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10 Outrageous Countries to Scratch Your Travel Itch

When putting together your next amazing adventure, you’ll have to decide what’s important to you. Are you the type to book the all inclusive in …

Travel

Cioppino (Fisherman’s Stew)

Brimming with fresh seafood in a tomato and wine broth that tastes like the sea, cioppino (pronounced <i>cho-pee-no</i>) is a rustic Italian-American fish …

Cooking

20 Avoidable Mistakes That Will Cost You When You Travel To Europe

If you look up the most expensive countries to visit, European countries will be on top of the list. Whether you are on a 2 week or 3 month trip to …

Asparagus with Scallops, Browned Butter and Prosciutto Recipe - Marcia Kiesel | Food & Wine

Cook the asparagus in a large sauce-pan of boiling salted water until tender, about 8 minutes. Using tongs, transfer the asparagus to a colander and …

Cooking

10 of the best spots in Frankfurt to eat and party

Frankfurt is the epitome of cozy and casual. From trendy clubs to brunch and creative bars in historic Sachsenhausen, this city is the perfect place …

Travel

This 750-Mile Trail Could Create A Bike Path Across New York State

A proposed car-free path from New York City to Canada is the latest in a wave of sustainable transit infrastructure developments taking shape across the country.<p>For a lot of people, 750 miles is a distance to be traversed by car, perhaps by a short flight. But in his week-long State of the State …

Urban Planning

8 mind-blowing beaches and lakes in Northern California

California has 840 miles of ocean coastline, much of it almost deserted. Here are a few lesser-known Northern California gems to set you off in the …

Travel

The 10 best summer holiday islands in Europe

How to make the perfect lemon curd

Bring a golden glow to January with a Victorian classic, and, no matter if you’re looking to be eased into the day or hit with a full-on acid trip, there’s a variation for you<p>A ray of sunshine in one of the darkest months of the year, lighter and zingier than marmalade (and considerably quicker to …

Cooking

Top 10: the most romantic hotels in Prague

An insider's guide to the most romantic hotels in Prague, including the best for rooftop restaurants, rooms with views, pretty gardens, palatial interiors and contemporary flair, near Charles Bridges, Prague Castle and Old Town Square.<p>Golden Well Hotel<p>Prague, Czech Republic<p>9 Telegraph expert …

72 Hours in San Francisco – A Local’s Guide to the City

San Francisco. Home of the Golden Gate Bridge, the classic cable car, Fisherman’s Wharf, steep and windy hills, Alcatraz, the Giants. 72 Hours in San …

San Francisco Bay Area

These are the things San Franciscans hold sacred

Go ahead and disparage BART, rain, Giants traffic, and the tech industry; you’ll probably get away with it. But there are certain San Franciscan mainstays that are utterly untouchable. These are the things which we hold sacred, which shall never, ever be maligned.<p>We polled SFGATE readers on Twitter …

Northern California

Top 10: the most romantic hotels in Dubrovnik

An insider's guide to the most romantic hotels in Dubrovnik, including the best for sublime sea views, private beaches, spas with hot tubs and pretty gardens, in locations including Dubrovnik Old Town and Lapad Bay.<p>Villa Orsula<p>Dubrovnik, Croatia<p>9 Telegraph expert rating<p>This boutique hotel, housed …

The sort-of Rum Diaries, 2017: Post-Castro Cuba is a crumbling gem with touches of modernity

Post-Castro Cuba is exhausting, crumbling, and lovely; as American tourism boom begins, infrastructure pushes limit<p>There are no seat belts, and the speed limit is 70 mph. A thick fog closes in on the freeway. Few lights pierce the dark wet night, and my friend and I clutch each others’ hands when …

Latin America

The 12 cheapest holiday destinations in Europe for couples

LONDON — The first few weeks of January leave most people dreaming of an idyllic beach holiday.<p>With that in mind, a new report from Post Office Travel Money released today has unearthed the cheapest tourist hotspots in Europe.<p>To produce the ranking, Post Office Travel Money calculated several …

Prague

Sara Roahen’s recipe for chicken and sausage gumbo

New Orleans, Mardi Gras, Cajun cuisine, oysters, cold beer and all kinds of gumbo are Sara Roahen’s taste of home<p>I enjoyed the happy, prototypical American childhood of Norman Rockwell paintings: family dinners, football weekends, stockings hanging from the mantelpiece. And yet, from the time I …

New Orleans

The best Florida beach resorts

An expert guide to the top Florida beach resorts, including the best for family-friendly services, beach access and rooms with views, in locations such as Miami Beach, the Florida Keys, Fort Lauderdale and Daytona Beach.<p>Miami<p>Created out of a swamp around the turn of the last century, Miami is a …

Portugal is (still) the cheapest place for a summer holiday

Portugal has been named as the cheapest holiday destination in the world for Britons this year.<p>The country’s perennially popular southern coastal region, the Algarve, came top in the Post Office’s annual Holiday Costs Barometer, which takes into account the average price of eight essential …

Travel

Top 5 Things To Do In The Valleys & Coastlines Of Liguria, Italy

I love visiting Italy and bringing you new things to do and see while you’re here so I have put together my top 5 best things to do in the valleys …

Mediterranean

The Definitive Bronx Dining Guide

Belmont has always held down the Bronx’s culinary scene with generations of family-owned Italian restaurants and shops, but rapid changes in the …

Food & Dining

7 Tips for Traveling to Cuba

If your interest in visiting Cuba has been piqued since President Obama's 2014 announcement of plans to improve relations between the United States …

The 15 best buffets in America

We Americans are known for our hearty appetites: whether we’re chowing down on dumplings at the best Chinese restaurants in America, devouring …

Food & Dining

10 Things You Must Do When Visiting the Florida Keys

Photo by Katherine Alex BeavenIn 1513, Juan Ponce de Leon and his crew set sail in search of the elusive Fountain of Youth. As you may have guessed, …

American South

6 Reasons Montenegro May Be This Year’s Most Tempting Travel Destination

With its rugged mountain views and glistening seaside ports, it’s surprising that the charm and allure of Montenegro has been reserved for locals or those visiting from other Balkan states. Thanks to new cruise ship routes, high-end hotel openings, and a flood of interest from off-the-beaten-path …

Croatia

Best Places to Visit in the USA in 2017 - Inspire

<i>Searching the USA to find the most charming places in the USA for you to visit in 2017, we’ve partnered with adventure, culture, and luxury travel</i> …

Travel

The world's best boutique hotels, according to Mr & Mrs Smith

Luxury hotel booking website Mr & Mrs Smith has announced the winners of its annual Smith Hotel Awards. Quirky categories ranged from the 'hottest hotel soundtrack' to the 'local hotel hero' of 2016 and the 'coolest creative hub'. Here are the 12 winners.<p>Best Smith Hotel<p>Halcyon House, Cabarita …

Hotels

Where to stay in New York: hotels by district

A neighbourhood guide to the hippest areas to stay in New York, as chosen by our resident expert, including the best hotels in the Upper East Side, Midtown, the Meatpacking District, the Lower East Side and Flatiron.<p>Upper East Side<p>Venerable and historic, the Upper East Side is the Paris of New York …

Top 10: the best Amalfi Coast hotels

The fabulous coastline between Positano and Ravello, with its switchback road that hugs the cliff and curls around the deep bays that protect the towns and villages along the way remains as glamourous, compelling and historic as any summertime destination in Europe, with breathtaking views, …

10 Spectacular Places In Canada To Visit Now

The cold country will be a hot destination this year.

Canada

Top 4 Retirement Cities in Portugal

Portugal gets high marks from some of the go-to experts on retirement abroad – Live and Invest Overseas rated the country’s Algarve region as the …