Posts by

Lose your strain in Spain

Our Spa Inspector checks out the SHA Wellness Clinic in Altea, Alicante

Matt Ridley talks to Hon Lik, inventor of the e-cigarette

Matt Ridley speaks to Hon Lik, the man who has allowed more than a million smokers in Britain to quit…

Health podcast special: does technology spell the end of the waiting room?

Technology has the huge potential to transform the healthcare system. In this View from 22 podcast special, The Spectator’s Sebastian Payne discusses…

Testing eastern promises in the chic heart of Paris

 Mandarin Oriental, Paris   Visitors to the city of love are spoilt for choice when it comes to top-notch hotels.…

Vidago Palace, Portugal

Spring awakening

Although spas have been around for centuries, they soared in popularity towards the end of the Victorian era, when it…

Focus on cataracts

Cataracts are the principal cause of blindness, and occur when the crystalline lens that brings light into focus on the…

Pride and pain: first world war veterans march to Buckingham Palace in 1964, on the 50th anniversary of the conflict

Check up

Drink danger on civvy street With the recent 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the first world war, an apposite…

Power lines have been cleared by Oxford researchers

Check up

Environment No leukaemia link to power lines There is no increased risk of contracting leukaemia for children who live beneath…