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International Women’s day: female-led travel initiatives to support

From a female-only poaching unit protecting a South African nature reserve to the Kilimanjaro mountain guides, meet the women smashing stereotypes around the world

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10 classes, workshops and free activities to celebrate IWD

From Audible’s new women’s podcast with Sarah Pascoe and Sandi Toksvig to free strength-building classes, this is your IWD hit-list

Travel

Where to eat, sleep and what to do in Cyprus

Dreaming of long meze lunches in the sunshine? Us too...

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Sailor Emily Penn on why plastic pollution is a women’s issue

Environmentalist Emily Penn is captaining an all-female crew on a voyage to save our seas from plastic. Katie Strick hears why she’s raising awareness of women’s health

Wellness

Why’s everyone taking ice baths all of a sudden?

Blasting yourself with freezing cold water for just a few minutes a day can improve focus, increase energy and reduce stress. Rosie Fitzmaurice finds out more

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17 podcasts to fill The High Low-shaped hole in your life

From the new audio double-act to the series that still bring the LOL factor, here’s where to get your weekly pop-culture fix 

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Brain food: how to eat and sleep your way to a healthy mind

Need a brain boost? From smart snacks to the supplements worth their salt, Rosie Fitzmaurice has a plan to keep you firing on all cylinders

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How to find the right running headphones for you

Along with a good pair of trainers, decent headphones are an essential part of your running kit  

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Why summer 2021 will be the year for women’s cricket

A new “gender balanced” cricket tournament - with equal prize money for men and women - is coming to The Oval in July. England vice-captain Nat Sciver tells Katie Strick why it’s just what the nation needs after lockdown

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Greece is the word: a Greek travel corridor is the happy news we need

Our writers on why they will be heading to the Mediterranean hotspot as soon as they can

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Return to the Red Sea: Learning to dive in scuba paradise

When flights to the Sinai Peninsula finally resumed, James Draven learnt to dive in scuba paradise Sharm El Sheikh

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20 stunning Greek islands to visit

The UK and Greece are in talks about vaccine passports for this summer. Start dreaming now...

Wellness

Will.i.am: ‘I transformed my life: now I just crave juice’

The musician-turned-entrepreneur talks to Rosie Fitzmaurice about anxiety around the new Covid variants and how it’s affecting his sleep patterns  

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How to do Pancake Day with easy low-sugar healthy pancake recipes

A few simple ingredient swaps can turn your annual pancake day feeding frenzy into a low-sugar, nutritious meal 

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