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In person

August 1st, 2010
Image www.photolibrary.com, Getty Images Vito De Luca Vito De Luca is one of the founder members of Aeroplane, the electronic disco duo who’ve become a firm favourite on the club circuit. On the eve of the release of debut album We Can’t Fly De Luca has become a solo [...]

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In out

August 1st, 2010
Image Alamy Café culture: Jenny McNeely samples the ritual refreshments of London, Vienna and Madrid LONDON Le Chandelier 161 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, www.lechandelier.co.uk The English are renowned for their tea-drinking proclivities, but stewed pots of Earl Grey and limp salmon-paste sandwiches are a thing of the past. Afternoon tea has become chic, and [...]

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IN VOGUE

August 1st, 2010
Stéphanie Duval gives us the inside scoop on the latest trends from planet fashion Ultimate undies Belgian design duo team up with Marie Jo lingerie Belgian lingerie label Marie Jo L’Aventure has launched a series of collaborations with external designers by inviting duo AF Vandevorst to create a capsule collection for [...]

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Shining example

August 1st, 2010
Petra Wadström doesn’t wax poetic about the potential of her patented, solar-powered water purification invention. Instead, with typical Scandinavian understatement, this Stockholm entrepreneur lets the facts speak for themselves: one in eight people in the world has no regular access to safe drinking water, which is [...]

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My Vilnius

August 1st, 2010
Images Alamy, Getty Images Founder of Foje, one of Lithuania’s most successful bands, Andrius Mamontova still loves his home town. The singer, actor and producer tells Robin McKelvie why summer is a great time to visit this increasingly cosmopolitan capital Vilnius is a quirky, charming and enchanting city where touches of magic await [...]

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Indulge

August 1st, 2010
Dine in style at two gourmet restaurants on the Brussels Airlines network Pastificio San Lorenzo ROME 196 Via Tiburtina, tel. +39 06 9727 3519, www.pastificiocerere.com The Eternal City never ceases to amaze, and this new restaurant behind Rome’s bustling Termini station is a perfect example. In an enterprising endeavour, what was once a pasta [...]

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In the diary

August 1st, 2010
From vintage at Goodwood to stunt-flying in Budapest, August starts here Text Stephanie Tanizar Images Andreas von Einsiedel and Sam Erickson 13-15 London Vintage at Goodwood Festival A fusion of music, fashion and design, and an unabashed celebration of great British creativity this festival will feature runway shows, a specially [...]

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In Africa

August 1st, 2010
Text Katie Dixon and Matthew Priest Images www.photolibrary.com, Callan Cohen (www.birdingafrica.com) Are safaris an East African invention? Certainly the term is derived from the Swahili word for a long journey, and the archetypical trip takes travellers out across the Serengeti and into the habitat of some of the most impressive beasts [...]

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Sea The Truth

August 1st, 2010
Images Dos Winkel Eco-warrior Dos Winkel started his diving and underwater photography career 26 years ago, and he has observed reefs depleting, mangroves disappearing and fish vanishing at a frightening rate. With the world facing the prospect of fishless oceans by 2050, he talks to Richard Bence about what can be [...]

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Cool cuisine

August 1st, 2010
Images Getty Images, Heidi Fuller-love As the August heat hits the boardwalks and cobblestones of our favourite Brussels Airlines destinations, Heidi Fuller-love seeks out Europe’s most refreshing food and drink – and the hottest places to sample them The forests are crammed with shade-seeking crowds and the beaches are packed with [...]

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In gear

August 1st, 2010
Lisa Curtiss previews three sleek new launches, notes the US F1 Team’s inglorious end and takes the new Alfa Romeo for a spin Rover raring to go New spec Range Rover is cleaner and leaner   Land Rover’s iconic Range Rover gets a new super-powerful 4.4-litre V8 diesel engine, 8-speed auto transmission, Terrain Response enhancements and more [...]

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In Bed

August 1st, 2010
We seek out where to sleep in style on the Brussels Airlines network. This month: Berlin and Copenhagen The Nimb COPENHAGEN 5 Bernstorffsgade, tel. +45 8870 0000, www.nimb.dk After a few hours spent walking around the Danish capital – now home to the ‘World’s Best Restaurant’, Noma – you may find yourself in [...]

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In session

August 1st, 2010
Matt Bochenski rounds up the best films, music and books heading your way this month The A-Team Director Joe Carnahan Starring Liam Neeson, Jessica Biel, Quinton Jackson, Bradley Cooper Prefer CG effects and big-budget mayhem over simple things like plot and character? Just like cigar-chomping Hannibal Smith, you’ll love it now this plan – [...]

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Oh, Brother!

August 1st, 2010
Image Getty Images Handcrafted by monks, Belgium’s Trappist beers are among the finest in the world. Ryan Millar goes on a brewing pilgrimage Beer is, to quote Benjamin Franklin, “proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.” And if he was as right about that as he was [...]

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A walk on the wild the side

August 1st, 2010
Image Getty Images Far removed from the mega-resorts and sunburnt package tourists, Mallorca’s ancient mountain trails reveal the natural beauty of Spain’s largest island. James Litston follows the Dry Stone Way They certainly built things to last in the olden days,” comments my friend Alex as we pause for breath during our [...]

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