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September 2020

The great escape

What does escape mean to you? For some, it’s about hitting the pause button on the everyday, while for others it’s about swapping the ordinary for the extraordinary.


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Hotels
4-minute read

Hot hotels

Our mission is simple: find the hotels that meet High Life’s exacting standards and tell you all about them

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The Algarve: ready and waiting for you

Enjoy Portugal's endless sunshine, miles of beaches and delicious Mediterranean cuisine

Opinion
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How to get a greater sense of escape on your next trip

Here comes the science: clinical psychologist Dr Sophie Mort reveals how to maximise that holiday high

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Inspiration
1-minute read

Photo journal: Nice

Glamorous, hot and less than two hours away, Nice is a travel must-see location for any wanderer

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Family Travel
3-minute read

Easy family holidays

Looking for holiday inspiration? We curate the best places to travel en famille this summer

Inspiration
5-minute read

10,000 step city guide: Amsterdam

Delve into the historic nooks and crannies of one of Europe’s most eclectic cities with our step-by-step guide to the capital of the Netherlands

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Jersey: a dreamy island break

With miles of clean beaches, superlative cuisine and safety at the heart of all activities, Jersey is a dream come true for holidaymakers

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Inspiration
3-minute read

The high/low guide to... Dubai

Whether you’re on a budget or going all out, we have all the options covered for a memorable trip to Dubai

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A place in the sun

Fancy soaking up some sun and kicking back to the smooth sounds of the ocean? Look no further. 

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Luxury
3-minute read

The connoisseur: Camille Walala

Artist Camille Walala sits down with High Life to talk fake food, dream cities and how to plan a holiday on Instagram

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Shopping
2-minute read

The edit

Krissy Turner, shopping editor at the Telegraph, gives us the lowdown on luxurious travel items that’ll add oomph to your next adventure

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Inspiration
4-minute read

The world’s ultimate… escapes for social distancing

Leave the pressures of modern life far behind for the blissful solitude of holidays that are a world apart

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Business
5-minute read

The new business city guide to Zurich

The startup scene in Switzerland’s largest city is experiencing exponential growth. Alison Langley reports

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Business
2-minute read

The top ten... business gadgets

A guide to the latest, most essential travel devices to make your next flight business ready

Opinion
5-minute read

What can we learn about business from America?

When it comes to new business ideas, the brightest thinking still comes from the USA

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Sense of place: Madeira

Discover a world where bathing in natural pools, trekking through vibrant rainforests and reclining on soft, black-sand beaches are the norm