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5 amazing restaurants in Seville

Fargo is a ‘slow food/farm to table place’ offering ‘100% homemade menu depending on the season and the market’ and prefer ‘organic, fresh, small scale local products’. Arrieros is up in the Sierra hills and is simple, rustic chic. The food is country homely style and incredible. Albarama is modern, clever cooking. Every dish tastes…

Seeing the sights of Copenhagen: The Rundetarn; Nyhavn; Amalienborg Slot; Marmorkirken

We had a day in Copenhagen recently and all these sights are within walking distance from one another. The Rundetarn is the historic Round Tower and gives great views of the city; Nyhavn is the infamous and colourful canalside strip; Amalienborg Slot is a grand cobbled square surrounded by four rococo palaces (their Queen lives here!); and the Marmorkirken is an impressive marble church.

High heeling it at Le Bar at Le Grand Intercontinental and the restaurant Drouant, Paris

We decided to go ‘out-out’ in the rather grand neighbourhood of Paris called Opera, so-called because of the magnificent Old Opera House that dominates it. Le Grand Intercontinental hotel sits beside this beauty. We started this rather extravagant evening at Le Bar, followed by a meal at the Drouant, just a stroll away.

The two best churches in Paris: Saint-Chapelle and Sacre-Coeur

Whatever your faith, churches are really rather lovely to wander round. Two of our favourites in Paris are Saint-Chapelle, with its awesome (in the true meaning of the word) stain-glass windows, and Sacre-Coeur, standing only second in height to the Eiffel Tower like the gleaming white ‘sacred heart’ it is intended to be