Vivek Patel

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Top secret(s): the truths behind 10 of the world's great wonders

Ever visit an incredible site in some exotic land and wonder how it was built? The notice board just lists a few meaningless dates, or a guide rattles off a bunch of jargon-packed phrases, but you want the real dirt. Here we reveal the ingenious engineering behind 10 of the world's most epic …

Telegraph Travel Awards 2015-16: win one of 27 holidays worth £1m

The Telegraph Travel Awards 2015-16 give you the chance to reward those operators, people and places that continue to surpass your expectations. These awards have long been the most trusted in the industry. Why? Because they are voted for entirely by Telegraph readers, who are among the most …

Barcelona

Local laws and etiquette<p>Tipping is a pretty relaxed affair in Spain, and people tend to round up to the nearest euro in a bar, café or taxi, and leave just a few euros in all but the smartest restaurants.<p>Drivers are required to keep a fluorescent gilet inside the car, to be worn if they break down …

Emergency Medicine

13 European Dream Homes You Can Actually Rent

It's no secret that Europe is full of magical places. However, you're probably never going to stay in Windsor Castle or sleep in Rapunzel's tower. …

7 of the best places for a Greek island holiday

By Christos Hajipapas on Aug 07, 2014 in Europe, Greece, Regions, Western Europe<p>Greece’s colorful and gorgeous islands are truly one of the biggest …

Apple rumor mill buzzes to life over iWatch 'joke'

Many in the tech world spent Friday clutching their wrists as word emerged that Apple might launch its rumored iWatch in September. Unfortunately, for those looking forward to an Apple smartwatch, this prediction was apparently made in jest.<p>On Friday, influential Apple blogger John Gruber weighed …

Inhabitat's Week in Green: Naturbad pool, Dyson's river vacuum and Legos lost at sea

<i>Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.</i><p>This week, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that the automaker would deliver 100,000 electric vehicles in 2015. That's a big jump up from the 22,000 EVs the …