Dennis Chang

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A backpacker’s guide to Chile: a one-month itinerary

Why go?<p>Squeezed between the Andes and the Pacific and stretching from the Atacama Desert to the glaciers of Patagonia, this strip of a country opens its secrets to backpackers prepared to push into the lesser-known quarters: to the lava fields of Conguillío national park with its monkey puzzle …

National Parks

This Is the Best Kind of Cutting Board for Your Kitchen — Sharpen Up

You've probably heard all kinds of conflicting advice on which kind of cutting board is the most green, the most sanitary, and the least damaging to …

Knives

Why now is the time to visit South Africa, as rand takes a major tumble

Travellers have been urged to make the most of the weak rand and book a break in South Africa this winter.<p>The currency slid this week in the wake of new figures showing the nation’s economy had gone into recession for the first time in nearly a decade, meaning British holidaymakers can now get as …

If Fibonacci Had Designed Furniture…

Our furniture is what turns a house into a home, it allows us to express our individuality and style through another medium, but most importantly of …

Furniture

Visit Cu Da, Vietnam's 'vermicelli village,' for delicious noodles | CNN Travel

Vietnam

At MacauSoul, sip rare Portuguese wine at this Macau bar | CNN Travel

Travel

12 bars that will make you feel like you've stepped back in time

The fry-up is back: how to cook the perfect full English breakfast

Put on your aprons and whip out your frying pans; the Great British fry-up is enjoying a renaissance in kitchens across the UK. So far this year, we’ve eaten 10 per cent more fried breakfasts than last year, fresh sausage sales are up by 5.9 per cent and egg consumption at breakfast is up by 18 per …

Caravan's baked eggs and chorizo with tomato ragout recipe

Spice up your breakfast eggs with a tomato and pepper ragout<p>Serves 4<p>I first had baked eggs when I worked in a restaurant 12 years ago. The pastry chef was Israeli and he used to talk about this guy, called Dr Shakshuka, who would go to the food market in Tel Aviv, set up his pan and fry peppers, …

Is your fridge all wrong? The secrets of food organisation

Why you should banish tomatoes, onions and eggs from your fridge - and store champagne there instead<p>Did you know peaches, plums, and pears, emit a gas that makes vegetables go rotten? And that eggs can absorb odours?<p>If you're finding your grocery haul isn't stretching quite as far as it should, …

Your Promotion Should Help Your Career, Not Just Your Bank Account

Here’s how to make sure it does both.<p>So you got a promotion. Congratulations! But are you feeling unsure about how great that raise, title change, or additional benefit actually is? Maybe you’re even wondering if it’s worth accepting at all since you might be able to find a better compensation …

How Do I Get Stains Out of My Sheets?

We won't ask.<p><b>Jolie Kerr is a cleaning expert and advice columnist. She'll be here every week helping to answer your filthiest questions. Are you dirty? Email her. Are you still dirty? Subscribe to Ask a Clean Person: The Podcast on Acast, iTunes or Stitcher, and like Ask a Clean Person on</b> …

‘Paris is where I learned, like Hemingway, to be poor and happy’

<b>I moved to Paris in 2011 and that summer I broke both of my elbows.</b> With two full-arm casts, I couldn’t cook, so I ate lots of filled baguettes on a garden bench. I used to watch a group of elderly locals play pétanque most afternoons at a courtyard in Montmartre, and I still go to watch from time …

Modern Apartment With A Low-Profile, Chic And Balanced Interior

This home in Taiwan is the very definition of what a simple, pure and zen home should look like. It’s a space designed by Wei Yi International Design …

How Not To Discuss Your Strengths And Weaknesses On Job Interviews

You don’t have to be perfect, you just have to be prepared.<p>As a job candidate, if you’re asked the question, “What are your strengths and weaknesses?” in an interview, it’s important to emphasize what you’re good at, and minimize—but be truthful about—what you’re not.<p>When it comes time to toot your …

You & Me Table Tennis Table

Celebrate Chinese New Year with a good old game of ping-pong/table tennis! Ping-pong masters and newbies alike will love the minimalist design of this standard-sized ping-pong table. Don't think you have room for a ping-pong table in your home? The You and Me Table Tennis Table doubles as a large …

Woolsey Ping Pong Table

Fully ready to sit out in the open, the Woolsey Ping Pong Table is both a gaming table and a piece of heirloom-quality furniture. It has a solid …

Furniture

Should I Take The Promotion -- Without A Pay Raise?

Dear Liz,<p>I don’t know what to do. I like my job but it’s entry-level and that’s frustrating.<p>I have done much more responsible work in other jobs and my boss “Mitch” knows what I’m capable of.<p>He gives me special projects to do and he relies on me, but he doesn’t want to commit to giving me an actual …

Customer Service

Tips and tricks for making smoothies

Tom Wildman peels, chills and blends his way towards the ultimate smoothie, learning how to get the perfect consistency, maximise flavour and cram as …

The 9 refreshing prosecco cocktails you need to make this weekend

These refreshing prosecco cocktails are perfect for enjoying on warm days. Best of all, you can make them with store-cupboard staples.<p><b>Lemon Sherbet Fizz</b><p>A mouthwatering, lip-smacking, tangy citrus froth. Pop one heaped teaspoon of lemon sorbet into the bottom of a tall flute and dash a few drops of …

This Gin Tasting Chart Is Here to Help You Make the Perfect G&T

Know your botanicals!<p>Gin and tonic might be a simple drink, but when it comes to the taste, there's a fine art to getting the flavors right. So, to help fans of the spirit become G&T connoisseurs, the Gin Foundry has come up with a handy chart.<p>The "gin tasting wheel" matches types of gin with the …

Fancy a Harvey Weissbanger? How to make cocktails from beer

Most people don't associate beer with cocktails, but top mixologists are increasingly turning lager and ales into dazzling drinks<p>A sceptical attitude toward mixing other ingredients with beer goes back a long time. "There’s not much you can ‘do’ with beer, except indulge in the pleasant task of …

Five experts reveal the secrets to long-term love

<b>This article was originally published in 2014.</b><p>It's the question we all want to know the answer to: how to keep sex and love alive. Here, our experts give their tips on how to have a happy relationship, from 'argument enders' to alone time.<p><i>First, we have the author Kate Figes. Her non-fiction books</i> …

Ski Sunday presenter Ed Leigh on the lure of Ohau, New Zealand

This tiny South Island resort has just one lift, but the snow in August and September is brilliant – and, if you pick your week, it can feel like your own private mountain<p><b>I met a Kiwi woman in Europe in 2001 – in the mountains.</b> After we’d been together for two months, she said: “This is great but, …

Industrial Interior Design Idea - Concrete and Steel Tables

Concrete and steel are two of the most industrial materials you can use. They’re found at nearly every construction site, and when used in interior …

Why you should never eat a bacon sandwich: what you can – and can't – eat

February, 2015, was the month when everything we thought we knew about eating and drinking healthily was turned on its head.<p>First, a damning study in the British Medical Journal showed that – after all we have been told to the contrary – saturated fat is good for you. Far from being the great risk …

Revealed: how to make the perfect gin and tonic

Lime or lemon? A little tonic or a lot? A scientist has researched how to make the definitive G&T<p>We Britons all have our own ideas about what makes a great gin and tonic – whether it’s Gordon’s with a slice of lemon or Beefeater with a wedge of lime<p>Now, however, the question of how to make the …

How to cook the perfect stir fry

There are certain cooking techniques that don’t come as second nature if you haven’t grown up with them.<p>I didn’t even taste Chinese food until I was 20, so stir-frying is not in my blood. But when I ate a dish of stir-fried greens cooked by food writer Kay Plunkett-Hogge that was so delicious I …

Kale with chorizo and eggs

Kale can take on strong flavours like chorizo, but you could easily swap kale for spinach if you prefer.<p>SERVES<p>2<p>INGREDIENTS<p>60g butter<br>• 110g chorizo sausage, thickly sliced<br>• 100g raw kale, washed and cut up<br>• 4 eggs<p>METHOD<p>Warm the butter in a heavy-based pan with a lid. Gently fry the chorizo in the butter …

The stomach-churning reason you should never ask for lemon in your gin and tonic

How do you take your gin and tonic? If it’s with ice and a slice, you might want to consider doing without the slice from now on.<p>Elle magazine recently resurfaced a 2007 study published in the Journal of Environmental Health, in which researchers investigated the level of microbial contamination of …