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Spring 2014 Guide to Paris

An early spring is in the air as Paris wraps up a dark, rainy winter. Streetside cafés are teaming with sun-starved city-dwellers, flowers are …

Off the beaten track in Rome

From the Colosseum to the Sistine Chapel, Rome's headline acts need no introduction. But away from these historic crowd-pleasers, there are a host of lesser-known sights and neighbourhoods waiting to be discovered. Here's a selection of our favourites.<p>Chiesa di Santa Prassede<p>The interior of the …

Paris Sights

Top 20 free things to do in Paris

City of love, fashion capital, literary paradise… Paris has many different guises. And while museum entry can be steep and fine dining comes at a premium, the French capital can also be a cheap date.<p>Whether you go weak at the knees for soaring church spires or want to rub elbows at an authentic …

Six weekend breaks in Europe

If you’ve ticked off Europe's big city hitters such as Paris, Rome and Madrid, then <i>Lonely Planet Traveller</i> magazine has some suggestions for your next trip.<p>Jerez de la Frontera, Spain<p>Jerez distils Andalucian culture down to its most dramatic elements. It is a beguiling town of sherry bodegas, sleek …

Reader Recs: Romantic Destinations

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Planning a trip with that special someone? We asked our Facebook fans to share their favorite romantic destinations, and they came through in a big way.<p><b>Whether you’re looking for a tried-and-true classic or something more off the grid, our travel community has got you</b> …

The Ultimate Guide to Travel Apps and Websites

The paramount of practical, problem-solving mobile apps and websites to simplify your travel queries.<p>The paramount of practical, problem-solving mobile apps and websites to simplify your travel queries.<p><b>Before Your Trip:</b><p>The fun is in planning your vacation -- said no one ever. Regardless, a little …

Eastern Europe

Top 10 Valentine's Day Retreats

Travel<p>Find cozy seclusion, starry views, ancient gardens—whatever your romantic heart desires.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>Four Seasons of Travel</i><p><b>Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur, California</b> <br>www.postranchinn.com <br>Perched on the Big Sur coastline, between the majestic Santa Lucia Mountains and the endless …

Ten of France’s natural wonders

France's smorgasbord of cultural delights could keep even the most avid museum-hopper busy for a lifetime, but don't forget about the great outdoors. France smoulders with natural beauty, so why not go <i>au naturel</i> at mountain ranges, canyons and startling stretches of coast? This round-up of …

Where to Find the Perfect Croissants in Paris

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>As dawn breaks in Paris, doughy smells permeate the air, and locals line up at neighborhood <i>boulangeries</i> for freshly baked croissants to enjoy alongside their morning coffee–and as an afternoon <i>goûter</i>, or snack.<p>These yeast-leavened pastries from Vienna—known there as</i> …

This Is The Prettiest Beach In Greece, Which Basically Makes It The Prettiest In The World

We know, we know. You're thinking to yourself, "Come on, guys, another pretty beach?" And we totally understand but look. at. this:<p>Navagio has been called the prettiest beach in all of Greece, which, if we can all agree is one of the prettiest places in all the world, then this beach is the …

Best Spring Trips 2014

Travel<p>Vibrant spring blooms in the northern hemisphere and dazzling autumn displays in the southern make this the perfect season to get outside and walk, hike, or take a scenic drive. Use our editors' list of 10 best spring trip destinations as the launching pad for an active—and colorful—spring …

National Parks

Who was the real St Patrick?

The details of St Patrick’s life remain murky – but tracking his legendary footsteps across Ireland is both peaceful and spectacular.<p>Those who wish to pay homage to St Patrick on 17 March could attend a parade, don an outlandish green costume or swig a pint (or several – twice as much Guinness …

82 iconic world landmarks to visit before you die [PICs]

Perito Moreno Glacier - Patagonia, Argentina<p>Check out photos on traveling Patagonia by bike. Photo: Marina & Enrique<p>Sydney Opera House - Sydney, …

Barcelona's top museums and galleries

<i>This highlighted list of museums and galleries is taken from Lonely Planet's city guide to</i> <i>Barcelona</i><i>.</i><p>GALLERIES<p>CaixaForum<p><i>Image of CaixaForum by</i> <i>montuno</i><br>Housed in a former Modernista factory, an outstanding brick caprice by Josep Puig i Cadafalch, this extensive private collection of contemporary art is …

11 Recipes That Will Change How You Cook Forever

You might think you make these 11 basic recipes well, but we have some game-changing tips that will make them even better<p>We admit it: There are some things we still don't know how to make. But there are also things that people think they make well that they actually completely ruin. Like scrambled …

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Craftsy Complete Knife Skills Class

One of the most impressive things about watching a talented chef cook on TV is seeing their knife work. Chefs like Jacques Pepin and Gordon Ramsey …

The Nave of Yosemite [explore]

The Internet Really Wants Leonardo DiCaprio To Win An Oscar

Leo + Oscar = OTP.

Wall Street

27 Chocolate Desserts That Make Valentine's Day Worth Celebrating

Remember: Feb. 14 is the only day of the year when it's acceptable to eat nothing but chocolate. Take advantage.

Dessert

Cappuccino Brownies >> http://bit.ly/1bWlktE These very adult brownies are frosted with cream cheese and coated with an espresso-spiked glaze.

Dante’s Divine Comedy: New life beyond Dan Brown

The week’s best arts and culture reads – including translations of Dante’s Divine Comedy, the problem of female beauty and ruminations on the future of the book.<p>What is the future of the book?<br>Charlie Stross | Charlie's Diary | 9 October 2013<br>After the digital publishing revolution, do we have a …

Finding Shakespeare in Thor: The Dark World

There is more in common between the Bard and blockbusters than men in tights, says Solvej Schou.<p>“You are a vain, greedy, cruel boy,” snarls Sir Anthony Hopkins as the white-haired and bearded god Odin to his rebellious son in 2011’s Marvel Studios film Thor.<p>“You are an old man and a fool!” howls …

Temples of books: The world’s most beautiful libraries

Architecture critic Jonathan Glancey writes in praise of the world’s great storehouses of knowledge – from the vaulted frescoes of Spain’s Escorial to the timber enigma of China’s National Library.<p>‘Print is dead’ has been the mantra of publishing and new media executives for so long now that a book …

Is there such a thing as a Jewish film?

There is a strong tradition of Jewish filmmaking in Hollywood and now in Israel. But what does cinema reveal about this unique culture? Emma Jones reports.<p>Woody Allen, Mel Brooks, the Marx Brothers, the Coen Brothers, Judd Apatow: they are all household names in Hollywood – and they’re all Jewish. …

Doctor Who: The most important electronic music ever?

The Dr Who theme tune is the most famous piece from the BBC’s Radiophonic Workshop. Andrew Harrison looks at how the team created groundbreaking electronic music.<p>In a venue called, appropriately enough, the Shoreditch Electric Light Station the musicians who constitute one of the hottest tickets in …

Film today: what should you watch this weekend?

What should you watch over the weekend?<p><b>In the UK?</b> Get a face-full of Blue is the Warmest Colour, load your bow with The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, or check if your mates with the guys of Computer Chess. Conspiracy theorists should head to JFK film Parkland, but run, run fast as you can away from …

Ron Burgundy sings his support for crack-smoking mayor Rob Ford

Reading on mobile? Click here to view video<p>At first glance, they appear to have little in common: one is a moustachioed San Diegan sex panther with salon-quality hair and a talent for newsreading, the other a shamed Canadian local politician with a penchant for uncomfortable public confessionals. …

Daniel Radcliffe: 'I ask myself, would Michael Fassbender do it?' - video interview

Former Harry Potter star recognised for performance in The Cripple of Inishmaan while Rupert Grint also wins prize<p>Published: 23 Feb 2014<p>Harry Potter star is sought to replace Sacha Baron Cohen after the Borat actor bit the dust over alleged creative differences<p>Published: 23 Sep 2013<p>Harry Potter …