Win a 6-night Inntravel rail holiday through the heart of Spain

The view from the old town in Segovia, Spain

Explore the classical cities of old Castile on an Inntravel self-guided journey. We’ve teamed up with Inntravel to offer you the chance to win one of their SlowMotion journeys – a 6-night, self-guided holiday for two through the heart of Spain by rail – on which you can discover treasures from the Golden Age, admire… Read more

Unusual places to stay in the UK

Copper Beech Glade caravans

Get away from it all with a special short break in the UK – maybe you fancy glamping in a forest, sleeping in a treehouse, or spending time in a converted bus? It’s the perfect opportunity for some forest bathing, wild swimming and waking up to fresh air rather than an alarm clock. Read more related… Read more

The creative power of walking

The creative power of walking

The benefits that come from going for a good walk are fairly obvious: it gets the body moving, exercising and strengthening the legs; it strengthens the heart and gets the blood pumping round your system; it deepens the breathing and opens your lungs to refreshing air. It offers a very effective way to practise mindfulness,… Read more

Make a travel journal to record your adventures

This beautiful journal is a great way to record your travels

Pauline Hagan combines funky metallic leather, neon pink and a map print to create an uber-stylish keepsake. Revive the traditional craft of bookbinding and make this travel diary. It’ll make a wonderful, personal treat for a friend – whether it’s to record impressions of their everyday adventures, exciting travels, new course or job. Check out… Read more

How to be a calm traveller and overcome a fear of flying

Overcome fear flying

Travelling is one of life’s greatest pleasures, but if you’re a nervous traveller it can spoil the enjoyment of any trip. If you suffer from anxiety try some positive affirmations before you travel – picture yourself at the destination, relaxed and happy, and try techniques such as mindful breathing. Exposure to the things you’re afraid of… Read more

7 of the best walking apps for great escapes on iPhones and Android

Jake Melara woman walking

Walking gives you the chance to step back from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and take stock. You can explore new landscapes, reconnect with nature, slow down and reflect on your life. We’ve gathered together some apps for iOS and Android to help you get outdoors and enjoy mindfulness on the move… AlpineQuest GPS Hiking… Read more

Enjoy free bubbly at The Handmade Fair 2017!

Handmade Fair

The Handmade Fair at Hampton Court Palace in Surrey is a highlight in the crafter’s calendar. This year’s show on 15-17 September is packed with creative things to do – watch talks in the Super Theatre, take part in one of the craft workshops or have a go at the Grand Makes and create some… Read more

Cycling holiday down the River Danube in Austria

Cycling holiday - view from Maria Tafferl back down to the river Danube

Fancy taking in the scenery of the River Danube under the power of your own legs? A cycling holiday is a great way to explore at a slower pace, without the noise and stress of traffic, and getting plenty of fresh air and exercise. And as you’re travelling at your own speed you can stop… Read more

Take a calming wildflower walk

Wildflower walks

Wildflower walks are a way to escape from city life and find peace in the natural world, says Jen Chillingsworth Check out more related articles that can help you enjoy a calm moment: How to take a mindful coffee break Meditation with pets Mindful deep reading: the health benefits of reading novels  Whenever life feels too… Read more

Take a magical holiday in a tiny house – the Trewithen Tabernacle

Trewithen tabernacle Cornwall

In issue 1 of In The Moment you can discover four amazing compact holiday homes, inspired by the tiny house trend. And the Trewithen Tabernacle is another pint-sized pleasure in Cornwall… This tiny tin tabernacle for two is hidden away in the depths of the English countryside. Handbuilt by Cornish company Love Lane Caravans (lovelanecaravans.co.uk) to the specifications… Read more