Palacio Chiado Lisbon

Palácio Chiado, Lisbon

Relaxed but sophisticated in the heart of the old town

Air miles — fly at a fraction of the cost

Travel in luxury on the cheap with frequent flyer programmes

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The Café at Foyles, London

Hold a literary luncheon at the world famous bookshop

Hot Number 4 Trumpington Street, CB2 1QA

Hot Numbers, Cambridge, UK

A coffee house for Silicon Fen’s entrepreneurs and scientists

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Tamambo, Nairobi

A relaxed atmosphere and good food . . . just don’t be in a hurry

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Push to keep track of passengers’ bags

Paper labels are giving way to electronic devices

Bar 4 Schwarzen Kameel for business Life
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Zum Schwarzen Kameel, Vienna

Few better places to enjoy a glass of wine in the centre

Ground Support, New York

Ground Support, New York

A popular destination for SoHo’s media and tech crowds

Zoe Cafe Mumbai India

Café Zoe, Mumbai

Good coffee, free WiFi make this quiet café a destination

Emirates boeing 777-300 economy class interior

We are suckers in airline cabin class war

The dividing curtain triggers envy, researchers say, but the surprise is that there is not more anger

António, Macau

In the former colony’s quaint backstreets is a Portuguese-inspired restaurant favoured by locals

Central Bean, Newcastle upon Tyne

Coffee house popular with entrepreneurs and business people

Farmhouse, Chicago

Cosy tavern serving local produce popular with techies

Truc Vert, Mayfair

French fare and a place for discreet conversation in Mayfair

Zinfandel’s Restaurant, Zagreb

Tradition and wine with breakfast at the grand Esplanade hotel

Capa, Orlando

Steakhouse serves meat from cows that listen to classical music

Hyde Park Barracks Café, Sydney

Order a ‘convict’ for brunch at historic former prison

Social Place, Hong Kong

Dim sum restaurant is ideal spot to break the ice with a contact

Choupinette, Singapore

A slice of French chic in Southeast Asia

Florence’s Resort, Freetown

Sample laid-back Sierra Leone with lobster on the beach