Damian Perez

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10 amazing properties that prove you're wrong about B&Bs

The AA has announced its annual Bed and Breakfast Awards, with Glenegedale House on the Isle of Islay, Maiden’s Tower at Leeds Castle, Kent, and The Grove in Cromer scooping the top awards. But a survey by the organisation has suggested that less than one per cent of 15,000 holidaymakers consider …

Google’s new project could convince you to buy solar panels

Google wants to make it easy for people to consider using solar power for their homes. Today it launched a tool called Project Sunroof, which uses Google Maps data to calculate your roof’s solar energy potential.<p>It’s a simple but clever system: using high resolution satellite imagery, Google …

14 things to do in Cuba before it changes forever

2. Take a stroll along Havana harbour<p>5. Explore the tobacco heartlands of Viñales<p>9. See the legacy of Che<p>11. Stay with a local<p>14. Explore eerie San Miguel de los Baños<p>1. Wander Old Havana

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US family make million-dollar gold find from Spanish fleet off Florida

A treasure-hunting family has found more than $1m worth of gold artefacts from the wreckage of a sunken 1715 Spanish ship in the Atlantic Ocean<p>A Florida family has been rewarded for years of treasure hunting after finding gold artefacts worth $1m or more from the wreckage of a 1715 Spanish fleet …

The dramatically sited 14th-century mausoleum and church at #Noravank Monastery, in Vayots Dzor province, southern #Armenia. This was taken by our intrepid #lonelyplanet writer @maxwellvirginia, on assignment in this part of the world at the moment. See her feed for more glimpses from the road thus far.

Traditional sliced bread makers in crisis as consumers opt for healthier alternatives

Supermarket price wars and a boom in 'healthier', fresher alternatives saw sliced bread manufactures lose sales worth £121million last year<p>Britons waking up to their daily <b>tea and toast</b> are shunning sliced white in favour of freshly baked loaves and healthier wholegrain alternatives, new figures …

Barack Obama: I don't text, I don't tweet and I don't use a smartphone

President Barack Obama doesn’t send text messages, rarely composes his own tweets, and isn’t allowed to have a smart phone that contains a recording device, he said on Thursday.<p>And don’t ask him for Hillary Clinton’s email address. He won’t give it to you.<p>Barack Obama on Jimmy Kimmel Live: 'In …

Google & SolarCity partner on $750M fund for rooftop solar

Solar installer and financier SolarCity announced on Thursday that it plans to raise a $750 million fund to invest in installing solar panels on the …

RANKED: The best smartphones in the world

Here's a look at the best smartphones you can buy today.<p><i>We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design, software and hardware features, content selection, carrier availability, and price. We only consider phones that are available in</i> …

Mindfulness holiday: glamping in Wales

Wales holidays,United Kingdom holidays,Travel,Health and fitness holidays,Health & wellbeing,Life and style,Camping holidays,Glamping<p>Staring at sultanas, eating in silence, hiking with Tibetan singing bowls ... a mindfulness retreat in Wales sounds way out, but it works, finds Rachel Dixon<p>Have you …

The personal tension between Obama, Netanyahu

Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu haven't liked each other for years -- they just aren't bothering to hide it anymore.<p>Long time observers of the U.S.-Israeli relationship struggle to remember when the personal chemistry between the leaders of the two countries was so bad. Even the Israeli prime …