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The world's best coastal walks - according to you

This week's winning letter<p>A breathtaking path<p>In Livadia, on the Greek island of Tilos, I follow the promenade to its western end and climb up between the fishermen’s houses to the cliffs. Already I am sweating. The path is level at the start, though uneven underfoot. About a yard wide, it has sheer …

Bacteria-ridden "biofabric" makes for self-cooling gymwear

Gym clothes are generally made to be breathable, but now a team at MIT has developed a material to make activewear truly active when it comes to …

E.coli

10 things to do in Tbilisi

What is it about Georgia lately? The country (not the US state) seems primed to be one of the hottest tourist destinations for 2017, as travellers …

European Travel

The Ultimate Guide to hiking the new Jordan Trail

The epic new Jordan Trail opens up the country’s desert wonders, including Petra, Wadi Rum and the Dead Sea canyons, to explore on foot. Amjad …

Hiking

Last chance to win one of 20 luxury holidays worth a total of £650,000

<b>FOLLOW THIS LINK TO COMPLETE THE SURVEY AND ENTER THE PRIZE DRAW</b><p>Tell us what’s important to you as a traveller by completing this year’s Telegraph Travel Awards survey – and you could win one of 20 ultimate holiday experiences. But hurry – the deadline for entries is midnight on October 1.<p>The …

Solo Travel - top tips and brilliant trip ideas for solo travellers

Following a close call with cancer, Sandra Reekie discovered the joys and freedom of solo travel. Here's her story, along with specialist solo trips …

Travel

The 4 Best Italian Road Trips

<i>For</i> Condé Nast Traveler, by Krisanne Fordham.<p>With its lush countryside, plunging coastlines, snow-capped peaks, and glittering lakes, Italy offers epic driving experiences for every kind of traveler. Here, we’ve put together our favorite Italian road trip itineraries — including where to stop, …

Italy

Hiking in Southeast Asia: 7 Treks to Inspire Your Next Trip

Southeast Asia is home to some of the most spectacular landscapes in the world. High volcanic peaks, cascading waterfalls, lush rainforests, and …

Madagascar: an island unlike any other

Lying in the Indian Ocean off the southeast coast of Africa, the island of Madagascar has evolved in splendid isolation for more than 80 million years; the result is a unique and startling world full of upside-down trees, stone forests and, of course, lemurs.<p>Join us on a journey through a …

Nature
Hiking

You're tying your shoes wrong: Bad knots, walking untie laces

Traci Watson | Special for USA TODAY<p>The science for why your shoelaces get untied<p>University of California, Berkeley presents the science as to why your shoelaces always come untied.<p>USA TODAY<p>The scientific evidence is now clear: we all tie our shoelaces wrong.<p>America’s epidemic of untied shoes can …

Shoes

New GPS website will help you find off-the-beaten-path trails in US national parks

More and more people are heading to America’s national parks to enjoy the incredible nature found around the US. But if you’re hoping to break from fellow travellers and get away from the crowds, a GPS company is aiming to help get hikers off-the-beaten-path.<p>TomTom – a GPS, traffic and navigation …

National Parks

5 personal money numbers everyone should know to check their financial health

You might know your weight and your (pre-tax) income. But how much do you really know about your full financial situation? Your salary and monthly …

Personal Finance

Calling all thrill-seekers: The most dangerous path in the world is reopening to hikers

The “most dangerous path in the world” is reopening for its third season after a gruesome accident caused it to close for 15 years.<p>The Caminito del …

Would you take a new £1,300 DNA test that could save your life?

On a wet Wednesday morning I’m reading a glossy, A3-sized health report that promises to unpack the secrets of my DNA. It informs me that I’m twice as likely to get heart disease as the average person. How cheery: I’m in my mid-30s and have so far had a reasonably clean bill of health, so seeing …

Molecular Biology

7 Of The World's Most Beautiful Snorkelling Destinations

The most spectacular views on this earth don’t necessarily happen above the great blue ocean. Under the sea lies a colourful, tranquil world full of …

5 amazing under-the-radar travel destinations to explore this year

Now that 2017 is well underway, this means that many people are trying their best to cling to their New Year’s resolutions.<p>And while certain …

9 Travel Accessories That'll Help You Save Money

Look inside the bag of an expert traveler and you’ll find a variety of meticulously chosen accessories specifically tailored for each trip. Whether …

12 of the world's weirdest landscapes

From gas craters that belch out fire to multi-coloured mountains and pink lakes, these weird and wonderful landscapes around the world make for an …

South America

Girls see themselves as less talented than boys by age of six, scientists find in 'heartbreaking' research

Girls as young as six believe that exceptional talent is a male trait, according to "heartbreaking" research into gender stereotypes.<p>They also shun activities and games for the "really, really smart" from the same age, believing their male counterparts are more likely to exhibit "brilliance", the …

5 Incredible Day Trips From Taipei, Taiwan

<i>Photo by A Cruising Couple</i><p>If you’re looking for a cosmopolitan city that effortlessly combines tradition and culture with modern conveniences and …

9 New Southeast Asian Adventures

Indonesia: Sail the Bandas<p>The 150-foot, two-masted Purnama, in Indonesia's Banda Islands, is the ultimate way for a lottery winner and nine friends to explore the ­region’s empty beaches and world-class dive sites. From $12,500 per day<p>Thailand: Embrace Your Inner Beach Bum<p>Three hours south of …

Asia Travel

Law must be tougher over dress code discrimination, say MPs

MPs conclude ‘troubling’ cases of sexism, including forcing women to wear high heels or revealing clothes, are evidence Equalities Act 2010 is inadequate<p>Women who face demands at work to wear high heels, makeup or revealing outfits require a new legal framework to halt such discrimination, a …

High Heels

Our Guide to Buying the Best Packing Cubes 2018 - Family Travel Blog - Travel with Kids

I am always looking for smarter ways to travel. Packing a bag is an annoying part of travel and I always welcome ways that make it easier. Packing …

Win a holiday to Costa Rica in our readers' travel photography competition

Our 2017 competition gives readers the chance to win a fantastic 16-night wildlife holiday for two to Costa Rica with Exodus Travels – and see the photos from the trip published in Guardian Travel<p>Enter our January competition<p>Guardian Travel’s monthly readers’ photography competition is an …

Costa Rica

How to Keep Your Personal Info Off This Creepy Genealogy Website

Here's how to opt out of FamilyTreeNow.com.<p>You've probably never heard of FamilyTreeNow.com — but it likely has a shocking amount of your personal information posted for everyone on the Internet to see. The genealogy website is free to use and all you have to do is type in a person's name and up …

Genealogy

How to see the Northern Lights on a budget

Want an unforgettable trip on the cheap? You don't get much more spectacular than the Northern Lights – here's how to see them for less than £250 …

Did You Know That You Can Ride Without Traffic Your Bike From Paris To London?

<b>The Greenway.</b><p>Yep, you read right: Paris to London on a bicycle. Even though England is an island and there is a sea between the two countries, a specially designed itinerary is in place for the brave, willing, and ready, to undertake the voyage.<p>The possible path leads bikers (not of the motor kind) …

France

Earth - Plants can see, hear and smell – and respond

Plants, according to Jack C Schultz, "are just very slow animals".<p>This is not a misunderstanding of basic biology. Schultz is a professor in the Division of Plant Sciences at the University of Missouri in Columbia, and has spent four decades investigating the interactions between plants and …

Botany