Rachel Hosie, The Independent

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Recent articles by Rachel:

What I learned from trying all the most popular workouts in London this year

Keeping fit has never been easier. Long gone are the days when exercising meant forcing yourself to slog it out on a running machine for 45 minutes or do a stale aerobics class. With boutique studios and creative fitness classes popping up across the UK with impressive regularity, we’re inundated with fun, sociable and exciting ways to workout. But with so much choice, how do → Read More

What are the best vegetarian meat substitutes and are they good for you?

With veganism on the rise – a survey released last year found that around 3.5 million Britons have adopted a plant-based diet – many people are turning to meat substitutes to bulk out their meals and ensure they’re consuming enough protein. → Read More

Summer outfits: How to stop your thighs chafing when wearing a skirt or dress

Inner-thigh chafing is an uncomfortable reality for so many of us, but that doesn’t have to be the case. As people in the UK prepare to take full advantage of the impending heatwave, trousers have been replaced in favour of breezy skirts, shorts and dresses. But as we walk, friction between the thighs and the heat of the day often results in the inevitable: dreaded chafing. → Read More

How to stop your thighs chafing when wearing a skirt or dress

Inner-thigh chafing is an uncomfortable reality for so many of us, but that doesn’t have to be the case. As people in the UK take full advantage of the current heatwave, trousers have been replaced in favour of breezy skirts, shorts and dresses. But as we walk, friction between the thighs and the heat of the day often results in the inevitable: dreaded chafing. → Read More

You can now fly from London to Paris on a private jet for less than $850, fine dining and Champagne included

PrivateFly is offering an affordable price for a private jet from London to Paris, but you need a group of six to fill the plane. → Read More

Finding the secret to Danish happiness on a Copenhagen city break

Happiness is difficult to quantify, and yet endless studies over the years have reached the same conclusion: the Danish are some of the happiest people on Earth. → Read More

Why brands are turning away from big Instagram influencers to work with people who have small followings instead

Companies are increasingly realizing the benefits of collaborating with micro- and nano-influencers — and no follower count is too small. → Read More

The Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas is offering a $450,000 package complete with a private jet, butler, and cake adorned with a diamond necklace

The "Want the World" package includes four nights in the Presidential Suite, magnums of Champagne, monogrammed pyjamas, a personal photographer, and treats adorned with diamonds. → Read More

RANKED: The 19 best cities in the world in 2019

The ranking, conducted by Time Out, surveyed almost 34,000 residents of 48 cities around the world. → Read More

National Napping Day 2019: The military secret to falling asleep in two minutes

While some people manage to nod off as soon as their head hits the pillow at night, others toss and turn all night as they struggle to drift off. If you’re used to lying in bed awake at night, brain whirring at a million miles an hour, unable to get the sweet, sweet slumber you crave, then good news. A secret military technique that is said to help anyone fall asleep in just → Read More

Why the world is obsessed with Orangetheory, the heart rate-monitoring workout that hit $1 billion in sales in a single year

You may have noticed bright orange workout studios popping up across the globe — and there's good reason why Orangetheory Fitness is taking the world by storm. → Read More

RANKED: The 10 best countries for women to work abroad

Women are more likely to move abroad to support their partner's career than their own, according to the research. → Read More

ASMR: What is this curious new relaxation phenomenon?

Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response - known more commonly as ASMR - is a phenomenon growing in popularity that is almost too bizarre to believe. It’s all about ambient sounds, and people claim it gives them “braingasms” and tingling sensations in their heads and necks. There are now thousands of ASMR videos on YouTube, and during Super Bowl Sunday, there was even an entire ad → Read More

The 28 best, most remote, under-the-radar restaurants around the world

The best restaurants in far-flung locations around the world — from the Faroe Islands to the edge of a lake in Upper Austria — have been revealed. → Read More

Five things to do in Fiji for adventure seekers, from zip lining to swimming with sharks

With the Duke and Duchess of Sussex paying a 2018 visit to Fiji as part of their tour Down Under, the 333 islands are having a moment – despite their far-flung location. → Read More

The 25 best fine dining restaurants in the world, according to travellers

The 25 best fine dining restaurants in the world have been revealed as part of TipAdvisor's 2018 Travellers' Choice Restaurants Awards. → Read More

A bespoke jeweller says there's a good reason why you shouldn't choose a white gold engagement ring

White gold is a popular choice when it comes to engagement rings, but according to a bespoke jeweller, opting for the metal may be a mistake. → Read More

What it's like to stay at a £34,000-a-night resort in the Maldives

When it comes to travel, £34,000 can get you quite a lot. That’s around 126 round trips from London to New York with British Airways, or 1,789 nights in a new Zip by Premier Inn room in Cardiff. Or one night on Coco Privé, a private island in the Maldives. → Read More

The 38 US restaurants everyone needs to visit in 2018

After consuming nearly 600 meals, Eater's national critic has created this year's guide to the best restaurants to eat in across the country. → Read More

A luxury travel company says these are the 10 most extravagant requests it's had from its super-rich customers

From an indoor shark tank to the installation of bullet-proof glass, anything the super-rich want, the super-rich get. → Read More