Katherine Geer

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Paris opens its amazing new concert hall and the architect has a meltdown

The brass at the Paris Philharmonie thought a beautiful way to honor the victims of last week’s brutal terrorist attacks, was to go ahead with the planned opening of the imposing, ultramodern concert hall.<p>Indeed, everyone who’s anyone, from president Francois Hollande on down, attended Wednesday …

Terrorism

Druids endorse a road tunnel at Stonehenge

John Cridland says there have been plans to upgrade the A303 since 2002 (CBI chief’s one big plea to the chancellor: give me a road tunnel under Stonehenge, 7 November). This is incorrect. I myself attended the first week-long public inquiry into the proposed tunnel scheme, held at the Red Lion in …

National Geographic Travel

Travel

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.<p>writer

Hiking

How to pack light: tips from a master packer

Packing small is essential for any globetrotter committed to embracing the chaos of travel. With a small pack, you can chase down your Japanese train as it unapologetically departs on time. You can squeeze in to (or on top of) the only bus to the next village in India.<p>Or, as we learned, when your …

November Vacation Deals

Florida: 61% off from Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village<p>Sunset Getaway package includes:<br>• Two nights in a Traditional room.<br>• Spot dolphins on …

New Photo Book Showcases the World's Best Gardens

A cacti-filled garden in Morocco, lush country homes in England, a tropical oasis in Florida: the world is filled with countless public and private …

Galicia, Spain: A culinary walk along the Celtic Camino

To be a pilgrim walking the Celtic Camino in Galicia, you need to be in possession of two essentials: a pair of magic boots and an appetite for shellfish.<p>Heading up through the woods above the fingers of the north-west Spanish coastline in May, the air is brisk with breeze, but when the rain comes …

Landscape Photographer of the Year 2014

Landscape Photography

Top 10 unforgettable family travel experiences for 2015

Inspire a sense of wonderment in the next generation with our best family travel activities.<p>1. Self-drive safari, Namibia<p>Etosha National Park, with its otherworldly landscapes and iconic wildlife species in their natural habitat (not to mention 340 bird species including the greater flamingo), is …

Free Things to Do in Dublin

The Celtic Tiger may be long gone, but the boom times of the late 1990s and early 2000s saddled the Irish capital with the rep of being a pricey place to visit. Look closer, however, and you’ll find a city generous with its countless cultural blessings, like Dubliners themselves.<p><b>Attractions</b><p>Dig up …

Ireland

Guy Grieve: Why I took my family sailing around the world

Reluctant TV personality Guy Grieve on the impact – and importance – of taking his young family around the world on a boat<p>Adventurer, author and …

Gung Ho

A Mermaid’s World: The Beauty of Snuba

I have no desire to scuba dive or snorkel. That’s always been my policy and preference as a traveler–and one I’ve managed to stick to—until a recent trip to Guánica, Puerto Rico. When the group I was with announced that we were going to <i>snuba</i> on a beautiful Caribbean coral reef I was partially …

Toronto city break guide

Expert guide to Toronto<p>An insider's guide to Toronto, featuring the city's best hotels, restaurants, bars, shops, attractions and free things to do, including how to travel there and around. By Paul Wade, Telegraph Travel's Toronto expert. Click on the tabs below for the best places to stay, eat, …

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Expert guide to Los Angeles

Essential information<p><b>British Consulate-General in Los Angeles:</b> 001 310 481 0031<p><b>Los Angeles Visitors Information Center:</b> (001 213 6898822; discoverlosangeles.com, 685 South Figueroa St, Downtown)<p><b>Emergency services:</b> dial 911<p><b>Local road traffic accident/emergency evacuation information:</b> dial 511 and at …

Los Angeles

15 Gravity-Defying Homes From Around the World

Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights.

The Unforgettable Trek Up Mount Roraima (Or What I Did Last Week)

On the triple border between Brazil, Venezuela, and Guyana lies one of the crown jewels of Canaima National Park. Mount Roraima is a 2-billion-year-old, 3,000+ meter high rock that served as inspiration for the wondrous landscape in the film <i>Up</i>. Any hikers visiting South America should consider …