Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Lifestyle

From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

How Peloton’s Spin Instructors Became the Rock Stars of the Fitness World

Senior Peloton instructor Jessica King on fame, fitness and interacting with enthusiastic fans. By Meghan McKenna Date June 18, 2019 ...

Vitamin D Vs. Sunscreen: One Dermatologist Weighs In On The Debate

Photography courtesy of iStock By Sarah Daniel Date June 18, 2019

Ireland’s big five adventure challenge

Halfway through cycling the Ring of the Reeks in Kerry, I realise I am going to make it. Not just the circuit’s full 90km...

At Ashford Castle in Ireland, You Can (Really) Live Like a Queen

Photography courtesy Red Carnation Hotels In a tiny village on the west coast of Ireland, this former castle gives visitors a taste of the...

Why cruises float the boats of the Instagram generation

When Emma Le Teace, 25, tried to get her boyfriend to go on a cruise with her, he didn’t want to go. She booked...

A local’s guide to Cádiz, Spain: 10 top tips

Sunset beach Cadiz’s most famous beach, Playa de La Caleta, is right in the old town. Get there an hour before sundown and watch the...

Thirsty work in San Diego, the craft brewing capital of America

It is early morning and I’m swimming in a coffin-shaped pool surrounded by gnarly ancient cacti, overlooked by a 12-storey floral mural. It was...

Ice, fire and feuds: on the trail of Iceland’s sagas

The sagas are “our national identity”, says Icelandic actor Oddur Júlíusson. Based on historical events that mostly took place between the ninth and early...

Skip the Lakes and see the Cumbrian coast – without a car

The air smells of seaweed and woodsmoke as I step on to the platform at Ravenglass. The salt marsh nearby has galaxies of pale...

Back to the wall: cycling Berlin’s Mauerweg

It makes for delightful cycling: dappled sunshine, a smooth path, birds in the trees. The only clue that this isn’t just any woodland trail...