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If we’re going to beat 2018’s stresses, we have to find increasingly outlandish ways to relax. So brace yourself for bootcamp, llamas, surfing and a dose of Michael D’s dogs: it may represent the only way, after all, to outsmart the work-hued allure of your smartphone

15th July, 2018
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry relax with President Michael D Higgins’s dogs on a visit to Áras an Uachtaráin last week Pic: Getty

Wealthy New Yorkers have a new favourite hobby, and it’s a particularly rustic yet lavish one. Instead of packing up their belongings and heading off in a cramped car for a long commute to go camping, Manhattanites now take an eight-minute ferry ride to Governors Island, in the heart of New York harbour, where they switch off phones, forget all thoughts of computer screens, and camp out for the weekend, occupying spectacular tents, in a...

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