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A Guide To Magical Cinque Terre, Italy

10 unique European boutique hotels

The term "boutique hotel" can be applied to a host of very different properties -- whether quaint or trendy, traditional or avant-garde. But they all have at least one thing in common: They're intimate, and fewer rooms means fewer guests get to experience them, so staying at one can feel like …

France sans frontières: the best French border towns

Looking for a new angle on the well-trodden paths of France? Then travel to its borders. These three melting-pot cities showcase the best of France while giving a tantalising glimpse into the rest of Europe - Lille skims the Belgian border in the north; to the east, Strasbourg grazes Germany; and …

Delicacies of Tuscany & Umbria

<i>These recommendations are taken from a previous edition of Lonely Planet's Tuscany & Umbria travel guide</i><i>, which is full of inspirational ideas & detailed coverage for foodies, walkers & culture lovers.</i><p>"To cook like your mother is good; to cook like your grandmother is better," says the Tuscan …

Italy

A perfect day in Trastevere, Rome's favourite neighbourhood

You’ve thrown coins into the Trevi Fountain and marvelled at the Colosseum – what next? Take a trip across the Tiber river to Trastevere, a charming medieval neighbourhood with a fiery temperament. A stroll around Trastevere, a formerly working-class district with a heady nightlife, will take you …

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel

A guide to the eateries of Spain

Restaurants have been a part of Spanish culture for centuries. Indeed Spain is home to the oldest surviving restaurant in the world. According to the Guinness book that would be Sobrino de Botín (established 1725) just off Plaza Mayor in Madrid. Botín is merely the oldest and you’ll find many other …

Guide Books

Beyond the city – unmissable trips out of town

In the rush to see the great sights of Europe’s big cities we can sometimes forget the delights of the hinterland. Often, all it takes is a short bus or train ride to reach lesser-known gems that you may have all to yourself. Here are six to get you started. Feel free to add your own …

Road-tripping Spain’s Mediterranean coast

The Mediterranean Sea spreads its calm waters over 1660km of Spanish coast, from Tarifa, the southernmost European point in the province of Cádiz, to the rocky cliffs of Cabo de Creus, on the border between France and Spain in northern Catalunya. This vast distance allows for a wide variety of …

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How to uncover closed-door restaurants when travelling

It’s like a dinner party with strangers. Closed-door restaurants, also known as underground restaurants or supper clubs, are private eateries tucked away in a chef’s home. And though they’re not widely advertised, they are often some of the most sought-after tables in town.<p>For travellers, these …

About - Zilla online magazine

<b>Who we are</b><br>Zilla is an online magazine dedicated to design, trends and inspiration. Its mission is to fuel your creativity and inspire you on a daily …

Trends

Fujifilm X100 Is The Best (Digital) Camera I Have Ever Used [Review]

if you just want a camera that handles as well as any film camera you ever owned, then yes. Go buy it. You’ll love it,<p>The control dial feels cheap, and the on/off switch (a twisting collar around the shutter release) is far too easy to switch on by mistake.<p>I’ve only been using it for a few days, …

Cameras

Canon Rebel SL1

Toting around a DSLR can be cumbersome. They’re bulky, heavy, and don’t exactly fit in your pocket. Problem is, good ones take mighty fine pictures …

Cameras

7 Little-Known Coastal Cities in Europe to Spend the Day In

When was the last time you read a book, or a substantial magazine article? Do your daily reading habits center around tweets, Facebook updates, or …

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