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KOMPAS Stories London

KOMPAS Stories: James’ Haggerston

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November 30, 2017

The KOMPAS Team have been chatting with some Londoners about their favourite place in the city, and why it means so much to them, for a project called KOMPAS Stories. This week, we’ve been speaking to James, who gave us a fresh perspective on his stomping ground of Haggerston.

I…

German Christmas Market


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Berlin Munich

How to Make the Most of Germany’s Christmas Markets

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November 28, 2017

December is almost upon us and it’s time to break out the Christmas jumpers, turn on the holiday playlist and pick out a tree. In Germany, the world-famous Christmas markets are central to the holiday festivities, and the Germans know how to do them right! Here’s what you should…


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KOMPAS Stories London

KOMPAS Stories: Clemence’s The De Beauvoir Arms

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November 23, 2017

For the third instalment of our KOMPAS Stories series, in which we interview London’s residents and ask them to share with us their favourite place and some of the stories behind why they love them, we talked to Clemence about the De Beauvoir Arms.

When you asked me for my…


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Berlin

Is Kreuzberg Exclusively for Hipsters?

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November 16, 2017

At this point, Kreuzberg is pretty infamous for its counterculture: hip bars, pubs, restaurants, and more. It’s pretty much set the gold standard for a hipster neighbourhood. Every edgy neighbourhood from Zizkov in Prague, to Hackney in London, aspires to be like it. As much as we love the…


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KOMPAS Stories London

KOMPAS Stories: Ana’s Barbican Centre

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November 16, 2017

The KOMPAS Team have been chatting with some Londoners about their favourite place in the city, and why it means so much to them, for a project called KOMPAS Stories. This is the second instalment in the series, and for this article, we spoke to our friend Ana about…


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London

The Secret Histories of 5 London Pubs

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November 14, 2017

Everyone knows that Brits love a pint at the local pub – it’s cosy, atmospheric, and there’s plenty of beer and grub. What’s not to love? London has what seems like thousands of pubs, many of which are now franchises. A few London pubs, however, are worth a visit…


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Birmingham

Don’t Miss Birmingham’s Tasty New Restaurant Openings

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November 8, 2017

Birmingham’s food scene is a constantly expanding one, with new restaurants popping up all the time. We’re obviously really happy about it, with all the cool new places to taste and explore. It is, however, becoming a little bit hard to keep up with, so we’ve decided to point…


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KOMPAS Stories London

KOMPAS Stories: Jimmy’s Gillett Square

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November 6, 2017

We’re trying something a little different here at KOMPAS – we’ve been chatting with some Londoners about their favourite place in the city, and why it means so much to them. First up, we talked to Jimmy about his favourite place, Gillett Square in Dalston.

So the place is Gillett…


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London

KOMPAS Insights: 8 Things to Do in Hackney Wick

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November 1, 2017

The formerly industrial area of Hackney Wick has become a haven for artists and hipsters, who flock to the area for cheap studio space in disused warehouses. They’ve also brought with them a handful of shabby chic cafes, industrial style bars and an abundance of street art. It’s worth…


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Exeter

The 10 Dishes You Have to Try While in Exeter

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October 31, 2017

With autumn in full swing and winter on its toes, we all need something to cheer us up and carry us over to spring. For team KOMPAS, that something is food. And let us tell you – Exeter is full of great dishes – we’ve shortlisted our 10 favourites,…