Emily Patrick

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Best free things to do in Brisbane Australia

Brisbane is an outdoorsy city year-round. While denizens of the southern metropolises cower inside during the winter months, daytime temperatures in Queensland’s capital rarely dip below 20°C. And in Brisbane the best kind of fun is often found outdoors and free. From exceptional markets to lush …

Feast your way around Sydney's global cuisines

In multicultural Sydney, you can dip your tastebuds in other shores without ever leaving the city. The best dishes here were raised in migrant neighbourhoods where locals won’t put up with flavours less than authentic. Ready your tastebuds for steaming Malaysian pancakes, Korean barbecues, and a …

Forty-eight hours in Brisbane: what to do and where to go

A balmy climate, boutiques filled with the work of local designers, great food and a vibrant arts scene are just some of the reasons the Queensland capital deserves a spot on your travel radar<p>As a weekend destination, Brisbane hasn’t been on my radar. Melbourne’s the place to shop and eat, Sydney …

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Free Things to Do in Sydney

Urban and rugged, adventurous and chic, Sydney is a city that has it all. Its position as a booming global destination gives it a reputation for expensive taste, but the truth is that its down-to-earth design gives families plenty of opportunities to explore for free. Even some of Sydney's most …

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Two days in Brisbane

It seems odd that Brisbane – Australia’s third-largest city and the Queensland state capital – could readily be described as ‘undiscovered’. But as the 2.24 million residents attest, this is precisely the case. Sydney has the beaches, the architecture, the celebrity chefs; Melbourne has the coffee, …

11 aquatic adventures in Western Australia

With a coastline stretching over 20,000km, roughly a third comprising islands, it’s no surprise that WA is Australia’s aquatic adventure capital. Huge, remote and sparsely populated, its reefs, bays, islands, rivers and ocean swells draw countless intrepid travellers who don’t mind getting their …

I Heart My City: Laura’s Sydney

<b>Laura Bronner</b> is an American expat who has been living in Sydney for the last two years. After graduating from college, she set off on what was supposed to be a year of travel; that was almost four years ago. Since then she has lived and traveled all over New Zealand and Australia.<p><i>Read more about</i> …

The Wanderlust Guide to the best of east coast Australia

The east coast of Australia is a traveller's dream – 18,000km of surf-bashed beach, wildlife-rich rainforest, colossal coral reef and cool cities. …

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Top 10: the Lake District's best pubs and inns

Autumn is a special time of year in the Lake District. The fells and and forests blaze with colour, the summer crowds have left for home, and the weather provides plenty of atmosphere – from misty mornings to crisp, blue-sky days. Walkers will find plenty of space, even on the more popular routes …

The best stylish Berlin hotels

An insider’s guide to 10 of the most stylish places to stay in Berlin, including the best luxury hotels and budget accommodation.<p>The Mandala Hotel<p>Berlin, Germany<p>9 Telegraph expert rating<p>Read expert review<p>From £ 135 per night<p>Check availability<p>Rates provided by<p>Booking.com<p>This graceful five-star …

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Berlin named most 'fun' city in the world

<b>Berlin</b> has pipped <b>London</b> to the title of “most fun” city in a poll of travellers.<p>The German capital was among 1,800 cities ranked according to categories such as “bars”, “clubs”, “shopping”, “adult entertainment” and “activities”. Factors such as the average price of a beer, and whether or not …

Top 10 food markets in Europe

Whether it’s traditional stalls or the new breed of street-food events, these European markets offer tasty treats – and more interesting presents than you’ll find at a naff Christmas market<p>Markthal, Rotterdam<p>Rotterdam’s new €175m Markthal is a sensory explosion. The building, by Dutch architects …

Free Things to Do in Berlin

More than a quarter century after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the German capital is experiencing a cultural renaissance. But the new energy hasn’t eclipsed the city’s tumultuous past, and monuments to both are accessible to visitors on a budget.<p>More than a quarter century after the fall of the …

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The best tropical holiday destinations in Australia for under £40

An eco-lodge and a ‘resort-style hostel’ in Queensland, and a wilderness camp in Western Australia – plus a remote tropical hideaway in New Caledonia<p>See hotels in Africa & Indian Ocean | South America | Central America & Caribbean | Asia<p><b>Australia</b><p><b>Kooljaman, Cape Leveque, Western Australia</b><br>At the tip …

Road trip Australia: East Coast or West Coast?

Australia’s coast was just made for road tripping. Thousands of kilometres of sun, sand and surf, dotted with lazy beach towns, quirky accommodation, big things (pineapples, prawns, what have you) and enough fish and chip oil to fuel a few weeks of open-road adventures.<p>However, choosing between the …

Brisbane Makes a Splash Down Under

In <b>Brisbane</b>’s pedestrian-friendly urban center, the cackle of a kookaburra is more common than a car horn. But don’t let the subtropical city’s laid-back impression fool you: The G20 chose the jacaranda-scented metropolis as host of the November 2014 summit, and Lonely Planet recently named it …

Insider’s Guide to Cold War Berlin

During the Cold War, the <b>Berlin Wall</b> came to represent Germany’s divided nation and capital. Though mostly dismantled now, it remains a potent presence, marked by sites that hark back to a sinister time in the city’s history.<p><b>> What to See:</b><p>The <b>Bornholmer Street border crossing</b> is where the Wall first …

25 Years After the Wall Cracked Open, a New Berlin Is Emerging

Awash in reminders of Germany's tragic past, the city is reinventing itself with a "good karma" vibe.<p>The night of November 9 marks the 25th anniversary of one of the great turning points of modern history—the moment in 1989 when the Communist regime of East Germany finally collapsed, and the Wall …

Berlin’s Neighborhoods: Past and Future

<i>By Andrew Curry</i><p>How many lives can one city have? Quite a few if the city is <b>Berlin</b>.<p>Royal capital, imperial seat, economic powerhouse, center of enlightenment … before becoming a synonym for decadence in the 1920s and ’30s, then a Nazi stronghold. Bombed, invaded, occupied in World War II. Suddenly …

Australia's best food experiences: state by state

For a nation so long wed to the pale culinary shadow of the English Sunday dinner (meat and three vegetables, anyone?) Australia has come a long way. Inspired by local ingredients, Pacific-rim cultures and techniques, Modern Australian cooking (‘Mod Oz’) is about as far removed from Yorkshire …