Chris Leadbeater

Chris Leadbeater is a full-time travel journalist who has written for The Independent since 2009. He specialises in the USA, South America and Europe, but has covered destinations as varied as Mozambique, New Zealand, Indonesia and Lebanon. Prior to becoming a travel journalist, he worked as a music writer and for men's magazines.

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Leith: Basking in the sunshine again

With Michelin-starred restaurants, chic bars, and modern art galleries, Edinburgh's seaside suburb is worth revisiting, says Chris Leadbeater