Des Cleary

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How to transfer your notes from Evernote to Apple Notes

I have always struggled with the concept of a “Notes” app. What is the definition of a notes app; what information is tracked here? Is this a place to catch all my ideas and outline my future plans? Should I use it as a to-do list aggregator? What about images, websites, sketches? Where do those go?<p>…

Productivity

Forget Adobe, here’s an easy way make PDFs your BFF

<i>This post is brought to you by Wondershare, maker of PDFelement.</i><p>If you work with a computer (which, since you’re here, is likely), you have to deal with PDFs. And while PDFs are a great and reliable way to send forms, presentations and contracts — basically anything that can be read or written on — …

How to use Picture in Picture mode to watch YouTube on iPad

Picture in Picture mode is one of the best features of iOS 9. On iPads, it lets you continue to watch a video from one app (say, Netflix) in the corner of your screen, even while you’re browsing a webpage, reading your email, and so on.<p>A lot of cool video apps already support Picture in Picture …

Get ‘the world’s most advanced VPN’ [Deals]

When going online, especially while using public Wi-Fi, it’s well worth keeping your guard up. Keeping your data secure and your browsing private is what NordVPN was built to do, applying double SSL-based 2048-bit encryption to every bit that passes through it, on as many as 6 devices and with …

Teach your old Mac a new set of tricks [Deals]

You love your Mac, but you can always make it even more lovely. These eight apps will boost your favorite computer’s safety and your productivity across a wide swath of uses, from data recovery to Android management to unlocking PDFs and beyond. The best part, you can pay whatever you want for the …

5 Ways to Make Your Mac and iPhone Play Nice

Apple’s newest desktop operating system, Yosemite, is all about making Macs link up with iPhones and iPads in new and exciting ways. And with tricks …

Mobile Devices

Top ten experiences in Tasmania

Tasmania is still Australia, but beguilingly and bewitchingly it’s just that little bit different. It’s compact enough to ‘do’ in a week and layered enough to keep bringing you back. The island state produces gourmet food and wine, and a flourishing arts scene and a burgeoning urban cool point to a …

Australia

Ten enchanting travel experiences in Greenland

So you think Greenland is a far-flung travel dream? Pinch yourself. This Arctic country might be huge, but a trip to western Greenland can take in a breathtaking range of sights, from Disko Bay’s iceberg studded waters to valleys so vast you’ll feel like the last hiker on Earth. Start with these 10 …

Travel

An Upscale Backyard Barbecue

<i>Today: Host a barbecue soirée and savor the last warm nights of summer.</i><p>You've already hosted the refined, candlelit dinner indoors. Now you're looking for something to keep you outside: a barbecue. Invite your friends over and enjoy the last of the warm summer breeze from your patio or deck -- …

Crème Brûlée for One From 'Paris Pastry Club'

On an evening when you're preparing dinner for one, why not add dessert? <i>Paris Pastry Club</i> shares a minimized recipe for maximum pleasure, a classic crème brûlée that serves a party of you. The delight of cracking the crisped sugar to dig into the dense custard is increased by knowing it's all yours …

Herb Roasted Chicken Thighs with Potatoes Recipe

Here’s an idea for an easy, one-dish meal—herb roasted chicken thighs baked on a bed of potatoes. Layer a casserole dish with thinly sliced potatoes, …

Recipes

The 20 secrets to saving money on your hire car – and avoiding the rip-offs

To help avoid the car hire pitfalls, Gill Charlton, Telegraph Travel's consumer advice expert, has compiled an essential guide to every aspect of hiring a vehicle, from keeping costs down, to which insurance policy to buy and what to check before you drive away.<p><b>How not to get ripped off by a car</b> …

Top 10 free things to do in Rome

A stroll into Rome's industrial past<p>Until it closed in the late 1970s, the Mattatoio in the Testaccio district of Rome was the city's main slaughterhouse. Today, the complex is a jigsaw of different entities: a modern art gallery, a school of architecture, a music school, an organic supermarket. …

Unspoilt Italy: fall head over heel for Puglia's Salento region

Wild beaches, seriously tempting food and wine, affordable prices – and few tourists – await those who venture to Salento, the sun-kissed south of Puglia at the heel of Italy's boot<p>The tables are filling up fast tonight in Gustavo Braceria. Carmela moves between the groups of diners, greeting them …

Giorgio Locatelli's Sicily

Ancient Roman bikinis, Arabic couscous and the world’s best ice-cream … The Italian chef tells of his soft spot for Sicily<p><b>Sicily is the most exotic place in Europe.</b> It was the most important piece of land in the Mediterranean for thousands of years and lots of Greek and Arabic influences remain.<p><b>I'm</b> …

What Happened to the 10 Biggest Clubs Relegated from the Premier League

Since its conception in 1992, the Premier League has seen 35 different clubs experience relegation.<p>In total, there have been 64 demotions. Crystal Palace are the only side to have suffered on four separate occasions and only 10 of the 46 teams to play top-flight football are yet to taste relegation.<p>…

The 10 Most Beautiful Places in Croatia

As one of Europe's most popular beach destinations and blessed with year-round sun, Croatia's historic towns and idyllic islands have a wealth of natural attractions to offer. From rolling vineyards to sweeping coastal cliffs, here are 10 of the most beautiful places in Croatia to add to your …

Tuna Noodle Casserole Recipe (From Scratch)

Home > Recipes by Category > Pasta > Tuna Noodle Casserole (From Scratch!)<p>Tuna Noodle Casserole (From Scratch!)<p>April 1, 2014 // 37 <i>Comments »</i><p>Did you …

Walk on the mild side: trails for mere mortals

Walking - just simply walking - can be one of the best ways to experience a place. The pace and the perspective mean you see things you would never spot otherwise, from the first glimpse of a breathtaking vista to the discovery of a tiny wildflower. While taking on an epic trail it can seem …

Hiking

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 …

Off the beaten track in Rome

From the Colosseum to the Sistine Chapel, Rome's headline acts need no introduction. But away from these historic crowd-pleasers, there are a host of lesser-known sights and neighbourhoods waiting to be discovered. Here's a selection of our favourites.<p>Chiesa di Santa Prassede<p>The interior of the …

Italy

Exploring the best of Croatia's islands

Croatia’s coast is speckled with dozens of magnificent islands that range from tiny, verdant and unpopulated to massive, arid and sporting ancient towns and villages. One of the chief delights on any visit to Croatia is hopping between the islands on the numerous ferries, catamarans and taxi boats, …

European Travel

Rome: free things to do

Expert guide to Rome<p>An insider's guide to the best free things to do in Rome, including attractions for kids, families and couples and how to see sites such as the Pantheon, Spanish Steps, St Peter's, Trevi Fountain and the Villa Borghese. By Lee Marshall, Telegraph Travel's Rome expert.<p>Aventine …

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Opening up the secrets of southeastern Sicily

Packed with Unesco World Heritage sites, sandy Mediterranean beaches, and hills striped with dry stone walls and dotted with carob, almond and olive trees, the southeastern corner of Sicily has a character all of its own.<p>Despite the presence of several glorious cities - Ragusa, Modica, Scicli and …

The best free things to do in Amsterdam

A trip to Amsterdam need not squeeze on the wallet; the city is full of fantastic things to do free of charge. From whiling away time in a secret garden and wandering boat-speckled canals to exploring Amsterdam's trendiest district, Telegraph Travel's Amsterdam expert, Rodney Bolt gives his top …

Alternative Queenstown

Queenstown in New Zealand is renowned internationally as an adventure tourism hotspot, but there are also less adrenaline-fuelled activities to be enjoyed amid beautiful Central Otago scenery. Once you've secured your collection of souvenir T-shirts and DVDs by bungy jumping, whitewater rafting and …

New Zealand

Holidays in France: Q&A

Our experts have been answering your questions on holidays in France