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The Tour De France Celebrates Its 100th Birthday

The 100th Tour de France is now in full flow, with British hopeful Chris Froome leading the way. The cyclists are currently heading south east through France, t

Top Three: Tour de France-inspired breaks

Cycling trips: from the lazy to the crazy

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Tom Powell

Associate Editor

Tom likes to travel, which is perfect, really, considering his role at Escapism. When he's not testing out mattresses all over the UK, lusting over US national parks, or following his stomach across the south of France, you'll probably find him writing about his latest adventures at Escapism HQ, or nerding out about the latest gear.

8 epic cycling ascents

Michael Blann's new book flaunts some of the best mountain climbs the planet has to offer

Top Three: Beer, cognac and port tours

Drinking beer is good for your brain (disclaimer: we're fantasists, not scientists)

My Cool Bike

Cycling is the sport du jour. Not only are we currently in the final throws of the 100th staging of the Tour de France, but our very own Chris Froome is in th

Cycling Europe

Move over Tour de France – there are a clutch of other classic race routes out there just waiting to be conquered.

Find your winter moment in Alpe D'Huez, France

Whether it's a moment of peace making fresh tracks in new snow, a hard-earned drink at the bottom of the hill or the amazing feeling you get when you nail a tough run, Alpe D'Huez in France is the perfect place to explore with Crystal Ski Holidays this winter – here's why

A stay in the treetops: cool treehouses you can sleep in around the world

Got a head for heights? We've rounded up some epic treehouse hotels around the world