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This Guy Has Eaten at 99 of the 100 'World's Best' Restaurants — Here Are His Favorites

Somehow he’s still struggling to lock down that 100th reservation.<p>We all have different goals in life. Some people are happy just to go out for a …

Mount Everest

Travel Agents Reveal Their Favorite Under-the-Radar Vacation Spots

Travel trends come and go, but unlike those in food or fashion, they often move at an iceberg-like pace.<p>It’s why your friends are still telling you …

National Parks

Fit over 40: midlife fitness and nutrition tips from Matt Roberts

At the age of 44, Matt Roberts is in the same shape as the day he turned 20: the same body fat, same weight, same size clothes.<p>If you’ve resigned yourself to the inevitability of midlife spread, you need look no further for fitness inspiration than his sculpted abdominals. The ­personal trainer who …

Fitness

Hours of Sport Events Photoshopped Into Dizzying Single Photos

“Crowded Fields” is a new eye-popping photo project by photographer Pelle Cass, who used Photoshop to combine hours of sporting events and hundrds of …

Photography

Photographer Tiptoes Through The Tulips To Shoot Harvest Mice, And The Result Will Make Your Day

Having one of those days? With so much craziness going on out there at the moment, sometimes what we all need is a break, time to switch off from it …

Cute Animals

20+ Rarely Seen Photos Of America In The 1950’s Show How Different Life Was Before

The 1950’s are often viewed as a golden era in U.S. history, a time of happiness and prosperity, despite the threat of nuclear annihilation, racial …

Abandoned Buildings

Omar Allibhoy’s recipe for cauliflower with garlic, vinegar and capers

This cauliflower dish is one I often cook at home: it is simple, light, fresh and full of flavour – the Spanish version of a Chinese stir-fry. My cooking is inspired by growing up in Spain; I learned how to make this dish at my aunt’s house in Madrid. I’m looking at putting it on the spring menu in …

Spices

Hit the Gym With This Effective Total Body One-Dumbbell Workout

You already know that strength training is a crucial component to any workout routine if you want to get fit, get healthy, and lose weight.<p>Lifting …

Workouts

The best way to kill time at the airport

<b>Telegraph Travel columnist Anna Hart tackles readers' etiquette problems. This week, how to avoid excessive boredom at airports...</b><p><b>Q:</b> I prefer to dash through airport security to the gate with moments to spare, but my new husband is possessed of a military schedule requiring us to be at the airport …

San Francisco

Stream a 144-Hour Discography of Classic Jazz Recordings from Blue Note Records: Miles Davis, Art Blakey, John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman & More

There have been many influential jazz record labels throughout the previous century and into the current one, but there is no more recognizable label …

Soul Music

Naan, dosa and beyond: A beginner’s guide to Indian breads

When Indian-American chef Floyd Cardoz built out the New York City restaurant space that would eventually become Bombay Bread Bar, he wanted to make …

Bread

What Steve Jobs, Venus Williams, and the Dalai Lama Have to Say About Focus (Hint: It's Really Important)

Is your mind wandering off again? This will inspire you to find your focus again and get going.<p>Anytime is a good time to spring into action. But making the decision to get work done, start that project, or pursue that dream is only half the battle. You will need a deep reserve of commitment and …

Motivation

Here's What Your Tomato Sauce Is Missing

Tomato-based pasta sauce can either be incredibly simple or very involved. Whether you’re making Marcella Hazan’s three-ingredient sauce or a …

Italian Food

The 12 European cities you should take your child to before they're 18

City breaks are the perfect family bonding experience – they’re a great low-stress option for half-term - and Europe is full of child-friendly restaurants, hotels and activities. Here are our favourite cities for children of all ages.<p>1. London<p>With playgrounds and glorious parks in every …

European Travel

When Jazz Ruled The World: The Rise And Reign Of America’s One True Art

Nowadays, in the second decade of the 21st Century, jazz may seem to many a marginalised music. Of course, it goes without saying that there are …

Universal Music

How to grow your own veg: a beginner’s guide

Fancy home-grown carrots, chard, coriander or cabbage? This is all you need to know<p><b>Where do I start?</b><p>First, write down which fruit, veg and herbs you love to eat, then cross off those less likely to crop in the UK (bananas and avocados, say). If space is at a premium, don’t grow inexpensive staples …

Gardening

Yotam Ottolenghi’s chicken recipes

In my house, where the children forever negotiate what they’ll be given at mealtimes while the grownups keep pledging (in vain, obviously), “I’m not getting into this conversation”, chicken is the one food that unifies the family ranks. It appears on our table in endless configurations, the simple …

Onions

100 Things Everyone Should Do In London

If you're visiting London, you can't afford to miss these sights.

England

Jay Maisel: How a Master Photographer Uses Gesture in Images to Tell a Story

“I really do not consider myself to be a storyteller,” Jay Maisel says. “Pictures are basically anecdotal anyway.” In his studio full of artifacts …

Photographers

Need Photoshop? Here’s how to get it without overpaying

As you might expect, getting your hands on a copy of Photoshop is going to cost you. But just how much Adobe’s industry-leading image editor costs …

Tutorials

10 best brandy cocktails to mix at home

<b>Forget vodka and gin, here are the most sophisticated and delicious brandy cocktails to shake up in your own home</b><p>It’s a quirk of history that, these days, people tend to think of cocktails as being made with gin, the whiskies and vodka. Everyone forgets about brandy. Or, if they don’t, they think …

New Orleans

Foreign languages: How to memorise vocabulary

When trying to learn a foreign language, most of us have the same complaint: “I’m just not good at memorising.” Learning new vocabulary can be daunting, especially for busy adults whose minds are already occupied with work, family, and other responsibilities.<p>A comfort? Linguists say that to “get …

Language Learning

How to survive an ultra-long haul flight

Qantas has completed its first non-stop flight from Australia to the UK. But what’s the best way to cope with 17 hours in an economy cabin?<p>Ultra-long haul is the new long-haul. Yesterday, Qantas completed its first non-stop flight from Perth, Australia, to Heathrow – 9,240 miles – in just over 17 …

Fashion Shows

14 Recipes To Celebrate The Spring Equinox

You can finally say goodbye to the long, cold night of winter and get ready to see the sun again. The spring equinox officially marks the start of …

Cooking

Research Your Vacation on Instagram

Every time I go on vacation, I’m surrounded by people taking phone pics. But I only recently realized that this vacation annoyance could be useful: …

Time I

10 reasons to visit Steven Spielberg's latest film set... Birmingham

Steven Spielberg's new film <i>Ready Player One</i> is a dystopian post-apocalyptic thriller and was filmed – mostly for economic reasons – in England’s second biggest city.<p>For those that last visited Birmingham more than 10 years ago, you might think this makes sense, that it does indeed make a suitable …

Pick Some Books And We'll Tell You Which Word Describes You Best

A soul test for bookworms.

Books

Top tips for surviving a long-haul flight, according to an expert

On 25 March Qantas launches nonstop flights between London’s Heathrow Airport and Perth in Western Australia. Not only will it be the longest flight …

Qatar Airways

How to Use Focus Stacking to Obtain a Sharp Image From Front to Back

Focus stacking is a technique in which one takes multiple shots of the same scene at different focus distances, then merges them together to create a …

Landscape Photography

Say ‘No’ and change your life

We live in a world where ‘yes’ is the default. But we need to tame our inner ‘chimp’ and embrace the power of ‘no’<p>My old friend Mick calls me with an invitation to his 50th birthday party. It sounds brilliant. Mick has rented a house for a week. Lots of people I know will be there. I want to go. I …

Nobel Prize