April 19 2014 Latest news:
Some never bore of the London Marathon - indeed there are 15 people who have run every single one ever held - but for the slightly less obsessive, a bit of variety is preferable. So here’s a quick look at some other options, from the extreme to the wacky.
It is more than 250 years since Sir Christopher Wren immortalised the phrase ‘When a man is tired of London he is tired of Life’.
You’ve probably seen the Park Plaza Hotel innumerable times.
Deserted slopes, delicious food, friendly folk, and it’s a whole load cheaper than France, Switzerland and Austria... why Italy’s Aosta Valley beats its neighbours in the skiing stakes – especially this season, as it’s bathing in plentiful snow while Chamonix is suffering.
As day became night in Tobago, I found the sunset was best enjoyed while stretched out on a sun lounger beneath a palm tree on golden sands.
It’s location location location for the Park Lane Hilton, a concrete monolith which towers sentinel-like over Hyde Park to the front and Green Park to the back.
It is nearly the end of London Underground’s anniversary celebrations, looking back at 150 years of subterranean transport in the capital.
It’s a cliché, but Cape Town really is a city of contrasts; a sprawling metropolis surrounded by nature, where the stark slopes of Table Mountain jut into the crashing waves of the ocean, and where incredible wealth and poverty live cheek by jowl.
I’ve always considered Venice a place to go with a lover, or a friend, but never alone.
Love him or loathe him, Boris Johnson has certainly had a hand in making London a sportier city.