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Author: Sasha Arms

Passionate foodie, trend-spotter and traveller, London-based Sasha Arms has reported on everything from pop-up restaurants to prison tourism for UTB. Keep up with her latest stories right here...

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leipzig-weekend-break

Hailed as the ‘new Berlin’ and ‘Hypezig’, Leipzig is a post industrial city positively brimming with creativity, from visual arts to the world’s largest Goth festival. Sasha Arms, author of guidebook Carl Goes Leipzig, reports with pen and lens. Leipzig is a former industrial city of the German Democratic Republic…

fun things to do toronto

Alleys dedicated to street art, alligator tacos, gravity-defying bank vaults and pork-themed tours are a few of the weird and wonderful things you can see, eat and do in Toronto. Sasha Arms reports from Canada.

york weekend break

The city where Guy Fawkes was born, Dick Turpin was hung and Constantine the Great was proclaimed Emperor has certainly got plenty of stories to tell – and plenty of great pubs to tell them in. Sasha Arms reports. York has a rich cultural history that strikes the visitor the…

york-city-guide

Founded way back in 71 AD, this Northern giant has a fair claim to be the UK‘s original city adventure! Following the English Civil War it was second only to London and Norwich in importance and is rich in things to see and do… York is a cool city in…

cape-town

Table Mountain, township tours and the best tea in the world are just a few great reasons to visit Cape Town. Sasha Arms advises us on these and many more, as she reports from South Africa’s splendid coastal city.  “The great outdoors, of course.” Ask anyone from Cape Town to sum…