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What to pack? Gear for every situation

Okay, not <i>every</i> situation. But we've carefully pondered various scenarios travellers might encounter on the road and come up with some suggestions and tips. What's the ultimate set of accessories for a bar crawl? What should you take if you're visiting somewhere prone to four-seasons-in-a-day …

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Special anniversaries: 10 timely reasons to travel in 2014

This year has a particularly rich calendar of anniversaries. If you’re looking for a trip down memory lane, look no further.<p>The Eiffel Tower turns 125, France<p>Eiffel Tower by Shelby Steward. CC BY 2.0.<p>Paris’ identity is so deeply entwined with the Eiffel Tower that it’s hard to comprehend a time …

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The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …

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The Best Looks from New York Fashion Week: Spring 2014

See the standouts from New York Fashion Week Spring 2014.<p>New York Fashion Week goes by in a flash. To break down the best of the best, BAZAAR selects the top 5 looks from each major collection. Consider it your definitive guide to the runways. Plus, check out our complete Spring 2014 Fashion Week …

1963 and Beyond: 50 Years in Fashion at the Antwerp Royal Academy of Fine Arts

Get a sneak peek at the exhibition.<p>Kristopher Arden-Houser takes BAZAAR inside the fascinating exhibit dedicated to all things fashion from a city that brought us the likes of Martin Margiela and Dries Van Noten. Get more insight on Antwerp and the Royal Academy of Fine Arts below — and click …

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The new vegetarian: butternut-squash and chestnut pie

This glamorous winter pie, served with pan-fried rosemary-leek strands, makes a festive Christmas lunch for vegetarians<p>Smoked paprika cuts the sweetness of the squash and chestnut in this Christmassy pie.<p><i>Serves four</i><p>800g (1lb 12oz) butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cubed<br>5 tbsp olive oil<br>7 sheets …

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Spoilt for choice: Vietnam's best beaches

Vietnam might have been late to Southeast Asia’s beach party, but it was well worth the wait. The country boasts more than 3400km of coastline, with infinite stretches of powdery sand, coves, lagoons, impossible boulder formations and tropical islands ringed with yet more beaches. We can help you …

"Spontaneous Adventure" Story and Pictures

Story ?<p>Spontaneous Adventure<p>Published <b>Dec 6, 2013</b> | View the Assignment | Features Photos From <b>14 Contributors</b><p><b>14 photos</b> selected by<p><i>National Geographic Photographer</i><p>View Slideshow<p>First, thanks for all the wonderful submissions—the Your Shot community has really inspired me to get after it, and it's …

A guide to the eateries of India

Following the holocaust that took place after the partition of Punjab in 1947, millions of displaced Punjabis scattered throughout India and the world. Many established restaurants that showcased their favourite dishes and the exotic <i>tandoor</i> lured many Indians from their homes. Thus Punjabi food – …

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A guide to the eateries of Turkey

<i>A guide to the various types of eating places you'll find in Turkey.</i><p>One of the joys of eating out in Turkey is that there’s no need to order your whole meal at once. It’s perfectly acceptable to order one or two small dishes, see how you go, and order more later if you’re still hungry or tempted. …

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Europe’s hot springs: 20 of the best spots for a soak

Sliding into a bathtub after a long day is one of life’s little luxuries, but there’s nothing quite like the restorative buzz garnered by a dip in a proper thermal pool. From Iceland’s idyllic Blue Lagoon to Switzerland’s most chic spa, here’s a rundown of some of Europe’s best hot springs.<p><b>Blue</b> …

What to do if you accidentally crash a Chinese wedding

I’ve found myself in the perplexing position of wedding guest for total strangers several times in Taiwan and China - and if tales related by fellow Middle Kingdom travellers are anything to go by, my experiences aren’t unusual.<p>I’d been in Taiwan a month and already I was crashing my first wedding. …

Geminid Sky Shower Strikes This Weekend

Explosion is at least five times more powerful than previous events, study says.<p><b>As darkness falls this weekend, look toward the heavens for a gem of a sky show from one of the year’s best meteor showers, peaking overnight on December 13 and 14.</b><p><b>The annual Geminid meteor shower promises colorful</b> …

Travel tips: have a blast in Budapest, high-end self-catering, and where to stay in Palma de Mallorca

Take me there: Budapest, Hungary<p><b>Why go?</b><br>There's a real buzz around Budapest right now, with new boutique hotels opening, exciting urban regeneration projects and an alternative arts and nightlife scene to rival Berlin's. Go for atmospheric Christmas markets, cosy cafés and the chance to try the …

Sydney Through the Glass

Your Favorite Science YouTube Videos?<p>I don’t know if you’ve seen my YouTube Playlists, but I’ve got a few different ones. I have kind of …

Top 10 Photos of the Year 2013

We are very excited that PictureSocial, the photography network, is rapidly approaching the 1 million photos uploaded mark and our admins have been …

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Iranian Women Find Stylish Ways to Abide by the Government’s Strict Dress Code

The Tehran Times is a blog devoted to documenting the style of Iranian women found on the street who have creatively approached the strict government enforced laws placed on how women dress. Retaining a fashionable and artistic flair, the images reveal a generation of women who have taken the …

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Ramon Bruin’s New 3D Illustrations Spring to Life

Dutch artist Ramon Bruin, aka JJK Airbrush, continues to create optical illusion drawings that make animals and objects seem as though they're popping off the page. The illustrator's skilled visual effects transform flat surfaces into seemingly three-dimensional subjects. Bruin gives depth to the …

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Perth: 10 of the best free things to do

<b>Free walking tours</b><p>See another side of Perth on a free i-City tour. Volunteer guides lead themed walks every Monday to Friday from the Information Kiosk in Murray Street Mall. Take a tour of the city’s gardens, follow an art trail or take in the gold rush history. The tours take up to two hours, and …

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Perth city break guide

Expert guide to Perth and Western Australia<p>An insider's guide to Perth and Western Australia, featuring the best hotels, restaurants, bars, attractions, beaches, wildlife spotting and things to do, including how to travel there and around. By Fleur Bainger, Telegraph Travel's Perth expert. Click on …

The Silent Crisis: Vietnam’s Elephants on the Verge of Extinction

Wildlife<p><b>As the slaughter of the remaining elephants in Africa continues without interruption, elephants in Vietnam—without media attention and a pack of NGOs calling for their protection—are quietly disappearing.</b><p>Victim of an intensely and increasingly fragmented habitat, weak environmental laws, …

top 10 regions

Need inspiration for your travels in 2014? These 10 regions have captivated our travel experts with their natural beauty and cultural riches.<p>1. Sikkim, India<p><b>Green is the colour</b><p>A bird's-eye view over Yumthang Valley in Sikkim, India. Image by Image Source / Getty Images.<p>Picking up national accolades …

Take to the skies: the world's greatest airborne adventures

To mark Lonely Planet’s sponsorship of the iconic 1917 Curtiss JN-4 ‘Flying Jenny’ Biplane’s commemorative air tour this summer we’re exploring aviation's history and continued impact on travel. Here are 10 ways to soar into the ether in some of the world's most inspiring locations, adapted from …