18 reasons to be cheerful this weekend

18 reasons to be cheerful this weekend

Chins up. Things could be worse. We could be in Marseille in 1348. It’s a long shot, but we’re all clutching at straws. You know that’s true when your point of positive comparison is the Black Death. Ah well. There are a few other reasons for a mild good cheer: some...
How to turn your bedroom into a luxury hotel

How to turn your bedroom into a luxury hotel

Being locked down needn’t be a complete drag – Chris Moss takes a break in the master bedroom It was the little pink kettle that did it.  Having put it off for, oh, about 25 years, I decided to sort through my travel clobber. I have the time now, after all. No...
Is this the most beautiful walk in London?

Is this the most beautiful walk in London?

Britons have been urged to avoid non-essential travel to help beat coronavirus – but exercise is permitted. So get some fresh air and discover London on foot (just don’t go for a pint in the pub afterwards). Here’s one that’s perfect for a spring weekend, taken from...
Inside Greece’s playground for the super-rich

Inside Greece’s playground for the super-rich

Exciting openings and a fresh energy are revitalising the Greek capital’s sunshine coast. Rachel Howard gets back into the water “Every day is like a holiday living here,” says Cassie Anderson, squinting into the sunshine. You can see why: it’s February and Cassie is...