family travel - Fun on the slopes – the top snow gear for kids
As the northern hemisphere’s snow season kicks off, it’s time to explore some of the best gear to keep kids happy. Whether it’s gloves that can allow teenagers to stay connected, or fun, fast sledges for all the children to enjoy when the skiing stops for the day, Nichola West rounds up her favourite snow gear for kids.
Five gift-able fragrances
As the year draws to a close, fragrances all vie for our attention. Whoever you’re buying for, keep these scents in mind.
24 hours in Auckland
Auckland is New Zealand’s largest, most vibrant, and most cosmopolitan city, enlivened by a multicultural population, impressive café and restaurant scene, and fine museums and attractions. Yet nothing beats its harbour-hugging location: the city is surrounded by a superb backyard of water vistas, volcanic landscapes, and offshore islands.
Qatar: Past and present
Qatar celebrates its National Day on December 18, commemorating the birth of the modern state.read more
A heart-warming winter in Denmark
If you’re looking for cheer during dark December days, then Denmark provides plenty of hygge. Writer and frequent visitor Bjorn Thonnias takes us through the pleasures of Danish cosiness.read more
Namibia’s capital is a colourful, modern African city melded with austere German architecture dating back to the colonial era. “A lovely sunny climate all year round makes it ideal to explore by...read more
As the northern-hemisphere weather gets colder, festive cheer gets warmer and cities erupt in twinkling lights, music, and traditional markets. Here are five cities in which to shop in seasonal style.read more
Whether by advice or choice, many of us are going gluten-free, avoiding gluten in wheat, rye, and barley for a healthier lifestyle. The great news is that restaurateurs have woken up to the opportunities, and...read more
Jaguar’s flagship sports car, the F-Type SVR.read more
Protect yourself from the sun
Rates of melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer, have doubled in the last 20 years – for instance, the UK registered 14,000 cases and over 2,200 deaths last year. It is one of the most common...read more
24 Hours in Helsinki
Finland celebrates 100 years of independence in 2017, but its dynamic capital is a joy at any time. Brisk in winter, flooded with light in summer, Helsinki spills across Baltic islands and promontories, and a hint...read more