Hoxton Holborn Lobby

The Hoxton Holborn: More Than A Mere Hotel

There’s no other way to say it: The Hoxton Holborn is cool.  It oozes cool, in a quirky, charismatic way.  Which other hotel could brandish interior accessories that look as if they were squirreled from your granny’s attic, and make them seem like the most stylish, must-have items out there? Style is the first thing…

40 North Entrance

Find Your Foodie Fix at 40 North

If you’re rushing from one Isle of Lewis tourist spot to the next – and there are plenty sites to see – you might just miss the road-side sign for 40 North Foods. Based in the small village of Bragar, this small independent take-away business operates out of an old loom shed, and boasts culinary…

Photo credit: Paul Winch-Furness

Drinking in the Sunset at Aqua Shard

The elevator had only one option.  After shooting upwards so fast it made my ears pop, the lift deposited us on the 31st floor of London’s tallest building, out into the entrance of one of the city’s loftiest bars: Aqua Shard. At almost 310 metres, The Shard is the tallest building in Britain, a sharp…