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Zürich: more than finance and fondue

Ask the average person to name the party capital of Europe and Zürich probably would not top the list. What's in Zürich? Erm…bankers, fondue, chocolate, chalet-style cuckoo clocks. Think that covers it? Think again.<p>Switzerland’s largest city may not have the glamour of Paris, the hedonistic party …

8 Things Not to Miss in Istanbul

Rome may be The Eternal City, but Istanbul can make a pretty good case for immortality too. The cities are about the same age, both over two-and-a-half millennia, and for much of that time the larger, wealthier, and more influential of the two was not the one in Italy. In fact Istanbul, known as …

15 Digital Travel Trends We're Tracking at Skift This Week

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends. We’re now highlighting the …

The Seychelles for independent travellers

With stunning beaches and brilliant blue seas, it’s hardly surprising the Seychelles rank among the world’s most idyllic island getaways.<p>Marooned in the middle of the Indian Ocean, this archipelago of 115 islands is notoriously exclusive (and expensive), and if you simply couldn’t imagine …

10 Tourism Trends We're Tracking at Skift This Week

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends. We’re now highlighting the …

8 Aviation Trends We're Tracking at Skift This Week

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends. We’re now highlighting the …

False Terrorist Threats Are Challenging China's Airline Industry

China will impose tough penalties on people making false terrorist threats against airlines and airports, after a stream of bogus calls grounded …

6 Countries You've Definitely Never Heard Of

We know that a concrete slab in the middle of the ocean looks cool, but it's not a real country. There are, however, places almost as obscure that can legally consider themselves legitimate nations.<p>Check out these destinations (some vacation-worthy, some not so much) that you've definitely probably …

12 Must-Try Street Foods Around the World

"Street food, I believe, is the salvation of the human race."<p>So proclaimed Anthony Bourdain, passionate street food advocate and consumer, at the inaugural World Street Food Congress in Singapore.<p>Held in the Southeast Asian street food Mecca, the WSFC featured extensive panels and discussions about …

Beyond Beer and Lederhosen: Top 10 German Destinations

Autumn in Germany may be synonymous with beloved Oktoberfest, but this European powerhouse has more to offer than beer, pretzels and lederhosen. With its majestic castles, renowned vineyards, romantic valleys and stunning Alpine villages, Germany is not a country to be overlooked on a trip to …

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10 tips to shoot better photos on your phone

Although camera sizes have been shrinking over the years, the majority of high-quality cameras are still far too large to be carried at all times. …

CBSO/Nelsons – review

Symphony Hall, Birmingham A matinee slot was no bar to Nelsons's high-tempo, theatrical interpretation of an all-Tchaikovsky programme with the CBSO<p>It's always reassuring these days to go to a concert at which I lower the average age of the audience significantly, and a Friday matinee at Symphony …

Scottish Opera's music director resigns after only 58 days

Less than two months into his tenure, and before he's even conducted a note, Emmanuel Joel-Hornak has resigned. What's going on at Scottish Opera?<p>Well, at least he lasted longer than Cloughie. Just before the weekend, Emmanuel Joel-Hornak resigned his post as Music Director of Scottish Opera, 58 …

Why I took up the cello in my 60s

Learning to play a musical instrument at any point in life is good for the brain, it turns out. Who cares if I sound like a 'sick cow'?<p>It's thrilling to know that I have done something right – taking up the cello in my 60s. A new study from St Andrew's University proves it. Taking up a musical …

How Sour Cream Can Be A Dessert Game-Changer (PHOTOS)

When you think of sour cream recipes, it's likely that foods like baked potatoes, quesadillas and chili come to mind. But if you're limiting your use of sour cream to savory recipes, you're missing out on one of the best secret weapons for making dessert.<p>Adding sour cream to your dessert recipes is …

JetBlue's New Premium Class Is Nice But the New Coach Seats Are the Real Story

Yes, the new JetBlue premium class is nice, but the coach seat that most JetBlue passengers will actually sit in is being overhauled too. Here's what you should know about it.<p>JetBlue is rolling out its new premium class seats today at a rooftop launch event at its New York headquarters, but most of …

9 Hot Makeup Looks for Fall 2013

Browse some of our favorite celebrity inspirations for fall makeup.<p>The season's most memorable—and magnificent—makeup looks have a bit of daring and a lot of sex appeal. Even better? They're easy enough to try at home.<p>Getty Images

Naomi Campbell: "I'm Not Actually Very Confident"

Naomi Campbell's name conjures up a variety of different thoughts and ideas for most of us. But insecurity isn't one of them. However, that is in …

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Street Chic: Paris

Photo: Amar Daved<p>Check yourself. Plaid, in muted fall hues, has its moment in Paris.<p><b>Top:</b> (Shop similar: Rick Owens)<p><b>Sweater:</b> (Shop similar: Rag & Bone)<p><b>Pants:</b> (Shop similar: Suno)<p><b>Shoes:</b> (Shop similar: Marc Jacobs)<p><b>Sunglasses:</b> (Shop similar: Illesteva)<p><b>Want to see more street style? Check out our Tumblr</b> …

Shorts: the big fashion trend of summer 2013

Shorts – notably denim hotpants – overtook skirts this year. All credit to Alexa Chung, the patron saint of shorts<p><b>This might seem a little late to be asking, but what fashion lessons did we learn from summer 2013?</b><i><br>Caroline, by email</i><p>In a word, shorts. Shorts are not exactly news but it was this …