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Tour New Orleans From All Angles

New Orleans is bursting at the seams with lively music, remarkable architecture, and more. See the city in all its glory.

New Orleans

Harvard Has a Free Online 12-Module Digital Photo Course

Want to learn photography from Harvard? (Yes, that <i>Harvard</i>.) It turns out you can easily do so, even without being a student. The oldest institution …

What Makes a Good Startup Logo?

A logo may not be the most important aspect of a startup’s branding, but it’s definitely up there. Your logo is going to guide the visual element of …

Graphic Design

With its modern art museums, hidden basement bars, and fast-evolving food scene, Argentina’s capital is the most sophisticated city in Latin America<p>One of Latin America’s most energetic metropolises, Buenos Aires today is a city for good times, and late nights. Just bear in mind that 1am is an …

Argentina

11 advanced excel tricks that will help you get an instant raise at work

Massive swathes of the economy rely on the program, and becoming skilled at Excel has become a license to print money in business.<p>So while there are a lot of basic tricks that you have to know, there are also a few tricks that will set you head and shoulders above the competition.<p>If you want to …

The best Nutribullet breakfast smoothie recipes

For those unfamiliar with the gadget, <b>the NutriBullet is an extractor which pulverises vegetables, nuts, seeds and even the pips and stalks of your fruits</b>.<p>Here, we bring you the best breakfast smoothie recipes, featuring everything from almond to beetroot, that you can blitz up in seconds for a …

Shakshuka

Cropping up a lot on café brunch menus in the last year or two, this Middle Eastern egg dish is equally worthy of a place in your kitchen on a weekday evening. The eggs are gently poached in a rich and smoky tomato sauce with plenty of herbs and spices.<p>It’s a perfect sharing dish. Serve it at the …

This border region of north-east Italy has stayed out of the limelight but offers dramatic Alpine scenery, gorgeous Adriatic lagoons, and a wealth of local wine, fine cuisine and history<p>Driving east from Venice along the autostrada, it only takes half an hour to leave the tourists behind and cross …

Italy

Potato, cabbage and sausage soup recipe

This Northern Italian-inspired soup is incredibly satisfying on cold winter nights<p>Adding potato to soups makes them creamy and wonderful<p><b>SERVES</b><br>8<p><b>INGRE</b>DIENTS<br>3 tbsp oil<br>400g/14oz high-quality Italian sausages, skins removed<br>1 onion, finely chopped<br>1 head of fennel, finely chopped<br>2 sticks of celery, finely …

21 reasons why Colombia should be your next holiday destination

1. It’s turned over a new leaf<p>Long synonymous with cocaine cartels, kidnappings and corruption, the last two decades have seen Colombia evolve from failed narco state into one of Latin America’s brightest stars. The 1993 death of drug lord Pablo Escobar began this revival, which reached a new …

Know Before You Go: Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka offers refreshing beaches and standout cultural sites without the mass of tourists that often come with those treasures. Here is how to plan your headache-free trip.<p>The lure of leopard safaris, sprawling ancient cities, and unspoiled Indian Ocean beaches have beckoned me to Sri Lanka …

Sri Lanka

Scandinavia holidays,Self-catering,Denmark holidays,Sweden holidays,Norway holidays,Iceland holidays,Cottages,Glamping,Camping holidays,Summer holidays,Family holidays,Europe holidays,Travel<p>Make the most of Scandinavia’s lakes, hills, forests and pristine nature with our pick of self-catering …

European Travel

In pictures: the world's best steak restaurants

Amazing bars around the world to drink at before you die

Why You Should Volunteer Abroad This Summer

Well hello summer! You're finally here, forcing your unyielding heat and lengthy daylight hours on anyone who will listen. As the season rolls in, you are probably contemplating where you should go for your summer vacation. Have you ever considered volunteering abroad? Although you can volunteer …

Mushroom and pepper biryani recipe

With mushrooms, green beans, peppers, and peas, this biryani is bursting with vitamin C<p>For a healthy vegetarian curry, try this simple recipe<p><b>SERVES</b><br>4<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><br>350g long-grain rice<br>2 tbsp vegetable oil<br>250g closed-cup mushrooms, sliced<br>1 onion, finely chopped<br>1 clove of garlic, crushed<br>1 red pepper, …

Your favourite US national parks – and how to visit them

This week's winning entry<p>A taste of the Old West in Big Bend<p>Big Bend National Park in Texas is well off the tourist trail, unheard-of by many Americans and miles from the nearest settlement. It is a green desert landscape, dotted with exotic vegetation that thrives in a dry climate. Century plants …

28 things I learned about Europe after visiting all 28 EU countries

<b>Jonathan Thompson has spent the last four weeks driving around every single EU country. Here are the nuggets of wisdom he picked up along the way</b><p><b>1. Zagreb is home to Europe’s strangest museum.</b> Dedicated to the study of heartbreak, the Museum of Broken Relationships will make you laugh and cry in …

Virgin Atlantic just used behavioral science to ‘nudge’ its pilots into using less fuel. It worked

In an unusual experiment that could have major implications for the role of corporations in fighting climate change, Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic Airways recently teamed up with economists to try to “nudge” the company’s pilots to use less fuel, using a variety of behavioral interventions.<p>And …

Virgin Atlantic

These Turkey Burger Recipes Are The First Step Toward Healthy Eating

You won't miss the beef for a second with these burgers.<p>There aren’t many turkey burgers that inspire the same excitement as a traditional beef burger. While burgers are normally celebrated for being juicy and ever so satisfying, the turkey alternative has the reputation of being dry, bland and all …

War and Peace: the 5 best tours to Tolstoy's Russia

BBC One’s adaptation of <i>War and Peace</i> casts St Petersburg in the most glorious light. A number of operators, both mainstream and specialist, offer several itineraries which take in some of the film locations used in the drama, such as the Catherine Palace – the summer residence of the tsars – and …

Intro to Adobe Illustrator: Tips, Tricks & Tools for Non-Designers

Washington, D.C. campuses<p>GA D.C., 1776 <br>1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor <br>Washington D.C. 20005<p>Past Locations for this Workshop<p>Stay up to date<p>Follow this …

New York

Essential information<p><b>British Consulate-General:</b> (001 212 745 0200; ukinusa.fco.gov.uk), 845 3rd Avenue, New York<p><b>Emergency services:</b> dial 911<p><b>Tourist office:</b> See nycgo.com, the website of NYC and Company, for extensive information on what's on in the city and tips on where to go. Stop by to pick up …

Hand-Drawn Logos as Vector Graphics

Download this huge collection of 229 hand-drawn logos with included vector graphics.<p>The friendly team of TSV Creative has packed together this great …

Graphic Design

Don’t Always Follow the Hype: Steer Clear of These Web Design Pitfalls

Like most cultural products, web design has its own zeitgeist. Every year sees a new crop of popular design components and features. Attitudes and …

Malaria Tests, Mini Tractors, Solar Air Conditioning: 10 Innovative African Startups

Meet the finalists for the Innovation Prize for Africa.<p>Godwin Benson first got the idea for Tuteria–a peer-to-peer learning platform in Nigeria–when he tutored a couple of kids near where he lives in Lagos. He taught math for three months and realized there was pent-up demand for one-on-one …

The finest free things to do in Paris

Expert guide to Paris<p>Paris is not known as a budget travel destination and yet the city is replete with sights, activities and experiences that don't cost a <i>sou</i> (former French coin). From riverside beaches and picnics by Canal Saint-Martin, to watching footballers performing 'keepy-uppies' as you …

12 Habits Of Genuine People

There’s an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested the EQ of more than a million people and found that it explains 58% of success in all types of jobs.<p>People with high EQs make $29,000 more annually than …

Emotional Intelligence

Experts writing for a new pizza bible pick a pizzeria in a village near Naples, where chef Franco Pepe tops his handmade dough with local artisanal ingredients<p>Billing itself “the experts’ guide to the best pizza places in the world”, Where to Eat Pizza features 1,705 pizzerias. Now its compiler, …

Italy

15 Places Every Pizza Lover Must Visit

Time to make some pizza pilgrimages.<p>After exhaustive research, the writers of <i>Where to Eat Pizza</i> have selected the best places to eat pizza in the world. Full disclosure: I contributed to the London sections of the book, so I can guarantee the quality of their recommendations!