• Ready for your selfie: why public spaces are being Insta designed

    4 days ago - By The Guardian

    First it was our food. Now whole neighbourhoods are being styled to look good on social media. But by viewing the world through a screen, do we miss the bigger picture? If you are ever in Madrid and looking for a bite to eat, you could do worse than to head to Sobrino de Botín. At the world's oldest restaurant - it opened in 1725 - you can experience a well-reviewed suckling pig supper, while soaking up the atmosphere. It was once frequented by Ernest Hemingway and is still hugely popular, but that has not stopped TripAdvisor reviewers describing it as “cramped” with “narrow stairs”. In...
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