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Singapore private home sales fall 36.2 percent year-on-year in April

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Sales of private homes by developers in Singapore fell 36.2 percent in April from a year earlier, government data released on Monday showed.<p>A view of new public housing apartments being constructed next to old public housing apartments in Singapore, April 19, 2016. …

Housing

Facebook Co-Founder Saverin Takes a Shine to Singapore Underdog

A decade after he got shunted aside at Facebook Inc., Eduardo Saverin’s found another scrappy internet startup he’s proud to put his name behind.<p>The …

66 Things to Do and See in Paris

From the classic landmarks to the lesser-known gems, we've rounded up some of the most entertaining, most exquisite, and most quintessentially Parisian attractions and activities the city has to offer.<p>From the classic landmarks to the lesser-known gems, we've rounded up some of the most …

How to Eat (And Drink) Like a Local in Italy’s Culinary Capital: Bologna

In Rome, amatriciana and cacio e pepe are as revered as the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. In Naples, pizza, once a humble street food, has been exalted to a religious experience. On the Amalfi Coast, the fresh catch prepared with little more than a drizzle of olive oil and squeeze of locally grown …

NuTonomy raises $16M to make self-driving taxis a reality by 2018

Another week, another story about a promising independent self-driving vehicle company. Last week, Otto came out of stealth to offer autonomous technology for trucks, and today MIT spinoff NuTonomy announced $16 million in funding to go after its ambitious goal of offering self-driving taxis within …

Smart Cities

The Best Day Trips From Paris (Beyond Versailles)

Aleady done Versailles and Monet's Gardens? Then look into these five excursions about an hour from the City of Light.<p>Taking a day trip from Paris is …

France

The 50 best hotels in Italy for summer

It’s the sheer variety that strikes you first. Italy has as many hotels as it has destinations, from old-fashioned family-run pensioni in historic city centres to elegant lakeside resorts where you dine by candlelight at the water’s edge. There are mountain lodges with Michelin-starred restaurants, …

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THE ITINERARY<p>Day 1<p>Fly into Catania - it’s an easy 40-minute drive from here to <b>Relais Monaci delle Terre Nere</b>, a laid-back, eco-friendly boutique hotel on an ancient Sicilian country estate, with an excellent farm-to-table restaurant.<p>Views and volcanoes: Etna & Taormina<p>Day 2<p>If you arrived on an …

Stocks Slide As Investors Move Away From Risk

Dollar hits lowest level against Japanese yen since 2014<p>Stocks slid, the yen strengthened and U.S. government bonds rose in a broad pullback from risk Thursday.<p>The gain in traditional havens and the Dow’s biggest drop since Feb. 23 cast doubt on the strength of a rally that has sent major U.S. …

Stock Markets

Italy Full Throttle: See the Italian Countryside Out of the Window of Your Own Personal Ferrari

What happens when you’re given your own personal Ferrari to explore the Italian countryside with? An unforgettable adventure, that’s what.<p>The Salviatino Collection, which includes the Il Salviatino just outside of Florence and the Palazzo Victoria in Verona, has teamed up with Red Travel, a company …

Italy

Paris Shopping Guide

Paris is a chic city—there is no doubt about it. Sit in a café and people watch and you will see Parisians stroll by looking like absolute fashion …

Rick Steves: Historic Encounters

We follow Rick Steves as he discovers the historical importance of many European cities. Take a close look.

The 10 Most Romantic Small Towns in Italy

When it comes to setting the mood, Italy has so much more to offer than serenades along the canals of Venice. In fact, some of its most dreamy holiday destinations are little-known towns and villages, from low-key Sicilian seaside escapes to medieval hamlets in the Umbrian countryside. This roundup …

Tuscany is everything you want from an Italian holiday, and more

I love Tuscany for the memories it evokes. An afternoon spent on a breezy loggia. Lazy lunches with family. Walking down its dandelion-dotted …

5 Restaurants in Rome Only Locals Know About

There’s a 12-mile brick wall that encircles Rome’s historical center. It is, by far, the largest ancient ruin in the city. When it was built in the 3rd century, it was meant to keep out so-called barbarians. Today, it tends to keep in visitors, acting as an obstacle that stands between them and …

7 of Europe's most romantic getaways

Whether you're relaxing at a spa on the shores of Lake Como or strolling through Salzburg's cobblestone streets hand-in-hand, the slower pace of life on the Continent is deliciously conducive to couples time.<p>These are the best spots for a romantic getaway in Europe.

17 fascinating early photographs of Rome

Timbre+ – 1st Container & Food Truck Food Place In Singapore. 35 Restaurant Brands & Hawker Stalls

<b>by</b> admin<p>March 27, 2016<b>in</b> Feature - Food Guide, Singapore - West4 Comments 11801<p>Shipping container style restaurants and food trucks are commonplace …

Deep Frying

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 …

Hands-On: In The Master's Footsteps: The Breguet Reference 7337

Breguet has in recent years become increasingly active in telling its own story, and for watch enthusiasts, it’s a really unique story and one well …

The one train you'd WANT to be delayed on: Stunning images show the highest railway service in Europe snaking through snow-capped mountains in the Alps

• <b>The Bernina Express, which connects Switzerland to Italy, is famed for being on the highest railway line in the Alps</b>• <b><br>Italian photographers Marco</b> …

Germany for first-timers

Germany is a combination of cutting-edge cool and timeless tradition, wrapped up in a package of spectacular landscapes, vibrant metropolises and idyllic half-timbered villages, architectural masterpieces and fairy-tale palaces.<p>The world’s fourth-largest economy is also a powerhouse when it comes …

European Travel

Bay Area ‘Flying Saucer House’ sold for $20.5 million

Slide 1 of 12<p>It has been more than 24 years since the devastating Oakland Hills fire of October 1991. And while more than 3,000 homes were destroyed …

Real Estate

Finding a Paris Apartment: It Was Definitely Easier for Hemingway!

When Ernest Hemingway and his wife, Hadley, arrived in Paris in 1921, he was a struggling writer without a steady job. Though poor—Hemingway strangled pigeons in the Luxembourg Garden and cooked them for dinner when cash was low—they took only a month to find an apartment, in the Latin Quarter no …

Dow Jones

How to Explore Paris Like a Flâneur

Stroll France’s capital and you’ll see human nature on full display, from doyennes taking their café to lovers cooing by the River Seine. As poet Charles Baudelaire put it, in <b>Paris</b> “the spectator is a prince who everywhere rejoices in his incognito.”<p>> Flâneur Venues:<p>Since the mid-1900s, the</b> …

France

Sights and Bites: What to Eat While Touring Tokyo, Japan

With a cultural map in one hand and a culinary compass in the other, savor the treasured sights, then seek the local bites.<p>From day to night, culture and cuisine come together in tantalizing <b>Tokyo</b>. As you experience stunning shrines and bustling markets, bright lights and big-city skyscrapers, take …

Top 10: the most stylish hotels in Paris

An expert guide to the most stylish hotels in Paris, featuring the top hotels for dazzling décor, sumptuous bedrooms, cool bars and Michelin-starred restaurants, in locations including Le Marais, Le Pigalle and the bohemian Left Bank.<p>Hôtel Bachaumont<p>Paris, France<p>8 Telegraph expert rating<p>The old …