Fruit and vegetables stacked up at New Covent Garden Market, London.

Six of the Best Food Markets in London

Whether you’re after scenic, touristy markets with products packed for gifting, or bustling, grimy wholesale markets, there’s nothing quite like exploring food markets to give you an insight into a…

The dramatic colonnaded dining room at Merah-Putih, Indonesian fine dining in Bali.

Merah-Putih: the Best Indonesian Fine Dining in Bali

Indonesian food doesn’t have the best reputation. For all its diversity – and an archipelago with over 17,000 islands, over 700 languages and no fewer than 6 official religions is…

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 conservative Blighty, as office workers strip down to the barest…

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 fizzy or foaming. In theory, the brewing reduces acidity and…

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 a Viking or two. If you’re one of those travellers…

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 food. But it’s also officially the world’s most expensive city….

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 – by avoiding these six things only tourists do in…

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 risk of Delhi belly, the sort of thing that can…

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 rainy days. And, if you’re in the UK, it’s worth…

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 world of Alien to his home nation, is genuinely a…