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21 places in Italy you never thought to visit (but really should)

Planning an Italian holiday in 2018 but want to escape the tourist hordes? Then head instead to one of these lesser-known gems.<p>1. Marina de Pisciotta, Campania<p>Lee Marshall, author of Telegraph Travel's guides to Rome, Florence, Tuscany and Sicily, recommends this unheralded spot in the Province of …

RIP Redux: Dan Abramov announces future fetcher API

At JSConf 2018 in Iceland the mastermind behind the Redux JavaScript state management library, Dan Abramovich, announced his replacement for Redux …

10 Places in Europe Still (Mostly) Undiscovered by Tourists

France, Spain, and Italy have long taken the limelight when it comes to popular travel destinations in Europe, but some of the continent’s most …

The 10 dishes you cannot leave Britain without eating

<b>British cuisine is rarely lauded but old-fashioned dishes, such as syrup pudding and scotch eggs, have exploded in popularlity in the last decade. Here, Diana Henry serves up Britain on a plate, choosing ten dishes that have become part of our way of life.</b><p>1. Roast beef and Yorkshire pudding<p>The …

England

10 reasons why Puglia is the perfect family holiday destination

Puglia, the heel of Italy’s boot, is a sun-baked region that has a rich culture of simple pleasures. It’s a favoured getaway within Italy, and so gets packed out in the summer months, with Italian families filling their cars and hot-footing it here for the back-in-time hilltop and coastal towns, …

Cotswold Way: Why a walking holiday in the UK is the ultimate staycation

“Parachute a local into any Cotswold village and they’ll tell you where they are by the colour of the stone,” Andrew Guppy, owner of Cotswold Walks, …

Travel

Stages Wants to Own Training With Its New Products

​Newly launched head unit and cloud-based software are the core of a power-training ecosystem<p>When Stages introduced its line of powermeters in fall of 2012, the focus was, well, focus. Stages made powermeters for the left crankarm only, which made them more affordable than conventional crank-based …

Europe's 28 best hidden seaside resorts

The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Declarative Code

Transcript:<p>Benjamin: Good afternoon, everyone. I hope you're still awake at this late time of the day. My name is Benjamin Encz. I'm a software …

Programming

Top 10: the best Venice hotels on the Grand Canal

An insider's guide to the best Venice hotels on the Grand Canal, including the top places to stay for terraces and rooftop bars overlooking the canal, rooms with Grand Canal views, gourmet restaurants, period furnishings and Renaissance architecture, near the Guggenheim Museum, Salute church, the …

The perfect ski resort for someone who doesn't like skiing

Two confessions: I am a terrible skier, and I am a terrified skier. The two do not always go hand in hand – I used to be a terrible but excited skier, quite gung-ho and free from nerves, until I had a catastrophic fall one unseasonably warm spring while shooting down a slope covered with something …

Japan: No place like homestays

“This powers everything up,” explains Tanya leaning over the forbidding Japanese toilet. “This switch here is for warming up the seat in winter. You …

Seven incredible adventures you can have in a weekend

Have your weekends been a little lacklustre of late? You don't need to use up all your annual leave to have a real adventure – you'd be surprised how much you can squeeze into a couple of days.<p>From bear watching to bobsledding, these trips will do the trick. They start on a Thursday or Friday and …

Travel

10 great journeys on British waterways

Northern Ireland

The 25 best destinations for winter sun

7 alternative European winter city breaks that are cosy and affordable

Cosy and compact, packed with things to do, and offering all kinds of seasonal treats and delights, these small European cities are perfect for a …

Best Beach holidays: Tropical escapes to Soak up the Winter Sun

Turquoise waters, golden sands, secluded bays – a sun-drenched coastline is the instant route to nirvana and a well-deserved post-holiday-season …

Snorkelling

Majorca beaches

Expert guide to Majorca<p>An insider's guide to Majorca's best beaches, including the top beachside bars and restaurants, as well as information on activities and watersports. By Annie Bennett, Telegraph Travel's Majorca expert.<p>Cala Llombards<p>On the southeast coast, this cove is a long, thin strip of …

Did You Know That You Can Ride Without Traffic Your Bike From Paris To London?

<b>The Greenway.</b><p>Yep, you read right: Paris to London on a bicycle. Even though England is an island and there is a sea between the two countries, a specially designed itinerary is in place for the brave, willing, and ready, to undertake the voyage.<p>The possible path leads bikers (not of the motor kind) …

Alberta's Best Road Trip: The Canadian Rockies

For a trip heavy on outdoor adventure and natural discoveries, hop in a car and journey through the Canadian Rockies.<p>Looking for the greatest mountain road trip in North America? Head north. Canada, people sometimes forget, is a road trip nation too. And the 266-mile (428-kilometer) ride from …

Hiking

Tobago, Island of a Myriad Glorious Bays: Trotting round Trinidad and Tobago on the Looney Front, Part 4

New Zealand may have its Bay of Islands, 144 of them within a 100-square-mile natural harbour, but tiny Tobago seems to have almost as many bays within the island's 115 square miles of jungle-cloaked volcanic cliffs.<p>This is especially true on the Caribbean side, where it's tempting to say that each …

Greek Islands travel guide

Expert guide to the Greek Islands<p>An insider's guide to 10 of the most popular Greek Islands, featuring the best hotels, restaurants, things to do and how to travel there and around. By Marc Dubin, Telegraph Travel's Greek Islands expert. Click on the tabs below for guides to Corfu, Crete, …

Top 10 places to visit on the Ecuador coast

Santa Elena and Salinas<p>Just outside provincial capital Santa Elena is Museo Los Amantes de Sumpa. Around 200 skeletons were unearthed at this site in the 1970s, including the “Lovers of Sumpa”, a man and a woman found in an 8,000-year-old embrace. There’s no bigger contrast between old and new than …

South America

34 Amazing South America Adventure Experiences

When people think of South America adventure, they think of a destination in rawness, vast wilderness and spectacular scenery. The amount of outdoor …

Expert guide to Majorca

Local laws and etiquette<p>Get a couple of photocopies of your European Health Insurance Card and passport, as you will need them for any medical treatment.<p>You must carry your passport with you by law.<p>You sometimes have to show your passport when paying by debit or credit card.<p>If driving, you must …

London hotels with Michelin-starred restaurants

Céleste at The Lanesborough, Hyde Park<p>Gaining a Michelin-star in October 2016, Céleste, the Lanesborough's only restaurant offers food by Florian Favario, protégée of Eric Frechon, whose three Michelin-starred Epicure restaurant at Le Bristol is one of the hotspots of Paris. The tasting menu at …

The best restaurants in Venice

Expert guide to Venice<p>Venice is a minefield of overpriced, tourist-trap restaurants offering depressingly mediocre food. Happily, there are some dazzling fine dining establishments and authentic local finds, for those in the know. Telegraph Travel expert Anne Hanley shares her favourite places to …

Costa Rica: Raft, Snorkel & Kayak

• Home<br>• Central America<br>• Costa Rica<br>• Costa Rica: Raft, Snorkel & Kayak<p>Become immersed in Costa Rica's natural wilds, snorkelling, kayaking and rafting<p>Quench …

Central America

10 Best Hikes In Europe - Adventurous

Every year millions of tourists flock to Europe to experience the best out of the continent. But what they are missing out while traveling in the …