The best urban gardens in Europe

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show has sprung up once again in London, with a crop of globally inspired show gardens from Manchester, Zimbabwe, Dubai, Kyoto…

La Mirande, Avignon: hotel of the week

This week we're craving Provençal cuisine in palatial surroundings. La Mirande boutique hotel in mediaeval Avignon – a regally rustic stay housed in a 14th-century cardinal's mansion –…