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8 Snorkel Destinations That Will Blow Your Mind

As some of you may know, I recently became a certified scuba diver to prepare for my 2013 trip to the Maldives. Less than a year later, I’ve become a …

Scuba Diving

Unusual places to stay in the USA

We all know that lodging can make a break or vacation, but staying somewhere truly unique – a tipi, say, or a giant bird's nest, or even spending the night underwater – can turn a humdrum holiday into an unforgettable trip.<p>The USA's entrepreneurial spirit knows no bounds, and it's frequently …

Key Largo

London city break guide

An insider's guide to London, featuring the best hotels, restaurants, bars, shops, attractions and things to do, including how to travel there and around. By Sophie Campbell, Telegraph Travel's London expert. Click on the tabs below for the best places to stay, eat, drink and shop, including the …

Expert guide to Rio de Janeiro

Essential Information<p><b>British Consulate:</b> open Mon-Fri, 8.30am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-4.30pm, Rua Praia do Flamengo 284, Flamengo (00 55 21 2555 9600)<p><b>Tourist information:</b> RioTur, Avenida Princesa Isabel 183, Copacabana (00 55 21 2541 7522; visit.rio/en)<p><b>Emergency contacts:</b> dial 190 for police, dial 193 …

The Hebrides: Scotland's magical islands

An emerald shore receding behind, a sea breeze in your face, a dolphin surfing the bow wave as escort. The magic begins as soon as you board the ferry from Scotland’s rugged west coast and head for the Hebrides, a scattering of over 50 inhabited islands that take in the stirring mountainscapes of …

Scotland

A beginner's guide to Brazil

What do you get if you combine cinematic landscapes, kaleidoscopic culture, head-spinning biodiversity and a constant rhythm of carefree joie de vivre? Welcome to Brazil!<p>The world's fifth-largest country commandeers the lion's share of South America, all the way from the Amazon Basin – the world's …

Brazil

Top 20 free things to do in Paris

City of love, fashion capital, literary paradise… Paris has many different guises. And while museum entry can be steep and fine dining comes at a premium, the French capital can also be a cheap date.<p>Whether you go weak at the knees for soaring church spires or want to rub elbows at an authentic …

France

Expert guide to Rome

Essential information<p><b>British embassy:</b> Via 20 Settembre, 80a, 00187 Roma; 0039 06 4220 0001 www.gov.uk/government/world/organisations/british-embassy-rome<p><b>Tourist office & information:</b> there are Tourist Information Points all over the city. As well as the two airports, you'll find useful ones at …

Top 10 budget restaurants and cafes in São Paulo, Brazil

Whether you're watching the World Cup or not, Brazil's biggest city can be pricey, but we hunt down 10 places to eat that won't break the bank, with specialities from the country, and beyond<p>Top 10 bars in São Paulo, Brazil<p>Tabuleiro do Acarajé, Consolação<p><i>Vatapá</i>, <i>acarajé</i>, <i>caruru</i>: this exotic mouthful …

National Geographic Travel

Paper Flowers - Design Crush

PHOTOS: THUSS+FARRELL<p>I’d love to receive a bouquet of these, paper flowers don’t die! (via Shiny Squirrel)<p>Posted In create, paper

Chocolate-Cinnamon Gelato with Toffee Bits

About 3 cups<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup sugar<p>2 tablespoons cornstarch<p>1 1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon<p>pinch of salt<p>2 cups whole milk, divided<p>5 ounces bittersweet (not unsweetened) or semisweet chocolate, finely chopped<p>1/2 cup chilled heavy whipping cream<p>1/3 cup coarsely crushed toffee candy (such as …

Dessert

How To Make Ice Cream Without an Ice Cream Machine: An Easy, Foolproof Method

This method for making ice cream in a bag is very popular with our readers, but honestly, I find it to be a bit of a pain. I think I've found a …

Ice Cream

All-Natural, All-American Rocket Pops

<i>Every Friday, a DIY expert spares us a trip to the grocery store and shows us how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: The easiest way to feel like a kid on the Fourth of July? Make Rocket Pops at home with this recipe from Ashley of Edible Perspective.</i><p>Growing up, Rocket Pops were my …

Kea, Greece: Secret Seaside

<i>Where is this beach? The Cyclades archipelago in the Aegean Sea</i><p><i>Who's it good for? Families, relaxed couples and groups</i><p><i>What is there to do? Eat and drink local specialities, relax in your villa or on the beach, explore ancient ruins</i><p><i>What makes it special? Kea is close to the Greek mainland but many</i> …

Aegean Sea

Win a one-week Indonesian holiday

<b>Luxury yacht in Indonesia</b><br>Worth £5,000<p>Indonesian tradition meets Western luxury aboard Tiger Blue (tigerblue.info) – a 112ft, handmade wooden Phinisi yacht that explores the Indonesia archipelago from the Komodo Islands to north-west Papua. Customised itineraries, diving trips and specialised family …

Raspberry-Beaujolais Cheesecake Poptail Recipe

<b>Serves 10</b><p>Ingredients<p>2 cups raspberries<br>• 8 oz. simple syrup<br>• 6 oz. Beaujolais wine<br>• 1/3 cup cream cheese, at room temperature<br>• 1/3 cup heavy cream<br>• 4 Tbsp. …

Beautiful Rainbow Unexpectedly Built with Barbed Wire

Conceptual artist Ole Ukena creates clever installations that will make you think twice about what you see. Previously, we enjoyed his ironic unfinished message and his large-scale peace sign made out of toys. And more recently, we couldn't resist this colorful rainbow project, entitled <i>Protected</i> …

Fashion (India)

Summer Flower Arrangements

Create a pretty summery scene by placing brightly hued long-stemmed blooms in decorative bottles and floating single blossoms in small bowls, as seen here in Kathleen Gagan's flower-filled garden in New Jersey.

Top things to do in Rome

Few cities evoke the sheer wonder and amazement of Rome. Ancient history, outstanding art and religious icons are around every corner and when it all gets too much you can just join the locals in sipping espresso in one of the city's many squares. With so much to see and do, the real test will be …

Italy

18 free things to do in Barcelona

Barcelona has enough to keep the most voracious of culture vultures and self-indulgent of gourmands happy for weeks, but all those entry fees and tapas bills can mount up. Fortunately, help is at hand with a variety of ways to make your holiday budget stretch a little further.<p>In addition to the …

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It’s no secret I love flowers – in my apartment, on my desk, or as a pattern on my dress. Pressing fresh flowers is a great way to preserve their natural beauty, and by decorating your phone case with them, you can showcase their vivid colors and add a little touch of nature to an otherwise …

Shattered (A Bad Boy Romance Novel)

• <b>Author:</b> Natalie Baird<p>"He was a bad boy for sure, but I knew that he would always be good to me..."<p>A man with a name like Anderson "The Shatter Man" Cole...he was trouble for sure...<p>But Kaela's a good girl - she's paying her own way, working a s**t job for s**t pay, and living the single life in …

10 Genius Planter DIYs

As much as I love admiring fancy planters, my wallet prefers a more DIY option. And honestly, I agree. Budget or not, I’m definitely in the camp that …

How To Paint an Ombre Wall

We've covered ombre wallpaper before, but did you know it's also relatively easy to paint your own ombre pattern? The Front & Main blog by West Elm …

West Elm

How-To: Father’s Day Bow Tie Garland

Celebrate all of the awesome dads in your life in fun DIY style with this Father’s Day bow tie garland from Fancy House Road!

truebluemeandyou: DIY Secret Log Box.  

<b>DIY Secret Drawer Log Box Tutorial from Brooklyn Limestone here.</b> This does require a band saw (which we have and I have never touched) but I like this idea of a secret hiding place so much I <i>had</i> to post it. Really good instructions.

DIY Jolly Rancher Lollipops Tutorial from The Color Issue here

<b>DIY Jolly Rancher Lollipops Tutorial from The Color Issue here.</b> I’ve posted something similar before and it was actually my #3rd most popular post on Pinterest but the photos weren’t very good. *Someone just emailed me that this didn’t work for her, but I’ve done it successfully melting jolly ranchers in tin pie pans for stained glass windows for gingerbread houses.<p>My most popular posts that tie for #1 on Pinterest are <b>the Oreo Puddin’ Poke Cake</b> (which I’ve made because it is SO EASY) and then</b> …

An island-hopper's guide to the Azores

Until recently, even seasoned travellers would have been hard pushed to pinpoint the Azores on a map. But finally the world is waking up to the allure of these nine volcanic islands, scattered like stepping stones in the mid-Atlantic. Whether you're watching the sunrise creep up Pico's perfect …

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