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Bright ideas for home illumination

Nothing spoils the mood more than a badly chosen fitting throwing off unappealing shadows. We recommend pendants and lamps by three top designers to show your interior in its best light


The best new hotel openings for 2017

Looking for a boutique retreat or private beach that will set you apart from the crowd? We take a look at some of the most hotly anticipated hotels that are scheduled to open this year

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How to join the cycling pack

Packs of cyclists wearing matching jerseys, pumping out the miles in pursuit of a good cause… if this sounds like something you’d be interested in, Richard Peace has some advice to get you started

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Everything you need to know about wine glasses

If you want to enjoy the full experience of drinking wine, you need the right glass. Wine expert and presenter of our fine wine video series Tom Harrow looks at the shapes and brands to consider when choosing your glassware

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Your very own ski chalet

After years of visiting your favourite ski resort, have you ever considered buying a chalet of your own? We look at the opportunities for mountain living by the slopes

Garibaldi lake. Image shot 08/2016. Exact date unknown.

Holidays that keep you fit

An overseas excursion isn’t just an opportunity to visit exotic locales and sample new cultures, it can also be a fantastic way of getting in shape as our health conscious holiday guide reveals