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New App Lets You Bid on Unsold Airline Seats at the Last Minute

Snag a last-minute deal to your dream destination.<p>A new startup is here to reward spontaneous travelers who like to plan trips on a whim, as well as …

Apps

The Best Places to Travel in Mexico and Central & South America in February

Across Latin America, February is a month dominated by Carnival — but that’s not the only reason to head south this month.<p>Come February, Latin …

South America

12 Easy Ways to Fall Back in Love with Greek Yogurt

A cup of yogurt is always an easy choice for a quick breakfast or snack, but after a while it starts to lose its sparkle. Sure, you can mix up the …

Healthy Eating

Barcelona's 10 best secret sights

I first visited Barcelona in the Sixties. Franco was still alive. On the Avenida Generalissimo Franco, an elegant white suited policeman with matching gloves and a gleaming pith helmet orchestrated the traffic with a whistle and a full range of exaggerated gestures. Our Ford Taunus towing a caravan …

Palermo holiday guide: what to see plus the best bars, hotels and restaurants

The capital of Sicily is a crumbling film set of a city with unmissable architecture, vivid street life, and a great choice of alfresco restaurants and bars<p>Less than 200km from Tunis, Palermo is like nowhere else in Europe. Defying the mafia in a maze of crumbling grandeur, it is at the crossroads …

Italy

7 fantastic books on India to read before you go

From Arundhati Roy's masterpiece to train journeys and cook books, Jude Brosnan from Stanford Books reviews the 7 great books you should read if you …

Travel Tools I Use to Learn, Work and Play Anywhere in the World

I often get asked what apps, services and travel tools I use to work, learn, plan, play, track habits, manage time, write, read and more.<p>I’d like to …

Seville orange tart with roast orange slices

SERVES<p>8<p>INGREDIENTS<p><b>For the pastry</b><p>125g unsalted butter<br>• 75g icing sugar<br>• 3 egg yolks<br>• 250g plain flour<br>• ½ tbsp milk<p><b>For the roast oranges</b><p>3 thin-skinned, seedless oranges, cut into thin, round slices (discard the ends)<br>• juice of 3 oranges<br>• 100g caster sugar<p><b>For the filling</b><p>225ml Seville orange juice (if you can’t …

Baking

Blackcurrant and crème fraîche tart recipe

A simple but spectacular tart with a luscious filling of blackcurrants and crème fraîche<p><i>Serves eight</i><p>Tarts and pies made with blackcurrants require less fruit than other fruity puddings because blackcurrants have such a strong flavour. They're also particularly good in creamy tarts as they provide …

Baking

22 reasons why Cape Town is the world’s best city

Fresh ricotta with truffle honey, thyme and orange sourdough

You don’t have to make your own ricotta for this – though it’s very easy – but you do need fresh ricotta, not the UHT stuff you buy in tubs in the supermarket. Go to an Italian deli or a cheese shop.<p>Each element of this is very simple but it works brilliantly together. It’s served at Locanda Verde …

Ice Cream

The One Hack That Will Save You Hundreds While Traveling

Things I hate: Searching for a no-fee ATM, cash-only establishments, and foreign exchange fees. Things I love: Finding a bank that eliminates all of those things.<p>If you're paying ATM charges or penalties for using your debit or credit card while traveling, stop that right now. There are plenty of …

10 Places to Visit When in Arizona

<i>Text and photos by Mircea Goia</i><p>From sand dunes in the south-west of the state (near Yuma), to a semi-deserted landscape throughout the mid of the state (near Tucson and Phoenix), to pine forests of the northern parts (near Flagstaff) and again semi-deserted landscapes up to the north (near Grand …

10 ciudades de España para visitar en junio

Temperaturas más suaves y precios más económicos que en pleno verano hacen de junio uno de los meses ideales para viajar. Descubre qué ciudades de …

Almond and coconut pancakes with spiced plums recipe

These protein-rich pancakes are a great option if you eating gluten-free<p>These <b>pancakes</b> can be cooked by the dozen and frozen successfully. Almond and coconut flours provide a grain-free alternative, as per the principles of the <b>Gut Gastronomy Plan</b>, as well as minerals and vitamins for boosting …

Breakfast

48 hours in Girona

Girona may play second-fiddle to its better known Catalan counterpart, Barcelona, but this walkable city makes a perfect weekend destination in its own right. Its narrow medieval streets hold historical treasures from every era, along with a lively selection of quirky bars and superb …

Different strokes: wild swimming in Spain

Madrid: La Charca Verde and Manzanares<p>Just over an hour from Madrid, the granite outcrops of La Pedriza, in the Cuenca Alta del Manzanares regional park, provide the backdrop to a wonderful wild swimming spot. These mountains are the backdrop for Ernest Hemingway’s For Whom the Bell Tolls, set …

Hiking

Sights and Bites: What to Eat While Touring Tokyo, Japan

With a cultural map in one hand and a culinary compass in the other, savor the treasured sights, then seek the local bites.<p>From day to night, culture and cuisine come together in tantalizing <b>Tokyo</b>. As you experience stunning shrines and bustling markets, bright lights and big-city skyscrapers, take …

Japan

Top 10 Things to Do in Bucharest

The top ten things to do in Romania's capital city.<p><b>Gawk Until You Drop at the Palace of Parliament</b><br>The world's biggest parliamentary building (and one of the largest buildings of any kind) happens to be in Bucharest. Whether one views the gargantuan Palace of Parliament as a folly and testament to …

European Travel

Roasted butternut squash and pine nut quinoa recipe

A naturally gluten-free meal of tender squash with quinoa, mixed with crunchy broccoli and nuts<p>SERVES<p>2<p>INGREDIENTS<p>• 1 butternut squash<p>• olive oil, for drizzling<p>• mixed dried herbs (I like oregano, herbs de provence, thyme and rosemary)<p>• 1 tsp paprika<p>• 1 cup of quinoa<p>• 1 lime or lemon<p>• a large …

Food

Sights & Bites: What to Eat While Touring Lima, Peru

It rarely rains in Peru’s capital city, the second largest desert city in the world after Cairo. However, a cold Pacific Ocean current and high humidity keep skies overcast much of the year. Although the weather can sometimes be gloomy, the city’s vibe is anything but. Limeños have an infectious …

South America

13 Honey-Filled Recipes We Can't Stop Buzzing About

A lot of people only think of honey as an accoutrement to tea—it's the perfect natural sweetener for such a stark drink. Mighty fine as it may be in the best of winter beverages, honey has so much more to offer! It can be the main event in honey-heavy baked goods, a simple counterpoint to a salty …

Recipes

Ricetta Crostini di cannellini con acciughe e olive - Gordon Ramsay

Crostini di cannellini con acciughe e olive - Gordon Ramsay<p>Categoria: Cucina con Ramsay<p>Ingredienti<p>Preparazione:<p>Spennellare le fette di pane con …