The HUNT Dublin

I’m delighted to have teamed up with The HUNT guide book series to author their Dublin edition.  The HUNT Dublin is brimming with hidden gems, secret places and an extravaganza of independent cafes, restaurants and design shops.           The 128-page guidebook features a fold-out 48-hour itinerary as well as illustrated maps and beautifully shot images captured by Dublin photographer Joe Ladrigan.     From my pick of the best brunch spots…
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AUTUMN/WINTER EDIT

Santorini Q+A with Craig Walzer, Atlantis Books

In a snug little corner of Oia, Santorini there’s a tiny bookshop called Atlantis Books. Within this Aladdin’s cave of a space (it pretty much is an actual cave too), precious first editions of Breakfast at Tiffany’s and The Grapes of Wrath sit side by side with glossy best-selling paperbacks. Scribbled philosophy quotes and snippets of poetry dance around the walls and ceiling.  Retired typewriters rest in corners. Sleepy cats flop on the floor. If…
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10 Great Places to Have Coffee in Dublin

Words to live by: ‘Drink the coffee. Then do the things.’ Before you tackle the sights and sounds of the city, make sure you pay a visit to at least one of these incredible Dublin coffee spots. 3FE You can’t help but love the story behind 3FE. Back in 2008, Dubliner Colin Harmon quit his office job to pursue his dream of opening his own café. These days, he’s not just the proud owner of…
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Q+A: Paris Photographer Michael Saint James

In Paris, a bridge is not just a means of getting from A to B. Thirty-seven bridges cross the Seine and together they tell a remarkable tale of the city’s history. Photojournalist Michael Saint James has captured the unique story of the city in his latest coffee table book, Bridges of Paris.The book features over 350 original images of Paris and the bridges that lie at its heart. Travel Edits recently caught up with Michael to find…
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A Hygge Weekend in Copenhagen

In Denmark they have a unique cultural phenomenon called “Hygge”. Pronounced ‘hooga’, it roughly translates as “cosiness”. Depending on the time of year you visit, hygge can be a few different things. It could be the warmth you experience when meeting with good friends or family on a chilly night, the sparkling fairy-lights of Tivoli Gardens in winter or being wrapped up with a hot drink and a blanket at a harbour-side cafe. In the…
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