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Gear check

Gear check

If you’d like to combine your work trips with some play, here are three great items to ease the transition

Get Out There

Get Out There

No matter what you’re into, there’s an outdoor adventure with your name on it over the coming weeks

Gear Check

Gear Check

From gym to trail, good gear adds comfort when you’re getting fit or being active

The sound of Salzburg

The sound of Salzburg

Conor Power can’t resist the urge to burst into song as he visits the breathtaking home of Mozart

Finding pearls in Brittany

Finding pearls in Brittany

It’s easy to forgive this part of France for its unpredictable weather

Gear check

Gear check

Roisin Finlay with all the latest outdoor accessories

Get Out There

Get Out There

Whatever kind of outdoor adventure you’re into, there’s definitely an event with your name on it

Balloon  therapy

Balloon therapy

Brendan Daly goes up, up and away during a trip to the picturesque wilds of Catalonia

A minted weekend in Dunboyne

A minted weekend in Dunboyne

Ruth O’Connor took herself off to the Royal County for a luxurious taste of contemporary country life

Mystery and modernism in Moscow and St Petersburg

Mystery and modernism in Moscow and St Petersburg

Enchantment in a brashly new and yet historically unique country

The city where Portugal was born

The city where Portugal was born

Dermot Bolger visited Guimarães and found it to be a wonderfully relaxing haven of old Iberian tranquillity

Vonn puts the hammer down

Vonn puts the hammer down

Up close with the stars of ski racing

Vive la France en vacance!

Vive la France en vacance!

Affordable and scenic, Brittany is the ideal spot for a carefree family break

Gear check: Fast, light and on the move

Gear check: Fast, light and on the move

A few bits of kit for multi-sport endurance beginners

Snow watch: Treat yourself to an Alpine break

Snow watch: Treat yourself to an Alpine break

The best easy access resorts for short ski breaks