Articles by: Laura Jean Sargent

People, Places

My city: San Francisco

My city: San Francisco

Our ‘my city’ series puts a new perspective on some of our favourite places, as we catch up with creative residents, asking them to divulge their best kept secrets. From […]

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Places

A practical travel guide to Cuba

A practical travel guide to Cuba

With the anticipation of change hanging over its unique appeal, Cuba has accelerated to the top of travel wish lists worldwide, and understandably so. This is a place of magical […]

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Everything Else

Our pick of the best: travel apps

Our pick of the best: travel apps

Technology has changed the face of travel, from apps that hail a cab when you find yourself lost in an unfamiliar city, to interactive destination guides in the palm of […]

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Culture, People, Places

My city: Copenhagen

My city: Copenhagen

Our ‘my city’ series puts a new perspective on some of our favourite places, as we catch up with creative residents, asking them to divulge their best kept secrets. From […]

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Hotels, Places

Hotel review: Rooms Hotels, Georgia

Hotel review: Rooms Hotels, Georgia

Georgia’s Rooms Hotel Group punctuates the luxury hospitality scene in two strategic parts of this fascinating country. The highland town of Stepantsminda is home to Rooms Hotel Kazbegi, Georgia’s first […]

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Culture, Food & Drink

Dining etiquette around the world: the dos and don’ts

Dining etiquette around the world: the dos and don’ts

When travelling around the world, you’re bound to end up in a local restaurant somewhere along the way, and then what? Fork, spoon, or chopsticks? To tip or not? As […]

by × February 17, 2016 × 0 comments

Everything Else, Places

How to spot an eco-friendly hotel

How to spot an eco-friendly hotel

Eco-conscious travel is on the rise, with hotels around the globe adopting environmental initiatives on all manner of scales. Whether large or small, they all count in our book and, […]

by × February 9, 2016 × 0 comments

Culture, Places

Scene setting: 10 iconic movie locations around the world

Scene setting: 10 iconic movie locations around the world

Films often inspire our lust for travel, and we got to thinking about some of the world’s most iconic filming locations; places that have inspired writers, locations that lit up […]

by × January 30, 2016 × 1 comment

Culture, Places

An alternative adventure in Georgia

An alternative adventure in Georgia

From its scenic snowy peaks to its rolling green winelands, Georgia is home to some of the planet’s most breathtaking scenery. Ancient churches cling to clifftops and hideaway monasteries lie carved […]

by × January 21, 2016 × 1 comment

Places

Hot hotel openings of 2015

Hot hotel openings of 2015

You don’t need an intrepid disposition and a brain bursting with survival tactics to call yourself an explorer – just-opened hotels offer every chance to discover something new. You won’t […]

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Culture, Everything Else, Places

The Eiffel Tower on Bastille Day, Paris. Photograph: Reuters/Gonzalo Fuentes

The world’s best fireworks displays

As the UK prepares to fill its sky with the pops, cracks, whistles and bangs of the Fifth of November’s fireworks, we look to the rest of the world to […]

by × November 4, 2015 × 0 comments

Culture, People, Places

My city: Oslo

My city: Oslo

Our ‘my city’ series puts a new perspective on some of our favourite places, as we catch up with creative residents, asking them to divulge their best kept secrets. From […]

by × September 29, 2015 × 0 comments