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

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

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

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

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

Seven of the world’s best art hotels

When it comes to luxury hotels, savvy guests are seeking more than a great turn down service and a master chef in the kitchen – it’s all about the art on the walls.