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Willem Jonkers: The Fisheye Master Of Street Photography

<b>All Images (c) Willem Jonkers</b><p><i>Willem Jonkers is not quite your average street photographer. His work is rather unique. Although he chases many of the same subjects as the other few million street photographers out there, he does so with an 8mm fisheye lens. This slight deviation from the normal</i> …

Top 10 free things to do in Rome

A stroll into Rome's industrial past<p>Until it closed in the late 1970s, the Mattatoio in the Testaccio district of Rome was the city's main slaughterhouse. Today, the complex is a jigsaw of different entities: a modern art gallery, a school of architecture, a music school, an organic supermarket. …

The chic Venice hotel on its own island

The island of Mazzorbo, a ferry ride from the centre of Venice, is a world away from the crowds of St Mark's<p>Indulging yourself in Venice normally means checking into one of the Serenissima's famed luxury hotels – the exclusive Cipriani or majestic Danieli. But indulging yourself doesn't always have …

Generator Hostel, Venice: hotel review

Venice's slick new Generator Hostel offers smart dorms, a cool vibe and killer views at decidedly un-Venetian prices<p>The last time I stayed in a hostel, a steaming drunk, muscle-bound Californian clambered in to my bunk, before a group of backpackers wrestled him out. The floors were wet and sticky, …

Venice's palazzo hotels

Venice's historic palazzo hotels are uniquely charming and offer some of the most unusual – and family-run – places to stay in the city. John Brunton is smitten<p>For the ultimate romantic holiday in Venice, it is tempting to play safe and reserve one of the classic five-star hotels – or newly …

Stay in a monastery in Venice: no frills, no crowds and the best views

Venice's hotels can be a rip-off, but stay with the monks at the iconic San Giorgio Maggiore and you pay what you wish, and see a side of the city that really is serenissima<p>Around £6,000 buys a trip for two on the Orient Express from London to Venice, a private launch and two nights at Hotel …

The Venice that most tourists miss

As the Venice Biennale of Architecture kicks off today, we head to Cannaregio and discover a neighbourhood largely unchanged by the city's tourist hordes. Its bars, restaurants and shops are great places to taste local life<p>Despite the daily invasion of tourists that flood Venice, some …

Top 10 free things to see in Venice

Isola di San Giorgio Maggiore<p>The island of San Giorgio has the ultimate views in Venice - looking out over the the Doges Palace and the Grand Canal - and the landmark church, designed in 1555 by Andrea Palladio, is a must-see. There is no charge to go inside the <i>chiesa</i>, whose rather stark interior …

Venice on a budget: how to eat, drink and travel cheaply

Snack … all the time<p>If you're happy to swap a sit-down meal in a restaurant for a stand-up snack, you can save a fortune – as well as getting a chance to rub shoulders with the locals. A proper Italian breakfast is cheap and fast – coffee and a pastry knocked back standing at the counter of a</i> …

EatWith: how to find a supper club around the world

EatWith is a clever new website that allows visitors to eat in locals' homes. Vicky Baker tries it out in Barcelona, the city where it all began<p>As I wander down a dark, narrow street in Gràcia, one of Barcelona's northern neighbourhoods, I am not sure that I'm in the right place. Then I spot a …

Top 10 free things to do in Barcelona

From Gaudí and Picasso to street parties and outdoor movies, we pick the best attractions and local haunts to help you enjoy Barcelona for free<p>See our guides to New York for free and Paris for free<p>Is there anything we’ve missed? Tell us your favourite free things to do in Barcelona in the comments …

Europe’s top 10 light art festivals

Summer’s fading, the nights are drawing in … the perfect time to see some of Europe’s cities lit up as works of art. These extravagant illuminated festivals will make you see old buildings in a new light<p>Amsterdam Light Festival, the Netherlands<p><b>27 November-18 January 2015</b><br>The only light art festival …

Seacliff Park - Bed and Breakfast - North Berwick

Bed And Breakfast accommodation – North Berwick<p>Bed and Breakfast and Equestrian Holidays, North Berwick – bring your own horse!<p>Seacliff Park is …

Scotland

The best B&Bs on the UK coast

The UK's seaside bed and breakfasts are no longer associated with chintz and net curtains – well, not the modern, stylish, dozen Sally Shalam has selected<p>Lowther House, Whitehaven, Cumbria<p>If you fancy a change from the honeypot parts of Cumbria, here's a chance to discover the west Cumbria …

Dorset B&B voted best in the world in Tripadvisor Travellers' Choice Awards

Bindon Bottom in West Lulworth tops the world's best list which includes 14 other British B&Bs<p>British B&Bs were once derided as naff and fussy but proof that the fusty image has been well and truly consigned to history comes today with the annnouncement that an £85-a-night guest house in Dorset has …

Best new British B&Bs: quirky, family-friendly and budget

Alastair Sawday's new guide to British B&Bs lists great places to stay for all tastes. Here he selects the best quirky, family and budget options<p><b>FAMILY-FRIENDLY</b><p>Staverton Hall Staverton, Northamptonshire<p>Guests enter through impressive iron gates and head to this grand house in a spectacular setting. …

10 of the best British B&Bs

From Sawday’s new British Bed & Breakfast guide, we select 10 of the most striking, characterful and unusual<p>Studio Farrows, Langport, Somerset<p>Step through the doors of Studio Farrows and take in the quirky surroundings – starting with a lounge-residing pale blue Ford Anglia! Walls are splashed with …

10 of the best sights in Istanbul

Basilica Cistern<p>The city's most unexpectedly romantic attraction, the Basilica Cistern, offers an insight into the complicated system that once brought drinking water into Istanbul from Thrace (an area of the south-east Balkans now constituting Turkish land n the European mainland, and a chunk of …

Winners of the National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest 2014 – in pictures

From a dramatic storm cloud in the US to the ‘end of the world’ in Ecuador, we take a look at the winners of the 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo contest, chosen from more than 18,000 entries from photographers around the world

British Wildlife Photography Awards – in pictures

A selection of winning images from this year’s BWPA competition

The World Atlas of Street Photography – in pictures

Ranging from staged portraiture and classic documentary to impromptu snapshots of daily life around the globe, The World Atlas of Street Photography includes the work of more than 100 contemporary photographers

oon: A Modern & Logical Update to the Power Strip

Those old plastic and metal power strips haven’t changed design since they first came out – they’re still those unsightly long, solid strips you see …

First Transatlantic “Scent Message” Sends Smell of Paris To New York

The aroma was, well, undeniably smelly.<p>At 11:31 EDT on Tuesday, an email message encoded with the scent of Paris, winged its way across the ether to land in the inbox of a Harvard professor waiting eagerly in a skull-littered basement room in New York’s American Museum of Natural History.<p>The sense …

27 Musicians And Their Hits Reimagined As Buildings

What if you could live inside your favorite songs, from “Bohemian Rhapsody” to “Space Oddity?”<p>A beloved album can turn into a sonic home of sorts, and provide a measure of comfort that trumps an actual living space. Now we have a mash-up of both: In his new illustration series, “Archimusic,” …

Unisuper to explore DC plus

23/09/2013<p>UniSuper is considering a new type of accumulation fund that sits in between defined contribution and defined benefit.<p>Any such fund would …

Nocookies

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See the difference interest can make

Even a little can go a long way<p>If you start early, a little money now can grow to a lot of money for you when you retire. The key?<p>Time.<p>Take a look …

Investing

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