Eastern sanctuary: a mindfulness weekend in Norfolk

A suitably slow-paced yoga and mindfulness weekend is revelatory – even the ‘weird’ bit about rebooting tired minds and bodies through silence Nungwi Village...

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Yoga for beginners in the south of France

A trip outside the comfort zone can often feel a bit of a stretch. Our writer travels to an idyllic rural retreat near Toulouse...

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Gravity-assisted yoga in Andalucía, Spain

There are excellent retreats in southern Spain but this one, near Málaga, has a new shala with a yoga wall, allowing for a rare...

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The alternative city guide to Newcastle

A stubborn desire to make things happen in this great northern city has led to vibrant arts, food and drink scenes. Whether dining, drinking...

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Good Hotel, Royal Victoria Dock, London: hotel review

This floating hotel has river views and a communal spirit, giving work to unemployed locals and inviting guests to relax in ‘living room’ spaces...

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‘I used to look for crime fiction novels set in Amsterdam, but ended up writing my own’

Amsterdam’s trading and gin heritage fascinates crime writer Daniel Pembrey, while its canals and Red Light District provide an evocative setting for his books...

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10 more of the UK’s best small towns: readers’ travel tips

Readers had so much to say about our 10 of the best small UK towns for winter breaks article, we’ve put together a new...

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The Elm Tree, Spilsby, Lincolnshire: hotel review

A new five-star B&B on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds offers bags of comfort and a chance to explore one of the country’s...

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A foodie’s tour of Aberdeenshire: it’s fit for a prince

Local holidaymaker Prince Charles has opened a restaurant near Balmoral, eastern Scotland, one of many showcasing the area’s superb fresh ingredients Blimey, it’s wet...

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