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10 of the best cafes and restaurants near Paris’s major attractions

Lunch near Paris’s big draws doesn’t have to be expensive or touristy. A short walk from the Eiffel Tower or the Louvre will reveal a classic bistro, stylish brasserie or locals’ favourite<p>Everyone visiting Paris is likely to end up among the crowds at its most famous sights; the problem that …

Discovering Portugal’s wild side

For unspoilt countryside, top camping, hiking, wild swimming, plus great local food and wine – and all doable in a weekend from the three main airports – try one of these itineraries from Edwina Pitcher’s Wild Guide Portugal<p>Away from the busy coastal resorts, Portugal is a timeless and magical …

Stephen King to Marian Keyes: We know what you’ll read this summer

Factor 30? Tick. New cossie? Tick. Great books? Well, look no further because here – compiled by our critics and a host of well-read stars – is …

St. Germain en Laye: Paris's Royal Suburb

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The 5 most beautiful cities in France (Paris is not in the list!)

Where to go in France? Paris is on everyone’s lips for it is the largest city, the most populated one, with countless monuments, exhibitions, a …

France

Top 10 Books to Read Before You Graduate From College.

Reader EaterWhen you’re in college, the amount of reading you’ll do will vary greatly depending on your major. If, say, you’re a marketing major, …

Books

James Henry's guide to Paris

It was romance that first drew James Henry to Paris. "I initially wanted to move to the south-west of France," he says, "but I had a girlfriend from …

Clerkenwell Boy's Guide to Eating in London

Clerkenwell Boy; Australian native, anonymous blogger, oracle of all things edible. Through commitment to his hashtag-soaked feed, this faceless chap …

Insightful Illustrations Chart The Changes In Paris Over 750 Years

<b>Paris-based illustrator</b> Vincent Mahé has created an insightful series of architectural illustrations that charts the changes that the city has …

Dublin named one of world's top 10 cities to visit

Dublin has been named the third best city in the world to visit next year by the travel guide, Lonely Planet.<p>The city is described as a location that …

Top 10

17 Top-Rated Museums in Paris

As one of the world's most cultured cities, Paris has a wealth of exceptional museums. The city boasts an astounding 173 museums with something for …

Jim Lahey’s No-Knead Bread

<i>Jim Lahey’s no-knead bread making recipe turned traditional bread making upside down for all of us. Perhaps it’s time you tried it so you can</i> …

Recipes

Picture of the Day: The Long Room, Trinity College Library, Dublin

Photograph by DAVID ILIFF | CC-BY-SA 3.0 Seen here is the famous ‘long room‘, the main chamber of the Old Library at Trinity College in Dublin, …

Photos

10 of the best alternative city breaks in Europe

If you’re after a fresh spin on the city break look beyond the usual big names for more cool culture and great sights. Here’s our list for 2016<p>• <b>Alt. city breaks 2015</b><p><b>Why go?</b> The island of Malta itself is a sight to behold but within the walled city of its capital, Valletta, built by the Knights of …

8 places in Paris the tourists miss

<b>PUBLISHED:</b> 11:10 12 April 2016 | <b>UPDATED:</b> 11:10 12 April 2016<p>A bridge and lock on the Canal Saint-Martin, Paris © Fotolia<p>kamillok - Fotolia<p>Illustrator …

Why Go Now: The Palais de Tokyo in Paris

Allow me to suggest a trip off the beaten path. If you are already a fan of the Palais de Tokyo, it will need no introduction. If you have never …

The 10 Coolest Neighbourhoods in Paris

Montmartre<p>Montmartre remains a special part of the Parisian landscape, with its meandering streets tucked away on the legendary hill in the north of …

My Favorite White Bread Recipe

<i>This is a classic white bread recipe, and so easy! The loaves bake up incredibly tall, soft and fluffy… the perfect white bread!</i>Are you a bread …

Baking

Gaillot et Gray review: A French pizzeria and bakery in Dublin 8

Five of the best websites for family camping in France

There are hundreds of campsites across France so how do you choose one that’s right for your family? These small chains offer some of the best in the country – in fantastic locations with waterparks, an array of on-site activities and even spas<p>With 30 four- and five-star campsites across France, as …

Prize of a lifetime: London bookshop offers free books for the rest of your life

Library of a Lifetime award asks readers to nominate the title that means most to them, with a new book to be sent monthly to the winner until they die<p>Deborah Levy, Graeme Macrae Burnet and Paul Beatty might be competing for the Man Booker prize and a £50,000 cheque if they win next month, but …

Best new paperbacks of the month: Houellebecq, Slovo and British short stories

You may have missed these books, covering everything from French satire to Kenyan refugee camps, on their initial release – but never fear, the paperbacks are here<p>As the song nearly goes, I wanna be a paperback reader. Cheaper and more portable than its austere hardback cousin, the paperback is the …

14 books every modern gentleman should read

Being a modern gentleman is about more than just knowing what to wear or what to put in your bathroom. It's also about being informed about the world …

12 Historical Fiction Books About First Ladies

Cork city guide: what to see, plus the best bars, hotels and restaurants

Ireland’s ‘rebel city’ is often just a starting point for exploring the rugged west, but with 24 annual festivals, a cracking food scene and great pubs, there are plenty of reasons to linger<p>“It’s always Cork first and Ireland second,” said Roy Keane in a 1997 RTE documentary, Have Boots Will …

The 13 Best Books of 2016

Catch up on the year's most remarkable, influential and simply page-turning reads.<p>2016 may be coming to a close, but there's still time to catch up on the year's most remarkable, influential and simply page-turning reads. From the memoir of a rock music icon to a debut restaurant world …

These Are the Best Books of 2016

The five novels you need to read this year, plus recommendations from the authors.<p><i>Version Control</i> by Dexter Palmer<p><b>Okay, why should I read Version Control?</b> <i><br>Version Control</i> is work of speculative fiction—basically science fiction set in the near future. There are self-driving cars and nanobots, but</i> …

Best books of 2016 – part one

Culture,Books,Fiction,Essays,Poetry,Biography,History,Business and finance,Crime fiction,Ali Smith,Teju Cole,Yuval Noah Harari,Olivia Laing,Sara Pascoe,Kate Tempest,Sarah Crossan,Graeme Macrae Burnet,Hisham Matar,Rachel Cusk,Sebastian Barry,David Szalay,Zadie Smith<p>From Zadie Smith’s Swing Time to …

The non-western books that every student should read

Leading authors pick international classics that should be on student’s bookshelves, but are often neglected by universities<p>I teach it to my first years and return to the book through their degree. It is the perfect introduction to complex ideas: oppressive socio-economic political structures, …

Sourdough Starter Recipe - Great British Chefs

This sourdough starter recipe will hopefully bring you boundless joy in the form of a lifetime of delicious bread – just make sure you remember to …