Sarah Benton

Barcelona’s best-kept shopping secrets

Barcelona is much more than tapas and sangria. From vintage to up-and-coming local designers, this stylish city is a shopping paradise on any budget Read the guide

Scenic cycling in southern England

Get active, be kind to the environment and see some stunning scenery - check out these suggestions for some great routes to explore by bike on the Hampshire/West Sussex borders Read the guide

Party like a local in marvellous Rio de Janeiro

Rio is famous for its beaches, its beautiful people and its nightlife. If you want to party, you've come to the right place Read the guide

Family-friendly skiing in Kaprun

Taking the stress out of trying to amuse the whole family on your next holiday is easy to do - just check out a ski holiday with something for everyone in the Austrian resort of Kaprun Read the guide

Queenstown: adventure capital of New Zealand

Queenstown is where extreme sports began. From throwing yourself out of a plane to hurtling down fast-flowing rapids, you're never going to be bored here Read the guide