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Exploring Amsterdam’s ‘Nine Streets’

I’m not a big souvenir person. My souvenirs have always been the pictures I take or the occasional piece of jewelry or cool scarf.<p>It’s harder than ever to find a product unique to its country these days — and I don’t want to end up with something I can find on junk-clogged Canal Street in Manhattan.<p>…

The best Amsterdam experiences

Amsterdam delivers the goods when it comes to memorable experiences. With canals weaving through the city, gabled buildings providing glimpses of a bygone past, and myriad museums portraying the importance of Amsterdam's role in history, it is a city full of extraordinary things to do. From sitting …

Top 10: the best budget hotels in Amsterdam

An insider's guide to the best cheap hotels in Amsterdam, including the top affordable places to stay for canal views, stylish design, fun bars and interesting architecture, in locations including the canal ring, Jordaan, De Pijp and Rembrandtplein.<p>Volkshotel<p>Southeast of the historic canal area, …

Expert guide to Dubrovnik

Essential information<p><b>British Consulate:</b> The British Honorary Consulate Dubrovnik is closed until further notice. If you need consular assistance in the area, you are advised to call the British Embassy Zagreb (Ivana Lučića 4, Zagreb; 00 385 1 600 9100; gov.uk<p><b>Croatian Emergency services</b>: dial</b> …

Emergency Medicine

How To: Clear Out That ‘Other Storage’ Taking Up Room on Your iOS Device

- Nov 9, 2014<p>With all the apps, music, video, and other stuff you have stored on your iPhone, every bit of storage space becomes precious, especially …

How to move your iTunes library to an external hard drive

After decades of digital music, it's not unlikely if you've amassed quite the collection of music on your computer's hard drive. If your iTunes …

ANA gets ready to receive B787-9

All Nippon Airways (ANA) is set to receive its first B787-9, the latest stretched version of the Dreamliner, and become the first airline to take the …

The best way to loan your child money to buy a home

With real estate prices rebounding strongly in many areas and interest rates still low, now could be a good time for a young person starting out to …

How to plan a round-the-world trip

Itʼs the ultimate trip: circumnavigating the planet, and stopping off wherever takes your fancy. Great for travellers who want to see it all, or who are just plain indecisive. But booking a round-the-world (RTW) trip can be a complex business. Hereʼs our guide to getting started.<p>How to do it<p>The …

Everest Base Camp

Photo Tip: All About Exposure

<b>Reader Question:</b> Which exposure mode should I use with my camera? What’s the difference between “Auto” and “A”?<p><b>My Answer:</b> I’m going to start with a bit of background on the basics of camera settings. “A” refers to <b>Aperture Priority mode</b>. The user chooses the aperture and the camera automatically …

How I quit my job to travel: The corporate lawyer

Travel and food blogger Jodi Ettenberg explains why she left a successful career behind – and no, it wasn’t to “find herself” or “pursue her passion”.<p>When people hear how I quit my job as a lawyer after six years of corporate work, they assume I burned out and fled the nine-to-five (or, more …

On the hunt with Hemingway

Following in the footsteps of Hemingway’s acclaimed works finds that today’s safaris are less rough-and-tumble – but still promise the unpredictable bush encounters the writer loved.<p>The leopard saw us coming. As we edged toward the Yellow Fever tree where he had draped himself across the branches, …