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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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With three times more hectares dedicated to viticulture than Bordeaux, and better weather, isn’t it time winos started visiting the Languedoc-Roussillon region of France? Sasha Arms indulges in a drop of eno-tourism. There are some disagreeable and slightly galling misconceptions about France and wine that need to be redressed. Number…

This summer Brits have been flocking to parks, castles and riversides to watch cinema under the stars. Unlike Saturday night at the movies however, Sasha Arms does care which picture she sees… (photos by Nomad Cinema) The UK is a big fan of just about anything that can ‘pop up’…

There’s much more to Northern Ireland than basalt rocks, no matter how famous they might be. Sasha Arms gives the causeway a giant elbow and opts for a spot of “aquaplaning” instead… Ask any traveller heading to Northern Ireland where they plan to visit and the Giant’s Causeway will be…

Despite being virtually unknown, hard-to-find and gone-in-a-flash, London’s pop up restaurants are the capital’s latest food phenomenon. Sasha Arms, editor of Foodie Magazine, previews the best for summer 2011. It’s time to admit it. Pop up restaurants in London are now well and truly embedded into the city’s culinary landscape,…

One of Europe’s oft-forgotten capitals, Luxembourg packs a surprisingly hefty nightlife punch. Sasha Arms asks residents to raise a glass as she descends on the mini-opolis to celebrate her birthday. It’s the night before my birthday and where do I find myself? Luxembourg of all places. The capital city of…