Hydra, a Greek island in the Saronic Gulf, is a rare luxury in today's world – an island with no cars. It has rocky coves, beautiful sunsets, and is only a 100-minute hydrofoil trip...

Music has the power to lift the spirits, as does the little-known Greek concept of philotimo. Pronounced ‘filótimo’, the word refers to a generosity of spirit, a respect for others; it's about rising above the...

Most people book ski trips in winter and a Mediterranean beach holiday in summer. Instead, I go to Margate, a 100-minute train trip from London, on the Kent coast, facing the strong winds of...

Native at Browns calls itself a zero-waste restaurant. I prefer to boil down any mention of zero waste, foraging or sustainability to ‘circular’ eating – a mindset, a conscious approach to the circularity of life,...

Homemade sourdough was so on trend for 2020. With the start of Fashion Revolution Week on 19 April, how about switching to weaving our own linen for 2021? It’s what our ancestors used to do. First...

When I'm next in Paris, I want to have a coffee and a maple syrup Clamatarte at Tapisserie, in the 11th district, home to the little culinary empire of Betrand Grébaut and Théo Pourriat. I say...

When things go shaky, I seek the comfort of order and structure; and where better to find this than in clean, green Zurich. This largest of Swiss cities straddles two rivers – the Limmat and the...