Brazil’s best beaches

Brazil’s best beaches

Best for… Beautiful people

Ipanema

Day: Rio’s legendary Ipanema is fashion-shoot Brazil: famous backdrop, beautiful creatures, skimpy bathing costumes – and that’s just the guys. Like Copacabana next door, Ipanema isn’t just a beach – it’s a world. You can have lunch, a massage, a new tattoo, a Samba class, a Pilates workout or a political debate. Alternatively, stick to simpler pleasures – a grade-A tan, an ice-cold beer or an impromptu game of volleyball. [Readm More]
Weekend breaks with a twist

Weekend breaks with a twist

WANT to live a longer, better life? Do yoga. For those of you unfamiliar with downward dogs and sun salutes, doctors say the most important aspect of physical fitness as our bodies age is good muscle strength and flexibility, and yoga is widely regarded as one of the key ways to maintain and improve this.

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Ski special 2015/16

Ski special 2015/16

No doubt prompted by the imminent publication of our ski special, it started snowing in the Alps last week — with the white stuff settling all the way down to village level in many places. Fret no more. The season is almost upon us.

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