Hampstead Heath as the sun goes down.

5 Great, Free Things to Do in London

Take a Walk on Hampstead Heath London’s parks are the lungs of the city – and, in summer, they transform… Continue reading »

Cup of coffee with decorated foam.

Five Ways to Enjoy Coffee

Cold Brew Cold brew coffee is brewed, well, cold. And, if that’s not enough to love, you can choose it… Continue reading »


The Oldest Bar in the World Isn’t Where You Think It Is

Forget all those scenic Irish pubs, all those ancient Crusader pubs, and all those Scandinavian hostelries that might have seen… Continue reading »

Chilli crab and cold beer - om nom nom nom.

What to Eat in Singapore – and Where

Singapore is a foodie paradise, offering everything from brand-name international chefs like Joël Robuchon and Wolfgang Puck to outstanding street… Continue reading »

Amsterdam by night.

6 Things Only Tourists Do in Amsterdam

Headed to Amsterdam? Save yourself from becoming a tourist cliche – unless you’re on a stag night, when you’re doomed… Continue reading »

Sweetcorn detail.

The Street Food Survival Guide

Street food is one of the great joys of any trip to Asia – but brings with it an associated… Continue reading »

Cornish cream tea, with scones, jam and clotted cream. And teapot!

What to Do – and Eat – in Cornwall

Heaving though it is in high season, Cornwall is one of England’s prettiest regions – yes, even on the myriad… Continue reading »

World's Weirdest Restaurants

10 of the World’s Weirdest Restaurants

Giger Bar, Switzerland Theme restaurants are ten-a-penny, but the Giger Bar, designed by the surrealist H.R. Giger to bring the… Continue reading »

Pumpkin fish head curry at Rumah Makan Makassar Seafoodku

The Best Restaurants in Makassar, Indonesia

This post was last updated in September 2015. Makassar, the port city in South Sulawesi, is famous for its food… Continue reading »

Chocolate brownies.

Baking to Get Baked

Bizarrely, the only time I’ve ever been involved in making hash brownies – as opposed to hash browns, a very… Continue reading »