Max Williams

Staff Writer

Max Williams's articles

Put in the 'fun' in Funchal at the Savoy Palace Madeira

The Savoy Palace in Funchal, Madeira is one of the world's finest hotels. Read our travel guide to the Portuguese island and discover your next holiday destination

Daniel Sharman: “I went really dark. Really, really dark”

Daniel Sharman found stardom in his early twenties. He also found addiction and unhappiness. Now the man is back with a new show and a fresh outlook on life. We get deep with the most thoughtful actor in the industry

Zac Brown's Country Music Playlist

Zac Brown is one of the biggest names in country music. We asked the man himself to curate a playlist of his favourite ten tracks. Pour yourself a whiskey and hit play

Lefay Resort & Spa is a Dolomites delight

The Dolomite mountains in Italy offer some brilliant skiing. Stay to Lefay Resort & Spa and enjoy some world-class pampering as well

"The twist is unbelievable!” | Amy-Leigh Hickman on the power of You

Amy-Leigh Hickman has been acting more than half her life. Her role in You might be her biggest yet. She talks murder and mystery

You can't go wrong with Wright Brothers

Wright Brothers have been supplying fresh seafood to London for more than 20 years. Visit their latest Battersea restaurant on the banks of the Thames

Backstage at the BAFTAs with Jimmy Akingbola

The brilliant Jimmy Akingbola not only attended the BAFTAs but presented an award. He tells us about his evening among the stars

Klipper Kem on perfect shaves and great haircuts

Capital People is a new series profiling London entrepreneurs across a variety of industries. Kicking us off is Hackney barber Klipper Kem. We visit his Cuts & Bruises barbershop to discover the secret of great haircuts

The best boxing gyms in London

Boxing isn't only a thrilling sport but a great way to lose weight and improve your mental health through exercise. Any good boxer needs to find a good boxing gym. Here are the best boxing gyms in London... 

Roll out the barrel with Sandeman and Bar 1790

Port house Sandeman has a City of London heritage dating back centuries. Now it's returned with Bar 1790 and some damn good tapas. Plus port, obviously

"A slight smile is an important thing." The rising star of Leo Suter

Leo Suter has won fans around the world for his portrayal as the charismatic Harald Sigurdsson in Netflix’s Vikings: Valhalla. Meet an actor whose star is on the rise

Alexander Stewart: "I have two weird fun facts about myself"

Singing sensation Alexander Stewart has a new single out and a tour on the horizon. He talks to us about the inspirational Sam Smith, his love of fashion and his bizarre body

Experience Switzerland like a baller with these luxury hotels

Switzerland is the perfect destination for a luxurious long weekend (or week). Travel the country in style while staying in some of the finest hotels in the world

Luke Rollason: "Carrying a sword in public is a stupid thing to do"

Extraordinary actor Luke Rollason on performing live comedy, the perils of time travel and losing a sword on the train

Laurence O'Fuarain: "I have been baptised in fantasy"

Irish actor Laurence O'Fuarain once went to school in his sister's blouse. This is one of several fantastic anecdotes from the Witcher: Blood Origin star

Velvet brings classic cocktails to the Corinthia

With cocktails curated by the legendary Salvatore Calabrese, Velvet at the Corinthia has serious credentials. This is the kind of bar that makes you feel like a film star

Malaga offers culture, history and sunshine by the sea

Yearning to escape to the sun? The Andalusian city of Malaga on Spain's Costa del Sol offers everything you could desire from a weekend escape

Herman Tømmeraas: "I often interview myself when I feel sad"

Herman Tømmeraas got his – literal – big break playing the giant Fjor in the Netflix show Ragnarok. The Norwegian actor shares his life and style

Hey Mama! Take Shelter in Prague's coolest hotel

Prague is one of the world's coolest cities – and Mama Shelter is one of the world's coolest hotel brands. Next time you visit the Czech capital, be sure to stay with Mama...

Matild Palace is a Budapest beauty

Fancy a trip to Budapest? Of course you do. Beautiful and historic, Matild Palace is a UNESCO world heritage hotel that more than lives up to its name