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Tips and deals of the week: The Ampersand, Libretto journals and Sydney Crave food festival


The hotel

The Ampersand unveils its bold prints and colours in South Kensington, London when it opens on Wednesday. Ampersandhotel.com

The journal

Libretto’s travel journals feature covers bearing prints by Christian Lacroix, Orla Kiely, the New York Times and more. Libretto-group.com

The festival

Visit Sydney in October to indulge in its month-long Crave food festival, with over 500 events throughout the city. Cravesydney.com