AREIAS DO SEIXO

Areias Do Seixo Charm Hotel is a dreamlike eco retreat on the coast of the quiet Santa Cruz North East of Lisbon. If you are driving from Lisbon avoid the toll roads and take the scenic, winding N8 for about one hour until you reach Sana Cruz on the northern coast…

36 HOURS IN LISBON

Lisbon sits on Portugal’s central western peninsula South of Porto and North of the Algarve and is made up of knots of winding, steep cobbled streets smothered in pattered tiles. The capital city is renowned for it’s seafood and custard tarts and with an exciting gastronomic scene is a…

FRANK’S CAFE PECKHAM

  Now that summer is with us we should be outside, drinking in the last of the long evenings. A wide open bar with oodles of space, views of London for miles and Aperol on ice makes Frank’s Cafe Peckham the spot to enjoy summer boozing.

SUNDAY BARNSBURY ISLINGTON

  Sunday’s are best spent grazing from brunch to tea in a cafe with the papers and a pal. Sunday in Barnsbury Islington is the cafe to do it in.  

SAN SEBASTIÁN CITY GUIDE

Approximately 1 hour’s drive from Bilbao and is a must  for all food lovers visiting the Basque Country, here is the W+B San Sebastián city guide.   

BILBAO

If you enjoy art and architecture, are partial to good food and wine and are looking for a break that won’t break the bank, head to Bilbao.

RIO DE JANERIO

  I don’t believe there is a place on earth so full of life, soul and pulsating energy as Rio de Janeiro. A passing stint during my travels around Brazil was extended to a 9-day stay and even then I had only scratched the surface of this very special…

SHRIMPY’S KINGS CROSS

  The walk from Kings Cross Station towards Granary Square is edged in new sculptural buildings, outdoor swings, viewing platforms and masses of open space lined with big old buildings. It can make one feel a little lost. Shrimpy’s is hidden behind the old Filling Station and would be…