Former publisher at Lonely Planet and co-founder of boutique hotel booking service, Mr & Mrs Smith, Simon Westcott owns insider travel guide company, LUXE CIty Guides. He writes at luxecityguides.com and is on Instagram as @travellerati.
“I prefer to shop when I travel. The mind is freer, the discovery greater. I’m a sucker for the story behind the object and it’s more engaging further from home.”