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The best places to drink mulled wine in London

The NHS’s advice when the weather turns cold is to consume hot meals and drinks regularly throughout the day. Here at Time Out, we feel it’s our …

England

Where to eat on Christmas Day in London

Whether you want to enjoy a traditional turkey Christmas lunch, tuck into a decadent Christmas dinner in London or treat yourself to a Christmas …

Winterville 2015

An alternative winter-themed adventure park for all ages, with ice skating, festive shows, markets and more. 26 Nov-23 Dec<br>Book Online<br>Read more about …

Adventure Park

Crossrail train carriage features unveiled

<b>Transport for London has released details of the trains which will carry passengers on the £14.8bn Crossrail route, saying they will be "fully accessible" with free Wi-Fi access.</b><p>Services due to start in 2018 will run across London, extending as far west as Reading and as far east as Shenfield in …

Trains

Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park

Get into the Christmas spirit as <b>Winter Wonderland</b> returns to London's <b>Hyde Park</b>.<p>This free-to-enter family event includes a host of festive fun and …

30 Healthy & Tasty Breakky recipes you can make the night before

Many of us are pressed for time in the mornings but starting your day with a healthy breakfast may not be as hard as you think. Here are 30 recipes …

Breakfast

What Brands Need to Know about Interactive Storytelling for 2016

“Never trust the storyteller. Only trust the story.” – Neil Gaiman<p>Rarely do we read interviews in which people reflect on the profoundness of …

The psychological impact of a person’s voice

“In-person meetings are more effective than virtual ones.”<p>That’s the stale, but strongly supported view on virtual interaction, backed by many experts in the field. A study by Oxford Economics a few years back found that every dollar invested in business travel results in $12.50 in revenues and …

Psychology

5 can't-miss apps: Hipstamatic, Kibo, InstaSnoop and more

With Google unveiling two new Chromecasts and the newest additions to its Nexus lineup, you may have missed some of this week's best new apps.<p>Every …

Fidgeting Can Cancel Out the Bad Effects of Sitting All Day

An ever-growing body of research is showing that being sedentary and sitting for long periods of time are linked to poor health consequences, …

Ads Have Started Watching You Back, Which Is Not Creepy At All

The intelligent posters change over time based on viewer reactions.<p>Set aside the ad-blocking debate for a moment. The biggest development in advertising right now may not be about whether you watch the ads, but whether the ads are watching you.<p>London pedestrians who gave as much as a passing glance …

The best careers for travelling the world

Dreaming of a job that pays you to travel? Who doesn't? Competition is stiff and salaries aren't always something to write home about, but here's our pick of the best jobs to turn that daydream into reality.<p>Flight attendant<p>Yes, flight attendants travel the world but short haul staff rarely leave …

London taxi hire proposals would 'be an end' to the way Uber operates

<b>Uber has said a consultation on private hire regulation could spell an end to way the taxi-hailing app operates.</b><p>Transport for London (TfL) is to consult on plans to demand a new English language test, a map-reading assessment, a fixed landline and the chance to book seven days in advance.<p>Uber said: …

City Halls

Revealed: The 20 cheapest European cities for a spring break

South Bank London guide: the best restaurants and things to do

It’s almost impossible to believe, looking at the thronging, restless cast of merrymakers that form such a part of today’s South Bank, that this area of London was once half-dead, all but obliterated by Second World War bombing. The first new shoots were the cheery, futuristic structures built for …

Things to do in London

Tickets, hotels and offers<p>What's happening in London<p>Free things to do and cheap days out<p>Discover London areas<p>Day out, day trips and London itineraries<p>…

England

8 of the Spookiest Hotels Around the World

The ultimate cold and flu survival guide

Each year, the typical adult can expect to contract two or three colds, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Skip the annual flu vaccine and you set yourself up for a bout of that as well. But it doesn't have to be this way! Aside from good hand washing (with soap, for at …

Immune System

The 100 best cheap eats in London

London might well be the world’s greatest food city (that’s right, we’ve gone there) but with spiraling living costs putting the brakes on the …

England

Galaxy S6 vs. S6 Edge vs. Edge+ vs. Note 5: Which new Samsung smartphone should you buy?

Four superphones with four similar styles and specs. We'll help break down the pros, cons, and how much extra you pay to upgrade from the S6 to the S6 Edge to the Note 5 to the Edge+. Whew!<p>S6, Edge, Note 5, Edge+.<p>If you're hemming and hawing over which of Samsung's <i>four</i> new and newish Galaxy …

Phones

All-night Tube service launch deferred, London Underground say

London Underground says it wants to allow more time for talks with unions to reach a deal on pay and conditions<p>Plans to launch an all-night Tube service in London on September 12 have been deferred.<p>London Underground said it wanted to allow more time for talks with unions to reach a deal on pay and …

Tesla Model S broke Consumer Reports' rating system

The 2015 Tesla Model S P85D is officially the highest-rated vehicle ever tested by <i>Consumer Reports</i>. In fact, it's so good, it actually broke the magazine's rating system, achieving 103 points on a 100-point scale. The reviewers call the sedan "a glimpse into the future of the auto industry." They …

Exploring Norway's fjords

Scoured and gouged by glaciers, western Norway’s fjords are pincered by steep, rugged terrain where cliffs plunge down to barely populated shorelines and vertiginous waterfalls seem to drop from the clouds. The fjordscapes of western Norway are so utterly unique and so profoundly beautiful that …

European Travel

Reader Recs: World’s Best Hiking Trails

Eager to spend some time in the great outdoors?<p>We asked our Nat Geo Travel Facebook fans to share their favorite trails, and their responses will have you lacing up your hiking boots before you know it.<p>Don’t believe us? Read on:<p>We kick things off in Badlands National Park with a kid-friendly …

Hiking

Best places to travel in September 2015

As temperatures grow milder and tourist crowds wane, September can be a wonderful time of year to travel.<p>Head to Shanghai for mid-autumn moon gazing, or catch the last of the summer sun on the shores of Lake Michigan. This is also the time to indulge in a tipple or two - at La Rioja's grape harvest …

Travel

The best of Gothenburg, Sweden: readers' travel tips

Heaven 17<p>It’s not exactly hidden but if you go up to the Heaven 17 bar at the Gothia Towers Hotel, order a king size. It is a huge pile of prawns with mayonnaise and egg on a great piece of rye bread. It tastes of the sea and happiness. Accompanied by a local brewed beer, you have a bit of magic. …

European Travel

Discovering the Great Blue Hole

When Jacques Cousteau puts a dive site on his Top Ten list, then you know it must be good. That’s what I was reminding myself as I descended along a wall into the depths of the Great Blue Hole, a World Heritage Site off the coast of Belize.<p>So far, it was dark.<p>But suddenly, the wall gave way to a …

Scuba Diving