Sophie Lam is deputy travel editor at The Independent. She joined the travel desk in 2004, having gained a taste for travel during a spell in Central America.
26 October 2013 06:00 PM
The television chef's latest venture is a joint project that goes back to his early days. Sophie Lam checks in
26 October 2013 12:00 AM
Farmhouse chic, original beams, serene furnishings, Chris Beardshaw gardens, and mounted antlers
19 October 2013 07:53 PM
It’s service with a smile as you head off to departures
31 August 2013 07:30 PM
Birds and planes are major features of the Ria Formosa. Sophie Lam takes to the water to explore this extraordinary lagoon
13 August 2013 05:53 PM
Bushcraft and camping (and champagne) in the Malvern Hills provided bride-to-be Sophie Lam with a weekend to remember
20 July 2013 12:00 AM
Fazenda Nova, Portugal
15 June 2013 12:00 AM
Sunset is no reason to stop shopping in the world's most visited city, says Sophie Lam as she explores its bustling night markets
06 April 2013 12:00 AM
Take the rough with the smooth
23 March 2013 07:00 PM
Souvenir: "a memory", in French; or a thing that is kept as a reminder of a person, place or event. It comes from the Latin, subvenire: "occur to the mind".
08 March 2013 07:00 AM
Israel-Gaza conflict: The secret report that helps Israelis to hide facts
A day in the life of Vladimir Putin: The dictator in his labyrinth
Opponents of Israel's military operation in Gaza are the real enemies of Middle Eastern peace
Were 'Poor Doors' added to mixed developments so wealthy residents don't have to go in alongside social housing tenants?
Arizona execution lasts two hours as killer Joseph Wood left 'snorting and gasping' for air
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Massive rise in sale of British arms to Russia
- 1 Secret Cinema: Why were Back to the Future screenings cancelled?
- 2 Christians: The world's most persecuted people
- 3 Israel-Gaza conflict: The secret report that helps Israelis to hide facts
- 4 Thatcher ‘was warned of Tory child sex party claims’
- 5 The Simpsons Family Guy trailer: First look at crossover episode after Comic-Con debut