Gran Canaria

What I pack… The shoe designer

His career may have taken him around the world, but the exotic flavours of his childhood in the Canary Islands are never far away from Manolo Blahnik. Here he shares his travel essentials, wherever his feet may lead him

Alain de Botton introduces Generation Curious

High Life magazine is nearly 40 years old. Its readers have changed from being a jet-set elite to a global, democratic and very mobile tribe. For the modern globetrotter, luxury has been supplanted by experience as the main goal. Alain de Botton is curious...