A breath of fresh air

What’s your idea of the perfect beer garden? Is it beside the sea or in the heart of the city or countryside? Help us find the best and you could win a VIP trip for two to Ibiza

Nothing like a quiet weekend at the beach

Millions of people across Britain enjoyed sweltering heat and bright sunshine over the weekend as temperatures reached 22.5C – hotter than the holiday hotspots of Ibiza and Rome.

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My fantasy band: Tinie Tempah

He's a very honest musician. Last year I watched VH1's "Storytellers", which focused on his album '808s & Heartbreak'. It will stick with me for the rest of my life. He allows you to go into his life and understand a little bit of what it's like to be Kanye West. He's not afraid to lie on the floor and stare at the ceiling or get involved with the crowd. People seem to love to hate him, but I think that controversy is what makes an artist great.

Go off the beaten track in Ibiza

After a night on the dancefloor it is time to sample the other side of the island on an 18-mile cycle route of jaw-dropping beauty

The Big Six: Boutique Balearic retreats

This revamped 19th-century military fortress presides over a secluded headland on the Bay of Palma, south-east of the capital. Maintaining its architectural integrity, Cap Rocat recently opened as a luxury hotel where former munitions stores and military quarters have become bedrooms, a gunpowder storehouse hosts special events and the kitchen now serves upscale Mediterranean cuisine and offers wine tasting and cookery classes.