Clare Humble

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48 hours in Hiroshima

Friendly, picturesque and a paradise for foodies. This description might not spring to mind when you hear the word 'Hiroshima', but word is starting to spread about this most surprising of Japanese cities. As the first city in history to suffer a nuclear attack, Hiroshima has a dark legacy but it …

How to eat Indian street food safely

Tucking into street food is one of the joys of travelling in India – here are some tips to help avoid tummy troubles.<p>1. Give yourself a few days to adjust to the local cuisine, especially if you’re not used to spicy food.<p>2. You know the rule about following a crowd – if the locals are avoiding a …

A day-trip to North Korea's border

Following orders from the US soldier to line up in a row, we stood obediently looking out into enemy lines. I cast my mind back to the waiver form I’d just signed: ‘The visit to the Joint Security Area at Panmunjom will entail entering a hostile area and the possibility of injury or death as a …

Sydney’s top speciality drinking spots

It’s hard to know where to start in a city that sparkles with entertainment options after dark. There’s no shortage of clubs, pubs, big bars and, these days, small bars in Sydney. But if you’re looking for something a little niche, here is our pick of the best. All are conveniently located in the …

Eating out in Japanese: a guide to Japan's restaurants

The Japanese love to eat out, and the profusion of culinary options, even in the smallest towns, can be overwhelming. There’s something for every taste and budget, from humble slurp-and-go noodle stands, to refined traditional eateries serving seasonal fare. With Japan’s range of dishes and cooking …

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<b>Steve Waters</b> Lonely Planet author<p>Leave the bright lights and tourist delights of Esfahan and Shiraz far behind to track down these astonishing millennia-old relics among the dusty wilds of ancient Persia. From snow-tipped northern crags to scorching southern deserts, you’ll traverse eroded volcanic …

20 free things to do in Sydney

You don't need a fat wallet to enjoy the glamour and chic of Sydney. These 20 attractions, activities and icons won't cost you a cent.<p><b>Take the Bondi to Coogee Walk</b><p>One of the most spectacular walks and coastlines you could hope to see, this route takes in some of Sydney’s most iconic beaches. In …

A no-sushi guide to food in Japan

You're in Japan. You've eaten more sushi in two days than you have in your whole life and you feel like you consist entirely of raw fish. It's time to try out these spectacular Japanese culinary classics, without a shred of sashimi in sight.<p><b>Tempura</b><p>If your only experience of tempura is …

A traveller's guide to India's festivals

Earlier this year the Maha Kumbh Mela, held in the north Indian city of Allahabad, was touted as the biggest religious gathering on Earth. More than 100 million pilgrims are estimated to have washed away a lifetime of sins by taking a dip at the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and mythical …

Man’s attempt to tell ‘knock knock’ joke on Facebook fails – epically

One man’s (feeble) attempt at entertaining his Facebook friends with a ‘knock knock’ joke went badly wrong after two of his mates hijacked it – with …

How to Make Any Baked Eggs in 5 Steps

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Easy going, customizable eggs in 5 steps.</i><p>When it comes to eggs, everyone has a back-pocket technique. Hard …

For a weekend brunch idea, check out these Sausage Waffles I created for Make & Takes. The waffles walk the line between sweet and salty with Polish sausage and a heavy dose of maple syrup. http://www.makeandtakes.com/sausage-waffles-for-sunday-brunch

Buttered Popcorn Crunch Brownies

Buttered Popcorn Crunch Brownies.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 7, 2013 89<p>Say hello to the brownies that save.<p>Save what, you ask?<p>Well.<p>Everything of course.<p>MY …

Buttered Popcorn Ice Cream Recipe

Sweet and salty, rich and buttery, fragrant with freshly popped corn—this ice cream is an easy choice for movie night.<p><b>Note:</b> When it comes to popcorn, homemade is best for out-of-hand snacking, but fake butter microwavable popcorn is better for this ice cream. Its hydrogenated butter-flavored oils …

Vanilla Peanut Butter Chunk + Chocolate Crunch Ice Cream

Peanut Butter Nanaimo Bars Recipe

• ¾ cup unsalted butter, melted<br>• ½ cup granulated sugar<br>• 2 eggs<br>• 2½ cups graham cracker crumbs<br>• ¾ cup shredded sweetened coconut<br>• ⅓ cup cocoa powder

Five sites for exploring Edo-era Tokyo

Technology and fashion might be the first things that come to mind when you think of Tokyo, but even the city's most cutting-edge characteristics are framed by a past when 'Edo' (the pre-1868 name for Tokyo) was the world's biggest city and military Shogun ruled the country. While the US has its …

The latest travel scams – and how to avoid them

Have you ever arrived at a hotel to discover that the 'sea view' room you fell head over heels for online doesn't actually exist? Or examined a restaurant bill only to find it includes items that you never ordered?<p>It's easy to become too paranoid while travelling and turn everyone you meet into an …

How to beat Bangkok's scams

Bangkok can be a baptism of fire for rookie travellers who have never experienced how far some people will go to part you from your precious travel budget. While it is very unlikely that you will end up in serious danger, without some rapidly acquired street smarts you may end up leaving town with …