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.
18 January 2014 12:00 AM
Raising the bar for the humble 'local'
28 December 2013 12:00 AM
The coming year offers fresh chances to wake up in some dream destinations
04 December 2013 01:57 PM
The Big Apple buzzes with possibility for all ages, budgets and interests
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
Over 50,000 families shipped out of London boroughs in the past three years due to welfare cuts and soaring rents
EU asylum policy is 'a direct threat to our civilisation', says Nigel Farage
Indonesia executions live: 'Hysterical' families heard prisoners being shot dead by firing squad
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: SNP and its activists 'openly racist' towards the English, Farage says
EU exit would hit UK economy much harder than neighbouring countries, study finds
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- 2 The man who filmed the Freddie Gray video has been arrested at gunpoint
- 3 Royal baby girl born: Duchess of Cambridge's second child will be a princess thanks to Queen
- 4 Uploading pictures to find out how old you are gives Microsoft the right to post them wherever they want
- 5 Teen suffers embarrassing wardrobe malfunction in front of deputy PM