Julian de Kretser

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4 Grainy But Awesome Racing Films You Haven’t Seen Before

What makes a great piece of ‘found’ footage? Well, if it’s not well-shot, featuring beautiful cars, or has historical significance, it’d better be …

Classic Cars

This Senna video is 1,000-hp F1 racing at its finest

Maniacally-boosted 1.5-liter turbo engines and limited grip made this qualifying session during the last F1 race in 1985 a stunning test of bravery for a young Ayrton Senna.<p>It was 1980s Formula 1 at its finest.<p>The scene is the brand-new F1 course on the streets of Adelaide, Australia. Brutal, …

Engines

Around Northern Italy by Train

The Italians are many wonderful things - but slow, safe and sane drivers, they are not. Italian highways resemble race tracks more than roads, and cars can be expensive and a hassle in the country's ancient, pedestrian-oriented cities.<p>The solution is to tour Italy by train. All the grand stops of …

Nissan will build just 45 examples of this 45th Anniversary GT-R

It's been 45 years since the release of the original Nissan Skyline GT-R, so to celebrate, the Japanese automaker has announced this special commemorative edition.<p>Based on the newly updated 2015 Nissan GT-R in Premium trim, the 45th Anniversary edition is done up in a unique shade called Silica …

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Where to find peace and quiet in New York City

Even if you’re not local, it will get to you: the car honks, the clank of trains passing overhead on elevated lines, or the roar of traffic below the pedestrian walkway on the Brooklyn Bridge. Even those walking conference calls, with dressed-up walkers barking into invisible hands-free mics around …

20 Most Important Restaurants in America

<b>By Andrew Knowlton, Bon Appétit</b><p>No, we're not talking the fanciest, trendiest, or even the ones with the most stars. These are the places that define how we eat out. They're the fearless spots the drive chefs to innovate, restauranteurs to imitate, and the rest of us to line up. In short, these are …

A road trip through provincial France

The remote region of Aveyron recalls a France of the past, with narrow country lanes, authentic village life and a population where cows outnumber people.<p>In the most visited country in the world, finding a slice of <i>la France profonde</i> (deep France) is not as easy as it once was. While Provence – with …

Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

City Halls

Gatsby's greatest places: exploring Jazz Age gems

<i>The Great Gatsby</i> is a classic American novel, and a continual inspiration to artists of all kinds. We've uncovered New York City and Long Island sights from F. Scott Fitzgerald's most iconic work. Prohibition is passé and Art Deco is long dead, but you can still live like it’s the roaring 20s in …

Vintage

Summer 2013 Guide to Washington, DC

Whether you’re looking to beef up that summertime trip to DC or need a few more excuses to book your vacation in the Capital, our local DC expert has …

America's legendary drives

With over four million miles of highway, the USA offers more road trips than anyone could tackle in one lifetime. Whether you’re itching to peek into Wild West history, or just longing for a big ol’ soulful dose of nature’s vistas, you’ll find them along America’s backroads and byways. Here are our …

Hiking

2014 Nissan GT-R Track Pack vs 2014 Audi R8 V-10 Plus! - Head 2 Head Episode 33

Beyond the beignets: New Orleans' modern food movement

New Orleans is a food city, no question; it always has been. No offense to those hearty regional faves – gumbo, jambalaya and the ubiquitous beignets – but the association has long been one of over-indulgence rather than variety and refinement. The good news: a number of the city's recently opened …

New Orleans

Tokyo is the world's most dynamic food city, even without the Michelin stars

In 2007, Michelin published its first-ever restaurant guide to Tokyo and awarded the city more stars than even Paris. Jean-Luc Naret, Michelin’s …

Winners: 2013 James Beard Restaurant and Chef Awards

The James Beard Foundation announced the winners of the 2013 James Beard Foundation <b>Restaurant and Chef Awards</b> tonight, the highest honor for food and beverage professionals (see the list of 2013 finalists and the 2012 winners).<p>Here are a few of the highlights:<p>· <b>Outstanding Chef:</b> David Chang, …

The iFlash: A USB Drive for Your Phone and Mac/PC — Vagabondish

This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.<p>Last year, I finally gave up on carting a separate point-and-shoot camera on my travels. …

iPhone 5

Mayfield: A Welcome Addition to Crown Heights

GalleryMayfield: A Welcome Addition to Crown Heights<p>Mayfield<p>688 Franklin Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11238 (at Park Place; map); 347-318-3643; mayfieldbk.com<b><br>Service:</b> Friendly, likable, open<b><br>Setting:</b> Spacious, narrow, softly lit<b><br>Must-Haves:</b> Fried clams, fried quail, spoonbread on its own if you don't get the …

Zagat

A Stylish Guide To Manhattan's Greenwich Village And Union Square

Greenwich Village and Union Square, two adjacent New York neighborhoods in Manhattan, share the distinction of having colorful political pasts and lively cultural presents. A visit to both is sure to leave you intellectually enriched, playfully pampered, and especially well fed.<p>The birthplace of …

Easy breaks from New York City

Being in the city that never sleeps can be exhausting. For those in search of a quieter slice of life, these quick trips will take you away from the Big Apple in three hours or less.<p>As the most populous city in the United States, New York has plenty to offer in terms of first-class restaurants, …