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Travel Top 50 2012/2013

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From an exceptionally helpful member of hotel staff to a great view from your room, every little thing counts towards making a pleasant travel experience truly great. We’re sticklers for detail and in this annual survey our editors have selected 50 things from our travels this past year that we felt were exceptional.

Aviation, Craft, Fashion, Food and drink, Holiday

50 - Alpine stay

Valluga Hotel

Set in the Tyrolean winter resort of St Anton am Arlberg, the Valluga avoids the Alpine kitsch that often creeps into high-altitude hospitality – interiors heavy on animal-hide rugs and antlers. The 1950s guesthouse has undergone a makeover by the same people behind the Portixol in Palma de Mallorca, another monocle favourite. We are fans of the après-ski lounge and comfy Dux beds after a day kicking up powder on the slopes.

49 - Best for a shopping expedition

Toyota Alphard

With seating capacity for up to…


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