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Yoga for the whole family?

Meditation with the kids? Family yoga? We find out whether it’s child’s play or an impossible dream on a wellness week in southern Spain... and discover that quality time with the kids need not be something hard won Read more »

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Accessible travel: There’s no limit

Don’t let a disability dissuade you from travelling — the market for accessible holidays is booming, fuelled by an increasingly adventurous generation of disabled tourists Read more »

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How hostels got their mojo back

Once a byword for dormitories, chores and curfews, hostels have reinvented themselves for the 21st century as inclusive accommodation for travellers of all ages and demographics Read more »

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LGBT: Travel with pride

Travel companies are increasingly proactive in the LGBT market — but are they doing enough? And is being ‘gay friendly’ just the starting point? Read more »

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Term-time travel: What’s the big deal?

A recent Supreme Court ruling has made it much harder to take kids on term-time breaks. we look at its likely consequences and ask what more could be done to ease parents' holiday dilemmas Read more »

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The best books for summer 2017

Summer is the time to catch up on your reading. We’ve selected 13 of this season’s most-anticipated, wildest and weirdest books to entertain you, whether you’re bound for the beach, mountains or city. even armchair travellers will enjoy these tales… Read more »

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The do-good dilemma

How do you find an ethical operator and project to ensure you’re doing more good than harm? We look at the questions potential volunteers should be asking Read more »

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English wine: Are you missing out?

It may have long been considered undrinkable, but English wine has been quietly getting better, with award-winning domestic brands now a reality. And, if you want a closer look, take heart that your local winery is probably expecting you Read more »

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Hit the trail in Europe

When it comes to walking in Spain, France and Italy, epic is something of a watchword. But how straightforward are self-guided trips, and what are the advantages over a UK walking holiday? Read more »