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Horse racing on snow – White Turf racing festival, St. Moritz, Switzerland

Every February, a frozen lake in St Moritz become the world’s only racecourse on snow, attended by 30,000 fur-clad spectators.

Ski Guide: Bansko, Bulgaria

Bulgaria's historic town of Bansko and ski resort has modern hotels and ski shops on the edge of a plain amid the mountains with a gondola connecting with surprisingly craggy peaks.

Ski Guide: Borovets, Bulgaria

Borovets mountain resort dates some 120 years. Today, it’s a mix of modern Alpine architecture and charmingly unkempt bars, shops and restaurants

Ski Guide: Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck in Austria is the capital of the Tirol, and ski town with easy access to a number of ski resorts in the mountains.
The city of York

Travel Guide: 24 hours in York, UK

Take a day trip to York and enjoy its Gothic architecture, medieval history, charming cobbled streets, entertaining museums and world-renowned chocolate.

Dorset: In the footsteps of novelist Thomas Hardy

James Ruddy hits Dorset’s delightful Thomas Hardy Trail several decades after a tormented school year studying The Mayor of Casterbridge.
Relaxing in the Ragdale Rooftop Pool

Romance your Valentine with one of these experiences in the UK

It's always time for romance and now is a great time to rev it up a little. 
Interlaken Kayaking Lake Brienz

What to do in and around Interlaken, Switzerland: winter edition

There’s plenty to keep you entertained this winter in the Swiss resort of Interlaken. From winter kayaking to paragliding, we’ve got your itinerary covered.

Thoughtful gifts for the ones you love

Love is not just for Valentine's day. These gifts will show you care whatever the occasion.
Camino Primitivo - Hiking in Mist

Camino de Santiago: The Original Way (Camino Primitivo), Galicia, Spain

If you’ve already done the popular Camino Frances, or fancy something more challenging, this is the original Way of St James, the first major pilgrimage route to Santiago, and you won’t meet too many people.

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