Akeela Bhattay is a disabled writer and photographer covering travel, culture, mental-health and music. London based
Once considered a dreary post-industrial city, Birmingham has undergone a revitalization. Over the past few years, the UK’s second-largest city is attracting a younger set of visitors, thanks to modern art galleries, green spaces, independent shops, and a vibrant food scene. The city also has a place in the sports scene, hosting the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup and Muller Grand Prix each year. It also recently won the bid for the prestigious Commonwealth Games. To take advantage of the city’s c...
The annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca is over for another year, but the environmental impact is still being felt
Exploring the new story of folk in the 2014 Fall Fashion collections. Published in the September issue of Harper's Bazaar India.
We chat with the progressive alternative rock band about their rise to global indie stardom and what it means for the future of their art
“London, It’s shows like tonight’s that make playing matter to me. […] So much magic everywhere,” reads lead singer Hamed Sinno’s Facebook status posted a...
While Iceland, Spain and Croatia boast their own slices of Westeros, Northern Ireland – with its rugged, wild and stunning landscapes – is home to more Seven Kingdom locations than anywhere else in the world. Here are 9 Westeros locations fans can make a pilgrimage to.
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Hotel Camiral review: A golf resort, but not as you know it
Catalonia's latest opening isn't just for those perfecting their swing
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