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Meet Charlie - an English footballer abroad

Centre-half says more British players should look to Spain to improve their game

Meet Charlie - an English footballer abroad

Charlie I’Anson had  the honour of being the only English footballer in the Spanish La Liga – a  title previously held by Michael Owen and David Beckham among a small handful of others.   His ambitious streak has seen him move from his family home in... more »

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The
Art of
Longtail Paddlesurf

The Art of Longtail Paddlesurf

Meditative. Soothing. Sublime. These are some of the words that a group trying out standup paddling for the first time on Phuket used to describe the experience. Standup paddling, or SUP as it’s often called, is a water sport that’s ...more »

Costa del Golf

Costa del Golf

Often nicknamed the Costa del Golf, the coast in Southern Spain is no doubt one of the best places to play golf in Europe. You may think we’re biased in some way, and you might be right, but don’t just take our word for it, with more ...more »

Boogie with Skydive Algarve this Autumn

Boogie with Skydive Algarve this Autumn

Love to Boogie? You do! Well how about a Skydive Boogie from 14,000 feet? If you’re a seasoned skydiver, or have always wanted to know how it feels to fly like a bird, what better place to jump than into the blue skies of the Algarve, ...more »

Moscow Skating Rinks

Moscow Skating Rinks

       Winter has come, Celsius shows minus, it’s snowing outside, and you start to think twice before going outside, not speaking about doing some sport. Such a usual, familiar scene, isn’t it? But Moscow knows pretty well what to ...more »

Getting fighting fit at boot camp

Getting fighting fit at boot camp

My Destination Alicante marketing and sales manager Sharron Godfrey knows first-hand what life is like within the La Vida Boot Camp in Javea. She kept a record of her week at the luxury villa so you can get a feel for what to expect during ...more »

The Portugal Masters 2015

The Portugal Masters 2015

The Portugal Masters returns to the Algarve’s Oceânico Victoria Golf Course this autumn. Opening with a Pro Am Day on Wednesday 14th October and concluding on Sunday 18th, this popular leg of the European Tour is the biggest golf ...more »

Wilderness Hiking

Wilderness Hiking

Prokletije is one of the largest massifs in the Dinaric Alps. On one side we have wild and romantic beauties but on the other there is rugged mountain world, so dangerous and so cruel, laying all the way down to the Albania and Kosovo ...more »

Extreme Sports in Phuket

Extreme Sports in Phuket

Phuket may be the ultimate beach holiday destination in the world but there’s a lot more to experience than translucent blue seas, powdery white beaches and guaranteed sunshine. Check out the following ideas to season your holiday ...more »

Sagres Birdwatching Festival 2015

Sagres Birdwatching Festival 2015

The annual "Birdwatching Festival" in Sagres, is one of the most important events in the birdwatching world’s calendar, and this year it will be taking place between 1st and 4th October. Sagres, on the west coast of the Algarve, is an ...more »

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Sport is a global language that ignores cultural barriers and unites disparate communities, an indiscriminate ubiquity understood by all and exclusive of none. It's something that every culture in the world has put their own spin on, from camel racing in the Middle East to heli-skiing in North America, and as such has become enveloped within the sphere of travel. Indeed, there isn't a single corner of the world it hasn't permeated, nor a single person it hasn't in some way touched.

Our Sports articles explore the full breadth of competitive and individual endeavours spread across the globe. Whether it's skiing down a polished piste or paddling up a ravishing river, letting gravity take the reins beneath a parachute or working against it on a craggy rock face, splashing around a swimming pool or smashing balls with a bat, going wheel to wheel on an asphalt track or stern to bow on shimmering seas, we've got it covered.

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