Joel Murch

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The 21-Minute Lunchtime Workout to Squeeze in a Quick Sweat

There’s nothing worse than being too busy to fit a workout into your packed schedule—not only does it throw off your fitness goals, it can throw off …

Workouts

The bodyweight shoulders workout: Day 1

<b>Duration</b> 30<p><b>Exercises</b> 3<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Whether you're trying to build your "T-shirt muscles" or fill out your winter wardrobe of sweaters and jackets, …

The Original 21 Day Shred Ab Workout

The 15-Minute Cardio Workout for Busy Guys<p>10 Foods With the Highest Risk for Recalls and Contamination<p>20 Weight-loss Tricks That Actually Work<p>The …

Workouts

California's top experiences

From towering redwood forests in foggy Northern California to perfectly sun-kissed surf beaches in the south, this 'Golden State' alongside the Pacific simply begs to be explored. Come for the landscape, stay for the sensational meals, and glimpse the future in the making on America's creative …

California

Top 10 food trucks in Portland, Oregon

Nong's Khao Man Gai<p>If you only sell one thing, you'd better be sure it's perfect. And the queues in front of Nong Poonsukwattana's little cart (soon to be accompanied by a permanent sit-down restaurant in south-east Portland) are testament to the joys of her <i>khao man gai</i> – a Thai take on Hainan …

Oregon's secret surprises

Known primarily for the quirky city of Portland, Oregon is a mostly rural state that holds a landscape diversity to rival anywhere in the US. Big hitter destinations like Mt Hood, Crater Lake, Cannon Beach and the Columbia Gorge get heavy fair-weather traffic but there are plenty of other amazing …

Great American road trips: Trip of a Lifetime

The mythology of the American highway is as deep and long as the Grand Canyon – which you can, incidentally, drive along. Books, music and films have added glamour, ghosts and grit to what in other countries would be merely a long, even boring, drive. Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, Bob Dylan’s Highway …

New York City's top shopping strips

<i>This is an excerpt from the Shopping chapter of Lonely Planet's</i> <i>New York City</i> <i>guide.</i><p>To the question ‘Where do I shop?’, NYC answers ‘How much you got?’ Well-funded shoppers head to Midtown’s Fifth Ave and the Upper East Side’s Madison Ave. SoHo has high-end boutiques stocking the wares of …

New York

Essential information<p><b>British Consulate-General:</b> (001 212 745 0200; ukinusa.fco.gov.uk), 845 3rd Avenue, New York<p><b>Emergency services:</b> dial 911<p><b>Tourist office:</b> See nycgo.com, the website of NYC and Company, for extensive information on what's on in the city and tips on where to go. Stop by to pick up …

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Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

New York's best museums and art galleries

These recommendations, and many more, can be found in the <b>free Telegraph Travel Guides app</b>. The app features expert guides to destinations including Paris, Rome, New York and Amsterdam.<p><b>Metropolitan Museum of Art</b><p>"Known simply as The Met, this iconic museum on the eastern side of Central Park is so …

Budget hotels and B&Bs in New York: readers' tips

Winning tip: The Jane Hotel, West Village<p>The Jane is probably the best hotel experience I have ever had. In the heart of the most wonderful NYC neighbourhood – Greenwich Village – it has rooms inspired by vintage train cabins and a history of sheltering Titanic survivors. Its prices are affordable …

New York's best cheap restaurants

These recommendations, and hundreds more, can be found in the <b>free Telegraph Travel Guides app</b>. The app features expert guides to destinations including Paris, Rome, <b>New York</b> and Amsterdam, with Edinburgh, Barcelona and Venice among those to be added in the coming weeks.<p><b>JG Melon</b><p>This neighbourhood bar …

NYC's most decadent and delightful themed bars - bar crawl travel

From the bright neon lights of Times Square to iconic buildings that touch the sky, New York City is anything but ordinary. Yet, with so much personality thriving in one place, getting noticed is easier said than done. These 11 themed bars, while perhaps not as well known as Jekyll and Hyde or …

Photographing the Grand Canyon from Space

Taking a bite out of the Big Apple

The Big Apple’s history and identity is best explored through its food – dishes given a new home by waves of immigrant communities and turned into New York City icons.<p>The Big Apple’s history and identity is best explored through its food – dishes given a new home by waves of immigrant communities …

How and when to book a cheap flight

New research shows that the best time to book a summer flight is as late as five weeks before your holiday, contrary to travel industry experts who advise travellers book as early as possible<p><b>See also: How to get best holiday deals</b><p>It's the classic traveller's dilemma. When is the best time to book a …

Boston's reawakening: what's new in the 'Athens of America'

If you haven’t been to Boston recently, you’re in for a surprise. Or maybe not, as today’s trends are a re-ignition of ideas and identities that have long been integral to this historic city.<p>Take the rediscovery of Boston’s waterfront: this city was built on maritime trade, so its connection to the …

The wilds of Russia by jeep: 'Russia On Four Wheels' preview

Kaput. Kaput. The Soviet jeep stutters and judders to a halt. This won’t be the last breakdown on Justin Rowlatt’s 3,000-mile, three-week trip across <b>Russia</b> in a 37-year-old UAZ 469 truck.<p>He’s driving east from Sochi – home to the £30billion Olympic Winter Games – through Volgograd, to Karabash, …

New hotels for 2014

Travel with the in-laws: a survival guide

Travelling with your own parents can be tricky, but taking a journey with the in-laws (or out-laws, if you’re unhitched) can be an etiquette minefield. Now, being fond of my own beloved’s parents (and knowing full well they read my articles), there’ll be no cheap mother-in-law jokes here. After …

Daft Punk

<i>Photos by Nabil</i><p>Daft Punk are standing on a helipad overlooking downtown Los Angeles as fireballs make their sequined suits glisten with hot heat. It's a few days before this year's Coachella, where the duo's shiny new duds will premiere by way of a Jumbotron trailer for their new album, <i>Random</i> …

Extreme Plane Spotting at Maho Beach, Saint Martin

Located on the Dutch side of the Caribbean island of Saint Martin (i.e., Sint Maarten) is the famous Maho Beach. While it has the characteristic …

What Is It About Bees And Hexagons?

Solved! A bee-buzzing, honey-licking 2,000-year-old mystery that begins here, with this beehive. Look at the honeycomb in the photo and ask yourself: (I know you've been wondering this all your life, but have been too shy to ask out loud ... ) Why is every cell in this honeycomb a hexagon?<p>Bees, …