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31 Life-Changing Products On Amazon You’ll Wish You’d Known About Sooner

FOMO is one of the weirder, more annoying side effects of social media usage (that and getting friend requested by your parents). But it can also …

Shopping

Life-Changing Lessons in How to Pack Right for Travel

I feel bad for most people I see in airports. Not only are they carrying larger, heavier bags than I am (or, gasp, <i>checking</i> luggage), but they’re lugging all that extra weight just to bring along clothing and other stuff that’s making them less comfortable. These lessons from the outdoors world will …

Backpacking

The Absolute Best Hotels Near Walt Disney World

Complete your Disney vacation at one of these stand-out properties.<p>You can find true luxury in Orlando without premium park prices and over-the-top …

Walt Disney Company

The Instant Pot inspires mass devotion. Would I join the cult after using it for a week?

This sold-out pressure cooker, which can make four-minute bolognese, is selling for hundreds on eBay and has created an army of ‘potheads’. Using it to feed my family prompted some strong and surprising reactions<p>The Instant Pot is an electric pressure cooker that inspires devotion. This kitchen …

Cooking

Florida Craft Beer: Big Storm Brewing Company

“I was always fascinated by beer,” said Bishop. “By the craft, the culture, the drink, the different flavors and the people involved with it.”<p>During …

Blue Springs State Park: the most beautiful spot in Florida

Enough people have asked us about Blue Spring State Park after seeing the pictures we’ve posted on Instagram and such that we just have to write …

27 Healthy Dinner Recipes That Let Your Oven Do Most of the Work

When terms like <i>bomb cyclone</i>, <i>deep freeze</i>, and <i>arctic air</i> are being used to describe the decidedly frightful weather, you’re probably looking for every …

Fort Lauderdale: how to shop and dine in style

US Route 1 runs from the Canadian border to Key West at the southern tip of Florida, slicing through Fort Lauderdale, yet at the centre of the city …

Fort Lauderdale

Top 10 UK winter walks – chosen by travel and nature writers

The British countryside is especially dramatic in winter, and ideal for a walk to blow away the Christmas cobwebs. Ten writers choose their favourites – and pubs to thaw your feet in<p>Okehampton to Belstone, Devon<p><b>Length</b> 10½ miles<b><br>Time</b> 5 hours<b><br>Start/finish</b> Okehampton Camp/Belstone<b><br>Google Maps</b> …

Scotland

The hottest hotel openings of 2017 - in pictures

São Paulo

Things to Do in Clearwater Beach, Florida

Clearwater Beach, located just north of the popular resort city, St. Petersburg, is famous for its incredible sunsets, sugar-white beaches, and warm …

St. Petersburg

Get off the motorway: the best cafes and restaurants near busy junctions

M6, junction 37, Cumbria<p><b>Three Hares cafe/bistro/bakery</b><b><br>Distance from junction: 10 min</b><br>For delicious, freshly baked goodies, this place is tops. Sweet treats might feature red wine and chocolate cake, banana and maple syrup loaf, and overfilled doughnuts. The tiny shop in charming Sedbergh’s old lanes …

England

Easy banana bread with peanut butter frosting

It’s hard to improve on a classic banana bread, but we think the peanut butter addition just edges it! A real nutty twist on everyone's favourite. …

25 best brunches and breakfasts in London

There are so many contenders for the best brunch in London (and the best breakfast in London)! We've narrowed it down to 25 of our favourite morning …

Breakfast

Foodie things to do in October 2017: the best food events and festivals

Check out our round-up of the best UK food festivals and events in October 2017, from Manchester to London. You'll find street food, local produce …

England

Best Restaurants in Soho, London

Check out our favourite restaurants, cafes, bars and foodie spots in Soho<p><i>Here are our favourite Soho restaurants. The best foodie spots include Neil</i> …

England

Ljubljana, Slovenia: what to see plus the best hotels, bars and restaurants

As capital of one of Europe’s most forested countries, it’s perhaps fitting that Ljubljana is this year’s European Green Capital. A city of just 300,000 inhabitants, Ljubljana has often been ahead of the game when it comes to green initiatives – from the introduction of a sophisticated waste …

European Travel

Three-hour shoulder of lamb

Roasts don't get much easier than this meltingly tender Spring Sunday dinner zinged up with a dash of fresh coriander and mint<p>Heat oven to 140c/fan …

Wekiwa Springs

15 Healthy Sandwich Ideas That Make Lunchtime Sensational

When you need to change up a stale lunchtime routine, a sandwich is the perfect place to start. Something as simple as two pieces of bread leaves room for an indefinite amount of stacked creations. And when done the right way, it makes for a filling, healthy, and nutrient-rich option. Let the …

Healthy Eating

This Energizing Smoothie Is Breakfast Perfection

First things first: This smoothie is really, really awesome. For starters? It's only six ingredients. Did you know that just one tablespoon of almond …

Healthy Eating

Compression Packing Cubes

This compression packing cubes set by Zero Grid is perfect for minimalists who travel light and want to maximize their packing space. The set …

Crispy Hash Browns

My father, being of the solid German stock that he is, is naturally a connoisseur of all things potato. In particular he loves nothing more than very …

Breakfast

London's 12 best coffee shops

London's coffee landscape has evolved significantly since Flat White arrived on Berwick Street, in the heart of Soho, back in 2005. Together with sister café Milkbar, it instigated a new wave of antipodean-led, speciality coffee. Today, both remain firm favourites with locals and tourists alike.<p>The …

Banana, Coffee, Cashew, and Cocoa Smoothie

Makes about 2 cups<p>This power-breakfast smoothie will be extra smooth if you soak the nuts and oats in water overnight; drain before proceeding.<p>January 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 banana, preferably frozen<p>2 Medjool dates, pitted<p>½ cup cold-brew coffee<p>¼ cup raw cashews, preferably soaked overnight<p>3 …

Breakfast

The pros and cons of every Disney World resort

<i>(Article last updated: November 22, 2017)</i>There are several WDW resorts that you could choose for your trip.Here's a breakdown of every <b>Disney World</b> …

Walt Disney Company

Tips for independent travellers to Cuba

Travelling in Cuba is unique – in both a good and infuriating way. Here are a few tips on making it easier<p>If you’re travelling independently, don’t even think about arriving in Cuba without your first few nights (or entire holiday if you want a smooth ride) booked at Cuba’s B&Bs (<i>casas …

Cuba

3 big stew recipes from southern USA

Fancy a hearty one-pot recipe that'll warm you from the inside out? Sink your spoon into these stews from Georgia and South Carolina<p>Virginia Brock’s …

Food Preservation

Insider's Prague: Tourist Traps to Avoid, What to Do, Where to Eat

<b>While we lived in Prague, we were simultaneously awed by its beauty and frustrated by the rapacious tourism development that had swamped its old</b> …

European Travel