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CONRAN SHOP, LONDON I worked very closely with Terence Conran for a couple of years and he has exceptional style, reflected in the product ranges he sells, from a simple clothes peg to Charles and Ray Eames’s furniture. I’m a chair nut and can spend hours simply browsing. www.conranshop.co.uk. PAUL SMITH, COVENT GARDEN, LONDON I love to shop for clothes, and Paul Smith fits me the best. Long live the tailor: handfinished shirts and suits are cut within an inch of their life, there are bold but stylish fabrics, and each season builds on the last. www.paulsmith.co.uk. FAUCHON; GRANDE EPICERIE, PARIS It’s a tough call between Fauchon and the Grande Epicerie for favourite French store. Fauchon is beautiful in its presentation and Grande Epicerie is beautiful in its content. Both make my mouth water and I spend either far too much or far too little, but always leave feeling inspired and enriched. www.fauchon.com; www.lagrandeepicerie.fr. INVERLOCHY CASTLE, SCOTLAND This beautiful old house at Fort William has only a few guestrooms and there’s no reception desk. On arrival someone just appears to look after you. I recommend rowing the only boat on the lake, taking in the view of snow-capped Ben Nevis in the background while drinking the best mixed Pimms available anywhere. www.inverlochycastlehotel.com. GORDON RAMSAY; DORCHESTER HOTEL GRILL ROOM, LONDON It’s hard for a chef to name his food favourites. Gordon Ramsay is technically amazing, the timing in his cooking is rarely mentioned, but it’s perfect. If I had to choose my last meal, it would be at the Dorchester Hotel Grill Room in London. I’d order the smoked Loch Fyne salmon, aged Buccleuch beef rib and summer pudding with clotted Cornish cream, all selected from the trolley. www.gordonramsay.com; www.thedorchester.com. WESTERN AUSTRALIA I was recently filming in WA and only just scratched the surface: the colour of the ocean and the sun setting over it, as well as the fabulous coastline . . . it was breathtaking. I spent time in Albany and Denmark and am looking forward to going back soon. www.westernaustralia.com. NSW GOLF CLUB, LA PEROUSE Golf is my game. I’ve been playing for as long as I can remember and it’s a great escape, giving me time to think. I love playing at NSW Golf Club: golfing heaven. I’m planning to have my ashes sprinkled on the 6th tee. www.nswgolfclub.com.au. DATAI, LANGKAWI; YMCA, HONG KONG When I started to travel, Asia felt like a whole new world, and that feeling has never left me. The Datai on the island of Langkawi, Malaysia, takes a lot of beating. You sleep in a treehouse-style villa surrounded by rainforest with monkeys jumping on the balcony, have massages by a fast-running river and drink the most divine cocktails. Then there’s the YMCA in Hong Kong where one always meets interesting travellers. It’s right on the Kowloon waterfront and a real crossroads where fellow travellers share information about where to go next. www.lhw.com/ Datai; www.ymcahk.org.hk. Sharon Fowler MICHAEL Moore is head chef and owner-general manager of Sydney’s Summit Restaurant. Originally from Britain, Moore has worked in leading restaurants in London and Sydney. He is a passionate traveller and this year will head to New York on a restaurant pilgrimage. www.summitrestaurant.com.au.