The year’s top music festivals around the world

Banish thoughts of blizzards and cast your mind forward to sun-drenched fields, thousands of grinning faces and loud, loud music. As festival-lineup-announcement season begins in earnest, we take a look ahead to where’s worth jumping on a plane for this year…

Hotel of the week: Avenue Hotel

After our Caribbean jaunt last week, Smith's Hotel of the week team is turning its attention to Denmark's cultured capital, Copenhagen, to admire that doyenne…

Best coffee in London?

After yet another maddening on-the-way-to-work wait for a gritty, feeble, bitter café latte, I've been doing some pondering forward-slash getting angry. (A) Why is it…