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7 Things to Do in Lima's City Centre


I'm back home in Lima, Peru! It's fantastic to be back and to see how much the city has grown and developed. This foggy jungle, traffic jams and all, is a wondrous convergence of modernity intertwined with history and heritage.

Beers & Darts at Flight Club Bloomsbury

Flight Club Bloomsbury London Darts Bar

There's this man cave of a social bar just off Tottenham Court Road station. A place to hide away from the sunlight and descend into a wonderland of bright lights and darts. You read it right.

5 Chilled Brunch Spots in Clapton

5 Chilled Breakfast Spots in Lower Clapton

Weekend breakfasts get me excited. There's nothing like the thought of rocking up in my jeans and t-shirt to a local chilled-out cafe and get served the most luscious, well-balanced, nourishing and great-tasting fresh food. Here are some of my favourites and some tips to get you tasting the winning dishes. All doggie-friendly!

Vegetarian Indian Spiced Rice


A quick and easy 30-minute recipe, perfect for a weekday. It may not look like much, but it packs a punch!

Weekday Lunch at Hakkasan

(c) Sami Darling-Rock 

The opulent Hakkasan on Hanway Place is the original of the Hakkasans around the world. A dark cave of luxury, the Michelin-starred Cantonese restaurant is partitioned with carved wooden panels into smaller areas, giving it a dramatic air of a vast expanse yet intimate dining. Walking in feels like walking into a James Bond film.