Hotel Pheonicia, Malta

The Hotel Pheonicia is the jewel in Valletta’s crown. The first five-star hotel to open in Malta’s capital city under British rule in the thirties, Phoenicia has retained a quintessentially English flavour that pervades the property, from the cavernous Art Deco piano bar to the marble ballroom where the then Princess Elizabeth danced in 1949…

The Dairy, Clapham Common

Stocked with reclaimed furniture, mood lighting and craft beers, The Dairy could be just another formulaic south London eatery, but instead it’s building a reputation for regional, seasonal and meticulous food. Head Chef Robin Gill’s CV must read like a who’s who of the chef world with stints at Noma and Le Manoir under his…

Gondar Market, Ethiopia

At first glance down town Gondar is just an intimidating, urban sprawl of markets, metalwork and moving bodies gathered around the 300 year old monuments and castle ruins, but on closer inspection it’s a thriving hub of activity, a dynamo of trade and full of the some of the friendliest, and photogenic people you’ll meet…