This Thursday sees the opening of ABode Manchester (abodehotels .co.uk), the latest in the collection of lifestyle hotels from hotelier Andrew Brownsword and two-Michelin-starred chef Michael Caines.
Get the inside track on art while you're travelling the world with the new Art in the City guides (artinthecityguides.com). The first editions uncover where you can find the art scenes in London and Paris. Price £9.99.
Still on art, Eurostar has unveiled Station Masters, the world's first interactive digital art gallery, in its departure lounge at St Pancras International. Take a pew at a touch-screen table to access some of the nation's best-loved works of art.
Go on an all-inclusive week's holiday in Hungary for €308 per person, based on two sharing, with one child under 14 staying free and a second getting a 50 per cent discount. The break is at the three-star Danubius Hotel Marina (danubiushotels.com). Flights extra.