Articles by: Laura Jean Sargent

Culture, Food & Drink, Places

Istanbul. Photograph: Reddit.

48 hours in: Istanbul

Istanbul is a unique city indeed, with contrasting characters across its captivating quarters that leave it full of intrigue. Its unusual geography sees it straddling two continents, whilst its layered […]

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Hotels, Places

Hotel review: Hotel Rival, Stockholm

Hotel review: Hotel Rival, Stockholm

Sweden has long since been Scandinavia’s capital of cool. With a tried and tested fashion scene (hello H&M), a smart design sensibility (thank you IKEA) and a culture of digital […]

by × August 1, 2015 × 0 comments

Everything Else, Places

Spotlight on: The Unfinished Museum of Urban Art, Fanzara

Spotlight on: The Unfinished Museum of Urban Art, Fanzara

Tucked away in the Province of Castellón, just 50 miles north of Valencia, is the village of Fanzara. Like many of Spain’s villages, Fanzara was at the risk of falling […]

by × July 30, 2015 × 0 comments

Places

Cala en Basset (image courtesy of Laura Jean Sargent)

Five of the best: beaches in Mallorca

Just a short hop from the UK, Mallorca has long since been a place synonymous with an easy island getaway, attracting avid sun-seekers, a yacht-residing glitterati and cultural enthusiasts alike. […]

by × July 23, 2015 × 1 comment

Culture, Food & Drink, Places, Style

48 hours in: Stockholm

48 hours in: Stockholm

The achingly hip city of Stockholm is pipped to the post only by Copenhagen in the ‘most-visited’ race. This centre of cool is the catalyst for trend-setting fashions and cutting […]

by × July 13, 2015 × 1 comment

Culture, People, Places

Kate Halfpenny with some of her dresses. Image: tommedwell.com

My city: London

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 × July 5, 2015 × 0 comments

People, Places

Spotlight on: Yener Torun’s Istanbul photography

Spotlight on: Yener Torun’s Istanbul photography

Turkish-born Istanbul resident, Yener Torun has a unique view of his city. Over two years ago, Torun started publishing his unusual perspective via Instagram and, since then, has amassed an […]

by × June 15, 2015 × 0 comments

Culture, People, Places

My city: Paris

My city: Paris

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 × March 19, 2015 × 2 comments

Culture, Places

Five of the best: antique shopping spots in Europe

Five of the best: antique shopping spots in Europe

There’s souvenir shopping and then there’s souvenir shopping. Why walk home with a gaudy plastic fridge magnet when you could be adorning your abode with artefacts that have travelled the […]

by × March 12, 2015 × 1 comment

Hotels, Places

Hotel review: The Thief, Oslo

Hotel review: The Thief, Oslo

Oslo’s never had the hip cachet of its Scandinavian cousins, Stockholm and Copenhagen, but it does maintain a unique charm all of its own, and an attitude that suggests it […]

by × January 28, 2015 × 2 comments