Adventure & Travel

Lake Nights in Cumbria

Lake Nights in Cumbria

January 5, 2016

Rebecca Newman gets cosy at a stylish retreat in Cumbria

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East is West: where to go in Istanbul

East is West: where to go in Istanbul

November 17, 2014

Rebecca Newman indulges in all kinds of Turkish delights in Istanbul

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Cape Crusade: Cycling in South Africa

Cape Crusade: Cycling in South Africa

May 14, 2014

Rebecca Newman whizzes through the South African city in a cycle race with a view

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Lift off: Skiing in Verbier

Lift off: Skiing in Verbier

March 24, 2014

Rebecca Newman learns to ski like a superhero in Verbier

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Kite surfing: Prepare to realise Da Vinci's dream

Kite surfing: Prepare to realise Da Vinci's dream

March 19, 2013

The warm waters and strong winds of Costa Rica's Bahia Salinas makes it the perfect location to learn to fly.

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Go With The (Lava) Flow

Go With The (Lava) Flow

February 13, 2013

When Herman Melville arrived on the Galapagos, he thought it an "evilly enchanted ground...

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Dancing on the Slopes

Dancing on the Slopes

February 13, 2013

How to … brush up your technique before the ski season

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Recommended - Skiing in Engelberg: girl power in the Swiss Alps

Recommended - Skiing in Engelberg: girl power in the Swiss Alps

December 14, 2012

Seven out of 10 skiers at the Engelberg resort are men – until Ladies’ Week in January briefly redresses the balance.

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Take a deep breath

Take a deep breath

April 6, 2012

Discover the power of oxygen at a transformational breathing retreat

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Castaway days

Castaway days

January 1, 2012

Sun-soaked atolls, crystal skies and pure lagoons: welcome to Bora Bora

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Scotland the brave

Scotland the brave

March 4, 2011

After marathons, triathlons et al, adventure racing is the next step

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Adventure racing: take it to the limit

Adventure racing: take it to the limit

November 30, 2010

Think a marathon sounds tough? It’s adventure racing that is the true test of body and soul, discovers Rebecca Newman

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Photography: how to capture a compelling landscape

Photography: how to capture a compelling landscape

November 5, 2010

Rebecca Newman learns to capture autumn in the Highlands.

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Bhutan: An enchanting mountain nation is becoming a magnet for A-list celebs

Bhutan: An enchanting mountain nation is becoming a magnet for A-list celebs

September 16, 2010

Tucked into the Himalayas is a beautiful, remote kingdom where spirits are appeased, the mountains are sacred and there is only one major road.

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Trouble in paradise?

Trouble in paradise?

April 21, 2010

Rebecca Newman explores a rapidly changing Bhutan.

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Secrets of survival in the Arctic wilderness

Secrets of survival in the Arctic wilderness

March 20, 2010

Under a summer sun that never sets, Rebecca Newman treks across Canada's Baffin Island.

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The Beagle has landed!

The Beagle has landed!

February 1, 2010

Swimming with sea lions. Talking to turtles. Climbing volcanoes.

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St Lucia: small island, big heart

St Lucia: small island, big heart

December 9, 2009

As British Airways increases its flights to St Lucia, Rebecca Newman tours the Caribbean gem and finds a rich cultural heritage, breathtaking scenery and pulse-racing ourdoor pursuits

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Volcano trekking in the Galapagos

Volcano trekking in the Galapagos

February 28, 2009

When Herman Melville arrived on the Galapagos, he thought it an “evilly enchanted ground …

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Galapagos Notebook

Galapagos Notebook

February 11, 2009

Rebecca Newman opens her Galapagos notebook

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A Marathon Under The Kenyan Sun

A Marathon Under The Kenyan Sun

August 2, 2008

I have to ask myself what on earth I am doing here, competing in one of the world's toughest races..

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It's a date

It's a date

August 1, 2008

Looking for love – or a bit of a flirt? Grab your trainers and head to London’s parks to mingle with the handsome and honed

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Spectator Diary - July 08

Spectator Diary - July 08

July 9, 2008

Rebecca Newman gives a rundown of her week.

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