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A long weekend of market town-hopping in Herefordshire will unearth quirky boutiques, a haven of homeware stores and even a one-stop-shop for all things bee-related. Here's where we're shopping in the English county.
Home to some of the UK’s wildest landscapes and timeless black-timbered villages and towns, Herefordshire offers abundant opportunities to explore its rural – and urbane – landscapes.
Just two hours’ by car from San Francisco (and another five from Los Angeles), Monterey is the perfect pit stop on a road trip down the Pacific coast. Whether you’re a Big Little Lies fanatic wanting to get lost in the show’s setting, a city slicker looking for an ocean-gazing reset or a oenophile sniffing out the next big vino, it’s time to turn up that Michael Kiwanuka track and hit the highway. These are the must-do experiences on our Monterey itinerary.
Cheese parlours, streets choc-a-block with fiercely independent galleries and zen-like homewares stores stocking everything from blissed-out botanicals to hand-thrown ceramics. With its growing artistic enclaves and flocks of city types seeking respite on its shores, here's where we're shopping in Monterey.
Independent cocktail bars, hip craft breweries, and venture further afield to the satellite villages dotting the peninsula, sustainable vineyards to rival Napa’s begin to appear. These are the bars, wineries and brew houses we're raising a glass to in Monterey.
A stroll away from the carnival of the waterfront’s Cannery Row, you’ll find sleepy Italian restaurants and chic French bistros. Here's the restaurants we're making tracks to in Monterey.
Ocean-gazing Monterey is enjoying something of a renaissance right now, both on the small screen and IRL. More relaxed than San Francisco, with a cooler climate than California’s southern stretches and a world away from edgy LA, the Golden State’s lesser-known city is where many Californians are heading to rest and reset.
From low-key Japanese fare enjoy around communal tables to British classics enjoyed from bubblegum-pink banquettes, Oxford's food offering is eclectic. Here's where to eat beneath the dreaming spires.
Explore a picturesque shopping street packed with gourmet pickings and a contemporary homeware store offering an impeccable display of utilitarian products.
Sip pints at the city's most historic public houses, try locally distilled spirits made from heritage grains, or head to the city centre to rub shoulders with academics over a strong black roast at one of the many coffee shops dotted through the city.
From scampering through peaceful meadows and tucking under verdant vines at the Botanic Garden to inspecting the cultural offering at the renowned Ashmolean, it takes a weekend of scampering along the city's historic streets to explore Oxford's diverse offerings in full.
The mention of Oxford invokes visions of green lawns and candlelit libraries, gliding punts and twinkling spires. Look beyond the butter-toned buildings and boat houses, however, and you’ll discover a vibrant city of contemporary art and dynamic food destinations, all hidden along the historic cobbled streets.
With its sunny countenance and village-like appeal, San Diego is constantly reinventing itself through a bubbling art scene and evolving food culture. From the sandy sidewalks of La Jolla to the Old Town stalls serving up tostadas and tacos, here’s our guide to the best of the southern Californian border town’s sun-soaked streets.
Sun-dappled beaches and sandy-haired surfers take centre stage in California’s most southern city, but beyond the wave-pounded coastlines of La Jolla and the scenic Embarcadero, San Diego nurtures numerous neighbourhoods bristling with world-class dining opportunities, an exciting brew culture and a dynamic, inclusive art scene.
Explore the electric streets of the historic Mexican district, Barrio Logan, the nightlife hub that is the Gaslamp Quarter (a Californian New Orleans in miniature) and breeze your way to the city’s LGBTQ+ mecca in Hillcrest for mom-and-pop Vietnamese joints squeezed between thrift stores and brunch spots.