Debbie Oakes

Debbie Oakes is a journalist and photographer specialising in all aspects of travel, from luxury lifestyle to breathtaking adventure and unique experiences. For Debbie, travel is a treasure hunt where the people, the food and wine – and always the odd bit of shopping – are the holy grail. Along the way she has found secret spots and exotic places, and made lifelong friends. The road gives and it takes away, but it never stops teaching… Debbie writes to tell the tales of her travels.
Debbie Oakes is a journalist and photographer specialising in all aspects of travel, from luxury lifestyle to breathtaking adventure and unique experiences. For Debbie, travel is a treasure hunt where the people, the food and wine – and always the odd bit of shopping – are the holy grail. Along the way she has found secret spots and exotic places, and made lifelong friends. The road gives and it takes away, but it never stops teaching… Debbie writes to tell the tales of her travels.

Latest from Debbie Oakes

Soak up the healing powers of these 4 onsen in the heart of Tokyo

Learn the rules of onsen use and pick from one of these soothing venues, each set in gorgeous and peaceful surroundings in the busy Japanese capital

4 Mar 2019 - 10:02AM

Learn the rules of onsen use and pick from one of these soothing venues, each set in gorgeous and peaceful surroundings in the busy Japanese capital

Soak up the healing powers of these 4 onsen in the heart of Tokyo
Master chefs Musashi Hiroyuki and Hiraki Masakazu talk sushi, knives and the one ingredient they can't live without

Musashi and Hiraki sit down to discuss their cuisine, cooking techniques and the importance of inspiration

2 Mar 2019 - 4:15PM

Musashi and Hiraki sit down to discuss their cuisine, cooking techniques and the importance of inspiration

Master chefs Musashi Hiroyuki and Hiraki Masakazu talk sushi, knives and the one ingredient they can't live without
Slow, sexy secrets of the Umbrian kitchen

Fertile lands of central Italy are famous for seasonal flavours and the simplicity of its cuisine, while boasting the cultural and historic treasures of the Western world, writes Debbie Oakes.

12 Mar 2013 - 9:27AM

Fertile lands of central Italy are famous for seasonal flavours and the simplicity of its cuisine, while boasting the cultural and historic treasures of the Western world, writes Debbie Oakes.

Slow, sexy secrets of the Umbrian kitchen