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London for foodies

Gone are the days when London’s food scene left more than a little to be desired. These days the British capital is recognised as one of the world’s great foodie destinations, where Michelin-starred restaurants battle it out with inexpensive ethnic eateries, where food markets are the new rock ‘n’ …

England

Which is the safest seat on an aircraft?

Although some claim that seats over the wing of an aircraft are best (because the plane is “strongest” there), popular opinion has it that, in the event of a plane crash, the rear of an aircraft is the safest place to be. This theory is supported by several studies, including a recent one featured …

Britain's longest cycling tunnel to open

A much admired example of Victorian engineering, Combe Down Tunnel stretches 1,700-metres in the middle of Two Tunnels Greenway, a four-mile disused railway between Bath and the village of Midford.<p>The track includes another shorter tunnel, the Devonshire Tunnel (400m), which is already in use, as …

Trains

The rise of China’s secondary cities

From Wuhan to Chongqing, Chengdu to Hangzhou, China’s second tier cities are emerging as business hubs for both international and domestic executives.<p>China’s smaller cities may not get as much tourist attention as Beijing or Shanghai, but when it comes to business travel they are becoming more …

China

Island-hopping in Greece: five must-sees in the Dodecanese

Island-hop your way around the Dodecanese Islands in the southeastern Aegean Sea, from the raw natural wonder of Karpathos to the holy sites of Patmos. In this excerpt from a <i>Lonely Planet Traveller</i> magazine article, we discover medieval castles, walled cities and exquisite beaches.<p>Karpathos: best …