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Help stop poaching: go on safari in Africa

Photograph: AFP/Getty Images<p>An anti-poaching squad from the Kenya Wildlife Service on patrol in Kora national park.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/5/29/1432902580715/e84049c9-bed6-4bc6-96c2-c192e772a1e8-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: AFP/Getty Images<p>An anti-poaching …

Wildlife

Emilia-Romagna guide: what to see, plus the best bars, restaurants and hotels

Photograph: PR<p>A room at Hotel Touring, Bologna<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/5/28/1432834111986/8214dc6c-07ea-4d9f-b197-47a87cc2f976-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: PR<p>A room at Hotel Touring, …

Italy

Google Maps Becomes Truly Offline Adding Navigation And Location Search

You will soon be able to use Google Maps along with its voice directions, offline. Finally.<p>The feature, one of the many surprises announced at this …

Travel tips: Milan for art lovers, plus deals of the week

Travel,Milan,Italy,Europe,Leonardo da Vinci,Art and design,Lincolnshire,United Kingdom,England,France,Cycling,Life and style<p>See Italy’s biggest ever Leonardo Da Vinci exhibition; plus freebies in Lincolnshire and the Loire valley by bike<p><b>Why go?</b><br>The city is known for its fashion and football, but …

Top 25 Cities for Spring Break

<i>(Photo: Courtney Keating/E+/Getty Images)</i><p>Gas up the car, book that plane ticket and start trying on bathing suits —it’s time for spring break!<p>Yahoo …

Seville, Spain

Red velvet cake recipe

The Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York shares the recipe for its legendary red velvet cake<p><b>SERVES</b><br>10<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p><b>For the cake</b><br>3 ounces (or 85g) dark chocolate, chopped<br>2 cups (or 400g) granulated sugar<br>4 large eggs<br>1 ½ cups (or 450ml) vegetable oil<br>1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract<br>2 cups (or 220g) plain flour<br>2 ¼ …

National Geographic Travel

Best Trips 2015

National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. Whether it’s India’s literary hub or Switzerland’s mountain majesty, these 20 go-now destinations will send you packing.

If a Customer Won’t Respond, Try This

If a potential customer didn't read or reply to your first sales email, these gentle reminders can focus the person's attention back toward what you're selling.<p>In a previous post, I explained how to structure an email sales campaign. Because the initial email is the most important part of any email …

How to Deal With Seven Typical Travel Disasters

Being an intrepid traveller is both a gift and a curse. Your natural curiosity takes you to the most incredible places on the planet, places other …

Top 10 breakfast spots in Paris

Paris holidays,Restaurants,Coffee,Breakfast,Food and drink,French food and drink,Travel,Top 10s,France holidays,Europe holidays<p>Make the most of a romantic night out in Paris by following it with a great, late breakfast. And, as our selection shows, Parisians today are as likely to plump for an …

Breakfast

Why I'd rather take a free couchsurfer than make money from Airbnb

I realised recently that travellers to Melbourne have two options if they want to stay with me. They can find my Airbnb profile and pay $80 a night for the sunroom in our St Kilda apartment with fresh linen and breakfast guaranteed, or alternatively they can contact me via couchsurfing and come …

20 Brands That Help You Start A Business

New technologies and social media continue to reduce the costs of starting and operating a small business. These major brands make it quicker and easier to launch a company. Many of them also consider start ups to be one of their core constituencies. For the full story, see "How To Make Money …

Social Media

Ten extremely useful things you didn’t know Google Maps does – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 10:15 am, February 8, 2015 in Maps<p>Oh Google Maps, how we love you so. You’ve rescued us in all corners of London, brought us endless joy …

The world's most romantic hotels

Which cities have the most romantic hotels? Our destination experts make a case for their favourite locations and where to stay when there.<p>Venice<p>In a city so unremittingly romantic as Venice, accommodation to match the mood is essential. George Clooney opted for the opulent Aman Grand Canal – for …

Italy

Airports of the future: 16 weird and wonderful terminals under construction

The best villa holiday companies – chosen by our experts

Whether it’s the desire for privacy, peace, or a pool of your own, there are plenty of reasons to choose a villa holiday. But with the rise of direct-from-owner sites, like AirBnb, and the endless parade of holiday tour operators promising you your own place in the sun (but not always quite …

The world's 5 coolest underwater hotels

Sleeping over the sea is so passé: all the cool kids are spending the night under the waves. Here are five places you can too...<p>1. The Manta Resort, …

National Geographic Travel

Top 10 affordable eco lodges in Costa Rica

Photograph: https://www.facebook.com/RaraAvisRainforest/photos_stream<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>https://static-secure.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/10/31/1414753654752/6c078d4a-0928-4400-afc6-d853b2155f1a-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: …

Top 10: Places to See Holiday Lights

TravelBest Of<p>Around the globe, seasonal light displays spark dazzling artistry, salute time-honored traditions, and infuse busy corridors with a festive air.

Skiing in Andermatt: changes afoot to a resort with awesome off-piste

The skiing around Andermatt is challenging and varied, but will the town’s authentic, traditional Swiss vibe survive the large-scale redevelopment?<p>Before and after the second world war, the White Hare Ski Club organised for hundreds of Britons to travel by train to a small village in the Ursern …

Istanbul city guide: essential sights, and where to eat, drink and stay

Istanbul,Turkey,City breaks,Short breaks,Weekend breaks,Hotels,Restaurants,Food and drink,Cultural trips,Bars and clubs,Travel,Europe,Food & drink,Turkish food and drink<p>Beyond the mosques and palaces, Turkey’s cultural capital has lots to fill a city break, from neighbourhood tours and art …

Westbrook Court, Hay-on-Wye: B&B review

It’s very late and very dark when we arrive at Westbrook Court B&B, three miles outside Hay-on-Wye on a lonely B road, and all I can see is a huge window, bright lights and a bed. It’s too modern and pared-down to be a barn conversion and doesn’t look like the bed and breakfast of its name. But …

Hotel Continental

Santa Margherita Ligure, Liguria, Italy<p>A grand Art Nouveau hotel offering excellent dining, a private beach and easy access to the historic harbour of Portofino on the Ligurian Sea. Surrounded by lush gardens and with its own private beach, the secluded location offers respite from the tourist …

The World's Best Ski Towns

The ultimate travel bucket list: 31 things to do in your lifetime

South America

Smartphones Are the Hotel Room Keys of the Future

You can already use your phone to pay for your groceries and start your car – and soon, you’ll be able to use it to enter your hotel room too.<p>US-headquartered hotel chain Starwood just launched its new program, dubbed SPG Keyless, to allow guests across 10 Aloft, Element and W brand hotels in its …