Travel & Place

Travel that is off the beaten path, exploring other cultures, customs and rituals. From Europe’s cities to the far flung corners of the earth.
SPIRIT OF PLACE / HASTINGS

It was lovely waking up in the Hastings B'n'B for my girlfriend's birthday, in

8 years ago
INTERVIEW - ARCHITECT DIMITRIS ZOGRAPHOS

Symi has been designated a national monument for its exceptional architecture.

8 years ago
RECALLING THE MONASTERIES

Over one hundred monasteries on a small island. In our ten or so days there

8 years ago
GUIDE TO SYMI, GREECE

Sailing into Symi's amphitheatrical harbour is like drifting into a pastel

8 years ago
Spirit of Place / The Ghosts of Old Holborn

Michael Smith Last Friday I found myself in a part of London that may well

8 years ago
Art of Place / Alice Myers Borderlands

Catrina Davies I met Alice Myers in Scotland on a day when nature was getting

8 years ago
TALTSY MUSEUM

Sara Wheeler An oval portrait of Tsar Alexander III hung uncertainly on one of

8 years ago
SPIRIT OF PLACE / EAST CLIFF, WHITBY

Michael Smith We'd gone to Whitby on the wrong day. The Sunday crowds were

8 years ago
ART OF PLACE / DOMINIC CLARE'S SNOWDONIA

The first piece in a new series by Catrina Davies exploring the relationship

8 years ago
SPIRIT OF PLACE / ARMORICAN BEAUTY

Michael Smith At the end of the summer I spent a week at my brother-in-law's

8 years ago
BLACK COUNTRY

At last night's Forward Prize 2014, poet Liz Berry won the Felix Dennis Prize

8 years ago
AUGUST TOAST / MOSEL WITH DINOSAURS

Nat Lucas The building of One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, in 1991 toppled the

8 years ago
ALPINE FLOWERS

Kate O'Brien Last month I spent some time sleeping next to Mont Blanc in a

8 years ago
SPIRIT OF PLACE / PORT ELIOT

Michael Smith As we drove over the water, above Isambard Kingdom Brunel's

8 years ago
SPIRIT OF PLACE / KETTLE'S YARD

Michael Smith I was happily lost in Cambridge, enchanted by its gothic

8 years ago
SPIRIT OF PLACE / DUNGENESS

In his new column Michael Smith responds to the essence of a place Escaping

8 years ago
David Lynch: The Factory Photographs

By Nat Lucas A room is, say, 9 by 12, but when you're introducing sound to

9 years ago
The Docks

James Seaton, Toast's co-founder and Creative Director has written words to

9 years ago
An Incomplete Guide to Montreal Part II

Jessica Seaton, Toast's co-founder and Managing Director provides an

9 years ago
An Incomplete Guide to Montreal Part I

Jessica Seaton, Toast's co-founder and Managing Director provides an

9 years ago
Tales of the Wilderness. Water - North

The second of three Tales of the Wilderness, in anticipation ofWilderness

9 years ago
The Pig

Luke Edward Hall. I've wanted to visit The Pig since it first opened its

10 years ago
An Englishwoman in New York

Our Englishwoman returns from a long absence with recollections of last

10 years ago
An Englishwoman in New York

Returned from the seemingly never-ending school holidays, our Englishwoman

11 years ago