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A guide to the great British outdoors

Beaches<p><b>From our experts' guides</b><p><b>From the guide to Devon</b><p><b>Wembury</b> Bill Oddie’s favourite beach for rock pooling, this south-coast spot near Plymouth has a marine information centre that runs summertime rock-pool rambles.<p><b>Bantham</b> Wetsuits outnumber bikinis on south Devon’s only surf beach. Look out for …

Long-term holidays: living on a Thai island

Some people, given a month or two to cavort the world, will fill their itineraries with a blur of destinations, experiences and bus rides. I like to …

Camping holidays: tents, sleeping bags and accessories

Google Glass: facial recognition coming soon

The controversial Google Glass computer could soon recognise who you are talking to thanks to a new ‘hack’.<p>The new software from Lambda Labs, who are based in San Francisco, raises the prospect of never forgetting a face again, and also of internet recommendations for who Google Glass wearers …

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Top 10 restaurants in San Francisco

Bar Tartine<p>This stylish Mission district restaurant is consistently packed, with dedicated locals frequently returning for another hit of chef …

Remote South Pacific islands you can visit (without a sailboat)

Have you ever wanted to get way, way - and perhaps even one extra 'way' - off the beaten path? The vast Pacific ocean presents no shortage of opportunities for those seeking isolation. If you don't know your aft from your starboard, these five island nations are about as far as you can go - no …

Splash out: the world's most amazing waterfalls

The bigger they are, the harder they fall – feel the power of the planet's mightiest and most beautiful waterfalls.<p>1. Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe<p><i>Image by MAZZALIARMADI.IT</i><p>Explorer David Livingstone could be accused of dampening expectations by naming these falls after England's doughy queen: …

The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …

Apple iWatch To Launch In 2014 (Rumor)

We were expecting Apple’s much rumored iWatch to launch before the end of 2013, although now according to a recent report, Apple will not launch …

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New posters for The World's End

Two new posters have been released for Edgar Wright (<b>Scott Pilgrim vs the World</b>, <b>Ant Man</b>) and Simon Pegg’s (<b>Star Trek Into Darkness</b>) new film, <b>The</b> …

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Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Sneaker of the Week<p>Everything you need to know to cop the latest sneaker from Nike and Virgil Abloh.<p>By Jake Woolf22 hours agoView More<p>What She …

This iPhone Case Is A Pepper Spraying Weapon

There's something about using an iPhone as a stealthy weapon that instantly gets my nerd juices flowing. Spraytect has decided to literally make …

Create One Image Using Both iPhone Cameras With Double Cam App

The idea of capturing a single image using your iPhone's front and rear cameras at almost the same time has been elevated to a new art form with …

Beyond Halong Bay: lesser-known highlights of northeast Vietnam

Stunning<p>Halong Bay continues to dominate the itineraries of most travellers in Vietnam, but it’s not the be-all and end-all of the country's northeast.<p>If you’ve got some time up your sleeve and want to delve a little deeper, you’ll find there is more to this region than cruising around Halong’s …

Best-value destinations in Europe for 2013

Offering some of the world’s most iconic sights, best museums and superb cuisines, Europe is always an attractive and exciting destination, though overpriced hotels, extortionate entry fees and eye-wateringly priced restaurants in many parts of the continent can make travel here feel less than a …

Game of Thrones tours launched

The tours visit some of the most popular filming locations and will be launched this summer by the company Viator. Guides will be up-to-date on the latest gossip and stories as the drama reaches the end of its third series on HBO and Sky Atlantic.<p>The plot follows the fortunes of various warring …

The world's best wild swims

Little can match the pleasure of taking a dip in a secluded spot. Sliding into a river or striking out for the centre of a lake, it’s impossible not to feel as if you’ve become part of the scene, rather than simply marvelling at it.<p>Indulge in one of these stunning swims and we promise they’ll make …

Spoilt for choice: Vietnam's best beaches

Vietnam might have been late to Southeast Asia’s beach party, but it was well worth the wait. The country boasts more than 3400km of coastline, with infinite stretches of powdery sand, coves, lagoons, impossible boulder formations and tropical islands ringed with yet more beaches. We can help you …

How do you recover from jet lag?

It can take five days to feel normal again after a long-haul flight. What with daytime sleepiness, nightly insomnia, loss of appetite, clouded …