SUITE 309 at the luxurious Connaught in Mayfair has all the bells and whistles. A splitlevel escape with separate sitting room, Krug champagne in the fridge and oversized bed with linen so crisp I can barely drag myself out for room-service breakfast, it’s the perfect place to spoil oneself rotten for a night in London. As with all Relais & Chateaux Grand Chef properties, the Connaught has much to brag about in the food department: its glamorous dining room is run by Michelinstarred French chef Helene Darroze. Addressed to kill? Absolument. More: relaischateaux.com. ARMCHAIR TRAVELLER Sydney Weekender: Mike Whitney has been hosting this show since 1994 and you could forget he was a baggy greencapped cricketer, except he can’t resist the occasional reference to the glory days; he’s an amiable presenter of this digest of events in Sydney and surrounds, which has a useful tie-in website. Today, 5.30pm, Seven. Country House Rescue: Tootle pip, there are new episodes of this irresistible series in which Ruth Watson sorts out mouldering aristocrats and their crumbling seats; this week she’s at Tapeley Park in Devon where the eco-activist owner is decidedly odd. Wednesday, 7.30pm, LifeStyle.