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The best bloody marys in London

It's a staple on brunch tables all across town and the kind of cocktail that could kick start even the slowest of metabolisms thanks to its potent …

England

London's 10 best afternoon teas

The ritual of afternoon tea owes its origins to Anna, the 7th Duchess of Bedford. As a young women in the early 1800s she lived during a time when it was common to eat only two main meals a day, with breakfast scheduled early in the morning and dinner occurring late in the evening. Routinely …

Drone holidays and edible resorts: What to expect from travel in 2017

The curtain is about to fall on 2016 – a year that has seen an exciting number of developments for travellers, from in-room hotel tech to advances in …

The 60 best holidays in Italy for 2017

Italy summer booking guide<p><b>Planning a holiday to Italy in 2017? Read our guide to the best regions, including expert advice on where to go in Tuscany, Umbria, Puglia, Basilicata, Calabria, Abruzzo, the Amalfi coast, Sardinia, the Italian Lakes, and Piedmont, plus our pick of the 60 best holidays. By</b> …

Italy

Kylie Minogue is opening a pop-up Christmas shop in London

Yeah, you read that right. Kylie, as in Aussie pop princess Kylie Minogue, is opening a pop-up shop in London.<p>The chart-topper has teamed up with the …

England

The secret to making the most of your annual leave in 2017

“Bank Holiday comes six times a year,” sang Blur on <i>Bank Holiday</i>, the succinctly-titled fifth track from their mega-selling 1994 album <i>Parklife</i> – before adding, deploying some rather mangled grammar, that these are “days of enjoyment to which everyone cheers”.<p>They were correct with the second …

News (Ireland)

See the royal family in Christmas jumpers at Madame Tussauds in London

Have you ever wanted to see the royal family dressed in ridiculous Christmas jumpers? Well, Madame Tussauds in London has the next best thing, having brought all of their royal waxworks together in festive fashion.<p>William and Kate are sharing a delightfully-patterned number, while Harry stands by …

85 festive things to do in London this Christmas

Struggling to get that elusive festive feeling? Then you're in the right place, because from markets to carol concerts, ice skating to shows and …

England

Accessible route around world-famous Pompeii archaeological site unveiled

Italy’s Culture Minister Dario Franceschini has inaugurated a new wheelchair-accessible pathway through Italy’s most famous Roman-era archaeological site at Pompeii.<p>The three-kilometre-long path extends all the way between the site’s two main entrances – the Porta Marina entrance in the west and …

In pictures: see inside London's secret Mail Rail tunnels

Have you heard about the new tube line? Well, it's sort of new. The Post Office Underground Railway is set to re-open as a museum and underground …

England

London’s first vegan chicken shop is opening next month

The traditional post-pub fried-chicken feast is an experience loaded with guilt. The calorific but oh-so delicious crispy skin, the oodles of mayo, …

Vegan

Just Back: Kauai, Hawaii

National Geographic Travel digital producer <b>Megan Heltzel Weiler</b> (on Twitter and Instagram @MeganHeltzel) recently tied the knot following a proposal in Paris last winter. To celebrate, she and her husband headed to <b>Kauai</b> for ten days of newly wedded bliss, fish tacos, and sunshine.<p>Here are some of …

Travel Photography

Little Feast CLOSED

<b>Please note, Little Feast is now closed. Time Out Food editors, September 2017.</b><p>Tucked away in a star-spangled corner of Shepherd’s Bush, Feast’s …

England

Your Ultimate Hawaiian Honeymoon Guide

<i>For</i> BRIDES, by Michele Bigley.<p><i>Discover the perfect Hawaiian island (or two) for your honeymoon.</i><p>Whether you want to eat your way through Waikiki's hottest restaurants or get your zen on at a wellness retreat on Maui, there's a Hawaiian island for every type of honeymooner. How do you know which …

Hawaii

5 of Britain’s remote and beautiful locations to explore in the summer sunshine

Perfect for exploring in the UK's glorious summer weather… Chris Orange from the Remote Britain project tells us why we should visit Britain’s remote …

Joanna Lumley wants your help to save Berwick Street Market

Another day, another beloved London landmark under threat.<p>You may remember earlier this year when we told you that Berwick Street Market, as …

England

The 5 Best Hotels In Florida

<i>For</i> Condé Nast Traveler, by CNT Editors.<p><i>Condé Nast Traveler</i> readers voted in this year's Readers' Choice Awards and let us know their favorite hotels in the Sunshine State. Notice a certain city missing? For the first time, we've also got a whole separate list for your favorite hotels in Miami.<p><b>1.</b> …

Hotels

Pearl Harbor: the idyllic setting for America's darkest hour

There are, of course, cheerful days in sorrowful places, and grey afternoons in locations of beauty and light – and yet, sometimes, it can be hard to think of a war memorial, and not see it in your mind’s eye as framed by a glowering sky or by a tireless cascade of rain.<p>Perhaps this is because …

Open thread: what is Australia's worst beach?

OK, OK, so some bits of the internet do not love Melbourne’s St Kilda beach. But is it Australia’s worst beach, or is there another offender lurking in our midst?<p>Here’s a puzzle: if Sydney’s beaches are so great, why are Sydneysiders so sensitive about praise for Melbourne’s?<p>A Guardian column …

Australia

Wonderland: London in Winter

Some cities close their doors when winter strikes and the weather makes sightseeing a frigid ordeal. Not <b>London</b>.<p>Though skies can be gray, you’ll also get plenty of crisp, clear days. The museums, shows, restaurants, and quaint pubs are as tempting as ever and—Christmas week aside, when visitors …

England

The 50 best cocktail bars in London

So many cocktails, so little time. So just stick to the best cocktail bars in London by using our ranked list below. You'll find everything from dark …

England

The 100 Best Restaurants in America, According to OpenTable

OpenTable released its 100 Best Restaurants in America list for 2016 on Thursday, a ranking based on more than 10 million restaurants reviews for …

Dogs

Heathrow named Europe's best-connected airport

London Heathrow has been hailed as the largest airport “megahub” in Europe for the second year in a row.<p>The title means it is deemed the most connected airport on the continent, according to aviation analysts OAG.<p>Despite its top ranking in Europe, it places a lowly 15th when it comes to the global …

Heathrow

Best of Montana in Winter: Festivals and Events

Discover the top four events to attend in Big Sky Country during winter.<p><b>Whitefish Winter Carnival and World Skijoring Championships, Whitefish</b><p>Whitefish’s family-friendly and mostly free carnival is an old-fashioned celebration of all things ice and snow: torchlight ski parade, Penguin Plunge in …

Skiing

Tour operators ditch Cuba as island struggles to cope with flood of US visitors

Interest in travel to Cuba is experiencing an unprecedented surge - but at least four British operators have stopped taking bookings to the country as its infrastructure struggles to cope with demand.<p>Toucan Travel, Scott Dunn, KE Adventure and Geodyssey have all confirmed they have put their Cuban …

Take the kids to … Wonderlab at the Science Museum, London

This new gallery inside the (otherwise free) museum invites children to become scientists through 50 interactive displays and regular live shows<p><b>In a nutshell</b> <br>A tunnel of changing coloured lights leads to a gallery where dry ice billows, waves bounce, mist flows and materials are tested at the …

Dinner and a sleepover with a top London chef: Coombeshead Farm reviewed

Imagine how cool it would be if you could have dinner round a top London chef’s house. Well, at new gastro-stay Coombeshead Farm, you don’t have to …

Inside ICEHOTEL 365, the world's first year-round hotel made of ice