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Chocolate Strawberry Nutella Cake

I made this cake on a whim. I didn’t feel like making ganache, so in desperation, I reached for the the half-eaten tub of Nutella I’d hidden on the …

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Riding the wave of change on Munich’s Eisbach

Started in the 1970s and illegal until 2010, today an ingenious band of wetsuit-wearing adventurers has turned the Bavarian city into one of the world’s more unlikely surfing capitals.<p>At the Eisbach, a small channel branching off the Isar River in downtown Munich, people in wetsuits line the banks, …

The DASH Diet Health Plan Cookbook: Easy and Delicious Recipes to Promote Weight Loss, Lower Blood Pressure and Help Prevent Diabetes

• <b>Author:</b> John Chatham<p>The DASH diet has been named by U.S. News & World Report year after year as its #1 choice in Best Diets Overall, Best Diets for Healthy Eating, and Best Diabetes Diets.<p>THE DASH DIET COOKBOOK author, best-selling health and nutrition writer John Chatham, provides a …

From Malaysian Ais Kacang to Louisiana Sno-Balls, a Global Primer on Locally Shaved Ice

<b>New Orleans Sno-ball</b><br>In NOLA, recipes for sno-ball syrups are closely guarded. That’s because the housemade concoctions are what differentiate one …

How-To: Recycled Paper Jewelry

Think paper jewelry’s just for kids? Think again! Check out Mark Montano’s latest video tutorial to learn how to make your own set of fun and stylish recycled paper jewelry.

David Attenborough: Frozen Planet was not alarmist about climate change

Sir David Attenborough has hit back at claims made by the former chancellor Nigel Lawson that his recent natural history series Frozen Planet …

David Attenborough: force of nature

It is hard to believe that Sir David Attenborough has ever mistreated a single animal in his life. This is a man for whom the natural world is …

David Attenborough on Africa: ‘Africa unearthed things I had never even heard of’

The veteran broadcaster Sir David Attenborough has explained how his new series, Africa, surprised even him.<p>Speaking before the final episode of his nature programme Africa, <b>Sir David Attenborough</b> described how the programme had unearthed things he had no idea existed.<p>“The enormous lake underneath …

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BBC exaggerated climate change in David Attenborough's Africa

The BBC's natural history unit in Bristol is, rightly, respected across the world. No one else can match the professionalism, vision and majesty of …

Sir David Attenborough picks 10 animals he would take on his ark

Sir David Attenborough has named the 10 endangered animals he would most like to save from extinction.<p>His famous on screen encounter with mountain gorillas helped to bring the animal’s plight to the world’s attention.<p>Yet Sir David Attenborough has decided to omit the apes, of which there are just …

What I Pack for My Travels

Over the years, what I carry in my bag has changed a lot. Most of that change has to do with the fact that I now carry a lot of gear related to …

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How to Be a House Sitter and Never Pay for Accommodation

<i>A lot of readers were interested in learning more about house-sitting, the method of watching people’s houses while they’re away in exchange for free</i> …

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World’s most colourful cities

From a monochromatic blue in Spain to a full palette of hues in Buenos Aires, these five towns are a shade above the rest.

European Travel Skills: Hostels, B&Bs and Pensions

Awe-inspiring ancient sites

Taken from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Experiences</i>, may we present a bevy of BC (or thereabouts) beauties that have stood the test of time without losing any of their ability to drop your jaw.<p>Pyramids of Giza, Egypt<p>Egypt’s a country rich in both World Heritage sites and tourist clichés, and at the …

National Park Week is April 20-28! Today's Travel 365: The Tlikakila River flows into Alaska's Lake Clark carrying ash from Iliamna, one of two volcanoes in Lake Clark National Park and Preserve. http://on.natgeo.com/10I3vbE Photograph by Micahel Melford, National Geographic

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Inside The Veggie Grill<br>Take a tour of fast casual chain, Veggie Grill, with VN reporter Heidi Rayden.<br>Play »<p>Vegan Pumpkin Chili<br>Katherine Lawrence …