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Action stations: 12 months of fitness holidays for 2018
Let this year be one of get up and go rather than fly and flop with our pick of activity holidays for each month – around the UK and abroad
The Hopping Race, Trevelez, Spain
This is an extract from the book Sports the Olympics Forgot Trevelez is a beautiful village in the Sierra Nevada mountains just to the south-east of Granada. This village is situated around 1,500 metres above sea level, making it the highest in Spain. Some of the streets in the village are narrow and others areContinue reading “The Hopping Race, Trevelez, Spain”
10 of the best haunted sites around the world
From a ‘hanging-doll’ island in Mexico to the English estate which inspired The Turn of the Screw, here are 10 haunted places for you to avoid.
Ten amazing food market stalls around the world
Everyone knows markets offer great foodie experiences, but finding top produce needs local knowledge. Bloggers and food experts have provided their answers here:
Which is the cleanest city in the world?
Fines, public humiliation and citizen action – every city has a different way of dealing with urban cleanliness. But is it community clean-ups or strict municipal laws that have the most success in making a city spotless?
The world’s best restaurants 2015
The world’s 50 best restaurants for 2015
Which is the safest city in the world?
Urban safety isn’t just about avoiding muggings. Sanitation, immigration and even air-traffic control all matter – often in ways you wouldn’t imagine
The Handstand Games in Moscow – Sports the Olympics Forgot
When the Handstand games resumed after World War I Yashin realized that he should try and include some throwing events. The discus proved impossible to include and the javelin far too dangerous, but there was more success with the shot putt and hammer. Yashin allowed athletes to wear shoes with semi-circular indentations in the solesContinue reading “The Handstand Games in Moscow – Sports the Olympics Forgot”
The outstanding anniversaries of 2015
Party in Jamaica for Marley’s 70th birthday or hit Vegas for Sinatra’s 100th. The year ahead is packed with anniversaries worthy of a trip. You could even whirl atop an Austrian mountain to give thanks for 50 years of The Sound of Music. If you liked this post or received any value from it, pleaseContinue reading “The outstanding anniversaries of 2015”