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Gadget review: Huawei P8 as your travel camera

Huawei P8 packshot

The Gear Huawei P8 smartphone The Context I’ve been seeing adverts for Huawei phones on the London underground for some time so when I was approached recently about a “smart phones for festivals” story, my interest was piqued. Although I don’t write about festivals, I thought a look at the phone’s capabilities from a travel…

Santo Domingo, a city of American firsts

Parque Colon, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Perhaps it’s the heat and the humidity. Or maybe it’s the spirited beat of the Merengue. Or it could even be the talk of fresh cigars being rolled against the thighs of young Dominican women. Whatever the truth, Santo Domingo has a distinct Latino flavour and the air is rich with it.

Perfume making at Molinard, Grasse

Exterior, Molinard, Grasse

It’s easy to picture it; a small historical town surrounded by endless fields of lavender and their intoxicating fragrance. The lilac buds, swaying left and right in the warm, gentle breeze under the enduring mid-afternoon sun.