As the world awaits Blade Runner 2049... we revisit an LA icon from its past
In San Francisco They Take Coffee Seriously
Probably not the best time to ask for Decaf
Manchester International Festival
At the Manchester international festival everything is original, from legendary brit band New Order as you’ve never seen them, to an opera for babies
Renon, Bali, Indonesia
Most people visiting the paradise island of Bali shimmy straight through its capital, Denpasar, making a beeline for the palm-tree fringed tourist ghettos of Sanur, Seminyak and Kuta that spill out from Greater Denpasar. To bypass this culturally rich capital, where simple Balinese traditions coexist with the city’s modernising moves, is a rookie traveller error. Originally a centre of the Badung Kingdom, Denpasar may be a later bloomer (it wasn’t made capital until 1958) but its surprising wealth of monuments, temples and museums ensure tourists aren’t short-changed on the heritage front. One of the city’s most iconic landmarks,...
Following a hugely successful 11th edition of Art Dubai, fair director Myrna Ayad explains why it’s a cultural marker for the city “Art Dubai is a product of its environment. Our city is home to over 200 nationalities, and so with 93 galleries from 44 countries here last month, I felt the 2017 programme really reflected that. It’s now recognised as a leading event in the international art calendar. “One of the things I love about it most is it’s opportunity for dialogue. If you’re looking to buy art, then here you you can...
Hotel D’Angleterre, Copenhagen, Denmark
The Hotel D’Angleterre is part of the furniture in Copenhagen. Absolutely central to city life – it’s across the road from the Royal Opera House, a five-minute walk from the colourful waterfront buildings of Nyhavn and around the corner from Strøget, the largest pedestrianised shopping street in the world. Prime real estate. The building alone is worthy of its fine reputation – even the Lego version found in the lobby is impressive – and the 92 rooms and suites offer a combination of traditional luxury and contemporary touches that many, similarly historic, hotels often get wrong. Our advice...
Starry Nights and a Sleeping Volcano
Russian photographer Boris Dmitriev faced wild animals, impossible terrain and a freezing climate to deliver a collection of nightscapes that show the Russian countryside to a cosmic backdrop