurch Street in Shoreditch is
another pocket of awesomeness with
bars, independent shops and galleries, like
minimalist The Gallery in Redchurch St ( 7
www.galleryinredchurchstreet.com).
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Taking a peek around
London’s lesser-known
cinemas is a great
way to see how “the
locals do it”, and the
capital’s silver-screen
offering stretches well
beyond the expensive
big movie theatres of
Leicester Square. Try
the Roxy ( 8 www.
roxybarandscreen.com)
down in Borough, where
you’ll find a clever
combination of digital
screens and good food.
A variety of new/old art
films is on offer, as well
as football matches.
Another option is newly
opened The Aubin
Cinema ( 9 www.
aubincinema.com).
Part of the über-cool
Soho House Group, it
feels every bit exclusive
with its make-out-ready
couches and intimate
46-seater screening
room. They even
have performances
especially for parents
with babies and young
children – something
that’s always helpful
in London when the
rain comes down. On
17 September, the
cinema will be showing
Tamara Drewe, the new
Stephen Frears comedy
adapted from the Posy
Simmonds graphic
novel, and starring
actress of the moment
Gemma Arterton. Very
British indeed!
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HIP HOSTELS AND DESIGNER DIGS
You’ll need somewhere to catch some z’s after
all the drinking, shopping and dancing you’ll be
doing in the city – so where to begin? Firstly, if
you’re looking for a deal, Gumtree.com is one of
the UK’s best-known listings sites and has loads
of short-term holiday lets and self-catering
apartments in all parts of town.
But if you’ve come all the way to London, you
may as well treat yourself, right? A New York-
style boutique hotel smack bang in the middle
of Soho, Dean Street Townhouse ( 10 doubles
from £120/€146, www.deanstreettownhouse.
com) is a very hot little number that aims
(quite accurately) to please its media-savvy,
celebrity-type guests. With four-foot bathtubs
right next to the giant beds and their Cowshed
spa products supplied in abundance, you’ll be
tempted not to leave your room.
Oh, Boundary ( 11 doubles from
£140/€170, www.theboundary.co.uk), you
gorgeous beast! Another Conran concoction,
this 17-room lodging is so much more than
a hotel. It’s an ode to 20th-century design
(each room is crafted to reflect a different
movement/designer. Swoon!). It also manages
to combine a pop-the-question-inspiring
rooftop restaurant, a lively deli, a lunchtime
eatery and French restaurant. It’s heavenly.
If want to get your Cinderella groove on,
The Langham London ( 12 doubles from
£215/€261, www.langhamhotels.co.uk) offers
a 149-year-old slice of history. Think majestic
corridors, massive chandeliers and top hats.
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There are no limits to
design at the Boundary
( 14 doubles from £180/€220, www.thezetter.
com). Stylish, yet eco-conscious, this hotel is
the creation of restaurateurs Michael Benyan
and Mark Sainsbury (yes, that Sainsbury)
who’ve created personable accommodation
with modern design that still screams “London
Town”. The rooftop rooms are divine with their
isolation and romantic city views. Downstairs,
another treat awaits, Bistrot Bruno Loubet,
which features a modern French menu by the
Michelin-star-winning chef and looks out onto
the historic St John’s Square.
If it’s nightlife you’re after, The Hoxton
Hotel ( 15 doubles from £59/€72, www.
hoxtonhotels.com), a hot landing pad near
trendy Old Street, is your man. It’s got all kinds
of cool quirks, from Pret A Manger breakfasts
to five rooms a day offered for only £1. And
with a set of new suites on offer (think glossy
tiles, duck down duvets and ironic pillows),
you’ll be well equipped to host a hipster.
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HEY JOE
Steps from Hyde Park
and the shopping
mayhem of Oxford
Street, The Cumberland
( 16 doubles from
£217/€264, www.
guoman.com) seems
an unlikely location
for a spot of rock ’n’
roll history. Yet its
space-age design and
moody lighting isn’t
the only purple haze
in the joint. It also just
so happens to be the
last known address of
US guitar legend Jimi
Hendrix, who conducted
his final interview here
with long-time NME
features editor Keith
Altham just days before
he died in 1970. As a
means of marking the
40th anniversary of
Hendrix’s untimely
death on 18 September,
the hotel is launching a
specially designed suite
inspired by the rocker.
You can also view a
small photography
exhibition that includes
works by iconic music
snapper Barrie Wentzell.
And for anyone
wanting a further
insight into the life of
the musician, don’t
miss the exhibition
Hendrix in Britain (until
7 November), at the
Handel House Museum
(www.handelhouse.org).
Although separated
by centuries, both
composers lived at the
Brook Street residence.
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AT THE HOTEL…
However, those on a budget may want to
try Generator Hostel London ( 13 dormitory
beds from £15/€18, www.generatorhostels.
com), whose prices include an all-you-can-eat-
breakfast and a free drink at the bar.
Clerkenwell is a funny old area that hangs
modestly between the City, the East End and
north London. Standing proudly in the middle of
the design shops and cool clubs is The Zetter
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knowledgeable, well-versed in Jamie-talk and
always happy to recommend their top picks
from the menu (all of which they promise to
have tried).
Despite being steps from Chinatown, avoid
crowded Gerrard Street and jump on the Tube
to Paddington. Follow the signs along the
canal to Sheldon Square, where the classily
decorated Pearl Liang ( 20 www.pearlliang.
co.uk) cooks up possibly London’s best
Chinese food. They have three specialised dim
sum chefs who make the dumplings and other
delights fresh every day. Try the Shanghai
pork dumplings. But beware: they’re filled
with a tangy ginger soup broth which, though
delicious, threatens to ruin your shirt!
And finally, teatime calls for a visit to
The Langham London ( 21 www.london.
langhamhotels.co.uk). Its award-winning
Wonderland Tea is held in Palm Court, where
you’ll be swept away by the elegance. It’s all
high ceilings, sparkling chandeliers with a
piano tinkling quietly in the corner. Indeed,
the Langham offers a pristine version of this
traditional British experience. The house blend
(one of 39 varieties on offer) is a refreshing
concoction by master of tea Alex Probyn, and
a perfect complement to the delicately crafted
French pastries and finger snacks. And, yes,
they do have cucumber sandwiches. I say!
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TAKE A CULINARY JOURNEY
There is quite simply no better city to sample
so many different types of cuisine at such high
standards than London. With the explosion of
internationally acclaimed celebrity chefs here,
the ever-increasing multiculturalism, and a
new-found fascination with all that is seasonal,
London has become one of the top European
restaurant cities. So I’ll take you on a little tour.
If, like many visitors, you find yourself in
Covent Garden, then Rock & Sole Plaice 17
is not a bad spot to start. It’s a classic family
run fish and chip shop catering for everyone
from City suits to European backpackers. Get
yourself some beer-battered haddock and
homemade thick-cut chips, and sit outside.
The portions are massive.
Around the corner you’ll find another
typical British culinary experience at Punjab
( 18 www.punjab.co.uk). One of the oldest
Indian restaurants in London, it opened at the
top of Neal Street in 1946. So skip the Brick
Lane curry scene, and indulge in Punjab’s
sumptuous, high-quality north Indian dishes –
all decently priced and served with pride.
A brief stroll down towards Leicester Square
on Upper St Martin’s Lane will land you at
one of the latest from “Mr School Dinners”,
Jamie Oliver. Singing in tune with the upbeat
JO trademark, Jamie’s Italian ( 19 www.
jamieoliver.com) serves fresh and yummy
nosh inspired by the chef’s travels around Italy
– from Parma to Palermo. Staff are super-
Mushy please
Rock & Sole Plaice
gets the fish puns and
the mushy peas just right
Mixing it up in east
London’s Hawksmoor
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ON THE TABLE…
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British cuisine has
undergone something
of a renaissance in
recent years, with chefs
proudly reinventing
dishes that used to
grace the table for
Sunday dinners at
Grandma’s house. In
London, you’ll find a
pick of places offering
tasty, comforting
fodder, often with a
focus on local and
seasonal ingredients.
At the Fox and
Anchor ( 22 www.
foxandanchor.com), a
more than 100-year-old
pub in Clerkenwell, the
menu is packed with
classic British dishes
with a European twist.
Start with a Scotch egg
with hollandaise and
get a fish pie in. Line
them up with a cold
beer from Greenwich’s
Meantime brewery,
and there you have it –
modern British. Bam!
Of the many
steakhouses in London,
there’s none quite like
the Hawksmoor ( 23
www.thehawksmoor.
co.uk) in Shoreditch.
Offering the best cuts
of Longhorn cattle from
The Ginger Pig farm
in North Yorkshire,
the beef here is truly
sensational. If you’re
adventurous, smear
some grilled bone
marrow on it as well!
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FROM ARTY CLUBS TO PARTY PUBS
Pint, cocktail, Champagne? Whatever your
poison, London will provide. Drinking is a sport
in Britain, and performed with fervour. With the
Tube shutting just after midnight, you’ll also
want to plan a getaway vehicle – a night bus
ride can be a wild adventure complete with
zany characters and villains, otherwise it’s best
to stick to only black or licensed taxis.
The City Arts and Music Project ( 24

www.thecamplondon.com) near Old Street
and known to most as “CAMP”, was launched
last year by James Priestley, the man behind
daytime clubbing phenomenon secretsundaze.
CAMP has since grown from being an awkward
bar/coffee shop, to queues-around-the-block
Saturday night destination. With rotating
art shows, cheap entry and notable line-ups
across various genres, it’s well worth a look.
In 2009, a fire threatened to close Brixton’s
Plan B ( 25

www.plan-brixton.co.uk) for good.
Then, by the autumn, it had relaunched with
a decent roster of dubstep acts all taking
advantage of the new Funktion 1 sound system.
Head down there for a forward-thinking line-up
and a not-up-its-own-bum crowd.
Fabric ( 26

www.fabriclondon.com) is
another one that almost succumbed to
closure, but this time due to economic
problems earlier this year. However, it seems
the dance gods have blessed us, and the giant
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AT THE BAR…
Farringdon venue, which consistently delivers
the best line-ups in the city, powers on.
Friday’s Fabriclive is a bass-heavy hub of hip-
hop, drum and bass, dubstep and reggae, while
Saturday sets are geared up for the techno/
house-inclined.
As for the west London scene, Notting Hill
Arts Club ( 27

www.nottinghillartsclub.com)
is one not to miss. It’s a funky basement joint
that hosts parties for those on the hunt for
the next big thing, alongside cutting-edge art
exhibitions. Featuring a tiny stage and two
small rooms, it’s where Lily Allen did her first
performance at legendary hip-hop night YoYo,
which takes place every Thursday.
If you want to dance, but also to talk to your
friends, party pub The Old Queen’s Head
( 28

www.theoldqueenshead.com) is a good
choice on lively Essex road (Angel station).
Or, if you prefer some genteel chatter in a
proper English pub, Princess Louise ( 29 ) is
a real treat in Holborn. Serving great-value
Sam Smiths beer, it sits in a remarkable Grade
II-listed building with lavish mirrors, tiles and
drinking compartments from the days of
Victorian class segregation. There’s quite a
dapper gents’ loo too!
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What with London’s
famous rain showers,
there is something
intoxicatingly romantic
about drinking below
ground amid the
Underground tunnels
and Victorian mains.
Frevd Café (
30

www.freud.eu) in
Shaftesbury Avenue is
a subterranean cocktail
emporium that’s
explosively popular in
the evenings thanks to
its great-value boozy
mixtures. Owned
by European design
house Frevd, it features
exciting rotating art
exhibits too.
On Villiers Street,
down in Gordon’s
Wine Bar (
31
www.
gordonswinebar.com),
you can sip fantastic
vintages in what is
a unique, cavernous
space. The staff are
happy to suggest
a tipple from the
extensive wine-only
menu (fortified and
sparkling included),
while the sumptuous
snack board and
popular buffet of cold
deli treats are well
worth trying over a
candlelit evening. Rich
with history, Gordon’s
bar was set up in 1890,
and both Rudyard
Kipling and Samuel
Pepys have lived
above it.
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KOOKY KIT AND BARGAIN BRANDS
Being one of the world’s top cities for fashion,
art, music, literature and design, you could
spend a small fortune shopping in London if
you wanted to.
Scores of shoppers head to Oxford Street
for its more affordable wares, while regal
Regent Street may as well be dubbed the
“promenade of flagships”. Round the bend on
Piccadilly and you’ll find Fortnum & Mason
( 32

www.fortnumandmason.com). The fancy
British department store invokes a glamorous
colonial era, and specialises in loose-leaf tea
and posh picnic hampers.
A couple of Tube stops away in Covent
Garden you’ll find a slightly more chilled-out
shopping experience that keeps up with all
the big brands. Among the likes of Gap, Urban
Outfitters, Diesel and American Apparel, check
out the plethora of trainer and shoe shops
along cobbled Neal Street.
For other decadent items, check out
Goodhood ( 33

www.goodhoodstore.com) off
Old Street in east London. The tasteful urban
style boutique features a hand-picked selection
of independent lines from around the world.
Dropping in, you feel more like you’re visiting
a little gallery, as its design-minded retail
environment exhibits the men’s and women’s
fashion and accessories like works of art.
Around the corner on Hoxton Square, KK
Outlet ( 34

www.kkoutlet.com) is a wacky one,
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Poker face
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Check out the bangles,
brooches and bargains at
Tatty Devine
SAVE ON
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Big brand items may
cost big bucks but if
you’re hankering for a
name label, you needn’t
spend next month’s pay
cheque all in one go.
There are warehouse
outlets that could help
you save a packet.
Workwear turned cool
brand Carhartt ( 37

www.thecarharttstore.
co.uk) has a big
warehouse shop in
Hackney that sells off
last season’s goods at
discount prices. And if
you’re this far east and
looking to stock up, the
Burberry factory outlet
( 38

www.burberry.
com) is close by and
offers some great
bargains, too.
Those on a real
mission to leave
London in style should
jump on a train to
Oxfordshire, where
Bicester Village ( 39

www.bicestervillage.
com) awaits. This
bargain-basket retail
park has 130 luxury
retailers all vying for
your credit card. Some
of the brands include
Aquascutum, Alexander
McQueen, Cath
Kidston, D&G, Fendi,
Gucci, Jimmy Choo
and Links of London
– you get my drift!
Trains depart from
Marylebone station,
taking about an hour.
IN THE BAG…
sessions with a dominatrix, a tattooist, a
voodoo witch doctor and a plastic surgeon.
Customised name necklaces, kitty cat
bangles and Pegasus-wing earrings are just
some of the affordable gifts for the missus,
mum or mistress that can be found at Tatty
Devine ( 35

www.tattydevine.com) on Brick
Lane. The arty accessories store is the creative
baby of Harriet Vine and Rosie Wolfenden, who
set up the brand 10 years ago. They also have a
shop in Covent Garden.
Finally, London just wouldn’t be London
without its music, and deep in the heart of
Brick Lane lies Rough Trade East ( 36

www.
roughtrade.com), the iconic label’s amazing
465m
2
flagship shop. Obsessed with exposing
the latest and greatest in sonic wonderment,
Rough Trade East hosts free in-store gigs, has
racks and racks of music and boasts a mega-
popular photo booth that takes 280 portraits a
week. You must go.
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comedy books. It’s owned by KesselsKramer,
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of which wanted an outlet for his zany ideas
and collections of pictures. They regularly hold
parties to launch exhibitions, my favourite
being “Speed Life-Changing” – two-minute
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2 / LISTENCARD
What do you get when you
mix Big Ben’s chimes with
the laughter of pub revellers,
football fans and market
traders? London, remixed.
And a good way to make
all your friends back home
jealous. This CD-postcard
from Rough Trade East
features five minutes of real
London sounds. £3(€3.60)
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The sheer size of London
means you’ll need to carry
a few things with you, and
something to shield your
stuff from the weather. With
its adjustable straps and
padded laptop pocket, this
heavy-duty Carhartt bag is
ideal for the serious urban
traveller. £75(€91)
ON THE GROUND LONDON
5 / I’VE LIVED IN HOXTON
FOR 81½ YEARS
This quirky photo essay
by Martin Usborne (from
KK Outlet) follows Joseph
Markovitch around his
home neighbourhood of
Hoxton, an area that’s seen
plenty of change. A heart-
warming glance into old and
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It’s late afternoon on Placa dels Angels in
Barcelona and, as the shadow of the MACBA
museum lengthens, visitors head home and
students rush to grab one of the city’s public
bikes from the square’s “Bicing” station,
the rumble of four wheels on concrete is
growing steadily louder. In twos, threes and
fours they appear, in a kaleidoscope of bright
clothes and trainers, body ink and stylish
haircuts, as the placa finds itself shaken
out of its daytime stupor by the arrival of
Barcelona’s skate community.
Urban projects like the Museu d’Art
Contemporani de Barcelona have totally
revitalised the El Raval district by injecting
some high culture into the area, and yet it’s
fair to say that the vast majority of MACBA’s
biggest fans – the skateboarders who
gather outside it every night – have never
visited any of its ambitious art displays,
nor spent too much time contemplating the
building’s ground-breaking white and glass
curvilinear facade, a masterpiece of rational
architecture.
For them, the crux of MACBA’s appeal lies
in something much simpler: two perfectly
flat, wide black ledges that run parallel to
the building’s 120m-long exterior – ideal
for sliding a nose or tail along. Combined
with the several sets of stairs dotted around
the placa, they offer abundant scope for
freestyling and practising tricks. The placa is
a boarder’s dream.
To the non-skater these architectural
details may seem humble, but believe it or
not people come from all over the world to
pit their skills against them. People such as
Darragh Forrester, for instance. “I persuaded
my family to come here for a month just so
I could skate,” says the 19-year-old from
Ireland, in between tailslides. “I’m trying to
go pro and everyone knows this is the best
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Every boarder in Barcelona will tell you the
same: not only is the weather ideal but, with its
flat terrain, smooth pavements and abundance
of open spaces, the city was made for skating.
“It’s like the architects who designed the city
did it on purpose,” says Pali, who gravitated
this way from Tenerife a decade ago.
According to Maria Luisa Al Bacar, head of
foreign press relations at the Barcelona Tourist
Board, the city operates a policy of reasonable
tolerance when it comes to skateboarders.
“There are designated areas in various placas
and by the beach where it is fine to skate,” she
says – check out our helpful map on page 66. If
you’re not doing anyone any
place to skate in the world. They recently
opened a skate park in Dublin, just across the
street from me, but here the atmosphere is
totally different. We’re not hassled for skating.
You go anywhere on your skateboard in Dublin
and they tell you to clear out.”
As if to prove Darragh’s point, a policeman
arrives at the square but, rather than send the
boarders packing, the Catalan copper is much
more concerned about the owner of an illegally
parked van. Here, on Placa dels Angels, there
appears to be a perfect symbiosis of skater and
ordinary citizen. And just as that blissful co-
existence seems threatened – Darragh’s flying
ollie over one of the 1m-wide ledges sends
him on a collision course with a pedestrian –
the youngster pulls off the acutest of turns to
ensure the happy relationship continues.
It was the restrictiveness of other cities that
drove skateboarders from around the world to
Barcelona in the first place. Pali Negrin Ramos,
a local skater and worker at skate shop Free
(www.freeskateshop.com), says the trend began
about seven years ago.
“The main skater city used to be San
Francisco. It was where the top brands went
to film videos and take pictures of skaters,”
he says. “But the police became very strict.
They put ‘skate stoppers’ on the kerbs so that
nobody could use them, and they started to
fine skaters. The sponsors decided to change
location for their film and photo productions.
They chose Barcelona because of its
architecture and perfect conditions.”
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harm, skateboarding on pavements where it is
forbidden or damaging public property you’re
unlikely to run into any trouble.
If MACBA is the best place in Barcelona
to practise your ollies, kick-flips and slides,
then out by Barceloneta beach is undoubtedly
the best place to go for a cruise, especially
now that the Passeig Maritim stretches right
up to the sailing ship glass facade of the
W Barcelona hotel. This kilometres-long
coastal boulevard is a favourite hangout for
just about everyone – from holidaymakers
taking a seaside stroll, to rollerbladers, bikers,
and runners tuned into their iPods. Weaving
between them all – on traditional style or,
in increasing numbers, long boards – are
Barcelona’s omnipresent skaters. As Paulo
from Argentina explains, these stretched out
boards are much faster and easier to propel
than their shorter cousins, and are ideal for
getting around quickly.
“I prefer the long board to a skateboard
because I have to make a lot of trips,” he says.
With this you just push off two or three times
and then you relax. With a skateboard you’re
working all the time.”
Tricks aren’t so easy but, as Paulo
demonstrates, using the old sole of a
flip-flop that he finds on the floor (you are
supposed to wear special gloves), if you
gather some speed you can sit on the board
and use your hands to pull of f assorted
dangerous manoeuvres.
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It’s this versatility, the combination of
transport and tricks, pastime and practicality,
that crops up in conversation with so
many of Barcelona’s skaters when talking
about their passion. For 28-year-old DJ
and musician Juan Agustin Damico, his
skateboard is his constant companion,
whether he’s on his way to a gig, out
clubbing or simply killing time.
“It’s the perfect excuse to go out,” he says.
“Instead of going to a bar you go for a ride,
and talk about whatever and have fun. It’s
a social activity, a sport and a method of
transportation without doing any harm to
the environment. It’s like a pack of things.
Everywhere you go in Barcelona you can take
your skateboard.”
Are there any downsides to this
environmentally friendly, social, sporting, and
cost-effective transport device? Perhaps we
should ask Juan’s band mates from their group
S.T.F.U. “Last December, I broke my arm, and
because of that we had to cancel a couple of
really important shows in the UK,” he says. “We
lost a lot of money – the tickets and everything.
The guys threatened to kick me out of the band.”
So there are still some advantages to
taking the Metro then.
Out on deck
Perfect skating conditions,
with a fresh sea breeze
Staff at skate shop Free
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www.freeskateshop.
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keep rolling.
Barcelona Sants (Placa Paisos Catalans)
The space surrounding Sants, the city’s
main railway station, is fitted with an array
of low and high benches, as well as small
flights of steps to pit your wits against. Not
as crowded as the likes of MACBA, yet still
popular with the local skate set.
Placa Universitat
This rectangular “square” has plenty of smooth pavement
for practising kick-flips, as well as three deliciously
proportioned granite benches, ideal for slides and grinds.
No shortage of passers-by to admire your skills.
MACBA (Placa dels Angels)
Arguably the most famous place to
skate anywhere in the world right
now. Fantastic architectural backdrop,
perfect ledges and several sets of
stairs in this hip urban area. Plus, an
incredible museum of contemporary
art, and a great social atmosphere.
Mar Bella
Skate Park
Small park by
Mar Bella beach,
with several
ramps for
catching air and
honing your lip
tricks. Plus, a
ping-pong table.
Parc del Forum
The city paved over the former
execution ground of Campo de la
Bota with this huge concrete “park”.
As much pedestrian-free open space
as you need, long smooth slopes
for gathering speed, steps for tricks
and plenty of otherwise pointless
architectural features to play with.
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Lead role
Serge, his wife and
Saucisse bask in the sun
Marseille’s catch
Pawsing for a photo op!
restaurants. Passing a statue of Serge’s great-
uncle, the composer Vincent Scotto, Serge tells
me a little of his own history. Like most people
in Marseille, his family arrived from elsewhere
(Italy, in their case). Serge says Marseille has the
best pizza in the world, thanks to its large Italian
population – and I’m inclined to agree. Chez
Etienne (43 Rue de Lorette) is the best in the
city, but there’s also a high standard wherever
you go. Saucisse’s favourite Italian restaurant
is Le Don Corleone (128 Rue Sainte), a classic
Sicilian trattoria that’s popular with a literary
crowd. “Is Saucisse ever any trouble?” I ask the
owner, as my host sniffs eagerly at a bottle of
rosé. “He is an excellent customer,” he chuckles.
“He loves the cannelloni most of all.”
We continue our tour with a visit to Jigal,
the publishing house where Saucisse’s new
book, Saucisse face à la Crise (“Saucisse Faces
the Crisis”), has just arrived. In his journalism
and his books, Saucisse has a strong social
conscience, highlighting injustice and
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As a journalist, you come to recognise the presence of real fame.
There’s that charisma famous people seem to have – and, of course, the
fact that everyone recognises them. My host in Marseille definitely falls
into this category. Everywhere we go, people turn and stare. “Is it him? It
looks like him,” they say. They don’t even mind when he stops to relieve
himself, right in the middle of the pavement.
“Saucisse feels people should keep their streets clean, so we set an
example,” remarks Serge Scotto, the escort for my unusual guide, as
he scoops the offending item into a bag. Saucisse looks on, obviously
amused. As you may have guessed, I’ve travelled to Marseille in the
south of France to interview a dog. A Dachshund, to be precise. But
this is no ordinary pooch; he has a weekly column in the newspaper
Marseille Plus, and is the “author” of four novels (with help from
Monsieur Scotto). He’s become a national TV star, had a square named
after him and, like Mariah Carey, he even has his own wine, Cuvée
Chien Saucisse.
I meet Serge and Saucisse by the town hall in Marseille’s Vieux Port
(Old Port). Hemmed in by two gigantic old forts, this was once one of
the biggest shipping ports in the Mediterranean. The grand old harbour
is now a café-lined marina, although you can still buy fish straight off
the boats (often still wriggling) every morning on the waterfront. The
weathered, 17th-century town hall is where Saucisse rose to fame in
2001, when Serge put his dog’s name down for the mayoral elections.
Despite being of the canine persuasion, Saucisse did rather well.
“It started as a joke, but people supported him,” says Serge. Saucisse’s
slogan – “For a more humane existence, against a dog’s life” – won him
4% of the vote, enough to enter the presidential elections too, although
he was barred from doing so by the authorities.
Having taken in perhaps the only mayor’s office in the world to have
been contested by a Dachshund, we board the free ferry that crosses the
harbour and begin climbing the hill towards one of Saucisse’s favourite
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corruption from a canine point of view. And, while he may not put paw
to paper much, in a way he really is the author.
“When I write as myself, I am constrained by my own views,”
explains Serge. “But when I write as Saucisse he can approach human
society from a different angle, from outside. So he can say what he
wants – he is free. He has his own personality, and this goes into the
books. It is Saucisse who has done all this, his character, his drive. I
could not do this with another dog. And because he is small, he likes to
help others who are small.”
I ask the publisher, Jimmy Gallier, if his star author has any special
requirements. “Croquettes,” he replies, “he must have croquettes.”
It hasn’t always been cannelloni and croquettes for Saucisse, though.
He started out on the meanest streets of the city.
“He began life as an entrée,” says Serge, shaking his head sadly and
indicating the big scars on his canine companion’s flank. “The people
who fight dogs, they use puppies to bait the fighting dogs. So when he
was just a baby, they tossed him to a Pit Bull. He was half-eaten, almost
dead. It’s… not human.” Luckily, our hero was saved by the Société
Protectrice des Animaux (SPA), an animal protection charity, and it was
at their shelter in Marseille that he and Serge first met.
Looking at society through the eyes of his companion, Serge found a
new way to write, and columns by Saucisse began to appear in French
newspapers. Then came the novels, the election, and the Place du Chien
Saucisse’s entry on city maps. Last year, Saucisse appeared on the TV
show Secret Story, the French equivalent of Big Brother. He won, and
donated his € 10,000 prize money to Marseille’s SPA – repayment for
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Acard for man’s best friend?
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of that other famous Marseille export, the
aniseed-flavoured aperitif Pastis.
Where Rue des Trois Mages meets Rue des
Trois Rois there’s a little square where you’ll
find Saucisse’s other favourite restaurant, Le
Cuisineur. Run by a burly, bearded character
named Jean-Michel, it serves what Serge calls
the “real food of Marseille” – fresh seafood, meat
and vegetables that are expertly cooked without
being too fancy (or expensive). It’s also on the
square named after Saucisse, yet when I go
looking for the sign I discover a different “tail”.
After eight years, the square has been
renamed, and Serge believes Saucisse’s
outspoken views had something to do with it.
Eventually, I do find the plaque, sitting proudly
above the bar of Le Cuisineur. Jean-Michel
hopes one day to return it to the wall outside.
Ask a local and they’ll still call it the Place
du Chien Saucisse. So it seems you can change
a sign, but you can’t stop people rooting for the
little guy – however small he is.
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the favour they did him in the early days.
Our next stop is Cours Julien, a road that’s
home to Marseille’s hippest bars and clubs.
The streets around here are a good example
of Marseille’s vibrant hotchpotch of cultures;
and in the brightly coloured mishmash of
shop fronts you can find a million different
distractions. The record shops of Marseille’s
famous hip-hop scene are crammed in next to
quirky florists and bakeries, inventive fashion
shops, and bars where the locals take a glass
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Of the many people who shared the view
that I was in trouble, the German with the
stovepipe legs I’d met at a pizzeria the night
before the start of the race sticks out the
most. “You’re going to die,” he said, in the
same matter-of-fact way he might have told
me my shirt was on backwards. “Have you
seen those hills?”
The non-competitive, one-day bicycle
race known as L’Eroica (“The Heroic”) is
held every October in Italy’s Chianti wine
region. It’s a celebration of the history of
long-distance cycling, of an era of woollen
jersey-clad warriors powering up and down
hilly, gravelly roads on skinny tyres. Anyone
can join in – so long as they ride bikes made
before 1987.
Participants tackling 38km, 75km, 135km
or 205km versions of the route fuel up
on “vintage refreshments”, such as bread,
prosciutto and Chianti, at rest stops staffed
by men and women in period dress. It’s less
of a race and more of an opportunity for
personal achievement, doubling as historical
re-enactment, and has been going itself
since 1997. Chianti, in Tuscany, is also a
place of legendary beauty. How many more
excuses do you need?
Yet, like any true racer, when I arrived at
Gaiole in Chianti, the town that hosts
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the race, I had a list of excuses at the ready.
Despite some good efforts and better
intentions, I didn’t end up training very hard. A
cold sidelined me for two weeks in the month
before the race, and the bike I’d be riding
turned out to be, well, kind of a dud.
I found a qualifying rental 40 minutes
to the west of Gaiole in Chianti, two days
before the start of the race. While vintage
bike aficionados had been piecing together
sparkling, like-new machines from restored
parts in anticipation of the event, two of the
back gears on my maroon Moser weren’t
working properly. The shop owner told me that
the bike – a looker, I’ll admit – was a L’Eroica
veteran. I half-convinced myself that because
she was a survivor, despite those flaws, she’d
take me to the finish. I held off on naming her.
Truth be told, I had absolutely no idea what
I was doing. The longest I had ever ridden
was 40 miles (64km). I had never been in a
bike race. Nor was I handy – I didn’t know
my chainsets from my chainrings. If anything
happened to my bike – aside from a punctured
tyre, which itself would take a long time to
patch or replace – my only option would be to flag down a fellow rider. It
occurred to me that this might be the kind of foolish thing travel writers
do to prove their ability to adapt, at the cost of great suffering and
embarrassment. Here’s what I can remember.
5.20AM / 0KM: After downing a shot of espresso at a café on
Gaiole in Chianti’s main square, I roll up to the starting line, where an
official examines the Moser, gives me the thumbs up, and I’m off. I’m in
a peloton of roughly 40 riders, coasting slowly in the dark towards Siena.
I’ve never ridden in a pack this size, so I hold my line carefully.
It’s a jovial atmosphere, and no one seems concerned that we’ll be
doing this for the next 12 hours. About 12km in, we hit our first stretch of
gravel. The hills get steeper and it’s hard to see the waffled ridges in the
increasingly treacherous road. My fingers, gripping the brakes, are numb,
and I try to warm my hands by tucking them under my shirt. I’m also
scared of getting a flat this early in the race, so I ride gingerly, focusing
my helmet lamp on the ground in front of me.
Before the start of a tree-lined climb, most of the group stops to wait
for friends. It feels good to get my blood flowing, so I cavalierly push
myself to the top of the hill. Dawn is approaching. This may not be so
bad after all.
7.55AM / 48KM: Every climb during the last few kilometres revealed
a spectacular panorama of rolling hills covered in vineyards and olive
trees, dotted with centuries-old farmhouses and castles. Aside from
some stretches of gravel, it has been an easy, pleasant ride – and now
it’s time for breakfast.
Pedal party
Getting the fuel ready
for worn-out racers
Looking back at the old
times – and old bikes!
True grit
Opposite page: a lone
rider pushes along a hillside
track, which offers sweeping
views far into the distance
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I HAD EVER RIDDEN
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and it suits him – notices me fumbling with my loose cable and suggests
I remove it altogether using the multi-tool I’ve just handed to his friend. I
laugh, embarrassed. I’m that guy with the fancy equipment and no skills
– I hate that guy!
“You’re a life saver,” his friend says as he hands me the tool. While
I’m pleased with the camaraderie, the realisation has just set in that my
10-speed, having already been reduced to a six-speed, is now effectively
a three-speed. Any hopes at making up time spent hoofing it on the steep
hills by hurtling through the downhill and flat sections are gone. I now
have to choose which front gear to use for the rest of the day and, in light
of L’Eroica’s notoriously unrelenting hills, opt for the smaller one.
I’ll lose a tonne of time, but it’s not insurmountable. I start off
carefully. The gravel gets looser, the rocks sharper, the potholes deeper.
Only 150km to go! Battle-scarred now, with a thin coating of dust, I pass
many riders fixing flats, praying it won’t happen to me.
9.45AM / 75KM: “Forget it,” I mutter to myself as I hop off. The
climb up Montalcino has begun, and I decide that if I tackled this
I FILL UP MY WATER BOTTLE
AND PREPARE FOR A LONG
STRETCH OF BUMPS AND DUST
The temperature is perfect. I peel off my
arm warmers, stash my helmet lights and get
my race card stamped. I join the ranks of
dozens of riders hovering over a spread of
breads, jellies, Nutella, bananas, prosciutto,
juice, tea and coffee. Ah, Italy! It’s delicious. I
decide to save the PowerBars for later.
I turn the race card over to examine the
elevation guide, paying particular attention
to the daunting ascent to Montalcino – the
longest climb of the ride – which starts in
30km. It’s also where I will get to see one of
the strenuous 15% ascents for which L’Eroica
is known. I fill up my water bottle and prepare
for a long stretch of bumps and dust.
8.15AM / 53KM: Disaster. After 5km of
gravel-induced vibration, a shift cable snaps,
rendering my bike unable to switch between its
two front gears. While I examine the damage,
two English speakers pull up and ask if I have a
chain tool. One tells me that he is used to dirt
roads back in the US, but the bike he’s riding
isn’t. The other, a giant with a moustache –
like many participants, he saw the event as a
chance to experiment with old-timer facial hair,
Woolly wonders
It’s all about the jersey for
our cycling heroes
Stickers are de rigueur
Sam feels the pain!
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dread – holding out my grease-marked
elevation guide. The tall one shrugs. “I haven’t
been planning. Just taking them as they come.”
The Germans wait for me to take a few
more gulps of water and catch my breath. One
kilometre further, a hill begins and they fade
from view. I have almost nothing left.
7.30PM / 205KM: Fourteen hours, three
near-collapses and more than 3,800m of
climbing from the start, I cross the finish line
in Gaiole in Chianti and dismount for good.
Covered in dust and nearly numb, I remember
what the American had said after helping
me repair my shift cable. “Finish with three
speeds? That’d be real heroic, man.”
I rest my bike against a wall. I am exhausted,
slightly delirious. And, at that moment, a hero.

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Those old bikes really take
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The stunning landscape
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ridiculous incline on the bike I’d be done by the halfway mark. Right
when I begin to reassure myself that, although I’m going slow, no
one’s passed me for a while, four creep past – grinding their pedals,
gritting their teeth and wobbling up the hill. I continue walking and they
disappear around a switchback. I know I’ll never catch up. Some of
those guys were more than twice my age!
5.55PM / 146KM: With three quarters of the race completed, two
things have kept me going: the refreshments and the scenery. But those
carrots, like the PowerBars I’ve also been consuming diligently, have
become less effective. Any sort of incline induces more muttering, and
my bike has answered with a constant rattle and dust-induced squeaks.
I struggle to the top of Monte S. Marie, where the view reignites me. I
plead with my body and bike not to fall apart now.
6.45PM / 159KM: I’ve arrived at the second-to-last checkpoint and
the last chance for food. From the slim pickings on the trays, it looks like
I’m near the back of the pack. Two Germans I recognise from dinner
tell me they had to wait for an hour with their sick friend and that’s why
they’re “so far behind”.
“Another big hill coming up,” I say, in the hope that they share my
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“Look at all these twisting borders, squares and strange
geometric shapes. It’s like a giant jigsaw puzzle,” says a young
girl while pointing at a map of Baarle-Nassau and Baarle-
Hertog. I look down at the aerial layout of the Dutch-Belgian
border towns, a scrambled mess of brightly coloured chunks
of land, each marked with a symbol for “NL” or “B”. She’s
right. This incredible place looks like a giant piece-it-together
brainteaser, wrapped up in an enigma.
Baarle is a tangled tale of two towns, alike in location
and socioeconomic characteristics, if different in nationality,
temperament and local authorities. It’s a cross-border
puzzle of 30 Belgian and Dutch enclaves. The Belgian part,
Baarle-Hertog, is composed of 22 pockets of land. Over on
the Dutch side, eight larger patches make up Baarle-Nassau.
Yet to make matters more complicated, some of the Dutch
parts are located within Baarle-Hertog, they overlap, which in
effect means you can be looking at a Dutch house surrounded
by Belgium in the Netherlands bordering on Belgium. It’s a
slightly off-the-wall experience, much like seeing double when
you know you’re stone-cold sober.
The borders follow a zigzag route, paying no heed to
houses and streets, and are marked with metal studs in roads
and white crosses on pavements. One line enters a building
via a chemist’s and then exits out the side of a budget
supermarket. Another cuts through a café, which can elevate
ordinary dinner conversations into the realm of cross-
border dialogue. As even homes are bisected by the frontier,
residents follow an age-old “front door policy” whereby each
household’s national affiliation – and public utility charge – is
determined by the position of its entrance. As a visual aid,
houses are flagged with number plates encircled by their
national tricolour.
“We didn’t even know we had a small slice of Belgium on
our property until Google Earth published a map of the area,”
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BELGIAN TELEPHONE NUMBER”
WALK
THE LINE
De Biergrens
Stock up on a variety
of Belgian beers at
this warehouse split
down the middle by
the frontier. Look for
a ceremonial marker:
a border post-shaped
bottle of Ne Baarlese
Grensdruppel, a potent
Flemish beverage.

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NASSAU, TEL: +31 (0)13 507
7878, WWW.DEBIERGRENS.BE
Hotel Brasserie
Den Engel
In the heart of town,
between the Dutch town
hall and the border, this
charming hotel and
restaurant is an ideal
base from which to criss-
cross the twisted terrain.

3 SINGEL, TEL: +31 (0)13
507 9330, WWW.ENGEL-
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Tourist Centre
Choose from more than
11 bike tours and a wide
range of walking guides,
including one entitled:
A Walk Through Limitless
Boundaries in Baarle.

16 NIEUWSTRAAT,
TEL: +31 (0)13 507 9921,
WWW.VVVBAARLE.NL
Bistro la Frontière
From the interior to the
waiting staff and the
international menu,
fusion forces are a daily
highlight here. Go for the
Dutch cheese plate or
aquatic delicacies with
Belgian beer.

54A CHAAMSEWEG, TEL:
+31 (0)13 507 6360, WWW.
BISTROLAFRONTIERE.COM
says Mariette van de Rakt, pointing to the little red markers
concealed behind a curtain of lush grapevines. Those vivid
sticks signal the edge of the smallest and northernmost
Belgian enclave, situated smack bang in the middle of the
family run Hof van Baarle vineyard. “If we were making
alcohol on that part we would have to alert the Belgian tax
authorities, but our wine-making equipment is on Dutch
territory, so there’s no problem,” she says.
This frontier oddity is the result of a complex set of
treaties, agreements and land deals between land-owners
the Lords of Breda and the Dukes of Brabant during
medieval times. Due to the intricate nature of Baarle, the
Treaty of Maastricht in 1843 left the border line unsettled
between two border posts, and individually laid down the
nationality of 5,732 parcels of land. It wasn’t until 1995,
after several repeat attempts to sort out this knotty situation,
that the final piece of the border puzzle was put in place.
“It has never been easy to balance the culture and
national identity of both communities in such a small
space,” says Gitte Tilburgs, cultural coordinator of the
Belgian municipality. Showing me around the newly built
town hall of Baarle-Hertog, she bristles with quiet pride,
pointing out the futuristic Philips light fixtures and LED-lit
borderline that runs right through the middle of the building.
On the ground floor, police forces of both countries share
one office space. The Dutch town hall is just a few hundred
metres away. “With ongoing discourse, compromise and
understanding, there is now a unity of purpose, but it’s good
that not everything is centralised,” she says.
Today, Baarle’s rather strange case of split personality
resembles both a sibling rivalry and a constructive cross-
cultural marriage. Differences in laws, regulations and
cultural character make duality a common condition.
The town accommodates two sets of political parties,
two mayors, two post offices, two income tax rates, two
churches, two school systems, two tennis clubs and twofold
provisions for telephone lines and electricity. Until 2002,
there were even two currencies.
“We have both a Dutch and a Belgian telephone number,
plus two mailboxes, one for each country,” says Stijn de Jong,
manager of Royal Printgroup De Jong, a printing factory
established by his great-grandfather in 1906 with a Belgian
enclave on its territory. “The Dutch postman always comes
earlier,” he adds half-jokingly as we stroll between barrels of
paper, massive printing machines straddling the state border
and cutting-edge presses spitting out flyers faster than the eye
can follow. Dealing with two postmen, paying taxes in both
countries and 400 Dutch and Belgian employees working
side-by-side might seem double the trouble, but Stijn assures
me: “It’s really the best of both worlds.”
The intertwined nature and evolving relationship of the
two Baarles is best seen in the growing set of ties. The
international library and youth organisation were co-founded
by Belgium and the Netherlands, while civic services such as
sewage, garbage and traffic control are also shared. Even the
two fire brigades, which until last year raced each other to
the fire, have now merged under one roof.
“The simple fact is that the two towns are joined at the
hip, so we have to work together,” explains Jef van Tilburg,
the Dutch-born president of the bi-national culture centre.
Half in Belgium, half in the Netherlands, this complex lies
in the centre of the two towns and serves as the base for
community groups, language classes and festival planning
committees. “We realise that the only way we can move
forward is if we are in consensus,” he says.

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architecture. For history lovers, no visit to Lleida
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falls on a Sunday). The city is also overflowing
with art: the Museum of Lleida, the Jaume
Morera Art Museum and La Panera Art Centre
thrive alongside spaces like the Roda Roda
Museum, which is dedicated to motor vehicles,
and the Water Museum, which is housed in
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water. The river city is home to countless green
spaces, including La Mitjana Natural Park, Segre
Park and the Horta. Guided tours are organized
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also be hired. And of course, let’s not forget the
music. The autumn programme is crammed full
of events, with concerts at the Enric Granados
Municipal Auditorium, which is celebrating
its 15th anniversary, the Festival Musiquem
Lleida (1-3 October), when the streets pulsate
with music, and the International Jazz Festival.
Sampling the local dishes is a must to make
sure you leave with a good taste in your mouth:
chargrilled meats, snails, fruits and vegetables,
salt cod and wild mushrooms are just a few of
the fresh, natural ingredients that shine through
in a cuisine from the length and breadth of the
province that ranges from traditional dishes to
more innovative creations. Also taking place
in October is the Lleida Wine Festival, when
wineries, restaurants and attractions showcase
the produce of the Costers del Segre Protected
Designation of Origin. What more can we say
about a province stretching from the plains
to the Pyrenees that is packed with so much
to lure visitors? The Train of the Lakes, the
Universe Observation Centre, which is part of the
Montsec Astronomical Park, the olive groves of
the Garrigues Protected Designation of Origin,
the impressive castles, the Raiers Museum, the
Romanesque architecture of the Vall de Boí (a
UNESCO World Heritage Site), whitewater rivers
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large tourist complexes and ski resorts. Without
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Once the home of a soap manufacturer,
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decoration, an interior garden – and one
of the best restaurants in Salon, featuring
exquisite, creative cuisine. Book ahead.

6 RUE DU MARECHAL JOFFRE,
TEL: +33 (0)49 056 2801
STAY: GRAND HOTEL DE LA POSTE
This former postal relay looks over the
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1RUEDESFRERES JOHNETROBERTKENNEDY,
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SEE: NOSTRADAMUS MUSEUM
Michel de Nostredame, otherwise known
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11 RUE NOSTRADAMUS, TEL: +33 (0)49 056
6431, WWW.VISITSALONDEPROVENCE.COM
VISIT: RAMPAL AND MARIUS
FABRE SOAP FACTORIES
Two of the few remaining manufacturers
of authentic Savon de Marseilles, a natural
olive oil soap, these 100-year-old factories
(Rampal pictured) offer guided tours and
exhibits of their soapy wonders.

71 RUE FELIX PYAT, TEL: +33 (0)49 056
0728, WWW.RAMPAL-LATOUR.COM;
148 AVENUE PAUL BOURRET, TEL: +33 (0)49
053 8275, WWW.MARIUS-FABRE.FR
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EAT: L’AGRUME
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for a mere €16. Or go for dinner, where
highlights include free-range pork from
Bigorre, and mustard-crusted chicken.

15 RUE DES FOSSES ST-MARCEL,
TEL: +33 (0)14 331 8648
DRINK: CAFE PERLE
During the day this crowded café caters
to both Marais hipsters and construction
workers, who come for the low-key
ambiance and reasonable prices – at
night the hipsters rule. The sidewalk
tables are perfect for people-watching.

78 RUE VIELLE DE TEMPLE,
TEL: +33 (0)14 272 6993
STAY: HOTEL ERMITAGE SACRE-COEUR
In 1890 a rich man built a lovely
townhouse in Montmartre for his
mistress. The mistress is long gone but
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breakfast, with lots of period prints and
canopy beds. Doubles €96-€100.

24 RUE LAMARK, TEL: +33 (0)14 264 7922,
WWW.ERMITAGESACRECOEUR.FR
SEE: PERE LACHAISE CEMETERY
This lush, green cemetery (pictured)
is the place to go when you are dead.
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Proust and Sarah Bernhardt are buried
here, as well as rock legend Jim Morrison.

20TH ARRONDISSEMENT,
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Montpellier
EAT: LE PIC SAINT LOUP
Feel like eating really good food outside
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mushrooms, or lime juice… Reserve ahead.

176 ROUTE DE MONTPELLIER,
LES MATELLES, TEL: +33 (0)46 784 3518
DRINK: DELECTO
Smoothies, or “smoossies” as they are
pronounced here, have finally arrived in
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is exceedingly yummy. Try one at this
hip juice bar, where fresh fruit is peeled,
chopped and blended before your eyes.

3 RUE DES ECOLES LAIQUES,
TEL: +33 (0)46 702 0896
STAY: HOTEL DES ARCEAUX
Tasteful, modern rooms are on offer in
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which was recently renovated with loving
care. A small garden courtyard beckons
for breakfast alfresco. Doubles €65-€105.

33-35 BOULEVARD DES ARCEAUX, TEL: +33
(0)46 792 0303,WWW.HOTELDESARCEAUX.COM
WATCH: CINEMED
Dedicated to cinema from the
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features, shorts and documentaries.
Last year’s winners included Retorno a
Hansala (Spain). From 22-30 October.

VARIOUS VENUES, TEL: +33 (0)49 913 7373,
WWW.CINEMED.TM.FR
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EAT: DUDU SUSHI
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vibrant area of the Hauptstadt home.
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6854, WWW.DUDU-BERLIN.DE
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Operating on a strict no-music-made-
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SEE: TEOTIHUACAN
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EAT: BRICIN
Killarney’s best-kept culinary secret
(pictured) sits above one of the town’s
many arts and craft shops. Try the excellent
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26 HIGH STREET, TEL: +353 (0)64 34902,
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STAY: HOTEL EUROPE
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hole championship golf courses and
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DO: CRAG CAVE
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CASTLEISLAND, TEL: + 353 (0)66 714 1244,
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VISIT: MUCKROSS HOUSE
AND GARDENS
Take a trip into Ireland’s past at this
impressive Victorian pile. Watch
demonstrations of bookbinding, weaving
and pottery, take a stroll in the gardens
or explore the ruins of nearby Muckross
Abbey, destroyed in the 17th century.
KILLARNEY NATIONAL PARK, TEL: +353
(0)64 667 0144, WWW.MUCKROSS-HOUSE.IE
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EAT: SABOR BRAZIL
A little piece of South America in the heart
of Dublin. Head chef Marco de Paulo’s
menu features a host of traditional
Brazilian dishes, including feijoada, a tasty
black bean stew served with rice.
50 PLEASANT STREET,
TEL: +353 (0)1 475 0304
STAY: BEST WESTERN ASHLING
Since reopening last year, following a
glamorous revamp, this stylish hotel near
Heuston train station has become a city-
centre favourite. Take a room on the upper
floors to enjoy spectacular views across
Dublin. Rooms from €79.
10 PARKGATE STREET, TEL: +353 (0)1 677
2324, WWW.ASHLINGHOTEL.IE
DRINK: MULLIGANS
Immortalised by James Joyce in The
Dubliners, Mulligans is an old-school
Dublin boozer, right down to the sawdust
on the floor. The Guinness is legendary,
as is the crowd, an eclectic mix of
students and hardened regulars.
8 POOLBEG STREET, TEL: + 353 (0)1 677
5582, WWW.MULLIGANS.IE
SEE: GENERAL POST OFFICE
Don’t let the name fool you: the imposing
GPO (pictured) is one of Ireland’s most
interesting and iconic buildings. Patrick
Pearse declared a republic from its steps
in Easter 1916 – bullet holes can still
be seen on the walls, while inside are
a number of small exhibits.
O’CONNELLSTREET,
TEL: +353 (0)1 705 7000
FLYTO DUBLIN FROM 77 DESTINATIONS,
INCLUDING ABERDEEN AND KRAKOW
Cork
DRINK: MUTTON LANE INN
In Cork, Murphy’s is the stout of choice.
And this atmospheric city-centre bar
– think candle lights, lanterns and dark-
panelled walls – is the perfect place to
sample a pint of the dark stuff, or just
take a break from shopping.
3 MUTTON LANE, TEL: +353 (0)21 427 3471
STAY: RIVER LEE HOTEL
Nestled on the banks of the Lee, this
sophisticated urban retreat (pictured)
combines class and convenience. Rooms
are spacious and modern, while some of
the city’s best bars and restaurants are on
nearby Washington Street. From €85.
WESTERN ROAD, TEL: +353 (0)21 425 2700,
WWW.DOYLECOLLECTION.COM
VISIT: CRAWFORD ART GALLERY
Once home to Cork Customs House,
this bright, airy building now houses one
of Ireland’s premier art collections. The
gallery features work by Jack B Yeats and
Paul Henry as well as a remarkable
selection of Greek and Roman statues.
EMMET PLACE, TEL: +353 (0)21 480 5042,
WWW.CRAWFORDARTGALLERY.IE
SEE: ENGLISH MARKET
Foodies will find themselves in seventh
heaven at Ireland’s best, and most
popular, covered market. Among the fresh
local produce on offer are Cork delicacies
such as crubeens (pigs’ feet), and tripe
and drisheens (blood sausage). Open
daily Monday to Saturday.
ENTRANCES ON PRINCES STREET, PATRICK
STREET AND THE GRAND PARADE
FLYTO CORK FROM 13 DESTINATIONS,
INCLUDING FARO (ALGARVE) AND MALAGA
IRELAND
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Gaeilge
agat?
An bhfuil
Fraincís
agat?
DO YOU SPEAK
IRISH?
DO YOU SPEAK
FRENCH?
CURRENCY EURO
POPULATION 4.2 MILLION
LANGUAGE ENGLISH & IRISH GAELIC
NUMBER CRUNCHER
1922
The year the Irish Free State (later Republic of Ireland) was established,
following the signing of the Anglo-Irish Treaty between Britain and Ireland.
OPENING JUNE 12
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2010
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Good Life Hotel Zirm
I-39050 Obereggen 27 - 1550 m - 20 km from Bolzano
Tel. +39 0471 615 755 - info@zirm.it - www.zirm.it
Situated right on the ski slopes of Ski Center
Latemar with over 50 km first class skiing fun.
The hottest spot for your skiing holidays
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Milan
EAT: JOIA
This gourmet vegetarian eatery has won
a loyal following for its avant-garde dishes
with names like “Virtue” (thin egg noodles
with cep mushrooms, courgette, lemon
and saffron foam). They also do a mean
pesto and mozzarella spaghetti.
18 VIA P CASTALDI,
TEL: +39 02 2952 2124, WWW.JOIA.IT
DRINK: LIVING LIQUEURS &
DELIGHTS
Head to this cosy bar near the Arco
della Pace monument for some stylish
aperitivo drinks. Comfy sofas and chairs
and contemporary decor make it the
perfect spot to start your night.
2 PIAZZASEMPIONE, TEL: +39 02 3310
0824, WWW.LIVINGMILANO.COM
STAY: FORESTERIA MONFORTE
Dotted with designer furniture, these two
rooms and a suite (pictured) are coloured
individually in aubergine, dauphine and
pearl grey. The Philippe Starck chairs
alone are a reason to visit this boutique
B&B, a short stroll from the fashion
district. Doubles from €150.
2 PIAZZATRICOLORE, TEL: +39 340 237
0272, WWW.FORESTERIAMONFORTE.IT
SHOP: LA RINASCENTE
Iconic department store La Rinascente
is packed with fashion, home and beauty
brands. Pick up some Armani jeans, a
Burberry trenchcoat and a few Polo shirts,
then recharge at the cutting-edge café.
PIAZZADUOMO, TEL: +39 02 885 2471,
WWW.RINASCENTE.IT
FLYTO MILAN (BERGAMO) FROM 61
DESTINATIONS, INCLUDING ROME (CIAMPINO)
Bologna
EAT: BELLE ARTI DEI FRATELLI
FAVARO
This first-class pizzeria and trattoria on
the porticoed Via delle Belle Arti features
exposed brickwork dating back to 1500.
A cosy interior is matched by speciality
fish dishes and wood-fired treats.
14 VIABELLE ARTI, TEL: +39 051 225581,
WWW.BELLEARTITRATTORIAPIZZERIA.COM
STAY: HOTEL CORONA D’ORO
As the name suggests, this former
14th-century aristocratic residence is filled
with touches of gold. The exterior looks like
part of a medieval stage set, while inside,
the elegant furnishings (pictured) and
wood-beamed ceilings make this a jewel of
a four-star. Doubles from €218.
12 VIAOBERDAN, TEL: +39 051 745 7611,
WWW.BOLOGNARTHOTELS.IT
SEE: MAMBO
Housed in a former bakery, the Modern
Art Museum of Bologna has a permanent
collection of art, alongside exhibitions.
See Francesco Jodice’s Citytellers (till 26
September), films exploring social themes
in cities like Sao Paulo and Dubai.
14 VIADON MINZONI, TEL: +39 051 649 6611,
WWW.MAMBO-BOLOGNA.ORG
DROOL: LAMBORGHINI MUSEUM
If you lust after models like the Countach
and Diablo, this museum just outside the
city is well worth a pit stop. Housed at
Lambo HQ, it’s packed with prototypes,
one-offs, classics and rare racing cars.
12 VIAMODENA, SANT’AGATABOLOGNESE,
WWW.VISIT-LAMBORGHINI.COM
FLYTO BOLOGNAFROM 35 DESTINATIONS,
INCLUDING EDINBURGH AND IBIZA
Bari
EAT: LA PIGNATA
Decorated in a homely, trattoria style, this
cosy restaurant specialises in seafood.
Expect the likes of simple fritto misto
(fried mixed seafood), followed by prawn
skewers in oyster sauce or red mullet
cooked with olives and capers.
173-175 CORSO VITTORIO EMANUELE II,
TEL: +39 080 523 2481,
WWW.RISTORANTELAPIGNATABARI.COM
DRINK: THE STUART PUB
Bari’s first ever Scottish pub opened near
the seafront in 1996 and has been winning
the (brave) hearts of punters ever since.
Speciality beers, Celtic music nights, and
the likes of “Skye crêpes” on the menu will
soon have you yearning for the Highlands.
173 VIADALMAZIA, TEL: +39 080 555 9590,
WWW.THESTUARTPUB.COM
STAY: ABATE MASSERIA
Bed down in this four-star resort
(pictured) of restored trulli buildings set
around a farmhouse. After exploring the
countryside, settle in to enjoy some fine
local cuisine in their restaurant, housed in
the old stables. Doubles from €54.
NEAR NOCI, TEL: +39 080 497 8288,
WWW.ABATEMASSERIA.IT

SEE: CASTELLO SVEVO
Looming over the cathedral and fortified
by a moat, Swabian Castle is a medieval
marvel. Built in 1132 by a Norman king,
it has withstood attacks, been used as
a prison, and now serves as an arts centre.
PIAZZAFEDERICO II DI SVEVIA,
TEL: +39 080 528 6219
FLYTO BARI FROM 21 DESTINATIONS,
INCLUDING GENOAAND LONDON (STANSTED)
ITALY
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La trippa
per favore
Il tricheco
per favore
THE TRIPE
PLEASE
THE WALRUS
PLEASE
CURRENCY EURO
POPULATION 60.2 MILLION
LANGUAGE ITALIAN
NUMBER CRUNCHER
2,000,000
The amount in euros spilt by a lorry when it crashed near Foggia
in July, sending its cargo of coins cascading across the road.
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RIADS CON ENCANTO SARL
Para más información,
puede llamar al 91 279 22 09
o escribirnos: info@riadsenmarruecos.com
RIADS CON ENCANTO
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Conozca nuestra Cadena de Riads en Marruecos.
Establecimientos con encanto, seleccionados con la garantía
del experto. Desde 3 estrellas hasta Gran Lujo.
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servicio 24 horas al día. En ella obtendrá información, consejos
sobre los establecimientos y sus distintas peculiaridades,
presupuestos, itinerarios a la medida,…etc. Además le
ofrecemos una Selección de Ofertas en vigor.
Poseemos un receptivo propio para traslados, excursiones,
circuitos al Desierto y un servicio de privatización de Riads
para familias o empresas.
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Tangier
EAT: POPULAIRE SAVEUR DE
POISSON
Tucked down the steps next to the swanky
El Minzeh Hotel, this tiny restaurant is
crammed with tables. There’s a set menu
of the freshest fish just off the boats, with
sweet couscous for dessert.
ESCALIER WALLER, OFF RUE DE LA
LIBERTE, TEL: +212 539 336326
DRINK: LES PASSAGERS DE TANGER
The wooden deck upstairs is the perfect
place for a pre-dinner glass of Moroccan
gris as you people-watch over the busy
Grand Socco square. If you can’t bear to
leave, the food is excellent, too.
4 PLACE DU 9 AVRIL, GRAND SOCCO,
TEL: +212 539 371251
STAY: LA TANGERINA
Up in the Kasbah overlooking the sea to
Spain is La Tangerina (pictured). Rooms
come in all shapes and sizes, some
overlooking the bay. Have breakfast or
laze with a book on the roof terrace, then
visit the hammam. Rooms from €45.
19 RIAD SULTAN KASBAH, TEL: +212 539
947731, WWW.LATANGERINA.COM
RELAX: DARNA
Had enough of negotiating those cobbled
medina hills? Head for the DARNA
complex, where you can shop, have lunch
or just chill out with a glass of mint tea. At
the same time, you’ll be supporting the
Women’s Association of Tangier.
RUE JULES COT/PLACE DU 9 AVRIL,
GRAND SOCCO, TEL: +212 539 947065,
WWW.DARNAMAROC.ORG
FLYTO TANGIER FROM FIVE DESTINATIONS,
INCLUDING MADRID AND MILAN (BERGAMO)
Fez
EAT: BERRADA FAMILY
RESTAURANT
Deep in the medina at Achebine, the
Berrada Family Restaurant is worth
seeking out. Can’t decide what to eat?
You’ll be led into the kitchen and tempted
with a taste of every dish: spiced onion
jam, loubia (beans), lentils, vegetables,
tagines, spit-roast chicken and kebabs.
ACHEBINE, FEZ MEDINA,
TEL: +212 662 348819
DRINK: HOTEL LES MERINIDES
Hail a red petit taxi and whizz up to the
smart Merinides Hotel on the hill above
the medina. The wide terrace boasts
fabulous views over the city, so order
a drink and toast the sunset.
BORJ NORD, TEL: +212 535 645226,
WWW.LESMERINIDES.COM
STAY: PALAIS AMANI
The new jewel in the turban is the
opulent art deco Palais Amani (pictured),
where the rooms are luxurious and the
bathrooms to swoon for. Escape to the
hammam for an invigorating massage,
then dine under the citrus trees beside
the fountain. Rooms from €150.
12 DERB EL MITER, OUED ZHOUNE, BLIDA,
TEL: +212 535 633209,WWW.PALAISAMANI.COM
TRY: HONEY SOUK
Taste the dozen or so honeys in the
Honey Souk. From medicinal euphorbia to
aromatic lavender, they’ll all sweeten up
your life. Try drizzling a mixture of fig and
carob honey over ice-cream.
KAATSMEN, OFFTALA’A KEBIRA, FEZMEDINA
FLYTO FEZ FROM 14 DESTINATIONS,
INCLUDING DUSSELDORF (WEEZE)
Marrakesh
EAT: DJEMAA EL FNA
From sunset till late, Djemaa el Fna
(pictured) sizzles with food stalls dishing
up everything from kebabs, snails and
chicken tagines to whole sheep’s heads.
Watch the chefs cook up a storm while all
around you are snake charmers, acrobats,
musicians and storytellers.
DJEMAA EL FNA, CENTRAL MEDINA
DRINK: LA MAISON ARABE BAR
La Maison Arabe Bar is just the place for a
somewhat refined drink before (or after)
dinner – think colonial atmosphere with
leather club chairs, carved wood walls and
a fireplace for those chillier evenings.
1 DERB ASSEHBE, BAB DOUKKALA, TEL:
+212 524 387010, WWW.LAMAISONARABE.COM
STAY: RIAD AL JAZIRA
With spacious rooms around the open
courtyards, its own hammam and a
swimming pool, this riad is a delight to the
senses. Relax on the roof terrace with its
360° views over the ancient medina
of Marrakesh. Doubles from €89.
8 DERB CHORFA LAKBIR, TEL: +212 524
426463, WWW.MARRAKECH-RIADS.COM
CARRIE ON: NIKKI BEACH
Head out to Nikki Beach in the palm
groves, just like the Sex and the City girls.
Here you can catch a tan on comfortable
loungers around the huge pool, sample
international cuisine and drink cocktails.
Sex on the Beach, anyone?
CIRCUIT DE LA PALMERAIE,
TEL: +212 663 519992,
WWW.NIKKIBEACH.COM/MARRAKECH
FLYTO MARRAKESH FROM 20
DESTINATIONS, INCLUDING PARIS (BEAUVAIS)
MOROCCO
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Rhalee
bizeff
THAT’S VERY
EXPENSIVE
THAT’S VERY
EARLY
CURRENCY MOROCCAN DIRHAM
POPULATION 35 MILLION
LANGUAGE MOROCCANARABIC(DARIJA),FRENCH
NUMBER CRUNCHER
527
The number of donkeys and mules
working in the Fez medina.
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RATES FROM €90 (£80 or $135)
to €150 (£135 or $225)
dependent on rooms and season.
Riad Les Hibiscus welcomes
you to a heaven of luxury and
quiet in the heart of the Medina.
Located a stone’s throw away
from the picturesque markets
of Marrakesh and the famous
Jemaa El Fna Square.
The hotel comprises a sunny
patio, a pool, a romantic rooftop
terrace with panoramic view of
the Atlas mountains, a Hammam
(Moroccan sauna) and eight
comfortable bedrooms.
All our rooms offer A/C and
heating, in-room guest safes and
riad-wide free Wifi internet.
+ 212 524 383 145
contact@riad-hibiscus.com
www.riad-hibiscus.com
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PORTO / MATOSINHOS
Hotel Tryp Porto Expo
Tel.351 22 999 00 00
tpe@solmeliaportugal.com
www.trypportoexpo.com
From 59.00€
120 rooms ,Three Stars
Transfer to/from airport
Fitness Center/pool
Near beach, Close to Ikea,
Shopping and Airport
PORTO / CENTRO
Hotel Tryp Porto Centro
Tel.351 22 519 48 00
tpc@solmeliaportugal.com
www.trypportocentro.com
From 59.00€
62 rooms, Three Stars
City center Hotel
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Porto
EAT: BAR-RESTAURANTE ALFAIATE
Whispers are spreading among Porto’s
hipsters about this lovely bar-restaurant.
An ornate, neo-Moorish exterior hides a
retro-cool interior, decorated with clothes
donated by some of the country’s leading
fashion designers. Classic Portuguese
food is given a quirky twist, yet prices
remain entirely sane.
199 RUA JOSE FALCAO 199
DRINK: SOLAR VINHO DO PORTO
Away from the commercial lodges, you
can sample port wines at this plush
18th-century villa. It offers reasonable
prices and, refreshingly, no hard sell.
After a wine-tasting, sofas offer a place to
recline gently... until the next vintage.
220 RUA DE ENTRE-QUINTAS,
TEL: +351 226 094749, WWW.IVP.PT
STAY: PARK HOTEL PORTO GAIA
Located in Vila Nova de Gaia, across the
Duoro River from Porto, Park Hotel offers
112 comfortable, soundproofed rooms
within easy distance of the important
sights. The hotel bar is the perfect place in
which to unwind after a day’s exploring.
3172 RUA DA BELGICA, TEL: +351 220
125100, WWW.PARKHOTEL.PT
BUY: LIVRARIA LELLO E IRMAO
In an age of one-click book-buying, Lello
(pictured) survives as one of the world’s
great bookshops. Stepping into its gothic
interior is like entering the alchemy lab at
Hogwarts. Coffee is sold on the first floor.
144 RUA DAS CARMELITAS,
TEL: +351 222 002037
FLYTO PORTO FROM 33 DESTINATIONS,
INCLUDING GRAN CANARIA AND VALENCIA
Lisbon
EAT: TERRA RESTAURANTE NATURAL
It’s still quite hot even at this time of year,
and the garden of the Terra vegetarian
restaurant is one of the best places in
Lisbon to eat outdoors. A famous all-in,
pile-it-high buffet offers scores of recipes
that will tempt even the most red-blooded
carnivores in your group.
15 RUA DA PALMEIRA, TEL: +351 213
421407, WWW.RESTAURANTETERRA.PT
DANCE: CLUBE FERROVIARIO
The newly opened Clube Ferroviário is fast
attracting Lisbon’s beautiful people. From
Wednesday to Sunday, it offers two rooms
with DJs and live music, together with a
terrace boasting great views of the river.
59 RUA DE SANTA APOLONIA,
TEL: +351 218 153196
STAY: YORK HOUSE
Housed in a former convent in Lapa,
York House (pictured) is a throwback to
a time of old-school Portuguese customer
service and elegance. Hidden steps lead
up to a courtyard with ancient palm trees.
Doubles from €60.
RUA DAS JANELAS VERDES, TEL: +351 213
962435, WWW.YORKHOUSELISBOA.COM
SEE: MUSEU NACIONAL DE ARTE
ANTIGA
At Portugal’s national gallery visitors can
stare in confusion at a wildly imaginative
triptych by Hieronymous Bosch, or head
to the verdant gardens overlooking the
river. Free entry on Sundays before 2pm.
RUA DAS JANELAS VERDES, TEL: +351 213
912800, WWW.MNARTEANTIGA-IPMUSEUS.PT
FLYTO FARO (ALGARVE) FROM 31
DESTINATIONS, INCLUDING CORK AND MADRID
Faro
EAT: RESTAURANTE EVARISTO
A little bit tucked away, but with its own
beach facing the sunset, there are few
more scenic places to eat grilled fish and
shellfish than at Evaristo. A chic terrace
borders the beach, where the kids can
play while the grown-ups sip vinho verde.
PRAIA DO EVARISTO, ALBUFEIRA,
TEL: +351 289 591666, WWW.EVARISTO.PT
STAY: QUINTA DA CEBOLHA
VERMELHA
This stunning bed and breakfast is what
happens when the Algarve’s climate
meets the Dutch notions of gezelligheid
and zuiverheid: heartfelt cosiness, purity
and flair. Doubles from €105.
BOLIQUEIME, TEL: +351 289 363680,
WWW.QUINTADACEBOLAVERMELHA.COM
SEE: PRAIA DO BARRIL
The Praia do Barril on Tavira island offers
not just beautiful sand but also a fun
miniature tourist train to take you there.
Its eerie Anchor Cemetery (pictured)
attests to the region’s history of tuna
fishing, a mainstay before tourism arrived.
PRAIA DO BARRIL, ILHA DE TAVIRA,
WWW.TAVIRA.PT
PLAY: PORTUGAL MASTERS 2010
Portugal is a mecca for golfers. On 14-17
October, world-leading players tee off to
compete for €3,000,000 in prize money
at the Portuguese Masters 2010. The
2009 winner was England’s Lee Westwood.
OCEANICO VICTORIA GOLF CLUB,
VILAMOURA (LOULE), ALGARVE, TEL: +351
289 310333, WWW.OCEANICOGOLF.COM
FLYTO FARO (ALGARVE) FROM 31
DESTINATIONS, INCLUDING EAST MIDLANDS
PORTUGAL
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Onde poderei
assistir a
uma noite de
flamenco?
Onde poderei
assistir a
uma noite de
fado?
CURRENCY EURO
POPULATION 10.6 MILLION
LANGUAGE PORTUGUESE
7
The number of goals scored by Portugal against North Korea at the
recent World Cup (just don’t mention the match against Spain).
WHERE CAN I SEE
SOME FLAMENCO?
WHERE CAN I SEE
SOME FADO?
NUMBER CRUNCHER
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Valencia
EAT: SORSI E MORSI
Sorsi E Morsi’s menu heaves with the best
array of pasta and deliciously rich sauce
combos in town. Head here at lunchtime
for the economical two-course menu
(€9.80), or upgrade to the executive
menu (€14) if you fancy a helping of
tiramisu to round off your meal.
11 CALLE DOCTOR SERRANO, TEL: +34
963 225543, WWW.SORSIEMORSI.COM
DRINK: TETERIA LATE
A popular early-evening haunt in the
student district of Benimaclet where mint
teas and mojitos refresh a friendly crowd.
Try to coincide a visit with the monthly
appearance of belly dancer Nur L Sabbah.
See blog for exact dates.
37 CALLE BENICARLO, BEHIND AVENIDA
PRIMADO REIG, TEL: +34 961 338947,
WWW.TETERIALATE.BLOGSPOT.COM
STAY: PURPLE NEST HOSTEL
One of two colourful hostels belonging
to the same group, the Purple Nest (the
other being Red) is slightly larger with
a pool table and bar on the ground floor.
Doubles from €24.
5 PLAZA DE TETUAN, TEL: +34 963
532561, WWW.NESTHOSTELSVALENCIA.COM
SEE: PARQUE DE CABECERA
Located at the north-east tip of the dried-
out riverbed known as the Jardínes del
Turia (Turia Gardens), this park (pictured)
is a lush expanse of picnic-friendly slopes
and pedalo-friendly lakes.
ACCESS FROM AVENIDA ESCRITOR PIO
BAROJA OR VIA THE TURIA GARDENS
FLYTO VALENCIA FROM 31 DESTINATIONS,
INCLUDING BRISTOLAND TRAPANI (SICILY)
Malaga
EAT: GORKI
Created over 20 years ago by two friends,
this small chain of tapas bars now
exports the gems of Andalusian finger
food as far afield as Madrid. Of the five
establishments across the region, this
bustling branch behind Calle Marqués de
Larios is the first and the best.
6 CALLE STRACHAN,
TEL: +34 952 221466, WWW.GORKI.ES
DRINK: CASINO
With over 30 varieties of gin on offer, this
plush little drinking hole near the cathedral
is the place to head for a superior gin and
tonic with all the trimmings.
4 CALLE PEDRO DE TOLEDO,
TEL: +34 952 220106
STAY: HOTEL VENECIA
With its vintage decor, unparalleled
position between the sea and the city
centre and super-helpful staff, the
three-star Hotel Venecia is a cut above
the rest. There’s also free wi-fi in every
room. Doubles from €65.
9 ALAMEDA PRINCIPAL, TEL: +34 952
213636, WWW.HOTELVENECIAMALAGA.COM
SEE: LA CONCEPCION BOTANICAL
GARDENS
One of the most dramatic botanical
gardens in Europe (pictured), this huge
collection of exotic plants and trees
spreads out across the hills above Malaga.
Head to the Mirador for the best view.
3 CAMINO DEL JARDIN BOTANICO,
TEL: +34 952 252148,
WWW.LACONCEPCION.MALAGA.EU
FLYTO MALAGA FROM 44 DESTINATIONS,
INCLUDING PISA(FLORENCE) AND WROCLAW
Barcelona
EAT: INOPIA
The brainchild of Catalan chef Albert
Adrià – brother of El Bulli’s Ferran Adrià
– this modern-style tapas bar offers
culinary perfection without the ceremony.
Try and get here before nine or you’ll be
ceremoniously queuing round the block.
104 CALLE TAMARIT, TEL: +34 934
245231, WWW.BARINOPIA.COM
DRINK: LA PENULTIMA
This shabby-chic bar has just celebrated
its fifth anniversary but it looks like it’s
been around longer: time-worn furniture,
wallpaper and artworks create a lived-in
effect that attracts a bohemian crowd.
40 CALLE RIERA ALTA, EL RAVAL,
WWW.MYSPACE.COM/LAPENU
STAY: HOTEL CIUTAT VELLA
Set up camp in one of the 40 rooms then
invade the historic El Raval district on
your doorstep. The city’s colossal modern
arts museum is a few steps away if
you want a contemporary twist to your
incursion. Doubles from €110.
66 CALLE TALLERS, TEL: +34 934 813799,
WWW.HOTELCIUTATVELLA.COM
ASCEND: TELEFERIC DE
MONTJUIC
Take a cable car (pictured) over the
Barceloneta peninsula and get the best
view of Port Vell and (on a clear day)
Antonio Gaudí’s towering masterpiece
La Sagrada Família. Its three stops include
Parc Montjuïc, Mirador and Castle. Adult
return: €9; children (4-12 years): €6.50.
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REUS)FROM70 DESTINATIONS, INCLUDING LILLE
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London
EAT: 2VENETI
2Veneti (pictured) is a romantic slice of
Venice in London’s West End. Once you’ve
made your way through starters like
courgette hearts stuffed with mozzarella,
I dare you not to swoon when you try the
duck in bigoli pasta: the phrase “melt-in-
the-mouth” has never been more apt.
10 WIGMORE STREET, TEL: +44 (0)20 7637
0789, WWW.2VENETI.COM
SEE: THE BATHHOUSE
Mixing fin de siècle decor with naughty
cabaret stylings, this restaurant/burlesque
theatre is accessed via an old Turkish
bathhouse, where you’ll witness some very
Victorian passion. In fact, order the Victorian
Passion cocktail to get into the spirit.
7BISHOPSGATE CHURCHYARD,TEL: +44(0)20
7920 9207, WWW.THEBATHHOUSEVENUE.COM
STAY: HOTEL INDIGO
Located between London Bridge and the
City of London is this new 46-bedroom
boutique hotel. The Square Mile Kitchen
and Lounge offers a relaxing dining
experience. Doubles from £162.
142 MINORIES, TEL: +44 (0)20 7265 1014,
WWW.HOTELINDIGO.COM
CONVENE: SAVOY TRUFFLE CLUB
The acclaimed Savoy Truffle Club is
participating in the London Restaurant
Festival (4-18 October) with a five-night
pop-up gig on 13-17 October. At £65 a head,
diners at the speakeasy-like gathering will
enjoy a menu from top chef Gavin Billenness.
WWW.SAVOYTRUFFLESUPPERCLUB.COM
FLYTO LONDON (GATWICK, LUTON AND
STANSTED) FROM OVER 100 DESTINATIONS
ACROSS THE RYANAIR NETWORK
Manchester
EAT: NING
The relaxing interior of Ning encourages
quiet delectation as you work their way
through some devilishly addictive starters
– try the fantastic soft-shell crabs, and
then try not to order more! Want to create
the same dishes at home? Executive
chef Norman Musa conducts courses in
Oriental cuisine (pictured).
92-94 OLDHAM STREET, NORTHERN
QUARTER, TEL: +44 (0)161 238 9088,
WWW.NINGCATERING.COM
DRINK: KEKO MOKU
Serving cocktails as volcanic as the
islands it pays tribute to, Keko Moku is
an always-busy tiki bar where everyone
is your mate, the music is energising and
the party goes on, and on, and on...
100 HIGH STREET, NORTHERN QUARTER,
TEL: +44 (0)161 832 4529
STAY: SACO APARTMENTS
These central, well-appointed serviced
apartments will not only make you feel at
home, but are a perfect launchpad to the
city for the longer-staying visitor, or family.
5 PICCADILLY PLACE, TEL: +44 (0)161 242
5440, WWW.SACOAPARTMENTS.CO.UK
GO SEE: GOSEETHIS.COM
Manchester is a hive of creativity and
culture, and without knowing where to
look, you’re bound to miss something.
Stay ahead of the game by logging on
to Goseethis.com, which collates events
from opera to indie, Shakespeare to
stand-up. Online ticket purchases can also
be made, so it’s your one-stop shop.
WWW.GOSEETHIS.COM
FLYTOMANCHESTERFROMDUBLIN
Edinburgh
EAT: CAFE ST HONORE
Beautifully recreating the atmosphere of
a Parisian café, St Honoré nevertheless
reflects its Scottishness through its ever-
rotating menu, sourced exclusively from
local producers. Drop in for a light lunch
between noon and 2.15pm, or settle in for
a leisurely dinner from the à la carte menu.
34 NORTH WEST THISTLE STREET LANE,
TEL: +44 (0)131 226 2211,
WWW.CAFESTHONORE.COM
DRINK: BRAMBLE BAR
Bramble bar (pictured) combines a
trendy, underground-style interior with
furniture seemingly pilfered from a posh
gentlemen’s club. The elaborate cocktail
menu is world class.
16A QUEEN STREET, TEL: +44 (0)131 226
6343, WWW.BRAMBLEBAR.CO.UK
STAY: FREDERICK HOUSE HOTEL
Sitting pretty among the Georgian
architecture of Edinburgh’s New Town is
this modestly priced 45-bedroom hotel,
just a few minutes’ walk from famous
Princes Street. Doubles from £25.
42 FREDERICK STREET, TEL: +44 (0)131
226 1999, WWW.TOWNHOUSEHOTELS.CO.UK
SEE: GREYFRIARS BOBBY
Bobby was a Skye Terrier who worked
with a nightwatchman called John Gray.
When Gray died in 1858, the little dog kept
a lonely vigil by his grave for a full 14 years.
Buy some tissues and pay tribute to this
loyal dog at his memorial statue.
CORNEROFCANDLEMAKERROWANDGEORGE
IVBRIDGE, WWW.GREYFRIARSBOBBY.CO.UK
FLYTOEDINBURGHFROM40DESTINATIONS,
INCLUDING MALTA (LUQA) AND OSLO (TORP)
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POPULATION 62 MILLION
LANGUAGE ENGLISH
NUMBER CRUNCHER
14,000
The number of journeys made during the
new “Boris Bike”initiative’s first weekend.
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asaltos.com, the Spanish company
specializing in gentlemen’s
footwear designed to increase the
wearer’s stature, has joined forces
with the online sales portal, Amazon, in order
to increase its activity in Europe. The company,
founded in Seville 15 years ago, hopes to increase
its business on the continent by a factor of five
within two years. The agreement is already
underway in the United Kingdom and Germany,
and will be extended to other countries over the
next few months.
Masaltos.com is the first Spanish company
of its kind to meet all of the requirements set
by the world’s leading e-business site. These are
guarantees related to the viability of the company
wishing to sell on Amazon, as well as the quality,
authenticity, uniqueness and variety of its
products, their attractiveness to consumers, etc.
The company chose Amazon as a sales channel
because of “its leadership and reliability”,
according to Andres Ferreras, general manager
and founder of www.masaltos.com. “Amazon
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receive a good rating from customers, who
use a meter to score the product’s quality and
availability, ability to meet expectations, reliable
delivery and simple handling of any returns,
among other things. Although it would probably
be simpler to sell through other portals, we feel
very comfortable with Amazon.”
The www.masaltos.com shoes allow men
to “grow” by up to 7 centimeters thanks to a
wedge-shaped insole hidden inside. Furthermore,
this footwear is manufactured using a special last
meaning the show has space for the insole while
also holding the wearer’s foot snugly, facilitating
movement and contributing to good circulation.
Experienced chiropodists and orthopedic
surgeons participate in their design.
The Seville firm has carried out the
administrative process in record time, and it
now offers on this website around 100 different
models of shoe, starting at 90 Euros.
Great Britain and, particularly, Germany are
countries with a growing demand for this kind
of shoe. In fact, www.masaltos.com already
has more than 15,000 customers there. Its
incorporation into the Amazon sales channel
will allow it to enlarge its market quickly and at
a reasonable cost. The other great resource that
Amazon’s business model offers is anonymous
purchasing with home delivery, cornerstones of
the Sevillian company’s success.
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RYANAIR’S CUSTOMER
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Ryanair is committed to publishing its customer
service statistics each month, which showed again
in June that Ryanair is No. 1 for customer service
and the most punctual airline in Europe, beating
easyJet every week since 2003.
CUSTOMER SERVICE STATISTICS
JUNE 2010 (42,000 FLIGHTS)
On-time flights 84%
Complaints per 1,000 pax 0.71
Baggage complaints per 1,000 pax 0.31
Complaints answered
within seven days 99%
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ENHANCEMENTS
ONLINE CHECK IN AND PRIORITY BOARDING
All passengers now check-in online using Ryanair’s
Check’N’Go service up to 15 days prior to flight
departure, making it easier than ever before to avoid
airport check-in queues. The Online Check-in system
is now available in 10 languages, so it’s never been
easier to avoid airport queues and check-in from the
comfort of your own home.
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time you fly.
THE MOST PUNCTUAL
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The latest published on-time statistics of the Association
of European Airlines for 2009 again prove that Ryanair is
the No. 1 on-time major airline in Europe.
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MAJOR AIRLINE IN EUROPE*
AIRLINE RANKING %
Ryanair 1 93
Lufthansa 2 85
Air France 3 83
British Airways 3 83
Aer Lingus 4 82
Iberia 5 70
easyJet 6 RTP
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per 1,000 passengers
Ryanair 1 0.36
Lufthansa 2 11
British Airways 3 16
TAP 4 17
Air France 5 19
easyJet RTP
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Aviation accounts for just 2% of CO2
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(26%) or road transport (18%)
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their bit by flying with Europe’s greenest
and cleanest airline. Since 1998 Ryanair has
invested over $10bn in new aircraft and now
operates the youngest most fuel efficient
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recently confirmed by the Dutch Consumer
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143 RYANAIRMAGAZINE
TRAVEL ADAPTOR
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ARMANI CODE MAN
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75ml
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VERSACE POUR HOMME
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PACO RABANNE 1 MILLION
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DOLCE & GABBANA
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50ml
€37.00
CAROLINA HERRERA 212
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€33.00
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€21.00
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A complete routine including Hydra Zen Neurocalm
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Ambiaty extract, with a soft and melting texture and no oily effect. 50ml
€35.00
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151 RYANAIRMAGAZINE
GIVENCHY MAKEUP PALETTE
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€36.00
GIVENCHY PHENOMEN’EYES MASCARA
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€19.00
GIVENCHY LASH PEARLS
This liquid dots on to the end of your lashes and dries
to form tiny little sparkly jewels on your lash tips!
€20.00
GIVENCHY PRISMISSIME MAT & GLOW
Nine different colours in a single palette for a radiant,
luminous complexion!
€25.00
NEW
LANCÔME MINERAL BRONZER
Enhances your skin with a sun-kissed colour and keeps the
skin hydrated, comfortable and smooth for more than 8 hrs.
€28.00
NEW
LANCÔME ABSOLU VOYAGE PALETTE
Enjoy the Best of Lancôme make-up in an all-in-one
palette with a choice of nude and harmonious shades.
€41.00
GIVENCHY LASH PEARLS
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€20.00
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153 RYANAIRMAGAZINE
NEW
BOURJOIS SMOKY EYES BROWN 3 PACK
For the ultimate smoky look try our iconic eye-shadow
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Fine, soft and blendable for a luminous result there’s also
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€19.00
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glow, and our Gloss Menthol for a cool breath sensation.
€21.00
NEW
BOURJOIS 1001 LASHES MASCARA
Intensify your eyes with this must-have mascara. The
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eye rim and the black tip creates impact to the lash lines.
€16.00
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€21.00
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BOURJOIS SO LAQUE NAILS TRENDY
Dress your nails in vinyl for maximum shine for up to seven
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YSL ALL FOR EYES
The winning trio to obtain a glamorous, intense and
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YSL FRENCH MANUCURE
A clever duo of portable pens particularly easy to use,
for instantly well-manicured, smooth and glossy nails.
€31.00
YSL PARISIENNE
The perfume of ultra femininity, warmed by the touch
of the man who embraced her. 50ml
€50.00
YSL TOP SECRETS
A brand new technique in skincare, inspired by the
beauty secrets of top models and professionals.
€36.00
YSL MASCARA VOLUME EFFET FAUX CILS
Yves Saint Laurent’s best-selling mascara, indipensable
for a deep look without a hint of artifice.
€23.00
YSL RADIANT TOUCH
A travel pen-brush to add a touch of radiance to
your skin anytime of the day.
€23.00
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157 RYANAIRMAGAZINE
MISS DIOR CHERIE L’EAU
Orange essence, a gardenia accord and white musk
give this fresh and sparkling floral composition a
sensuality as joyful as the promise of happiness. 50ml
€48.00
FAHRENHEIT TRAVEL KIT
All the elegance of Dior’s masculine fragrance in an
exclusive travel-sized set, that features Fahrenheit Eau de
Toilette Spray 50ml and a 25g Stick Deodorant as a gift.
€43.00
LES PARFUMS
Includes Miss Dior Chérie, Dolce Vita Eau de Toilette,
J’adore, Hypnotic Poison Eau de Parfum and Dior
Addict 2 Eau de Toilette in an elegant case.
€39.00
DIOR ADDICT LIP MAXIMIZER
This all-in-one formula offers the radiance of a gloss and
the effectiveness of a balm. The lips are smooth, luscious on
application, moisturized and plumped-up in just two weeks.
€25.00
J’ADORE
The fluid curves of the emblematic bottle give rise to
the opulence of a fruity-floral bouquet – a fresh accord
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€62.00
NEW
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Convenient and elegant, for an instant shimmering and
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159 RYANAIRMAGAZINE
NEW
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€32.00
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BECKHAM SIGNATURE
STORY FOR HER
50ml
€28.00
VINTAGE BY KATE MOSS
50ml
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FRAGRANCE ATOMISER
€10.00
BOSS ORANGE
50ml
€38.00
GIVENCHY VERY IRRESISTIBLE
50ml & 15ml
€39.00
JEAN-PAUL GAULTIER
MA DAME
50ml
€47.00
JEAN-PAUL GAULTIER
CLASSIQUE
50ml
€47.00
VIVA LA JUICY
50ml
€43.00
LACOSTE LOVE OF PINK
50ml
€34.00
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50ml
€27.00
STELLA NUDE
50ml
€40.00
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HALLE BY HALLE BERRY
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FRAGRANCE ATOMISER
€10.00
DIESEL SHE UNLIMITED
50ml
€34.00
VERSACE VERSENSE
50ml
€45.00
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CAROLINA HERRERA 212 SEXY
30ml
€29.00
COUTURE BY KYLIE
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€22.00
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PAUL SMITH EXTREME LADIES
50ml
€24.50
EMPORIO ARMANI DIAMONDS
50ml
€39.00
GIORGIO ARMANI CODE LADY
50ml
€40.00
DOLCE & GABBANA – THE ONE
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crisps and a mini mars!
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SAILE & SABGA GOURMET
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CAPPUCCINO, TEA & COFFEE
€3.00
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SAILE & SABGA
PREMIUM WINES
A choice of either
red Merlot or white
Chardonnay. 18.7cl
€5.95
BEER
(selection
available)
€4.50
Beer, Wine & Spirits
SOFT DRINKS & JUICES
(selection available) 150ml
€1.80
BRITVIC J20
(two flavours
available) 275ml
€2.50
WATER
500ml
€3.00
5 HR ENERGY
SHOT
€3.00
RED BULL
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