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So you’re off to New York City. What are you going to spend your money on? The food? The drinks? The attractions? No matter what you want out of the experience, a goal all people share is to find the right hotel – a place that is comfortable or luxurious, intimate or full of life.

And while the city has tons of places to choose from, there are certainly a select few that really deliver just a little more than what you would expect.

Here are the hotels we think deserve your attention.

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For the seventh consecutive year, Moscow has been named as the city with the world’s most expensive hotels for business travellers, ahead of Geneva, Zurich and Paris.

According to The Telegraph, the average hotel room rate in Moscow from January to June this year was £261, compared to £228 in Geneva and £220 in Zurich.

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In Part 2 of our special ’10 under 10’ series (click here for part one), we offer more advice to those of you who are living the good life with their children.  Opening their minds to possibilities is one of the greatest gifts you can give, and in some cases you can tack on a great experience or vacation onto it yourself.

Without further ado…

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Were you a kid who had it all?  Did you often dream of an adolescent paradise yet never quite got there? Either way, it doesn’t matter – you’re old now.  But for those who have kids or are looking forward to having them, you have the chance now to give them the world.

Before the stress of life takes over, before technology consumes them and before they are completely out of your control, these following trips may give them a childhood to hold onto.

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A NASA spacecraft called “Juno” launched on a mission to Jupiter on Sunday.

It marks one of the American space agency’s most ambitious missions and will attempt to discover the secrets behind the largest planet in the solar system.

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Why book a taxi when you can ride your luggage to work or the airport?

A new ‘Micro Luggage Scooter’, which allows the user to ride their luggage to work or the airport, could deliver a welcome end to mad dashes for trains, planes and buses, according to its creators.

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Design

It’s not every day you get to go on a holiday. Perhaps it’s even been years since you’ve ripped yourself away from your hometown. Or maybe you are a seasoned traveler that gets away every chance you get, but it still never feels like it’s enough. Either way, if you are currently planning a trip, you probably deserve it and should get going as soon as possible.

But before you pull out that ratty and abused old bag that has been gathering dust in your closet, consider an update that will be a little more stylish, probably more useful and definitely more with the times.

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A married couple from the UK are about to embark on the road trip of a lifetime – for the second time.

Robert Douglas and his wife Lynne are about to set off on a a four-month, 30,000 mile trip from their hometown of Barnsley in England to New Zealand.

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Dining

We all have grocery stores, supermarkets and gourmet food stores around us to go to on a daily basis. And sure, we’re satisfied with what our stores have to offer – our essential cans of soups, boxes of cereal, chips, milk etc. and so forth.

But there are food stores, and then there are FOOD STORES – ambitious and incredible destinations that feature world-class restaurant quality produce, meats, fish, pastries and much more.

Next time you’re taking a world tour and taking in inspiration for your eyes, ears, and touch, don’t forget to give yourself a feast for the belly. Here are some places you can’t afford to miss.

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Entertainment

Before multi-million dollar endorsements. Before Tiger Woods-scale scandals. Golf was just a game between man and nature, played with sticks and a ball.

There is indeed something majestic and romantic about the sport, and countless golfing legends, renowned architects and the wealthiest developers have endeavored around the world to create magnificent golf courses to humble all that have come before.

But which are the top places you may want to visit before you die? Check these out …

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