Shopping local in Eindhoven and Rotterdam

SHOPPING LOCAL IN EINDHOVEN & ROTTERDAM We were recently invited by Visit Holland on a shopping trip to Eindhoven and Rotterdam to explore in more detail the bustling activity of creative, small businesses emerging across these two cities over the past few years. From independent fashion labels to eateries working with local producers, we have prepared a guide showcasing some ... Read More

Gothenburg City Guide

GOTHENBURG CITY GUIDE Sweden's second largest city has a more relaxed and cooler vibe than the country's capital, which makes it the perfect destination for those looking for a different Nordic short break. Gothenburg's streets and neighbourhoods are filled with art, architectural contrasts, nature and history. From the impressive clothing and interiors stores in the city centre to the galleries ... Read More

Berlin City Guide

BERLIN CITY GUIDE Over the past few years Berlin has become one of our favourite destinations for a short break away. The city is constantly evolving and there are always new things to discover every time we're back. From the impressive shopping experience in Mitte to the food scene of Kreuzberg, there's something for everyone in Berlin. Because of Berlin's ... Read More

Studio & Shop Visit: Common People

A couple of weeks ago, Barclaycard Freedom Rewards contacted us to invite us shopping at one of the local businesses in our city. We chose Common People, a Scottish menswear label which just opened its first flagship store in Edinburgh last August. Common People was founded 3 years ago by Kestin Hare, former Head of Design of English label Nigel … Read More

Shop Small: Small Business Saturday

We’re big fans of Todd Selby’s photography and other projects. He recently directed a TV advert for the Small Business Saturday campaign sponsored by American Express. Founded in 2010, Small Business Saturday is a great initiative dedicated to supporting small businesses. Those in the US will celebrate Small Business Saturday on the 30th of November. This year will we also … Read More