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Best ski gear for beginner skiers

From skis and boots to gloves and goggles, choosing the right ski gear can be a difficult and a costly choice, especially for beginner skiers.
new york central park in winter frozen lake

Why New York is a great winter destination – just wrap up warmly

New York between January and February offers better value for money than at any other time of the year and the lack of queues and crowds is blissful.
Festival Glam Rock Afternoon Tea - K West Hotel & Spa

Festival Glam Rock Afternoon Tea at K West Hotel

A whole new twist on tea time: K West Hotel & Spa in London's trendy Shepherd’s Bush area has launched a brand new Festival Glam Rock Afternoon Tea.
Royal Bengal Tiger at Sunderbans

Spotting a tiger in the Sunderbans National Park, West Bengal, India

Spotting a tiger in its natural habitat in India is notoriously hard. The mangroves and forests of the Sunderbans National Park are shrouded in mist, mostly uninhabitable and much of it is out of bounds to most humans.
Atlantic HIghway

Norway: 680-mile road trip from Stavanger to Trondheim in 2 days

I took to the roads behind the wheel of a Mazda-CX3 on a mad-cap adventure chasing Norway's midnight sun over bridges, through tunnels and via ferries.
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Bet you have never heard of Connaught Village, London

I love London and yet I had no clue about Connaught Village, a triangle of streets that stretches from the mayhem of Edgware Road, to the artsy Bayswater.
Solar Impulse 2 RTW : Second Test Flight AbuDhabi

Could solar powered planes be the future for air travel?

Two Swiss pilots completed the first ever round-the-world flight using only the power of the sun to power their airplane, the Solar Impulse 2.
Yoga retreat

Review: Adventure Yogi – Yoga Retreat in East Sussex, UK

The Adventure Yogi retreat comprises a collection of beautifully converted Georgian barns with lots of wood panelling. Yoga was profoundly nourishing and left me in hight spirits and the food was energising and delicious and a fine illustration of how easy it would be, should the inclination be there, to become vegan.
TTM Flights 2016 - Europe

The Travel Magazine’s travels in 2016

As the year comes to a close, I stopped to reflect on Sharron's and my travels in 2016. Between us, we covered thousands of miles and three continents.
crowded sandy beach

Hoteliers: Please don’t banish all UK travellers from your resorts

Britain, dubbed the “fake sick man of Europe”, face banishment from popular all-inclusive resorts abroad if the bogus compo culture continues.

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