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”

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:

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”