Whether you’re a creature of habit or the kind to buy a one-way ticket to Guatemala on a whim, the travel memories that stick – good and bad – often involve those things we just can’t plan for, says Julie Alpine, in the first instalment of a regular new column.
Board-maker Michael Di Sciascio gives us a surfside tour of his home in Torquay, Victoria, the heart of Australia’s surfing culture.
Sophisticated and serene, Paris’ grande dame hotel seduces with regal elegance, discreet service and discerning opulence.
Known as the experts in selecting a top-notch tipple, we Londoners are always on the hunt for a new drinking den. Booze in style this summer with our definitive shortlist of the city’s best pubs.
Geneva holds as much appeal for water babies as it does for culture lovers. Take a spin around the iconic city with SUITCASE and Swiss blogger Emilie Servettaz.
Bold, beautiful, but decidedly diminutive, this smartly dressed Notting Hill hotel enchants with its debonair style in miniature.
London may be labelled as the city that never sleeps, but we're inclined to disagree. Tag along with us as we play tourist in our hometown, taking you inside the handsome hotels that are perfect for a summer staycation.
Want to find a nostalgic rendering of traditional Italy? It’s a 90-minute drive north of Milan to the beautiful town of Bellagio. Consider this a prime destination for a mini-break or a stop-off on a road trip through Italy’s prettiest towns.
Learn to liaise with the loom, master the subtleties of scent and take a punt at palm-braiding. A new wave of creative courses pair adventures abroad with learning a new skill. Here’s our pick of where to workshop it.
Slotted on the edge of Salcombe’s South Sands bay, Harbour Beach Club hotel makes for an easy-breezy seaside escape. Spend days wild swimming, laid-back at the spa or tucking into Devonshire delights on the restaurant’s sunny terrace.
Family-run tavernas, cliff-flanked coves and a thriving design community, Syros is fast becoming Greece’s coolest island. Here’s our pick of seven supreme villas to make your crash pad this summer.
These artisans are keeping the workshop lights on for the British heritage trades on the brink of extinction. Step inside the studios of the UK’s wheelwrights, globemakers and sailmakers.
Pick up a coffee on Basel’s riverside and then get lost in the city’s galleries and museums with local artist Filip Wolfensberger, one half of artistic collective Cicolupo.
Hungry? Tag along with us as we dance through the higgledy-piggledy streets of Athens and take you to its finest tavernas. Sun-drenched courtyards, olives galore… Here we come.
We’ve skipped through London’s edgy hangouts to bring you the coolest craft courses in the capital right now. From bamboo bicycles in Canning Town to a welding workshop in Walthamstow, here’s where to get the creative juices flowing.