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Bill Gates

Cunard's Queen Victoria cruise ship is getting a £34m facelift – here's how it will look

Shipping

Great country pubs in the UK: readers’ tips

What could be better than a walk in the countryside followed by a visit to a rural inn with great food and drink? Our readers recommend some wonderful places ... • Enter next week’s competition – the best tip wins a £200 hotel voucher<p><b>Winning tip: The Beauchamp Arms, Gloucestershire</b><p>In the historic …

Scotland

Aarhus, Denmark: what to see, plus the best restaurants, bars and hotels

The 2017 European Capital of Culture has cool museums and galleries, and a wide range of modern Nordic food and drink, all within a compact walkable city centre<p>When Aarhus was named joint European Capital of Culture for 2017, even seasoned travellers had to reach for an atlas. Denmark’s second city …

European Travel

Do Machu Picchu from your sofa, thanks to Google Street View

The Inca site is the latest, and one of the most ambitious, world attractions to be mapped by Google Street View. On an exclusive trip, we joined the team as they captured Machu Picchu on camera for the armchair traveller<p>Things get meta pretty quickly when you’re hanging out with the team from …

South America

Eastern Europe on a budget: bargains from Poland to Montenegro

Poland’s peaks and forests<p>While Kraków remains Poland’s top destination, with Wrocław increasingly drawing attention as a hip alternative, the country’s vast countryside is a dream setting for a summer holiday.<p>Beer in the capital comes in at just £1.72 a glass and a meal for two costs £30, …

European Travel

Weimar memories: walking Berlin … in a flâneur's footsteps

Armed with Franz Hessel’s cult guidebook, Walking in Berlin, published in 1929, Vanessa Thorpe is transported back to the city’s decadent period<p>Time travel is still a long way off as a short break option, but happily there are some good approximations. Last month, in a very chilly but sunny Berlin, …

Germany

10 top tips from our Brussels correspondent

Belgian beer isn’t the only thing to raise a glass to in Brussels, the city serves up art nouveau architecture, surrealist art, nature on the doorstep – and the stand where Angela Merkel nips for chips<p><b>Discover old Brussels,</b> Brontë style<p>Charlotte Brontë was famously rude about Belgium, after living …

European Travel

Nightlife reports: clubbing in Berlin

We go deep into Berlin’s unique nightlife scene, where left-wing politics, gender experimentation, nudity and huge-scale brutalist architecture are the backdrop to the pumping techno of the German capital<p>Somewhere, outside, it must be the morning. Inside the main room of ://about blank, a once …

Germany

Is Kythira the perfect Greek island?

Andrew Bostock has spent much of his life living in and writing guidebooks on Greece but in Kythira – with its gorges, waterfalls and perfect beaches – he’s finally found the idyll he has always dreamed of<p>In my 30-year hunt to find the perfect Greek island, I’ve visited around 40 of them – but my …

European Travel

10 of the best places to eat in Cape Town, South Africa

The spectacular port city’s collision of cultures and flavours has sparked a riotous cuisine of barbecued meats, diverse seafood, and intriguing vegetarian possibilities. But where best to try it?<p>Neighbourgoods Market, Woodstock<p>This seething weekend market at the Old Biscuit Mill in the heart of …

Cape Town

10 of Bilbao’s best pintxos bars

The city’s many bars are piled high with pintxos, the Basque country’s take on tapas, which are a great way of sampling regional specialities for a few euros. Or string a few together to create a brilliant bar crawl<p>Bilbainos consider good pintxos a fundamental joy of daily life, and bars dedicated …

Mexico

24 of London's most incredible historic pubs

As the Great British Beer Festival continues in London, we reveal our pick of the best historic pubs in the heart of the capital.<p>There are few more quintessentially English experiences than supping a pint of ale in a centuries-old public house, where the walls could tell you stories. London is …

The Art of Condolence

Recently a teenage boy in my community committed suicide. I immediately sat down to write the parents a sympathy note. I pulled out a monogrammed card, placed it on the desk in front of me, and proceeded to stare at it blankly for the next two hours.<p>Though I have been a professional writer for …

Social Media

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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 …

Britain's cosiest hotels for autumn

What do we look for in an autumn break in Britain? Warmth and cosiness, log fires, comfortable beds and beautiful views, certainly. And menus based on local, seasonal produce including mushrooms and game, as well as long, lazy afternoon teas, with papers and books and maybe a board game by the …

Dining Rooms

Lonely Planet's best places in Europe 2015

Europe is a magical miscellany of peoples and places, and the range of destinations can be overwhelming if you’re planning a trip. To narrow down the choices, we asked our team of Europe-based editors and authors to pick a list of 10 destinations looming large in their travel plans right now.<p>This …

2 golfers masterfully display their trick shots with a GoPro

Golfing can be a little boring for some people.<p>However, watching George and Wesley Bryan perform trick golf shots is nothing like your standard 18 …

Världens argaste finska pappa – lyssna och lär dig alla finska svordomar

Nej, vi har inte översatt detta från finskan men vi tror att ni kan uppskatta det till fullo ändå.<p>Vi är i alla fall helt övertygade om att pappan …

The New Flipboard Gets Personal with Over 30,000 Topics to Follow

We’re on a quest to create the world’s best personal magazine, and today’s update—the third generation of Flipboard—builds on our core tenets. The …

Remembering the Fall of the Berlin Wall: A Firsthand Account From a Flipboard Curator

<i>Flipboard’s curator for Germany, Stefanie Bastian, remembers the night the Berlin Wall fell in 1989 and suggests magazines to flip through in honor</i> …

5 Can't-Miss Apps: Rooms, Inbox, TinType and More

Haffy<p>Inbox<p>Music Deals<p>Rooms<p>TinType<p>Between the first games of the World Series and the rollout of iOS 8.1, which finally makes Apple Pay available, you …

Trafalgarmyten blev Englands räddning (SvD Premium) | SvD

<b>Vi lever sannerligen</b> i attentatens och jubelfesternas tid. Och om vi för en stund vill glömma det förstnämnda, så kan vi ju med fördel trösta oss med …

The mind behind Tesla, SpaceX, SolarCity ...

Entrepreneur Elon Musk is a man with many plans. The founder of PayPal, Tesla Motors and SpaceX sits down with TED curator Chris Anderson to share …

Native Americans: Portraits From a Century Ago

In the early 1900s, Seattle-based photographer Edward S. Curtis embarked on a project of epic scale, to travel the western United States and document the lives of Native Americans still untouched by Western society. Curtis secured funding from J.P. Morgan, and visited more than 80 tribes over the …

Why do you optimise content for search and social? 4 reasons and a mnemomic to boot

<b>Content strategies</b> are one of the many things that used to be the preserve of publishers and editors. We didn’t call it ‘content strategy’ then: we …