Gabriel Power

By Gabriel Power | 30 Jul 2021

11 reasons to visit the British Virgin Islands

The British Virgin Islands, one of the UK's myriad Overseas Territories, is an intriguing prospect for holidaymakers. It is at once homely and utterly alien to the average Brit; one feel... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 23 Jul 2021

The best family hotels in Europe to book now

To say it's been a long year would be an understatement. Stuck indoors for vast swathes of the last 18 months with little to no travel outside of the odd business trip here and there, even the you... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 10 Jul 2021

Breaking tradition: Wedgwood VP Sjeord Leeflang tells us about the brand's transformation

Few brands embrace their quintessential ‘Britishness’ in a more thorough manner than Wedgwood. Founded in 1759 by Josiah Wedgwood in the Staffordshire village of Burslem, the company has b... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 06 Jul 2021

Serious business: behind the scenes at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2021

For even the most avid amateur oenophiles, a trip to the supermarket to pick up a bottle of wine can often be a gruelling undertaking. Which vintage do we want? Is this a dry or sweet red? Which grape... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 25 Jun 2021

The art of sublime sushi at SUMI

In the ill-defined "Western world", our relationship with sushi is, for the most part, rather unusual and frankly a little dissapointing. Where I'm from, for instance, time-hun... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 23 Jun 2021

INTERVIEW: F1 star Lando Norris on his career so far, his ambitions for the future and the Logitech McLaren G Challenge

Lando Norris is a busy man. It would be safe to assume that most 21 year olds who are making waves in an active - and hotly contested - Formula One World Championship would find it diff... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 16 Jun 2021

What is 'Canzuk' and what would it mean for the UK?

As the UK ratified its post-Brexit agreement with Canada in March, and the two countries prepared to announce a new “enhanced” trade deal, many political commentators took note. Trade betw... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 04 Jun 2021

Royal Salute master blender Sandy Hyslop and polo star Malcolm Borwick on their latest collaboration, Polo Estancia Edition

Despite having a storied history stretching back over 200 years, Royal Salute - a product of iconic distillers Chivas Brothers - has been busier than usual in recent year... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 02 Jun 2021

"Audrey’s Eyes" NFT by Gala Mirissa goes up for auction on Makers Place

Audrey’s Eyes, an NFT by digital artist Gala Mirissa, has been put up for auction by "phygital" art brand The ARX, with bids already topping $11,000 on digital makers pl... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 28 May 2021

The ARX auctions NFT of first ever minted front cover of Sunday Times Rich List

An NFT by British digital artist MRE featuring the first ever minted copy of the Rich List is currently up for auction online, causing a stir on online digital makers place Ma... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 27 May 2021

'Dancing Jack' NFT by British digital artist MRE up for auction

A one-of-one edition piece by British artist MRE has been put up for auction by modern 'phygital' art brand The ARX. The piece was created in 2018 as a visual celebration to inaugura... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 17 May 2021

A spirited history: a chat with rare tipple hunter Rebecca Jago

In 2017, during an extensive restoration of his ruined barn, a French cognac distiller tore down an unassuming, hastily built stone wall – one of many that comprised the rustic old building... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 12 May 2021

The best whiskies to try this World Whisky Day

15 May marks the 2021 edition of World Whisky Day, a celebration of all things Scotch, Bourbon and the rest. As the pandemic continues to trundle along, it seems possible that a trip to your... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 11 May 2021

Midleton Distillery unveils new €40,000-a-bottle whiskey

For whiskey lovers (or investors) who are drawn to the more eye-catching entries into the market, few distilleries can offer more thrills than Midleton Distillery, nestled in the rolling hills of Coun... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 07 May 2021

Interview: Christie’s wine and Cape Fine & Rare Wine Auction auctioneer Charlie Foley on how to invest in wine

With the rise of NFTs and cryptocurrencies, the world of investment is starting to seem agonisingly abstract. Every day you may read a news story - or even a first-hand account from a tech-savvy ... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 20 Apr 2021

Interview: artist Amy Beager

Fluid, dynamic and rich with emotional layering, Amy Beager's work is as intense as it is gorgeous. A contemporary illustrator with a background in fashion design, she draws inspira... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 06 Apr 2021

Interview: Thomas Robson-Kanu on tuning in to turmeric

When it comes to mental or physical wellbeing, few people have put as much faith in a single ingredient as Thomas Robson-Kanu has in the versatile turmeric root. As a teenager, the striker - known to ... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 24 Mar 2021

European Detour: Portugal

With international travel now a very real possibiliy in 2021 after a lengthy delay, holidaymakers are already gearing up to take to the European mainland for the post-pandemic trip of a lifetime. But ... Read More