DEALS:NYC Restaurant Week has gotten longer: it runs from July 16th to August 10th with more than 300 restaurants offering fixed prices, three-course lunches for $24.07, and dinner for $35 Monday to Friday, tips not included. (taxes are not included). Reservations can be made from July 9th at nycgo.com/restaurantweek
* Enjoy Edinburgh before the festival with five nights in New Town Apartments from €208pps, or Berlin from €339pps for three nights in the Grand City Hotel from Ebookers.ie.
* Pick up a last-minute July family holiday to resorts with KidsWorld facilities from DirectHolidays.ie. A week in Majorca will cost from €1,860, all-inclusive at Ozdere in Turkey is available from €2,968, or Caretta Beach in Zakynthos from €2,700, all for two adults and two children. Tel: 01-5140341.
* Kenmare Food carnival on July 13th-15th will be fun for all the family, with talks and tastings, demos and delis. Stay in Sheen Falls Lodge from €295pps, with one dinner and tickets for demonstrations included. Tel: 064-6641600, sheenfallslodge.ie.