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'Shopping while black' is still an issue – at Barneys and elsewhere

When you're dark skinned, a black Amex card can't protect you from salespeople who make assumptions. Ask Oprah and Jay-Z<p>You could say I grew up in Barneys.<p>When I was a little girl living in Staten Island, whenever my dad needed a new suit, we'd ferry it into Manhattan and head on over to Barneys. …

The Best Places To Go To Be Your Wild, Single Self After A Breakup

Breaking up is hard to do, and getting over it is harder. Ben and Jerry are good life counselors in a pinch, but sometimes you need a total escape in order to fully mend your broken heart and restore your weary mind.<p>Here are a few spots sure to heal your post-breakup soul.<p><b>If they dumped you…</b><p>You are …

Adelaide joins Paris and Zurich on Lonely Planet top 10 cities to visit list

Publisher says city of churches 'is effortlessly chic and, like a perfectly cellared red, it's ready to be uncorked and sampled'<p>Adelaide has been chosen as one of the world's top 10 cities to visit in 2014 by travel guide publisher Lonely Planet.<p>South Australia's capital is ranked ninth on the list …

Top 10 things to do in Trinidad, Cuba

The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Trinidad, Cuba, was built on the back of the 19th-century sugar and slave trade. At its zenith, in 1827, one of the 56 sugar mills in the region harvested the biggest cane haul in the world — just under a million kilos of white pressed crystals. This enormous, …

Adelaide deserves its place on the Lonely Planet list

The city has the best festival, gorgeous weather and both friendly and endlessly inventive locals. What's not to love?<p>It didn’t take long after Adelaide was announced as one of the Lonely Planet’s 2014 top 10 places to visit that the jokes started rolling in. “Sure, it’s a nice place to visit, but …

Lonely Planet’s best value travel destinations for 2014

When times are tight we suggest you travel more, not less – but pick carefully. This is where your wallet will smile at the memories for years to come.<p>Greek Islands<p>View of Navagio Beach, also known as Shipwreck Cove, on Zakynthos Island. Image by Dave Porter Peterborough Uk / Photolibrary / Getty …

Best Travel Apps

I have lots of apps on my phone, but a quick scan reveals very few are practical, unless you consider Minecraft and Subway Surf necessities, which, …

Ten essential travel destinations for Beatlemaniacs

It’s 50 years since the Beatles landed in New York in 1964, changing pop music forever. Here’s a Magical Mystery Tour with the Fab Four.<p>Bright lights of Reeperbahn in Hamburg at night. Image by Konrad Wothe / LOOK / Getty Images.<p>Reeperbahn, Hamburg, Germany<p>John Lennon once said, ‘I might have been …

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The UK's best and worst hotel chains

A customer survey by Which? has found a huge difference in standards across UK hotel brands. But which chain hotels do you rate? And which would you avoid at all costs? (Tell us in the comments below)<p>With thousands of bedrooms in as many locations, it's easy to imagine that chain hotels all offer …

Best adventure travel for 2014

For those who like their trips to thrill, here’s our pick of the best places to feel pumped in 2014.<p>Mountain biking, Avoriaz, France<p>Avoriaz is one of 12 interconnected resorts in the Portes du Soleil region of the French Alps, where man-made bike trails and alpine tracks create a spectacular …

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Best flea markets and vintage fairs in the US

Pamela Keech travelled across the US in search of the best vintage and antique markets for her book. Here we pick five of the best, from the Brooklyn Flea to an 800-mile yard sale<p>Brooklyn Flea, New York<p>It was born in 2008 and took about five minutes to become the country's must-go-to market. It may …

Best honeymoon destinations for 2014

This is the time to shoot for the moon: travel further, stay longer, eat more and bring home a lifetime’s worth of romantic memories.<p>Hot air balloons take off in the early morning light over Göreme town in Cappadocia. Image by Christopher Pillitz / The Image Bank / Getty Images.<p>Cappadocia, …

top 10 regions

Need inspiration for your travels in 2014? These 10 regions have captivated our travel experts with their natural beauty and cultural riches.<p>1. Sikkim, India<p><b>Green is the colour</b><p>A bird's-eye view over Yumthang Valley in Sikkim, India. Image by Image Source / Getty Images.<p>Picking up national accolades …

Taiwan coffee shop prints lovers' photos on latte froth[1]

A Taiwanese coffee chain offers the option to print photographs of couples onto their latte froth.<p>A Taiwanese coffee chain is offering the option to …

The Circular Walkway in Brisbane

Hilarious Australian coastal Rivalries<p>I’ve noticed something about Australians that fascinates me. I don’t know if this is ALL Australians or not… …

Total Recall: Your First Superhero Kiss and Other Secure Passwords

The Obamacare website asks us to remember surprising things from our past. So why can't we?<p>"I know it like the back of my hand," someone will say about something they know very well, like their hometown.

Best family travel destinations for 2014

The warmth of locals and children’s sheer joy in things make travel with kids a blast, especially if you choose child-friendly destinations such as these.<p>Tivoli Gardens fair ride in Copenhagen, Denmark. Image by Frank Fell / Robert Harding World Imagery / Getty Images.<p>Denmark<p>Don’t overlook Denmark …

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The 10 easiest ways to save money on a peak season holiday

Half term is here, the Easter holidays are looming, and the issue term-time holidays is back in the news. If you don’t want to take your child out of school for a holiday, how do avoid the worst of the price hikes? There is no magic bullet, but there are a few ways to keep costs down, even during …

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