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Get out there!

Get out there!

No matter what you’re into, there are great outdoor and adventure events taking place this month. Here are three to whet your appetite

Ocean’s seven

Ocean’s seven

Over nine months and nearly 40,000 miles, seven teams will face storms, cyclones, icebergs, whales and worse in an attempt to complete the Volvo Ocean Race, writes Yvonne Gordon

Gearcheck

Gearcheck

With the weather starting to get chilly, here is some kit to keep the girls moving and cosy this autumn

Don’t baulk at the Baltic

Don’t baulk at the Baltic

East German party apparatchiks loved their Baltic holiday island so much that they deleted it from the maps. Here’s why north-east Germany deserves to be on yours, writes Ros Drinkwater

Run in the dark

Run in the dark

Get out there!

Get out there!

Winter may finally have arrived, but there’s no let-up in the amazing events you can take part in to stave off the dark-day blues

Weed all about it

Weed all about it

Catherine Murphy faces slippery rocks, bracing sea air and crashing waves as she learns to forage for seaweed in Co Mayo

Gearcheck

Gearcheck

If you’re a hardcore traveller, you’ll need some serious gear. Here are three great items for every backpack

Life at the top

Life at the top

The food is sublime, the pistes exceptional and the chalets cosy – but it’s the breathtaking views at Courchevel that keep millionaires, royalty and Beyoncé coming back, writes Susan Mitchell

Snow briefs

Snow briefs

Pursuit of perfect power goes hi-tech

Get out there!

Get out there!

January is a great time for trying new things, or giving yourself a challenge. Take your pick from these three suggestions below:

Gear check

Gear check

More and more people are commuting by bike. Here are three useful items if spinning to and from the office is part of your daily routine.

Out and about

Out and about

The Wet and Wild Club encourages the LGBT community – and their supporters – to explore outdoor sports.

Delve into deepest Denmark

Delve into deepest Denmark

Rural Denmark is an overlooked holiday destination, but it has clement weather, great cuisine and is ridiculously pretty too

New Mondeo belatedly enters market

New Mondeo belatedly enters market

It’s a case of better late than never for Ford’s new flagship saloon.