Déjà brew: Revisiting our favourite coffee posts for International Coffee Day

Established by the London-based International Coffee Organization, Sunday 1 October is the third International Coffee Day with plenty of caffeine-fuelled events taking place in coffee-obsessed cities across the world. For Virgin Atlantic’s global destinations, we’re lucky enough to have our own cabin crew coffee connoisseur … Continue reading
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A neighbourhood guide to the North End of Boston

Known by many as Little Italy, Boston’s North End is a cluster of cafes, pastry shops and traditional tavernas, huddled together on winding streets and tucked into cobbled courtyards. Hanover Street lies at its heart, but the neighbourhood’s European heritage – brought in by Italians in … Continue reading

The best speakeasy bars in Boston

Even though American Prohibition hasn’t been around since 1933 (thank you, 21st Constitutional Amendment), the forbidden intrigue of alcohol still holds a certain allure, even if it’s not actually illegal anymore. Once defining the unlawful underground bars that cropped up during America’s dry days, today’s … Continue reading

Sledding in Boston: 10 of the best snowy slopes

Boston is not a city to do winter by halves. Just look at this past year for evidence: thanks to a quick succession of truly historic blizzards, the city smashed its all-time seasonal snow fall record, clocking in a total of 110.6 inches (or 280.9 … Continue reading

An Art lover’s Guide to The Best Boston Galleries

When the sea beckons, you grab a towel and hit the beach. Should an urban hike be in order, you don walking shoes, order a coffee to-go and take to the streets. But if you crave a cultural escape, these Boston galleries should do the trick. … Continue reading