Today: Aim high in London. At the Berkeley Hotel in Knightsbridge, a "secret garden" has transformed the rooftop pool area with wild lavender, birch trees, a lawn, Green & Spring beauty treatments and picnic baskets; until September (the-berkeley.co.uk). Meanwhile, in East London, iconic Italian films are being screened on top of the Queen of Hoxton tonight and tomorrow night (disaronnofacebook.com/filmseries).
This week: Amanresorts opens its newest address in Turkey. Amanruya opens in Bodrum on Monday, with 36 stylish cottages, each with a private pool and garden (amanresorts.com). Meanwhile, culinary capital Copenhagen celebrates its gastronomic credentials with a food festival, which starts on Friday, until 28 August (copenhagencooking.com).
In the diary: Vietnam will become easier to reach this winter, with new Vietnam Airlines flights from Gatwick. And now rail travel in Vietnam can now be booked in the UK. See internationalrail.com