Singapore's Food Festival, Arctic Reindeer Migration, and a literary London hotel: Travel agenda

Where to go and what to know

1. Bedtime story

The Library is a new literary-themed private members' club and six-room hotel on St Martin's Lane in London. The bar and bedrooms have already launched, with a gym and restaurant, The Kitchen is due to follow on 24 September. Expect upcycled furniture and special events.

lib-rary.com

2. Quick fix

Brittany Ferries is offering two-day city breaks from Portsmouth to the French port of Le Havre for £76pp. The cruise-and-stay packages are available to foot passengers and include a night's accommodation – leaving enough time to take a swim in the Les Bains des Docks lido, shop in Les Docks Vauban and eat in the Quartier St-François.

bit.ly/CruiseandStay

3. Taste test

Singapore Food Festival is celebrating its 20th anniversary from now to 20 July with an array of dining experiences that reflect the city-state's diverse food culture. Sample restaurants such as Samy's Curry or take part in special events, including the BBQ by the Beach on 18/19 July.

yoursingapore.com

4. Pit stop

The SkyTeam Lounge at Heathrow's Terminal 4 has opened to economy passengers – in addition to first and business travellers. A one-off walk-up fee of £25pp will be charged for access to free Wi-Fi, food and drinks, PlayStation games consoles, newspapers and more. Find it opposite Gate 10.

skyteam.com

5. Rock on

The inaugural Umbria Rock festival takes place in Massa Martana from 1-3 August, with a cross-generational line-up that includes Paul Weller, Basement Jaxx, Peter Hook & The Light, Kaiser Chiefs, Courteeners and The Cribs. A three-day pass costs €124.

umbriarockfestival.com

6. In flights

This week, easyJet put on sale a range of new routes as part of its winter schedule. On 29 October, Glasgow gets connected with Morocco's most beautiful city, Marrakech. On 3 February next year, a link starts from Edinburgh to Madeira. Flights to the Atlantic island from Manchester begin on 14 February. All these flights are twice-weekly.

easyjet.com

7. Free rein

The new "Arctic Reindeer Migration" tour from Taber Holidays travels through northern Norway, following hundreds of migrating reindeer. The four-night journey includes accommodation in Olderdalen at the Lyngen Lodge for £1,645pp, with flights until the end of September.

taberhols.co.uk

8. Case study

Fashion label Ted Baker has released its first line of luggage. The "Take Flight" range comes in three sizes (carry-on, medium and large) with sturdy black or turquoise shells for women, emblazoned in the brand's signature floral motifs. The men's range comes in glossy black or blue. From £250.

tedbaker.com/uk

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