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The 10 Best Spy Movies Ever Made

Some unconventional picks.<p>Spying is not so different from making a movie. "Twenty-four lies per second" is how director Michael Haneke describes filmmaking. Alfred Hitchcock knew that well, which is why he kept returning to the subject of professional liars again and again. He could relate. The …

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20 exercises to bulletproof your joints and prevent injury

Look we get it: Some exercises just aren't sexy or showy—but neither are knee braces, slings, tweaked lower backs, or bad moods you develop because …

Take the Plank Challenge to Carve Your Core

We're here to help you challenge your core (you're welcome) with this plank series. It's part of our Jump-Start fitness plan, helping you move every day for two weeks. This challenge uses all sorts of planks to give your arms, abs, back, and butt a great workout. Click here for a printable PDF of …

PopSugar

Planning to get fit in 2017? First you need to change the way you think

Sometimes, your approach to health and fitness needs a whole new mindset. Tomorrow is the day when we face up to our new year resolutions, particularly when it comes to our bodies. We will be different in 2017, we tell ourselves. We will be fitter, leaner, more effective in our lives.<p>This is …

Yoga

The Best Places to Travel in 2017

From Portugal and the Azores to Canada (yes—all of it), these 17 editor-endorsed destinations are the best places to travel this year.

Stopover: Amsterdam

A day in the Dutch capital.<p><b>Stay: Hotel Pulitzer</b><br>Located in the Nine Streets neighborhood, this unique accommodation stands out in a city full of them. …

Autocamp

Autocamp takes glamping to a whole new level, it offers guests a chance to stay in one of their many custom Airstream trailers, or in a luxurious …

How to Have the Perfect Vacation in Sonoma

No longer in the shadow of Napa, the gorgeously laid-back California county is booming with new restaurants, inns, and tasting rooms that are giving …

National Geographic Travel

Top 14 cosy pubs in London

Crackling fires and comfy seats are a must. A proper cosy pub should induce the best kind of drowsiness, the kind of place where a Sunday can be lost …

England

7 Ways to Let London Surprise You

Stay away from the royal groupies with these offbeat <b>London</b> experiences.<p><b>Murder Mystery:</b> Jack the Ripper hogs all the press when it comes to East London’s five prostitute murders of 1888. Discover more about the victims by visiting the <b>Ten Bells pub</b> on Whitechapel’s Commercial Street—a couple of the …

England

Top 10: world's most luxurious glamping sites

Garden Visits

Killiehuntly Farmhouse: An Organic Garden in the Scottish Highlands<p>by Meredith Swinehart<p>15 Garden Ideas to Steal from the Shakers<p>by Annie …

Landscaping

Turn Any Bike into an E-Bike

New pedal-assist wheels give almost any bike an electric boost<p>For utility purposes, an e-bike offers an attractive set of features. Because you can ride farther, faster, with less effort, they’re great for commuting, especially in situations where arriving to the office sweaty is not an option. …

A craft beer lover's guide to London

In the last 15 years, London has seen incredible growth in its brewing industry from a mere two breweries in 1999 to more than 50 today. Almost all of these new enterprises are small, independent and produce high-quality, innovative styles of beer – an approach to brewing that’s been given the …

These 10 Hiking Trails Will Blow Your Mind

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BeerBug

Keep tabs on your home brew operation even if you're not at home with the BeerBug. This WiFi-enabled sensor monitors the specific gravity, …

10 Canalside Cafes in London

Please note this blog is no longer active. This post was last updated 2 years, 9 months ago and may contain out of date prices, opening times, links …

London champagne bars

Whether you're partying in Soho, catching a train or enjoying a spot of retail therapy, there's always time for a glass of fizz at London champagne …

Best gastropubs in London

Do you want to enjoy the atmosphere of a London pub but also top-quality cuisine that's usually found in a leading restaurant? Venture into one of …

London's 10 best afternoon teas

The ritual of afternoon tea owes its origins to Anna, the 7th Duchess of Bedford. As a young women in the early 1800s she lived during a time when it was common to eat only two main meals a day, with breakfast scheduled early in the morning and dinner occurring late in the evening. Routinely …

England

24 of London's most incredible historic pubs

As the Great British Beer Festival continues in London, we reveal our pick of the best historic pubs in the heart of the capital.<p>There are few more quintessentially English experiences than supping a pint of ale in a centuries-old public house, where the walls could tell you stories. London is …

England

Design News: Ace Hotel Opens in Shoreditch

Here we go again: another Ace Hotel for the design world to obsess over (remember the flurry when the Roman & Williams-designed Ace opened in NYC?). …

Shoreditch

Chickpea Pancake with Broccoli and Eggplant Puree Recipe

Recipes

Mini guide to pubs in London

In a country known for its watering holes, these are the go-to places for craft beers, gastropub dishes and to soak up the city’s wealth of history.<p>One of the city’s great social levellers, a local can be the place to go for craft beers or gastropub dishes, for feeling the sun on your face in an …

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