Over the course of two pilgrimages to Uganda – travelling between Kampala, Gulu and the rural corners of the northern region – one Londoner embraces her African heritage and treads on strangely familiar territory.
Overlooking award-winning Hampshire vineyards and putting the style in sustainable staycations, these four luxury forest dwellings are taking the UK's treehouse trend to new heights.
As 2020 draws to a close, we’re looking forward to hitting the road in 2021. Join us as we share the destinations we can’t wait to explore, the hotel openings on our hotlists and the travel trends that are taking over. We’ll also be chatting to travel influencer and content creator Olivia Lopez about her travel philosophy, the first place on her agenda and why she’s obsessed with all things Italian.
From the captivating prints helping communities get back on their feet to pioneering, eco-friendly paint companies and rattan lounge chairs, these are the travel-inspired interior pieces we’re buying to makeover our living spaces.
In Postcode Pioneers, we celebrate independent shop owners from across the world as they share their neighbourhood haunts. This week, we chat about the power of community, African artisans and waste-free marketplaces with the textile designer behind Morecambe’s hippest homeware store, Textile Candy.
Work and holiday – two words that needn’t be contradictory. Speaking to a new generation of multi-hyphenates, slashies and side-hustlers, we find that bringing the day job along for your trip may actually enhance your experience…
St Agnes is where Cornwall’s past and present meet. Eco brands, legends of giant-slaying and scenery straight out of an episode of Poldark make for an intoxicating and unique mix. We’ve found the best hotels, restaurants, pubs, shops and places to visit.
Chocolate-box villages, cookie-cutter cottages and bang-average Airbnbs are as common in the Cotswolds as DFLs (down from Londoners) are queuing outside Daylesford. Until Bibury Farm Barns flung open its doors and shook up the UK’s self-catering scene, that is.
Smash your 10,000-a-day step count in the UK’s most beautiful national parks. Hike the rugged edges of Snowdonia, ramble through the heather in Dartmoor or stroll alongside the waters that give the Lake District its name. Depending on your starting point, these are perfect for a day trip or weekend staycation.
Near the Piazza del Popolo, Castel Sant’Angelo and the Campo de’ Fiori, hotel J.K. Place Roma is an ideal base for discovering Rome’s star attractions – and a contemporary-cool retreat for a little R&R (and a decent negroni) between the sights.
Columnist Alexandra Pereira lets us in on how to achieve hygge, lagom and koselig both at home and on minibreaks across Scandinavia. She trails the Swedish High Coast and investigates the nation that’s handled the pandemic its own way.
The Upgrade by SUITCASE Magazine has joined forces with Krug Champagne to bring you a glass-clinking celebration of creativity, collaboration and culinary greatness. Catch up with chef Michael O’Hare and Mark Sansom, Editor of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants and Bars, who discuss the future of fine dining, the changing face of luxury and why microgreens have no place on the mountains.
To many in the UK, fungi are the stuff of fairy tale, associated with witchcraft or psychedelics. Embarking on a mushroom-foraging expedition and tucking into a wild forest feast in rural Sussex, we get a taste of Britain’s untapped culinary landscape.
Bath salts, slippers and the pyjama’s we’re wearing all Christmas. Here’s what we’re coveting in our carry on this month…
Just a 90-minute drive from London and accessible only by boat, Osea Island's forage-and-feast restaurant, recording studio and wellness offering attracts hedonists, creatives and those looking to looking to bask in its remote location.