The doors at The James hotel in New York are open. The stylish, homely hotel is in the heart of Soho and features an urban garden and rooftop pool ( jameshotels.com).
Enjoy an inside view of the West Country: the Devon Open Studios even continues until 19 September and invites visitors to enjoy the work of artists around the county inside their homes and studios ( devonartistnetwork.co.uk). And in Peru, the international Latin American gastronomic fair Mistura is in the capital from Tuesday to Sunday, with demonstrations, talks, music and more ( mistura.pe).
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Following the success of its London-Reykjavik-New York route, no-frills airline Iceland Express is launching three new North American routes via its Icelandic hub: Orlando, Chicago and Boston will launch between this October and June 2011 ( icelandexpress.com).