Sophie Lam is Head of Travel at The Independent. She joined the travel desk in 2004, after spending several months in Central America and when not in the office is happiest on the beach.
27 November 2013 02:40 PM
Take your partner, family, golf clubs… or a good pair of walking boos
23 November 2013 12:00 AM
The best in festive travel
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
Stephen Fry explains what he would say if he was 'confronted by God'
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British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
Hard line on immigration could cost Tories the election
- 1 Stephen Fry explains what he would say if he was 'confronted by God'
- 2 Venezuela Expo Tattoo 2015: Extreme body art from 'Vampire Woman' to 109mm earlobes
- 3 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 4 Ball pool for adults opens in London
- 5 Canadian woman suing police who locked her in van with sex offender who then raped her