Tips and deals of the week: Q-BOPZ speaker, SoCo Hotel and the Sculpture by the Sea Aarhus biennial

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The kit

Q-BOPZ is a new portable Bluetooth speaker for MP3 players, smartphones and tablets. It can be used up to 10m away and plays for up to seven hours via rechargeable batteries. £29.99 (

The hotel

The SoCo Hotel has brought a flavour of Miami Beach to Barbados. With an Art Deco design, the hotel – just south of Bridgetown – has 24 rooms, a waterfront restaurant, spa treatments and a pool (

The event

The Sculpture by the Sea Aarhus biennial returns to eastern Denmark on Saturday. Throughout June, 60 sculptures from around the world will take up residence on the city's beach (