Le Volpi e l’uva Florence

Florence's enoteche are as various as the wines served inside them. Glitzy modern spots with views of the Arno’s various bridges line the riverside, while old school haunts like Le Volpi e l'Uva pop up on backstreets across the city. The latter types tend to be my...

The Barge House Haggerston

Nestled along the banks of the quaintest little canal in De Beauvoir Town (West Haggerston), the Barge House is a real gem. I went along for brunch to try their now famous weekend brunch menu and found a quiet little spot that blew away my expectations with a...

Jinjuu Soho Review

I was little late to the Jinjuu hype train as I was living in Florence when it all kicked off, but when I begrudgingly came back to London it seemed like one of those London only kind of places that I'd struggled to find around Europe, but wanted to try. Not because...

Angelina Dalston

Soft launches in London are always a bit hit and miss but Angelina managed to be both hit and miss. It all started relatively good, with an inviting, dark façade and beautiful, stylish interiors welcoming us in from the cold empty streets of Dalston. But with the...

Côté Rue Bordeaux Review

The concept at Côté Rue is simple enough - fresh ingredients direct from the market concocted into a simple seasonal menu that is presented as a tasting menu. There is only one menu, served just as the chef(s) intends with little to no chance for customisation. The...

Christmas In Strasbourg

Christmas in Strasbourg is something to behold. Hundreds of shops, restaurants and houses are draped in millions of lights, Christmas wreaths and, rather oddly, a vast collection of teddy bears. Walking its streets, the city takes on the form of its beloved title: The...

Autumn In Strasbourg

Autumn is aesthetic poetry. It comes to life through layers of lush contrasting gradients. It speaks in nature's warmest hues and dances through the cities of the world with grace and beauty. Autumn wraps each November in the most stunning of costumes, every leaf a...

The Backstreets Of Baden-Baden

The cobbled streets look up to iron balconies adorned with flowers, while grand promenades flourish onto boutique-laden streets with flashy façades and well-heeled patrons. The mix of Franco-Germanic architecture is thanks to the resort town's location just 20 miles...

Photo Story: Street Bouche Strasbourg

An hour's walk away from Strasbourg's tourist-filled La Petite France is a long forgotten industrial estate that is slowly becoming a new hub for cultural activity in Strasbourg. Home to the broken shells of old breweries, empty roads and a working dockyard , the area...

Destinations, France, London Attractions, UK

Three Little Venices

Venice conjures up the most intricately romantic images - from late night rendezvous hand-in-hand atop arched bridges to the enchanting rhythm of the canals as they push through to the Adriatic, helped along by the city's most profoundly recognisable denizens - the...

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The canals in Annecy Venice of the Alps in France
London Attractions, Photography

Jesus On A Stick | London

The stench of gasoline, buttered corn and perfume intoxicate the olfactory senses. Hundreds of different languages, the grind of traffic and the occasional ranting of a preacher assaulting the ears. The turmoil of Oxford Circus. The crowds push into Selfridges from...

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Jesus on a stick Oxford Circus London

The Iconography Of Death

Tracing the politically-tinged resurgence of the Danse Macabre art movement, popular in the medieval years, the exhibition Dernière Danse, focuses on Franco-German art from the mid 1800's through to present day with living French artists such as Tanx and 19th century...

The Glass In The Oculus

This stunning work of art was made for the asp of the Cathedral of Siena but was replaced in 2004 by a copy to help preserve the near 800 year old original. The original (pictured) now stands at eye-level in a darkened room in the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo. Duccio di...

The Poet In The Jardin du Luxembourg

Hidden in the western corner of the Jardin du Luxembourg amongst lush shrubbery and tall dark trees that block the sun, hides a poet. Rather, a surreal bronze depiction of the poet Paul Eluard, by the Russian-born artist Ossip Zadkine. The work is similar in style to...

Autumn In Strasbourg

Autumn is aesthetic poetry. It comes to life through layers of lush contrasting gradients. It speaks in nature's warmest hues and dances through the cities of the world with grace and beauty. Autumn wraps each November in the most stunning of costumes, every leaf a...

The Backstreets Of Baden-Baden

The cobbled streets look up to iron balconies adorned with flowers, while grand promenades flourish onto boutique-laden streets with flashy façades and well-heeled patrons. The mix of Franco-Germanic architecture is thanks to the resort town's location just 20 miles...

Photo Story: Street Bouche Strasbourg

An hour's walk away from Strasbourg's tourist-filled La Petite France is a long forgotten industrial estate that is slowly becoming a new hub for cultural activity in Strasbourg. Home to the broken shells of old breweries, empty roads and a working dockyard , the area...

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