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The Battle of the Nifty Fifty: Canon's 50mm1.8 vs. Yongnuo 50mm1.8

So, a while back Chinese flash maker Yongnuo stepped into the optics realm and started making a 50mm 1.8 (aka the Nifty Fifty, aka fantastic plastic, …

Top 10 alternative city breaks in Europe: readers' travel tips

Bologna, Italy<p>For 25aubrey, Bologna is “a beautiful city that goes under the radar”. His recommendation came for its cafe culture, dining and the fact that being a university town there’s “a healthy supply of bars, to quench those studying thirsts”. A good spot for some intelligent drinking is the …

European Travel

8 Travel Apps That Work Better Than A Guidebook

<i>by Emily Price</i><p>Skip pricey bus or walking tours on your next trip and instead download these apps, which offer historical insight and cool bits of trivia about areas around the world. Bonus: you won't have to lug around a guidebook.<p>Photo: Image Source / Alamy<p>Walking tours are a great way to learn …

7 solo travel dilemmas and how to solve them

Solo travel has plenty of advantages, but there will naturally be a few hurdles to overcome – some more predictable than others. Here's some advice …

The best restaurants in Tokyo and Kyoto – chosen by Japan’s top chefs

These Japanese chefs work at some of the most exciting restaurants in the country – including two listed in Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2015 – but where do they go to eat and drink when they’re off duty? They take us to their favourite local counter restaurants and noodle bars in Tokyo and Kyoto • …

Japan

The 2015 Holiday Guide: how to plan your new year getaway

Plan your 2015 holiday with our guide to the best family trips, beach escapes and city and UK breaks. Or make a resolution to enjoy the fresh air and follow our pointers for walking and cycling breaks that make the most of the great outdoors<p>Beach escapes<p>What kind of beach-bum are you? A Robinson …