Salvador: A City of Contrasts

Once Brazil’s capital city, Salvador was the jewel in the crown for the Portuguese Empire. As a major port for Brazil’s sugarcane and slave trade, it was the country’s most important city for three centuries. Today some neighbourhoods feel forgotten, while others have never felt more alive

Brazil’s Costa Verde

The “green coast” stretches 350 miles from Rio de Janeiro to Santos and promises stunning views, a vibrant, yet laidback vibe and plenty of hidden surprises

Life on The Amalfi Coast, Italy

There’s so much beauty here, it’s hard to do it justice – a dazzling mix of sunshine, cobalt blue, church bells and ripe, juicy lemons

Kylie Minogue: All Loved Up

“I think gay marriage should be allowed! It’s like what’s represented in the All The Lovers video. If it’s love, it’s love. And that’s it. That’s all that matters.”

Tori Amos: Living Doll

None of us live in a vacuum, least of all Tori Amos, who is often driven to her piano to thrash out the issues of the world around her. “That we’re living in ‘troubled times’ is no secret,” says Amos

Morro de São Paulo: Maravilhoso!

Brazil is full of hidden little gems, places that make your troubles melt away. This vibrant little town on the car-free island of Tinharé is one such place

Spectacular Sipping in Shanghai

Shanghai is a bright, stimulating city, known for its endless towering skyscrapers, bright neon and amazing food. But did you know that Shanghai makes a mean martini? We give you the scoop on where you’ll find the dishiest drinks in town. Citizen Shanghai bar and cafe (222 Jin Xian Lu, Huangpu) Decked out with dark timber,…

Supersized São Paulo, Brazil

Last year, more than 3.5 million people took part in São Paulo’s gay pride parade celebrations – it’s the biggest gay pride parade in the world