Edinburgh Pocket Guides: Koyama Sushi

Edinburgh Pocket Guides: Koyama Sushi

Living directly above Koyama during my final year of university in Edinburgh was a dream. Little-known to tourists, this small, understated sushi restaurant is Japanese-run, with fresh ingredients and impeccable customer service. Walking into the restaurant, you are shown to your table by one of the smiling waiters or waitresses, who are always happy to [...]

Edinburgh Pocket Guides: 10 to 10 in Delhi

Edinburgh Pocket Guides: 10 to 10 in Delhi

Possibly my favourite spot for a long lunch in the city, 10 to 10 in Delhi is well-known to locals also for its overwhelmingly colourful decoration and cosy venue. Found in the middle of Nicolson Street, close to the university campus, this tiny, authentic restaurant is also a popular favourite with students on their lunch [...]

Best of Barcelona

Best of Barcelona

Barcelona, for so many reasons, is one of my favourite cities in Europe. Its lively, friendly and relentlessly energetic atmosphere is entirely unique, and seems to be in a state of perpetual fiesta-fuelled summer-y-ness. Although the city sprawls across a huge expanse of land, and can at times seem overwhelmingly big, the narrow, winding streets [...]

24 Hours in Shoreditch

24 Hours in Shoreditch

Once thought to be run-down and derelict, Shoreditch has burst through the scene as London's newest and most exciting area for young people in the city. The definition of 'edgy', Shoreditch is known for its street-art graffiti, its offerings to the world of streetwear and fashion, and for its nightlife, which is made up mainly [...]