Run like a local in three cities

Run like a local in three cities

Runners in Barcelona, New York City, and Singapore share their top tips to help you discover new sides of these iconic destinations – while clocking up those miles! On Gaudi’s doorstep Barcelona boasts a number of distinctive running experiences, all within its city limits. There are wild and mountainous routes around Mt. Tibidabo that lead

Hit the road in Scotland

Hit the road in Scotland

Scotland now has its own answer to America’s Route 66. The “NC500” – or North Coast 500 – was launched in the summer of 2015. Attracting growing numbers of cyclists, hikers, bikers, and drivers, it has already been ranked as one of the world’s most spectacular coastal road trips. Forming a 500-mile (800-kilometre) loop, the

Visit Spain’s winetastic province

Visit Spain’s winetastic province

After its heyday in the mid-1990s, renowned northern Spanish wine region Rioja was overshadowed by other upcoming wine districts. No longer – Rioja has emerged as a hot and dynamic destination. Some 15 years ago, Rioja went through its initial phase of reinvention, when a couple of leading wineries realised that a new approach was

Experience Helsinki’s hippest festival

Experience Helsinki’s hippest festival

Helsinki’s Flow serves up the world’s hottest urban festival by going way beyond the tired ‘bands and beer’ template. We’ve handpicked the very coolest highlights for the festival weekend August 12-14. Is this the most achingly cool festival on earth?” asked Forbes magazine in August 2015. Helsinki’s Flow festival has been winning the hearts of