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Curry Lentil Samosas [Vegan] - One Green Planet

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Wait. Don’t Knit 1 F&B, Look What Happens When You Reverse It.

Knit 1 front and back (also known as the bar increase) is one of the most common non-eyelet increases we use, but it leaves a noticeable horizontal …

How to Hem/Shorten Jeans (with the Original Hem!)

It is very difficult to shop for jeans that fit off the rack, especially in terms of length. Most retailers sell jeans that are longer than the …

Sweater Pilling: DIY Fix for Cashmere, Wool, Cotton

Two words, ladies: sweater weather! Forget the holidays. For any true fashion diehard, this is the most wonderful time of the year. Breaking out an old reliable cashmere cardigan or a chunky cable knit that carries you through the season is outfit nirvana.<p>But the more you wear your favorite …

5 Ways to Finish Off a Bottle of Tequila

Got leftovers after a big bash? Take a break from the margaritas.<p>Got leftovers after a big bash? Take a break from the margaritas.

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A perfect day in Boston

Bostonians like their freedom. The city's rebellious reputation dates back to the days of its founding by a group of religious freethinkers fleeing the dictates of the English crown. A century or so later, the same flicker of freewill sparked the War for Independence and fired up a new nation. …

Parks and recreation: fun things to do in New York City's green spaces

When the sweat's dripping down the back of your neck and the sirens and concrete canyons get all too much, New York's parks offer up open skies and flat, green – <i>ahhh, just gimme some –</i> space. Central Park may be the lungs of the city, but when summer rolls around, festivals, gigs, games and …

Boston by boat: harbor cruises, islands and whale watching

With its newly revitalized waterfront, Boston has flung open its front doors to the glorious expanse of the Boston Harbor and the sparkling sea beyond. Stroll down to the waterfront and climb on board a boat to feel the ocean breeze, taste the salty air, and get a glimpse of the city’s spectacular …

Cape Town's hybrid culture

The bookshop-café combo is nothing new and a shrewd move in a world where a cappuccino and the new Deon Meyer (a top Capetonian crime novelist) make smart commercial bedfellows. Cape Town, however, has taken the concept of such hybrid businesses to new levels with laundries in which you can buy art …

Cape Town's top activities

Cape Town's reputation as a rather laid back place, is reflected in its nickname ‘Slaapstad’ which means ‘sleepy town’ in Afrikaans, the local lingo. All very strange as the Mother City and its surrounds are stacked with opportunities to stay awake and get active. Indeed, adventure sports operators …

Top free things to do in Cape Town

A relatively weak rand makes Cape Town a more affordable destination to visit, and the city certainly provides value for money when it comes to eating and accommodation. However, everyone likes to get something for free, and in this respect the Mother City is overflowing with options.<p>V&A …

Visiting Iceland: 14 dos and don'ts

The number of visitors to small, ravishingly beautiful Iceland is soaring – and Iceland’s news has been busy with stories of tourists getting into difficulties. When travellers get things wrong, it can be a matter of etiquette, or the destruction of the pristine environment. But it can also be …

Eight great outdoor adventures in Boston

Let’s go outside and play! Everybody knows that Boston puts on a good art show and gives an excellent history lesson. But this compact city is also blessed with beaches and bike trails, islands and ice rinks, rivers and running routes, not to mention one vast, blue beautiful harbor.<p>So when you’re …

Why now is a good time to go to Greece

By taking a trip to Greece, booking private accommodation, eating in village tavernas and supporting local businesses in many other ways, tourists obviously provide a much-needed boost to the country’s ailing economy. So what are you waiting for? From island-hopping between locals’ hideouts and the …

Foodlandia: the perfect weekend in Portland for foodies

Portland welcomes an enthusiasm for food. Long associated with quirky excess – nude bike rides, beard-grooming competitions and backyard chicken coops – this city combines a special brand of do-as-you-please West Coast liberalism with the region's fertile farmland.<p>The evidence is in the numbers. …

Ultimate travel list

The most mind-blowing sights on the planet come in a vast array of forms – from urban wonders like the colourful, cobbled streets of old Havana to epic works of nature like the plains of the Serengeti.<p>The must-see places in this final instalment of our series on the top 50 sights of Lonely Planet's …

The Okavango: why you need a safari in Botswana's delta

Sitting at the geographical heart of southern Africa, Botswana's Okavango Delta is the closest thing to Eden left on the planet. Amid the sandy thorn-scrub of the Kalahari Desert, its 15,000 square kilometres of champagne-coloured rivers, papyrus-choked reed beds and lily-covered lagoons represent …