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Toys for boys? Remy Martin is re­leas­ing 738 de­canters made from black Bac­carat crys­tal en­graved with unique num­bers and filled with Louis XIII Rare Cask. www.louis-xiii.com Is this the best fast food i n Paris? Yan­nick Al­léno, still best known for the three Miche­lin stars he gained at Le Meurice, serves a heav­enly hot dog at Bistrot Ter­roir Parisien, in the fifth ar­rondisse­ment. It is a veal sausage in­side a fresh baguette, topped with gribiche sauce. www.bistrot-ter­roir­parisien.fr Go for the un­usual. Hip Ho­tels founder Her­bert Ypma’s lat­est book, Amaz­ing Places Cost Noth­ing, rec­om­mends a fish­er­woman’s house in Portofino ac­cessed by rowing boat, and a con­vent bed­room in São Paulo, amongst many other un­usual places to stay. www.hipho­tels.com Fu­elled by t he hordes of South Amer­i­cans fly­ing to Mi­ami to shop, the stores at Bal Har­bour get bet­ter and bet­ter. Still owned by the fam­ily of de­vel­oper Stan­ley Whit­man, who con­verted the for­mer US Army bar­racks in 1965, the 100-plus stores in­clude Chanel, Dolce & Gab­bana, Neiman Mar­cus and Prada. New names are de Griso­gono, Lalique and Tory Burch. www.bal­har­bour­shops.com Tory Burch i s also i nto Korea in a big way. Work­ing i n part­ner­ship wi t h Samsung Chei l , s h e h a s one s t an­dalone s t or e i n t r endy Gang­nam. Danc­ing ‘ sen­sa­tion’ Psy si ngle­hand­edly pop­u­larised t hi s south-of-the-river area. www.to­ry­burch.com Head for Mada­gas­car’s hedge­hogl i ke rock for­ma­tions at Ts­ingy de Be­maraha, with lo­cal spe­cial­ist Hi­lary Bradt. Her 14-day tour, start­ing July 20, is based at Tsara­ban­jina, a pri­vate is­land 90 min­utes by boat from Nosy Be. www.con­stance­ho­tels.com

MARY GOSTELOW

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