Globejotter: The latest news and views from the world of travel
Sunday 22 August 2010
The Fullerton Bay Hotel in Singapore, which opened in July, has just launched its new rooftop bar, called Lantern. Go to fullertonbayhotel.com
Keep your precious new iPad safe from sea and sand with Aquapac's new case, which comes with a shoulder strap. Price £25. Go to aquapac.net
To mark its 40th birthday, Insight Guides is launching a new series of luxury pocket-sized books entitled "Select". Price £9.99. Go to insightguides.com
Gloucester Cathedral is the setting for Crucible, a major exhibition of contemporary sculpture, from 1 September. Go to crucible2010.co.uk
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