Lifestyle & Travel

Shackleton Trustee sets off on a Brompton bicycle to face his ‘Antarctic’

To mark the centenary of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Endurance expedition this year, the Shackleton Foundation is running the My Antarctic campaign.

Maldive Island on the Market

Hotel planned for Island paradise

A Maldivian Island has come on the market complete with building permits for a luxury hotel resort and spa.

Orivaru is a tropical island paradise in the northern Maldives covering an area of 14 hectares (34.6 acres)

The Five Most Reliable and Least Reliable Cars of 2014

When purchasing a new car, reliability is always an important thing to consider. Whilst some cars might look great, if they’re prone to faults then it will soon take the shine off the experience. With this in mind, below are five of the most reliable cars and the five least reliable cars of 2014.

New Golf resort planned for Scotland

Planning consent has been granted for a hotel and leisure development in the heart of Scotland.

A consortium of British businessmen has put its weight behind a development of almost 500 acres on the outskirts of the Scottish capital.

Land Rover Launches New Discovery Sport and World’s First Competition for a Group of Adventurers to Win a Trip to Space

Four friends are set to win a once-in-a-lifetime trip to space, in Land Rover’s Galactic Discovery competition, a ground-breaking online search for a group of aspiring astronauts to go on the ultimate adventure.

7 Simple Strategies to Take Charge of Your High Blood Pressure

If you have high blood pressure, you’re not alone. The condition afflicts some 67 million Americans – that’s 31 percent of of the adult population or 1 in 3 people. High blood pressure is a contributing factor to heart disease and stroke

Royal Caribbean International’s New Quantum Class Ships Takes Technology To A New Level

For the smoothest trip, sail the smartest ship – robots and new technology deliver hassle-free holidays

Royal Caribbean International’s new Quantum class ships take technology to a new level with a whole host of cruise industry firsts

Inactivity, Not Calorie Consumption, Behind Rising Obesity in the UK

The rise in obesity amongst the UK population has been primarily caused by a decline in physical activity. Using government figures, this new study debunks the popular belief that the rise in obesity in recent decades is the result of increased calorie consumption in general, and sugar in particular.

The Incredible Ice Cream Industry: Facts and Stats That Will Surprise You

Ice cream is not such a ‘vanilla’ topic of conversation.  Actually, there are a number of interesting things to know about one of America’s favorite desserts.  Take five minutes, two scoops, and peruse the following information about the tasty world-renowned treat.

Jaguar and Bremont Launch Bespoke Wristwatch in Celebration of the Lightweight E-Type

Today Jaguar announces further news in its relationship with the Bremont Watch Company and reveals one of six unique wristwatches to be offered to customers of the six new Lightweight E-types to be built by Jaguar Heritage.

Things to Know about Medical Travel Insurance

Apart from a few slight headaches and the occasional case of sunburn, most of our holidays run to plan without any untoward mishaps to spoil the fun.

Nation’s favourite retirement hotspots revealed

• Over six million UK adults are planning to retire abroad

• Spain tops the poll for most popular overseas retirement destination

• France second in the rankings, followed by USA