Latest articles

14/04/2017

The young entrepreneur behind vodka brand Ishka tells us about his take on the Russian drink and the experience of setting up his own business.

06/03/2017

Hervé runs possibly the best African restaurant and takeaway in Paris. Buried in the Marché Saint Quentin, a listed covered market two minutes’ walk from Gare du Nord, his cosy hub is perfect for lunch or an early supper.

17/10/2016

Nestled in amongst some of Paris’ best indie spots in the 10th arrondissement, the Sunken Chip is a superb French take on your local British chippie.

16/10/2016

Gertrud Tavernier is a Belgian yoga teaching, chocolate making pharmacist living in Germany’s buzzing capital. Together with her partner Felix she has started two exciting independent businesses from her own home.

11/08/2016

The Bunyadi is a concept pop-up restaurant which welcomed naked diners in London’s Elephant & Castle from 11 June to 31 July 2016. Following the success of the London experiment, the founder is now planning on taking this nudist’s paradise to Paris and other European cities, and possibly opening a private members’ club back here in the Smoke.

20/04/2016

Interview with Simona Larghetti, president of the association and project manager of Dynamo, Bologna’s premier destination for cycling enthusiasts.

17/04/2016

This Monday marks the start of Fashion Revolution Week, an initiative encouraging you to ask multi-national corporations and chains #whomademyclothes? In keeping with SIFT’s aim to support more socially responsible trading, Imogen Flynn takes a look.

29/03/2016

‘Porridge cafés’ have been appearing in various European cities. A sign of hipster gentrification or returning to hearty, healthy and simple food? Imogen Flynn takes a look.

meet the people

14/04/2017

The young entrepreneur behind vodka brand Ishka tells us about his take on the Russian drink and the experience of setting up his own business.

06/03/2017

Hervé runs possibly the best African restaurant and takeaway in Paris. Buried in the Marché Saint Quentin, a listed covered market two minutes’ walk from Gare du Nord, his cosy hub is perfect for lunch or an early supper.