London Fashion Week 2015: Your Ultimate Guide to Soho

Emma Grace Bailey | Posted 18.09.2015 | UK Style
Emma Grace Bailey

When the British Fashion Council announced London Fashion Week would be moving to Brewer Street, I have to confess I was secretly chuffed. Although Somerset House is iconic - far more attractive than an old, converted car park - it never provided the most palatable offering of eateries and brew houses to see me through the five-day stint...

BarChick's (Questionably Useful) Guide to Burning Man

BarChick | Posted 20.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Love it, hate it, or don't give a sh*t about it. Here is our weird and wonderful guide of how to, and how not to do Burning Man, brought to you by BarChick's most dedicated Burning Man friends, fans and family.

My Gift Guide for Christmas 2014

Zahra Razavi | Posted 19.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Zahra Razavi

I just can't help it: when the festive season comes around, I turn into a total kid again. I spend hours dreaming up the perfect combination of gifts--for friends, for family and, of course, for me. After much research and deliberation, here are my favourite finds for Christmas 2014.

The Paris of Parisians

Marion Bretagne | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Marion Bretagne

Parisians usually avoid tourist spots as they much more enjoy to be part of the local life of their neighbourhood and have their habits at the same bakery and cafés. Their ordinary routines are entangled within the traditional clichés of Paris and create this unique and authentic atmosphere.

Žižek and Fiennes: The Pervert's Guide to Ideology

Peter Thompson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Peter Thompson

The reason that this film is a pervert's guide is that in order to be able to see how ideology works, you have to be able to look at it in a perverted way. Everything has to be stood on its head and looked at askance if we are to see it properly.

Things to Do in New York for Less Than $100

Andrew Matthews | Posted 14.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Matthews

The most exciting city in the world is also the 4th most expensive place to visit - based on the price of a night in a NY hotel. No mention of the free theatre, Public Rush Tickets at Carnegie Hall, free entry to lots of museums after 4pm, Broadway family nights, deli specials...

In Pursuit of the Perfect Flat-White, in Montreal

Akeela Bhattay | Posted 12.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Akeela Bhattay

On my recent visit to Montreal, I decided to try out as many coffee shops as possible within two days (not an easy feat!) to produce a 'starter' guide to coffee in Montreal.

Get Your Geek on This Christmas!

Belinda Parmar | Posted 13.02.2013 | UK Tech
Belinda Parmar

It's that time of year. Frost is in the air and mince pies are in the oven. Bells are ringing. Tills are ringing louder. The big day is fast approaching and we're well aware that Santa's sleigh is practically full. But since we've been extra-specially nice this year, I'm sure he's got time to listen to a few late requests...