Patricia Little

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On Eating Alone in Paris

Comptoir Turenne is on the ground floor of a 19th-century building with battered shutters in the Haut Marais, on the less fashionable end of rue de Turenne. At the more fashionable end, Glow on the Go! serves concoctions like the Lolita, with organic cherries and “superfoods adaptogens,” and Baby …

France

San Francisco Japantown: Top Things to See and Do

Japantown San Francisco is a concentrated area of Japanese culture in San Francisco dominated by shops and restaurants where you could spend a few …

Japan

10 amazing places in Bali you need to go and see if you visit

Bali in Indonesia has always been a firm favourite amongst travellers looking to explore its superb tropical jungle landscapes, exceptional temples …

12 Urgent Deals: Cheap First Class Flights & Cheap Sunshine Stays

Cheap Deals This Week<p>In "News"<p>First Class on SWISS airlines is the real deal. Great food, great service and the airline operates out of Zurich …

Thailand’s Maya Bay, location for The Beach, to close to tourists

It is one of the world’s most famous beaches, thanks to its starring role in Danny Boyle’s film of Alex Garland’s bestselling novel, and is often referred to simply as “the beach”. However, this summer Maya Bay, on the Thai island of Koh Phi Phi Leh, will be closed to tourists as authorities …

Thailand

3 Ways to Get Amazing Discounts on Business Class Tickets

You don't need hoards of points to experience the upper echelons of air travel. ✈️<p>Premium class perks — from lie-flat seats to swanky airport lounges …

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

1 of 13<p>Egremnoi, Greece<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 13<p>Crater Lake, Oregon<p>3 of 13<p>Con Son, Vietnam<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 13<p>Devil’s Bay, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin …

These $280 Round-trip Flights to Hawaii Are Some of the Cheapest You'll Ever Find

For $280, you could take a break this winter sunbathing in Hawaii.<p>Cheap flights to Hawaii are back. This morning, ticket prices dropped, with nonstop …

Airline reveals which windows seats you should always avoid

How many times have you boarded a plane and arrived at your carefully selected window seat, only to find there’s no window?<p>Given the sky-high view is one of the few perks of being squashed up against the wall of the plane, it’s a pretty disappointing scenario to find yourself in.<p>Sometimes seats …

How to get upgraded to First Class - travel expert reveals a little-known seat rule

Not may of us will ever know the tingle of excitement you get turning left on the plane rather than right.<p>Behind the First Class curtain it's another …

Travel

These are the cheapest – and most expensive – countries to get a flight

Trying to get the best price on flights can be a confusing process and there’s a lot of conflicting advice on how to snag a deal. But, getting the cheapest flight has a lot to do with what country you are in – and new research has revealed the best places for travellers looking for discount flights.<p>…

Here Are the Ages You Peak at Everything Throughout Life

Here's what you have to look forward to.<p>Aging can seem like a scary prospect, but a wealth of scientific studies have found that youth isn’t all it’s …

Being deaf and blind won't hold this pup back from becoming a therapy dog

The first few dog trainers seemed too confident about being able to work with Erin Baxter's newly adopted dog, Ruby, who has been deaf and blind since birth.<p>It made Baxter nervous that these trainers didn't seem to recognize the obvious challenges, that they didn't seem to think training a dog who …

The Year American Speech Became Art

During a whirlwind 15-month period in the late 1920s, technology and cultural trends intersected in turning Yankee diction into a global force.<p>For an American embarking upon a literary career in the early 19th century, Henry Cabot Lodge once noted in <i>The Atlantic Monthly</i>, the first step “was to …

Literature

11 Super Inspiring Muhammad Ali Quotes | Inc.com

Throughout his career, Muhammad Ali--the late heavyweight-boxing champion, Olympic gold medalist, and civil rights activist--garnered a reputation for his positive and motivational outlook on life. While he never went into business himself, quite a business empire was built around his athletic …

Motivation

Eight incredible American road trips you must experience in your lifetime

The mythology of the American highway is as deep and long as the Grand Canyon – which you can, incidentally, drive along. Books, music and films have added glamour, ghosts and grit to what in other countries would be merely a long, even boring, drive.<p>Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, Bob Dylan’s Highway …

Stepping out: boots and kit for walkers – in pictures

Not having the right gear can ruin a walk. This essential kit will keep you warm (or cool), dry and happy<b><br>Great walks: Europe | UK | epic</b>

Walking

7 of Asia's unmissable spots – and their less crowded alternatives

2. The classic... Laid-back town<p><b>Hoi An, Vietnam</b><p>Almost a living museum, Hoi An oozes history from the beams and cracks of its ancient houses, …

Vietnam

Is this the world's most luxurious cruise ship?

The world's first 'Discovery Yacht'<p>The world on your plate<p>There's plenty to keep you on board...<p>Stability on the high seas<p>An expert guide in every port

Northern Lights

41 Of The Most Suspenseful Books You'll Ever Read

*GASP*<p><i>Note: Entries have been edited for clarity and length.</i>

London's 10 best afternoon teas

The ritual of afternoon tea owes its origins to Anna, the 7th Duchess of Bedford. As a young women in the early 1800s she lived during a time when it was common to eat only two main meals a day, with breakfast scheduled early in the morning and dinner occurring late in the evening. Routinely …

The 30 most beautiful towns in Europe

These are the 30 prettiest towns in Europe, according to the fine people at the Japanese Association of Travel Agents (JATA).<p>It was challenged to come up with 30 smaller destinations to promote to holidaymakers. This is what they came up with (and there's only one in Britain).<p>1. Kilkenny, Ireland<p>On …

Sights and Bites: What to Eat While Touring London, England

With a cultural map in one hand and a culinary compass in the other, savor the treasured sights, then seek the nearby local bites.<p>Even though it’s hard to walk far in London without encountering a buttress, tower, or wall aimed at keeping foreign invaders out, the largest city in Britain has since …

England

The Movie Geek’s Guide to Wellington

Movie buffs can explore countless shooting locations on New Zealand’s <b>North Island</b>, whose landscapes hold cinematic cachet.<p><i>The Piano</i> (1993), by native daughter Jane Campion, starred Karekare, a black-sand surf beach in Auckland’s Waitakere Ranges. Fellow Kiwi Andrew Adamson transformed nearby …

10 of the best small hotels in Paris

Hotel de la Paix, 14e<p>This calm retreat in the heart of Montparnasse lets guests step out of the bustle and into a foyer full of natural light. A blend of old and new creates an individual, warm atmosphere: attractive flea market finds, antiques, characterful dark or honey-coloured wood furniture …

France

Where to go in April, from Spain to Malaysia

<b>Where to go now: April</b><p><i>Quick fix: Spain (average high 22C)</i><p>Seville might be the focus of Semana Santa (Holy Week) in Spain and for the crowds seeking a …

Kuala Lumpur

18 reasons to visit Argentina – including a secret German village and the world's most beautiful bookshop

Argentina celebrates 201 years of independence today. Here are a few good excuses to visit:<p>1. You can ride with gauchos<p>Argentinian cowboys wear actual chaps, drink Mate tea so bitter it makes you gurn, raise and wrestle cattle, and at night sing folk songs about love and loss. Gauchos traditionally …

Liquid gold: exploring London’s canals and waterways walks

I moved to living on the water almost three years ago, and one of the best things about being on a boat is the proximity to nature. One morning I opened the curtains to see a cormorant swimming westwards, fish-like and gleaming, slowly followed by a gaggle of foraging Canada geese. The whole of …

England

Secret seaside: 17 unspoiled European islands