High 5: Brilliant Bristol

December 17, 2013

During my three years of living in Bristol, I was constantly charmed, often enchanted and frequently surprised by the quirks and peculiarities of this diverse and character-filled city. A leisurely ...read in full

High 5: Puddings

December 4, 2013

1. Britain – Cambridge Burnt Cream A combination of double cream, egg yolk, sugar, vanilla seeds and caramelised sugar, it’s basically crème brûlée, but there’s a debate as to where ...read in full

High 5: UK Cinema

November 8, 2013

There’s nothing quite like sinking into a velvet seat, lights dimmed, with a fresh tub of popcorn in hand and a good film to watch. Here are a few of ...read in full

High 5: Film locations

October 14, 2013

Top five films that made me want to book a holiday: It’s an oldie but it’s a goodie, and I’m sure it inspired many a desperate housewife to follow in ...read in full

High 5: Global sunsets

October 9, 2013

Kumarakom, Kerala Kerala is backwater paradise. Its 900-km meandering network of canals, lagoons and lakes is set against a palette of lush vegetation and is home to thousands of bird ...read in full

High 5: Foodie tips for Corfu

September 10, 2013

Corfu has a somewhat chequered reputation, with many only associating the island with the downmarket excesses of Kavos in the south. But, in the last few years, I’ve returned to ...read in full

High 5: Richmond, London

August 29, 2013

I may have wanderlust issues but I can still appreciate what’s on my doorstep. I’ve lived and worked near Richmond-upon-Thames for almost three years now and it never gets boring ...read in full