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From London To Paris On A Bike

When I decided to take on HotChillee's famed cycle ride from London to Paris (which starts on Thursday 20 June), I did so with the intention of making it part o

Jon Leaves For Paris...On A Bike

It's the second blog from editor Jon's epic London to Paris cycle race with HotChillee. Read on to see how his first day went…One day down on the road from Lo

London To Paris On A Bike: The Final Instalment

There are plenty of good ways to get to Paris – by plane, by Eurostar, by car (via ferry or train for the watery bit) – all quicker, but nowhere near as exh

Be A Movie Star For The Weekend

Our top locations for holidaying like you're in the movies – kicking off with Jon Hawkins's Bond fantasy in Buckinghamshire.

Film: Prince Avalanche

Prince Avalanche, out next month, is of the road painting classic variety.

Adventure Week At The Royal Exchange

Head to the Square Mile's Royal Exchange this week for adventure.

Top 3 Headphones

Philips Fidelio M1, £160Sharp looks, impeccable clarity and great portability from Philips’s audiophile line. Union Monocle, £39.99Not s

Top 3 Backpacks

Bill Amberg Transit bag, £345Look like the world’s most (only?) stylish camper, with this old-school rucksack from Brit leather-master Bill Amberg. billamber

Top 3 Women's Sunglasses

Hardy Amies Clifton in Petrol Blue, £280The retro-styled Cliftons have been produced in a numbered limited edition, so you’ll stand out from the crowd on the

Your Next Trip: Sorted

The experts at Insight Guides are ready and waiting to ease your travel pains. Let them show you the way to holiday heavenQ: I’m taking part in the Talisker W