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Mixology 101: The 15 Best Cocktail Books for the Home Bartender

Take those drinks from amateur to artful.<p>Every once in a while, even the pros behind the bar need a refresher when it comes to concocting original and inspired drink recipes. We found 15 amazing cocktail books to help boost your home bar, hone your drink-mixing craft, and get more enjoyment out of …

Cocktails

Sydney’s 9 Most Stylish Hotels Photos

Sydney may have been established as a convict settlement, but these days it’s Australia’s largest and most glamorous metropolis. With an alluring combination of laid-back beaches, a glittering coastline, historic clout, and plenty of contemporary development, the capital of New South Wales is a …

Hospitality

Amazing Presidential Suites That Actually Have the POTUS Stamp of Approval

You might not be campaigning to be America’s next president, or have any desire to hold such a demanding office (bless you, Hillary), but wouldn’t it still be nice to be treated like POTUS when you travel? Or, at least spend a few days in the presidential suite feeling like one of the world’s most …

Dining Rooms

Eight Days A Week: how Ron Howard brought the Beatles back to life

Howard’s new film captures the sweat, screams and cultural significance of the band’s touring years. He explains why the Fab Four still fascinates him<p>The story of the Beatles is like the story of Watergate or the second world war, the civil rights movement or Vietnam: it contains a million smaller …

George Harrison

From Venice to Dubai, the World's Most Luxurious Hotel Bathrooms

Whether it's thanks to uber luxe marble finishings, sweeping views, or dreamy bathtubs , these hotels have bathrooms so cool, you might never want to leave. Here, some of the most remarkable, beautiful hotel bathrooms from around the globe.

Hospitality

Top 10: the best five-star Hong Kong hotels

An insider's guide to the Hong Kong's top five-star hotels, from modern high-rises to palatial grande dames, including the best for swimming pools with views, Michelin-starred restaurants, sumptuous spas and luxurious rooms, in areas including Hong Kong island, the Central Business District and the …

South America is getting its first luxury sleeper train — and it will be one of the highest train journeys in the world

Because of this, train travel communicates a sense of old-fashioned decadence, and the latest rail journey from Belmond, a luxury travel adventure company, takes this notion to new heights.<p>Literally.<p>The Andean Explorer will be one of the highest train journeys in the world, offering overnight …

South America

The Trailer For Ron Howard’s Beatles Documentary Will Have You Twisting And Shouting, But Mostly Shouting

In a late Father’s Day present to all the Beatles-loving dads out there, Hulu released the teaser trailer for Ron Howard’s documentary about the Fab Four, the Mop Tops, the British Monkees. <i>The Beatles: Eight Days a Week — The Touring Years</i> chronicles John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, …

What is it about Louis Theroux?

Louis Theroux is the sort of man who makes you feel embarrassed of your own social skills. Not because they’re bad – hey, you have friends – but …

Seatfrog will help you snag a last-minute upgrade on your next flight

Millions of premium-class seats go empty, representing billions of dollars of unrealised revenue opportunity.<p>It is less than 48 hours before a flight …

Air New Zealand

The Monkees: the return of the Daydream Believers

The Monkees have made a new album of juicy bubblegum pop that sounds like it’s straight out of 1967. Neil McCormick meets them<p>Hey hey, The Monkees are back. The original manufactured pop band have a new album so packed with juicy bubblegum flavour it might have popped ready made straight out of …

The Definitive Ranking of Bob Dylan Studio Albums, From Worst to Best

There’s no better way to celebrate the greatest American songwriter’s 75th birthday than to stoke reader outrage by attempting to rank his work, …

George Harrison

Happy 75th Birthday, Bob Dylan: Pictures

German History

How to stay in luxury hotel rooms all over the world for less

I will come right out and say it: I have expensive taste—a truly uncanny knack for gravitating toward the most ridiculously overpriced item in any establishment, be it a smoothie with raw cacao and cold-pressed coconut oil, or a cloud grey turtleneck sweater that evokes a sleeping baby alpaca.<p>What …

The World's Most Famous Luxury Train Just Got More Luxurious

There are luxury trains on every continent save Antarctica, but the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express is the one everybody knows, nicknamed the King of Trains and Train of Kings back in the 19th century. The title is fitting, as it routinely carried European royalty, Presidents, and even Russian Tsars. …

Trains

Ringo was the only good Beatle … so what is your most #unpopularmusicopinionhour?

With Twitter users getting their controversial views about music off their chests at #UnpopularMusicOpinionHour, we asked Guardian staff to share what opinion they’ve been shouted down at the pub for<p>No belief is more strongly-held – more close to one’s heart – than the one held by you alone. …

Songwriting

The Best New Spirits of 2015

It can be hard to see the big picture when you're an inch away from the canvas, so it's tricky to tell what 2015 will be remembered for while we're still at the tail end of the year. Will it be known as the year that Scotch lost its luster and American whiskey ascended the brown spirits throne? The …

Whiskey

Paul McCartney: His 10 Most Unexpected Collaborations

The legendary Beatle surprised the music world in 2015 by teaming up with hip-hop enfant terrible Kanye West. Maybe we shouldn’t have been so taken …

Michael Jackson

16 Emma Watson-Approved Books to Add to Your Reading List

Because who better to get a rec from than Belle/Hermione?<p>As we all know by now, Emma Watson is playing Belle in the live-action remake of <i>Beauty in the Beast</i>. As we also know (from our<p>childhoodlifelong obsession with Disney princesses), Belle is the ultimate bookworm. Therefore, by the transitive …

Books

The Totally Untraditional Dish Your Holiday Table Needs

For Israeli-born Yotam Ottolenghi, Christmas in London definitely took some getting used to. Two decades later he’s come to love the bustle and fuss (and endless meals).<p>I get rather confused in the weeks leading up to Christmas. Having grown up in Israel, I must confess that up until my mid-20s, I …

Stereotypes

Here are 15 essential Christmas movies you should watch this month

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Elf<p>Amazon Will Ferrell plays Buddy the Elf, a human child who accidentally found his way into Santa's knapsack and was eventually taken …

Entertainment

The Making Of John Wayne

Few figures exemplify the West, and Americanness, more than John Wayne. How does the resilience of his image — and the thinly veiled bigotry, xenophobia, and sexism that structure it — point to the darkness at the heart of the Western myth?<p><b>Drive down John Wayne Drive</b> in Winterset, Iowa, and you’ll …

World Beard and Moustache Championships: Pictures

Austria

Exploring Italy's Cinque Terre

PHOTO GALLERY<p>Exploring Italy's Cinque Terre<p>The "five lands" of Italy's Cinque Terre, perched on the Ligurian Coast, seem to be drawn for a storybook, with stacks of candy-colored houses nestled between green mountains, trains that tunnel in and out of cliffs, and hiking paths through terraced …

Italy

Drugs, paranoia and a creepy Charles Manson connection: Why we’re still fascinated with the dark drama of the Beach Boys

“Love & Mercy” tells part of the tale — the Beach Boys story is a weird and twisted one overall<p>The new film “Love & Mercy” looks at the brilliant and troubled Brian Wilson around the time of the Beach Boys’s artistic breakthrough, “Pet Sounds,” as well as in his addled 1980s. Brian had been bullied …

Charles Manson

The 20 Coolest Things We Saw at Madison Watch Week

New York City's Madison Watch Week held technical marvels and other surprises for fans of luxury wristwear.<p>New York City's Madison Watch Week held technical marvels and other surprises for fans of luxury wristwear.

Watches

13 Enviable Closets From Pinterest

While you may not have the real estate yet, there's no harm in taking wardrobe organization inspiration from these 14 enviable walk-insall spotted on Pinterest.<p>A perfectly-organized, designer-filled walk-in closet: the universal object of desire for every fashionable woman. While you may not have …

The Beatles – The Beatles In Mono

The catalogue, to 1968, remastered for vinyl....<p>The catalogue, to 1968, remastered for vinyl….<p>Abbey Road’s Studio 3 has seen some unusual stuff. …

I Love Hotels

I remember the first time--I stayed in a hotel. I was eight and my dad sent me on a mission to find ice. I have been in love with hotels ever since. I even once slept with Paris Hilton--Who hasn't, <i>right</i>?--no <i>not</i> that Paris Hilton, the real Hilton Paris Orly Airport hotel.<p>Indeed, I have always had a …

Hospitality