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The 10 most welcoming cities in the world have been revealed

When you go on holiday or travel to an unfamiliar destination, it's always reassuring to know you'll be warmly welcomed by the locals.Being …

Cities

These Are the 61 Best Documentaries of All Time

What makes a documentary “important”? What makes it worth referencing, or remembering, or even watching in the first place? Why, in this time of seemingly perpetual sociopolitical strife, would we veer away from the vaunted, glorious escapism of big feature films and go see something small and …

Bill Clinton

100 Trips Everyone Should Take In Their Lifetime, According to the World's Top Travel Experts

These unique vacation excursions are stunning. 😍<p>No matter how many countries you’ve been to, there’s always somewhere new to discover.<p>But with so …

Four recipes for classic quick pasta sauces

Basil pesto<p>Don’t skimp on the nuts and cheese here. To use as a pasta sauce, spoon the pesto into a large bowl and add just-cooked, drained pasta.<i><br>Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat by Samin Nosrat, (Canongate)</i><p><b>Makes about 400g</b><br>175ml extra virgin olive oil<br>About 2 big bunches fresh basil leaves, roughly chopped<br>1-2 …

Spices

How To Explore London in 24 Hours

At first thought, London conjures up images of Big Ben, hustle and bustle, and shiny red buses, at least in the eyes of tourists. But look beyond the …

21 Texts To Send To Someone After You Hook Up For The First Time

Why is it always so weird to send that first message after sex? You'd think after you've seen their fun parts you'd be more relaxed, but no, it's …

Best personalised Christmas gifts for men, women and kids in 2017 - Unique ideas from customised trainers to nutella jars

Finding a unique Christmas gift takes lots of time and careful planning.<p>Gift shopping for something unique doesn't have to be a chore - and …

9 Soups to Meal-Prep Now That It's Chilly Out and Salads Aren't Cutting It

Soup is such an underrated meal. Maybe it’s because it <i>seems</i> like a whole process to make (false!), but it’s just not on our meal-prep radar the way …

Cooking

9 Thoughtful (Nonfood) Gift Baskets Guaranteed to Wow Everyone on Your Holiday List

Ah, the holidays. When we're not sprinting from one party to another, we're scrambling to buy gifts for everyone on our list, and not just any gifts, either: thoughtful ones that show how much we care. But with so many people to shop for, this seasonal task can start to feel more daunting than …

30 Delicious Things You Should Eat In November

Because the best Food Holiday is almost here.

Cooking

Europe's first underwater restaurant is coming to Norway

If you've always fantasised about living like a mermaid, enjoying life under the waves, then a new restaurant in Norway could help this fantasy …

Restaurants

Trump's Mar-a-Lago Obtains Visas For 70 Foreign Workers

Cooks, maids and waiters at the president's golf resort won't be "made in America."<p>President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort has been granted 70 visas to bring in foreign workers for the winter season, The Palm Beach Post reports.<p>That’s a 9 percent increase from last year, when Mar-a-Lago hired 64 …

Donald Trump

The Explosive Legacy of Guy Fawkes, the Man Behind the Mask

A popular symbol of protest today, Guy Fawkes was first the face of treason because of his role in the murderous Gunpowder Plot of 1605.<p>Tensions were high in England in late October 1605, when an English nobleman, Lord Monteagle, received a mysterious letter. Along with the rest of England’s peers …

Humanities

4 Things To Say At The End Of A First Date If You Know You Never Want To See Them Again

Getting asked out by someone new can be quite the pleasant surprise. Maybe they're an acquaintance you've been low-key flirting with, or a complete …

Five places in London where Christmas has come early

<i>It might only just be November, but Santa’s sleighs have already descended on the capital. Grinches beware...</i><p>A post shared by Patrice Halligan …

England

The Military Diet: 3-day diet that promises you'll lose 10lb in a week

This fast weight loss plan is only for the hardcore – but is it any good for you?<p>If you're keen to lose weight quickly, you might be tempted by the …

Weight Loss

Japan pioneers VR themeparks

Finally, Your Favorite Hibachi Restaurant Staple at Home

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>You know this carrot ginger dressing from the sushi, teriyaki, and hibachi restaurants who serve it over crisp iceberg …

8 Tips That Will Make Your Japan Trip Easier

Traveling to a foreign country can be distressing in many ways: language barriers, geographical unfamiliarity, and trying to spend wisely are just some of the concerns that arise. Even when a destination is popular and well-traversed by tourists, it can still be hard to discover the best tips and …

Japan

The sneaky way you can double your holiday entitlement in 2018

Holidays are the best time to get away, relax and completely forget about work.<p>It's not even Christmas yet, but a lot of people are already starting …

Boxing Day

20 ideas for a couple's day out you'll both love

February may be the time everyone thinks about romance, but isn’t it time we shrugged off St Valentine’s and his anonymous cards and just went on …

Speedboat

Amazon Has a Book on ‘How to Seduce Women Through Photography’

Famous photographer Terry Richardson was just banned by top fashion magazines this week after years of being accused of sexual harassment by models. …

The ultimate UK bucket list: 29 things to do before you die

New app lets tourists book Japan bullet train tickets from overseas

TOKYO: An English-language reservation app for Japan's Shinkansen will soon be launched, making it easier for tourists to reserve tickets from …

Japan

Best Ever Honey Lime Chicken Thighs

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>In a small bowl combine lime juice, honey, soy sauce.<p>2<p>Done<p>Salt the chicken thighs with 1/2 teaspoon of salt (or more) thoroughly, all over, …

Japan’s Second City: The Only Osaka Travel Guide You’ll Ever Need

Tokyo may be Japan’s biggest, busiest city, but Osaka is its most vivacious. With a population of 2.7 million, it’s the second largest city in Japan …

Japan

9 Small US Towns to Visit If You Love Christmas

Christmas is the best time of year (sorry, Halloween-lovers). Although it's pretty difficult to not feel the magic of the holidays, it can also depend on where you're spending it. So if you want to celebrate Christmas where it most feels like the holiday, see the nine small US towns ahead.

Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken

<b>You’ll need</b><p>4 garlic cloves , minced<br>1/2 cup low sodium ketchup<br>1/2 teaspoon dried oregano<br>1/3 cup honey<br>1/2 cup low sodium soy sauce<br>6 boneless , skinless …

10 Fun, Easy And Delicious Christmas Treats To Make

There’s nothing more I love about Christmas than being a little lazy… I’m not one for darting around all the shops, stressing about buying some ill …

Dessert

The best European Christmas markets to visit in 2017 from Winter wonderland to Swedish delights in Stockholm

Is it too early to start talking about Christmas ? Not if you want to secure an amazing trip to one of Europe’s most enchanting winter …