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The Trip To Italy preview: Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon eat their way around Italy

“The conversations are the same, but the food is better,” joked Coogan during a screening in Central London last week.<p>This time the pair's fictionalised foodie road trip for BBC2 takes them down the boot of Italy from Piedmont in the north to Capri in the south. Sometimes they travel by boat; …

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Best honeymoon destinations for 2014

This is the time to shoot for the moon: travel further, stay longer, eat more and bring home a lifetime’s worth of romantic memories.<p>Hot air balloons take off in the early morning light over Göreme town in Cappadocia. Image by Christopher Pillitz / The Image Bank / Getty Images.<p>Cappadocia, …

Top 10 walking tours for globetrotting foodies

The best – and tastiest – way to fast-track your understanding of a city's cuisine is to embark on a guided walking tour that includes sampling the local food. Tuck into the best offerings from street food stalls, meet chefs at cafes and restaurants, and local producers at markets. Best of all, …

Rose Prince's Baking Club: Halloween chocolate orange cake

This stylish chocolate orange cake is ideal for Halloween<p><b>Rose Prince's Halloween spider’s web shortbreads</b><p>This sophisticated cake has a suitably Halloween-y orange colour scheme, but with grown-up appeal.<p>In the past I have argued the case for cocoa being superior to chocolate when making cakes …

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Halloween: Video guide to carving the ultimate Jack O'Lantern pumpkin

To help those aiming to make a <b>Halloween</b> pumpkin lantern to impress children and adult alike, The Telegraph travelled to the Berkshire countryside to meet an expert grower and carver of the colourful <b>winter squashes</b>.<p>Tony Finch revealed the secret to <b>easy pumpkin carving</b>, from using the right tools for …

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Talking point: What was your summer 2013 soundtrack?

It might belong to a different age, but Bat out of Hell has been voted the best driving tune of summer 2013. But what tunes were you singing along to this summer?<p>Britain's driving tune of summer 2013 was ... Bat out of Hell. The 1977 Meatloaf classic was blaring from car stereos this summer – at …

Nail-biting wildlife encounters

Ever peered through the razor-sharp jaws of a great white shark? Or gone fishing with a grizzly bear? Here are nine animal experiences to get your adrenalin pumping.<p>Track gorillas in the Ugandan jungle<p>Gorilla trek by Hjalmar Gislason. Creative Commons Attribution Licence.<p>Endemic to the forests of …

Travel tips: how to pick the best group tour

Most of us only get a few weeks of holiday each year. When time is of the essence, it can feel good to delegate all the travel planning to someone else. Slow, independent journeys will, of course, always be the cheapest form of travelling, but they're not entirely practical if you don't want to …

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Crossing the Andes: breaking borders on a stormy mountain bus ride between Argentina and Chile

Buses are usually just a means of getting from A to B, but the journey across the Andes from Argentina to Chile is a true adventure, showcasing magnificent scenery, rare wildlife and, at times, extreme weather<p>See a photo gallery of Kevin's adventure here<p>On the upper deck of the trans-Andes bus, the …

Antarctica: planning the trip of a lifetime

A trip to majestic, remote Antarctica is truly the journey of a lifetime. Calving icebergs, breaching whales, deep-diving seals and cavorting penguins are just a few of the marvellous sights visitors can expect to encounter. Historic explorers' huts emphasise the adventure that it is to survive on …

Just Back: two weeks of white nothing

A family from the settlement was setting out that day to cross Greenland for Kangerlussuaq on the west coast. Because they intended to return with a heavy load they were sending the dad and son out, with two almost-empty dog sleds. Crossing the ice sheet was to take us 13 or 14 days, with the dogs …

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Crossing the Andes by bus: one of the world's greatest journeys – in pictures

The bus journey from Argentina to Chile, over the Andes, is one of the most spectacular routes in the world, showcasing a staggering array of snow-capped mountains and some amazing high-altitude wildlife<p>Read Kevin's story about his bus adventure here

Six of the world's best epic journeys

By camel, sled or kayak, and over desert, ice cap or hippo-infested waters, here are six adventures of a lifetime<p>Cross Australia by train<p>The Indian Pacific is a coast-to-coast railway journey from Perth to Sydney (or vice versa), which includes the longest stretch of straight railway track in the …

On the trail of sea urchins in the Arctic Circle

Arctic diver Roddie Sloan was about to abandon his beloved urchins to study engineering, but then he got a call that would change his life...<p><i>"Our urchin diver is a Scotsman who came to Norway for the love of a woman, and stayed for the cold, pristine waters of his new region of Steigen. If it lives</i> …

The ultimate guide to Indonesia's best islands

We all know of Bali, of course. From backpackers on a budget to well-heeled honeymooners, solitary spa junkies and family holidaymakers, tourists come here in their millions.<p>But there are 17,000 other islands in Indonesia, an archipelago that straddles the Equator and spans 3,000 miles from east to …

In the saddle: experiencing Iceland by horseback

Horses occupy a special place in Icelandic culture and they come into their own during the country's dramatic annual sheep round-up. Experience Iceland's wild climate and terrain on horseback with Marcel Theroux in this excerpt from <i>Lonely Planet Traveller</i> magazine. Photography by Lottie …

The Mighty Glaciers of Alaska

Meet Your Neighbor!<p>Haha this made my kids laugh when it appeared in the local paper. So, I now live in a small town of like 30,000 people here in …

Sir David Attenborough: 'Richmond is my favourite place on Earth'

He may have been to every corner of the Earth, but Sir David Attenborough's favourite place on the planet is Richmond.<p>The 87-year-old broadcaster and naturalist said it was his ''favourite place by a long way''.<p>Sir David was asked the question in next week's issue of Time Out London, the first …

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The best cruise excursions

Whether it’s a glittering after-hours party hosted in the Gothic splendour of a medieval palace or a sunrise meditation at a Burmese temple, a cruise holiday can create the most unexpected opportunities. Gone are the uninspiring, snooze-inducing coach tours of yesteryear. Now, time spent in port is …

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Shy Great Tit Birds Flock Together

A new study finds that personality influences social behavior in birds.<p><b>It really is true: Birds of a feather do flock together.</b><p><b>Shy male birds prefer the company of fellow introverts, according to a study published this week in Ecology Letters.</b><p>Researchers associated with the Edward Grey Institute of …

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Five travel photography essentials that won't weigh you down

Some of your best travel pictures will be off the cuff, spontaneous affairs, but taking a few basic pieces of kit – like a tripod, zoom lens, polariser and GorillaPod grip – can ensure you’re ready to make the most of a golden opportunity. Here’s a round-up of the best photography kit to sling in …

Ten of the world's best off-season adventures

Avoid the crowds and bag a bargain by travelling to the world’s best bits when everyone else isn’t. Here are 10 reasons to resist travel during high season, straight from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures</i>.<p>'Green season' safari, Botswana<p>Hippos in Botswana by Mazzali / CC BY-SA 2.0<p>Botswana is …

Short adventure breaks that pack a punch

<b>Cycling in Iceland</b><p>Iceland’s glaciers and volcanic scenery might seem to make for dangerous cycling territory, but The Bike Company offers a secure 22km circular ride along the “steamy peninsula” Reykjanes, on the country's south-western tip. Starting in rolling landscapes, bikers then head on to …

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Iconic Ganges River Dolphin: Freshwater Species of the Week

Conservation India reports that an endangered Ganges river dolphin (or Gangetic dolphin, <i>Platanista gangetica gangetica)</i>, was killed by villagers in Assam this week. A fishmonger was seen selling the marine mammal’s meat at a roadside market in Lezai-Kalakhowa.<p>The Ganges river dolphin is the …

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Photographer Working Inside an Active Volcano to Document Lava Up Close

The Weather Channel doesn’t only exist to tell you the temperature, or which direction storm systems are moving; they have recently branched out into …

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