From world-class museums, world-class gastronomy and a whole host of red carpet-approved experiences, we’ll be giving our audience all the tools, tips and tricks to start planning their Los Angeles adventures.
Tune in to The Upgrade podcast to discover our favourite destinations, best-kept travel secrets and check in with the people who are shaking up the way we explore the world.
Charlie and Jess of The Travel Project are here to prove there’s more adventure waiting for us in our back gardens than we may think - it’s time to cancel that plane ticket and explore your own stomping ground.
Listen in as Tété-Michel Kpomassie, author of Penguin Modern Classic Michel the Giant: An African in Greenland, recounts the gripping true story of his ten-year expedition from a village in West Africa to the Arctic Circle. Plus, The Upgrade co-hosts Fleur Rollet-Manus and Amira Hashish delve into their travel memories for a nostalgic ride.
The Upgrade co-hosts Amira Hashish and Fleur Rollet-Manus are West Hollywood bound for a special dinner party and live panel recording with a glittering audience. In partnership with Visit California and joined by a panel of LA's finest creatives, they're celebrating the diverse, artistic landscape of the Golden State.
From its rugged coastline to lush landscapes, Monterey County is brimming with natural beauty. Little wonder there is a big sustainable drive at the core of Monterey Bay Aquarium. Whether you are drawn in by the Big Sur, the cute cottages of Carmel-by-the-Sea or the vine-to-glass grapes of the Santa Lucia Highlands, this destination has adventure-seekers hooked. We guide you through the highlights with the help of our friends on the ground.
Famous for its modernist architecture, Greater Palm Springs is brimming with chic hotels, acclaimed restaurants, vintage boutiques and a thriving art scene. Not to mention the nearby verdant wineries, soaring mountains and cactus-strewn landscapes. We are here for this desert oasis in every sense. Here’s our guide to the most exciting spots to check in and check out.
Whether you are seeking eccentric cuisine, an immersive cultural experience or a laid-back, beach escape, San Diego has so many layers to uncover. Fancy hitching a Lowrider ride and soaking up those rays? Here’s our guide to exploring the destination that has earned itself the reputation of America’s Finest City.
Ticked off Tokyo? Checked out Kyoto? Go beyond Japan’s iconic hotspots to lesser-known prefectures that showcase the country’s cultural, coastal and culinary traditions. Eager to explore the Land of the Rising Sun? Here’s how to travel hidden Japan.
The Upgrade by SUITCASE Magazine is back. Join us as we share the destinations we're bookmarking for travel in 2022, the hotels we're bedding down in and the standout travel experiences you should have on-radar.
We’re taking you on a food pilgrimage through Tenerife. Stopping by secret “guachinches”, new-wave wineries and the rustic restaurants serving the island’s most delicious traditional cuisine, we’re digging into Tenerife’s gastronomy. Planning a trip to the island? Listen up because we’ve got a host of insider recommendations. Here’s where to drink and dine in Tenerife.
Join our Editor-in-Chief India Dowley and Editor Fleur Rollet-Manus as they shine a light on the under-radar places you need to know in Tenerife – be it a boutique hotel, hip coffee shop or up-and-coming vineyard. Plus, they’ll be joined by two island eco experts who share their insider recommendations too.
Self-care secrets, skin-saving science and must-visit Moroccan travel tips. As part of our partnership with cult beauty brand whind, India and Fleur will be joined by founder Hind Sebti. Join us as Hind reveals how to get that envious sun-kissed glow, spotlights her Moroccan travel tips and tells us just what it takes to start a cult beauty brand.
We’re raising a glass to the UK wineries that are shaking up the English wine-making scene. Dipping our noses into homegrown grapes, we’re spotlighting the UK vineyards championing community and locality. Plus, we’ll be joined by Renegade Urban Winery’s Warwick Smith who shares his must-visit UK producers, under-the-radar wine regions and how to bluff your way through a wine tasting.
So far the 2020s have been, understatement of the century, a lot. We’re worn out, lethargic and our mind and bodies are craving some TLC. That's why we’re securing a spot on a much-needed wellness retreat. Forget green juices and white robes, we’re spotlighting the next generation of wellness that focus more on community and connection than intermittent fasting.
We’re catching up with the founders of Italy’s coolest crash pad, Villa Lena, who’ll be sharing their Tuscan recommendations, under-the-radar restaurants in Rome and where to (hopefully) sip rosé this summer. Plus, we’re sharing the hedonistic hideaways we can’t wait to visit with our support bubble. Flaking on post-pandemic plans? Us? Never.