Carol-Ann Lythcott

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Caroline Shearing on Twitter: "Vote! For your top hotel & the chance to win a £4k stay in Baden-Baden http://t.co/WEEy4302RJ #TelegraphTravelAwards. http://t.co/jPgJPmrUco"

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Caroline Shearing on Twitter: "Bed down in a boot? Curl up in a cockpit? The world's most unusual places to stay http://t.co/ujA8RdaRlK. http://t.co/OpJ7a1Whva"

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Caroline Shearing on Twitter: "Secret seaside: "six miles of beaches & a frontier feel". Where to stay in Le Grau-du-Roi: http://t.co/3wMPGzCBar. http://t.co/WHz2TFmal8"

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Bathing Sphere: Suspended Orb Tub Not for Shy People

Designed for exhibitionists, or at least people with high-up or few-windowed condos, this bold bathtub design is sure to stand out wherever you put …

Chips and white bread trigger cravings in the brain

Foods like white bread and potatoes trigger the parts of the brain that are linked to addiction, a new study has found.<p>It may explain why it can be so hard to stop nibbling on breadsticks and chips.<p>Researchers used scanning technology to watch brain activity in volunteers during the four hour …

Never Go Back

• <b>Author:</b> Lee Child<p><b>‘It's said that a Jack Reacher novel is bought every four seconds somewhere in the world… Lee Child's genius has been to create a tough guy hero that men will envy and women will adore’ Daily Express</b><p>After an epic and interrupted journey all the way from the snows of South Dakota, …

Greece: the sequel (this time with even more tourists)

Long before the setting sun turns the sky above Mykonos into a blaze of crimson, they begin to arrive: super-yachts and pleasure boats and high-speed …

http://www.homedsgn.com/2013/04/25/wallace-ridge-by-whipple-russell-architects/ Wallace Ridge by Whipple Russell Architects

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More Than a Spork: All-in-One Utensil Includes Chopsticks

Awkward to use and less than visually appealing, sporks have never managed to find a permanent place in most silverware drawers. Will this weird …

http://www.homedsgn.com/2013/06/23/cotacachi-house-by-arquitectura-x/ Cotacachi House by Arquitectura X

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Three-Story Tree House is a Dream Backyard Getaway

A modern three-level treehouse with a pitched roof perches on the remaining branches of a Dutch elm tree as a unique getaway on a family camping …

Treehouses

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Summer food special: an A-Z of al fresco dining, part one

The first part of our comprehensive A-Z guide to eating and drinking outdoors this summer.<p><b>A is for...apps</b><p><i>Foraging</i> (£1.99) This is a really useful app for novice foragers. Once downloaded you don’t need a phone signal, and it’s full of photos, descriptions, safety risks and useful tips (eg ‘don’t …

How to make the perfect sangria

When my editor suggested sangria for the column, I had a flashback to a Spanish holiday spent with a schoolfriend when I was about 14. After her …

Do you know your fruit from your vegetables?

Many Britons do not know the difference between a fruit and a vegetable, new research shows. Take the test then check out the explanations below.<p><b>Click here to take the quiz on a mobile device</b><p>Peapods are the most common fruit that are mistakenly labelled as vegetables in the UK, according a new …

Winemaking talent erupts under Mount Etna

Thirty years ago there were just five wine producers in the shadow of Mt Etna. Now dozens work this challenging terrain.<p>The noise of a volcano erupting in the distance, even if it’s only a small eruption, sounds like the rumble of a dinosaur’s stomach crossed with an aeroplane. It cracks and …

An Iced Coffee That Outsmarts The Summer Heat

It’s iced-coffee season, and we couldn’t be more thrilled! You see, mastering your morning fix at home is easy, especially with our homemade …

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NASA Needs Your Help Finding Killer Asteroids

There are a million asteroids that could destroy cities. What do we do?<p><b>How do you track down a million potentially hazardous asteroids that each have the capability to wipe out an entire city? That's what NASA needs to do, which is why it has started a new initiative called the Asteroid Grand</b> …

Tex-Mex food for thought with ¡Ask a Mexican!

<b>Dear Mexican …</b><p><b>I'm a Brit who's travelling to New Mexico and Texas this summer. We love our Tex-Mex in England – all that chilli and yellow cheese! So</b> …

Top 10 hotels in Santa Fe, New Mexico

La Posada de Santa Fe<p>A legendary Santa Fe property, La Posada is an intimate hotel, sitting on six beautiful acres located stumbling distance from …

Ten unusual honeymoon hotspots

It’s your honeymoon, so it has to be special and unique. From the windswept beaches of a car-free island in the Baltic to tasting wine rarely sipped outside Argentina, these hideaways rarely appear on the usual post-wedding itinerary:<p><b>1. Snuggle in a beach basket built for two on Hiddensee Island,</b> …

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The mysterious cliff dwellers of Mesa Verde

The inhabitants of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains vanished long before Europeans arrived, but the canyon palace they left behind rewrote the history of the American West.

Uddingston to Larkhall near Glasgow, Scotland | Britain's best bike rides

<b>Distance</b> 10 miles<b><br>Classification</b> Moderate<b><br>Start</b> North British Road, Uddingston<b><br>Finish</b> Glenview, Larkhall<b><br>Duration</b> 1-2 hours<b><br>Route</b> NCN route 74<b><br>Maps</b> OS …

Bath Two Tunnels circuit, Somerset | Britain's best bike rides

<b>Distance</b> 13 miles<b><br>Classification</b> Easy <b><br>Start and finish</b> Riverside path near Bath Spa station<b><br>Duration</b> 2 hours<b><br>Route</b> NCN routes 244, 24 and 4<b><br>Map</b> OS …