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Chocolate Peanut Butter Bread

This bread is not only simple to make and truly delicious, it is also really sustaining. Consequently, there is always some hiding away in my fridge …

Travel tips: Comporta, Portugal, plus this week’s best deals

<b>Take me there: Comporta, Portugal</b><p><b>Why go?</b><br>Comporta is the beach retreat of choice for Lisbon’s fashion and media set, who decamp here at weekends to hang out in chichi fisherman’s cottages just an hour’s drive from the city. Think of it as a Portuguese Whitstable, only with vast sandy beaches instead …

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When Pricing Your Photography, Focus on the Value of Your Images

Lately, I have been seeing lots of memes and writings for photographers that try to justify the rates we charge to potential clients who seemingly do …

Paris on a budget: the best cheap hotels and restaurants

Parismay boast some of the world’s most splendid luxury <b>hotels</b> but it also has some wonderful bargains. Pleasant budget hotels are scattered through all the best areas, and with a general overhaul of much of Paris’s hotel offering, many have been recently renovated or even created, so it’s no longer …

The Pig on the Beach

Studland, Dorset, England<p>With views of Old Harry Rocks and the Isle of Wight, The Pig attracts devotees of Studland Bay and its miles of family friendly beaches and easy walks amongst the sand dunes and heathland, who are delighted to find a new place to stay.

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10 of the best family self-catering holidays in France

From stylish apartments on Ile de Ré to a gîte in the Loire – we reveal some of the best value self-catering properties in France, all with pools, play areas or activities to keep kids amused and parents happy<p>Le Banquet, Les Eyzies, Aquitaine<p>The owners of this group of three Périgordine cottages …

Top 10 family holidays on Greek islands

Fantastic beach and countryside retreats with great activities and amenities make the Greek islands a great choice for happy family holidays. Rachel Howard selects 10 of the best<p>Ammos Hotel, Crete<p>This stylish seaside resort is cheerily colourful: clashing cushions, mosaic tiles, mismatched chairs. …

Glamping holidays: Devon's house in the treetops

Paradoxically, one of the very best things about being a parent is getting to be a great big kid again, with the added perk of wine and setting your own bedtime.<p>Take trees for example; after a certain age it’s not quite the done thing to clamber up and linger among the branches, however enticing. …

Top 10 free things to see in Venice

Isola di San Giorgio Maggiore<p>The island of San Giorgio has the ultimate views in Venice - looking out over the the Doges Palace and the Grand Canal - and the landmark church, designed in 1555 by Andrea Palladio, is a must-see. There is no charge to go inside the <i>chiesa</i>, whose rather stark interior …

The best restaurants in Venice

Expert guide to Venice<p>Venice is a minefield of overpriced, tourist-trap restaurants offering depressingly mediocre food. Happily, there are some dazzling fine dining establishments and authentic local finds, for those in the know. Telegraph Travel expert Anne Hanley shares her favourite places to …

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10 Maya Angelou Quotes That'll Make You Love Life and Get Sh*t Done

Inspiration straight from a legend<p>Maya Angelou, the renowned poet and author, passed away this morning at age 86. Celebrate her life and honor her legacy with these 10 motivational quotes—they're guaranteed to stir up feelings of determination, pride, and compassion.<p>"Success is liking yourself, …

70 Inspirational Quotes for Photographers

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But I wonder, what else do “they” say? In order to find out I’ve culled together the best quotes on the …

Shutterfly’s New Interactive Guide Teaches the Basics of Capturing Better Images

There’s no such thing as too many resources when it comes to learning how to take a good photograph. And here to prove this statement is a neat …

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Compressor.io Lets You Shrink Your Image File Size Up to 90% Without Losing Quality

If you’ve been following PetaPixel for a little while, then you know that the idea of a web app that shrinks down the file size of your images …

Greek Islands travel guide

Expert guide to the Greek Islands<p>An insider's guide to 10 of the most popular Greek Islands, featuring the best hotels, restaurants, things to do and how to travel there and around. By Marc Dubin, Telegraph Travel's Greek Islands expert. Click on the tabs below for guides to Corfu, Crete, …

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500px Prime Changes the Licensing Game, Lets Clients Search by Gender Preference

500px already ‘changed the game,’ or at the very least raised the bar, when the photo sharing site launched the 500px Prime licensing marketplace. …