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Top 5 unmissable journeys by rail

There are few more memorable ways to travel than by train. Here are <i>Lonely Planet Traveller</i> magazine’s top five ways to get on board.<p>1. The Ghan, Australia: the luxury rail ride<p>The Australian outback is a place that’s hard to grasp: a vast, ill-defined area mapped by Aboriginal people not on paper …

Hello Sony. Goodbye Nikon. The Story of why I am Switching from Nikon to Sony.

“‘To take an interesting photo, some may choose to carry around a lot of metal and glass and mirrors and silicon. I choose to carry around <i>less</i> metal …

How to Choose the Healthiest Beer, Wine, and Cocktails [INFOGRAPHIC]

Hitting the bar isn’t quite as healthy as, say, hiking; but it doesn’t have to be a calorie-fest, either. Staying on track while drinking is all …

Alcohol

Cirali, Turkey: Secret Seaside

<i>Where is this beach? South-west Turkey, an hour's drive from Antalya</i><p><i>Who's it good for? Families, nature lovers (for the loggerhead turtles)</i><p><i>What is there to do? Watch the loggerhead turtles, enjoy the beach, walk to the Chimaera</i><p><i>What makes it special? Development is minimal, thanks to protection by</i> …

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New London restaurant and bar openings, July 2013

It's yet another good month for restaurant openings in London, with another dining venue now open in The Shard and London's street-food scene gaining a temporary foothold in Canary Wharf. Elsewhere, a trio of American-themed venues are opening around Covent Garden and an unusual new themed …

England

4 Moves to a Flat Belly | Women's Health

Position your hands shoulder-width apart on the floor and place your shins on a stability ball. Your body should form a straight line from head to heels (a). Keeping your back flat, slowly bend your knees toward your chest (b). Pause, then return to start. That's one rep. Do 15 to 20.<p>Grab a light …

Rao's Genius Meatballs

<i>Every week, Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore unearths recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: Ultra-tender meatballs with a surprising magic ingredient: water, and lots of it.</i><p>I don't care what your grandma says. Spaghetti and meatballs doesn't have to be a meal that you slave over and …

Outrageous Chocolate Cookies

Don't bake these rich double-chocolate cookies to a crisp; they are meant to be soft and chewy.

Dessert

Expensive experiences, cheaper alternatives

The world’s most iconic travel experiences don’t usually come cheap – but sometimes there are real alternatives. Here are some ideas for the budget-conscious, and expert advice on whether it’s actually worth paying the price for some of these bucket-list classics.<p><b>1. Orient Express vs InterRail</b> …

Queensland, Australia: a secluded paradise to die for

It is mid-morning on a boat five miles off Australia’s tropical north coast. A 5ft-long bull shark has just leapt spectacularly out of the water to seize a barramundi that had been dangling from a rod, about to be landed. When a degree of calmness finally returns to our group of rattled tourists, …

The Great Barrier Reef, Australia: Trip of a Lifetime

The Great Barrier Reef in <b>Australia</b> is a place that generates superlatives – but instantly transcends them. Rated as one of the seven wonders of the natural world, it stretches for 2,300 kilometres (1,430 miles) along the Queensland coast – from Bundaberg to the Torres Strait.<p>In addition to being …

Australia

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Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Train Better: 10 Exercise Machines to Avoid

Exercise machines aren't always effective—or even safe. Avoid these machines the next time you hit the gym. We've even got all-star alternatives to<br>help you train smarter<p>Photos: Mitch Mandel; Beth Bischoff<p>Seated Leg Extension Machine<p><b>What it's supposed to do:</b> Train the quadriceps.<p><b>What it actually</b> …

Top 10 European travel destinations for 2013

Size isn’t everything: Europe is just one quarter the size of Asia, one third the size of Africa, but its pull for travellers is unmatched around the world. If you’re exploring Europe this year – or just dreaming about it – some destinations are bound to come to mind: East London with its shiny …

Ecuador's railway in the sky

Remember those US newsreels of whistlestop tours showing the would-be president waving at voters from an open balcony at the back of a train? I’ve just had a taste of what those tours must have been like. I was on the rear veranda of the world’s latest tourist train as it inched its way past crowds …

Trains

Top 10 Eastern European getaways

For years Eastern Europe was the undiscovered half of the continent - but things have changed. The diverse highlights of Eastern Europe are now drawing travellers by the trainload. Here are our top 10 Eastern European getaways.<p>1. Julian Alps, Slovenia<p>The Julian Alps form Slovenia's dramatic …

The Mighty Trees at Glen Oaks Big Sur

Stuck On Earth in Big Sur<p>I was able to use Stuck On Earth to find a lot of great places in Big Sur! By the way, don’t forget that you can now get it …

Croatia summer holidays guide: beach resorts

Croatia summer holidays guide<p>How to book the best Croatia beach holiday, with advice on islands including Krk, Rab, Pag and Brac, Blue Flag beaches, the Makarska Rivijera, as well as recommended accommodation near the beaches, and the best tour operators to get you there.<p>Croatia’s main pull has to …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

London's best restaurants

Long gone are the days when London’s culinary scene was subjected to international scorn. The capital is now home to many of the world’s most innovative and impressive chefs and its restaurants cater to all tastes and budgets with an ever-increasing selection of innovative and interesting …

Top 5 alternative New Zealand road trips

<i>Who can resist the urge to hit the open (and almost empty) road in New Zealand? Certainly not us...but don't forget that the country has urban adventures aplenty, too. Check out our selection of lesser known (but no less wonderful) road trips, then head over to BBC Travel to find out about the</i> …

5 Can't-Miss Places to Visit in Southern Laos

While I loved everywhere I visited in Southeast Asia, I have a special place in my heart for Southern Laos. One of the least visited areas in the …

Asia Travel

Shanghai's best street foods and stalls

Shengjianbao<p>A Shanghai speciality, <i>shēngjiān mántou</i> – or <i>shēngjiān bāo</i>, as they're known everywhere else in China – are juicy pork buns wrapped in …

Burma hotels: four of the best

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