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London’s best burgers

Like what you see below?<p>Bag our Burger Box and get <b>50 percent off</b> at ten of these purveyors of perfect patties.<p>Buy now<p>23<p>The Drapers Arms<p>Cheeseburger, …

Burgers

Where to shop in London

Napoleon famously referred to England as a nation of shopkeepers. Two hundred years later, London remains one of the best places in the world to go shopping. Big-name emporiums such as Selfridges, Harvey Nichols, Hamleys, Fortnum & Mason and Liberty are both sightseeing attractions in their own …

England

Top 10: the best budget hotels in Amsterdam

An insider's guide to the best cheap hotels in Amsterdam, including the top affordable places to stay for canal views, stylish design, fun bars and interesting architecture, in locations including the canal ring, Jordaan, De Pijp and Rembrandtplein.<p>Volkshotel<p>Southeast of the historic canal area, …

Scenic day-long hikes: walking in New Zealand

New Zealand may be justifiably famous for its Great Walks and other multi-day hiking trails, but don’t break out the cooking stove and sleeping bag just yet. Much of the same wilderness can be explored on day hikes, which means less gear, less effort, and quite possibly more fun.<p>1. Twilight–Te …

The best pubs in London

Bars and pubs, Pubs<p>The Archers<p><b>What’s the vibe?</b> A refurbed pub that stays true to its East End roots, even if they’ve ditched the karaoke and embraced …

Top 10: the best Cotswolds pubs with rooms

An insider's guide to the best pubs with rooms in the Cotswolds, featuring the top places to stay for good food, excellent walks, period charm, cosy fires and characterful rooms, in locations including Kingham, Tetbury and Winchcombe.<p>The Wheatsheaf Inn<p>Northleach, Cotswolds, England<p>8 Telegraph …

England

The 40 best restaurants in Britain

Photograph: Charlie Bibby/FT<p>Giorgio Locatelli at Castles’ Pie and Mash, Camden.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/4/22/1429701918186/55160be6-c8fe-41c2-804a-480e88d9cc02-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Charlie Bibby/FT<p>Giorgio Locatelli at Castles’ Pie and Mash, …

A meandering tale: the truth about pi and rivers

Pi Day 2015: A well known fact about pi is that it describes the bendiness of rivers. I wanted to test this theory, and so I crowd-sourced river lengths to find out<p>Of the many weird and wonderful facts about pi, one of my favourites is a surprising connection between the number 3.14 and the world …

The foodie traveller … tucks in to a free dinner in Paris

There are three bars you can go to in Paris where you can eat your fill for the price of a drink. And at one, live music is on the menu too<p>Here’s a secret not many people know: there’s a trio of Parisian bars at which customers can dine well for the price of a pint. All you have to do is order a …

The best spa hotels in the south of England

There are many hotels in the south of England that offer spas; but there is a subtle but definite distinction between ‘hotels with spa’ and ‘spa hotels’. The former offers spa facilities of some sort - often excellent - but it can’t be said that they are the main point of the hotel. The latter’s …

Environmentally Friendly

Prefab tiny home generates more power than it uses

Sustainability is the core principle behind the work of Australian prefabricated modular home specialist ArchiBlox, and its Carbon Positive House is the cream of its crop. Rather than carbon-neutrality, the compact home is designed around carbon-positivity. It's equipped with everything it needs to …

The 100 best cheap eats in London

London might well be the world’s greatest food city (that’s right, we’ve gone there) but with spiraling living costs putting the brakes on the …

Cosy hotels: readers' tips

<b>This week's winning review</b><p><b>Bushmills Inn, Antrim</b><p>Go to <b>Bushmills Inn</b>, County Antrim, and you will be welcomed by genuinely friendly staff into a historic gem of an old coaching inn, some parts of which date back to 1608.<p>There are glowing peat fires, snug little rooms stuffed with interesting antiques, …

7 Ways Architecture Can Tackle Global Warming

These ideas, from a structure made of recycled milk cartons to algae that can boost a sinking city, actually scale.<p>Architecture is one of the key drivers of climate change. Between construction and the energy required to keep buildings up and running, the industry is responsible for nearly half of …

Lightroom Iron Chef: 29 Submitted Photos Processed Live In Front of a Crowd

Photographer Stu Maschwitz of Prolost recently paid a visit to the Bay Area Lightroom User Group and tried something he’s always wanted to do: …

Let’s go to … Ventnor, Isle of Wight

Photograph: Alamy<p>Beach huts at Ventnor. The Spyglass Inn can be seen in the distance.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/2/19/1424360690691/d5173255-db39-47e2-9fab-14f9bfb8b896-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Alamy<p>Beach huts at Ventnor. The Spyglass Inn can be seen in the …

Experimental building technique makes concrete look like skeletons

Casting concrete is as old as the Roman Empire -- the Romans poured concrete to create their aqueducts -- and even now it remains among the …

At MoMA, How 'Tactical Urbanism' Can Preserve the Future of Cities

As the world braces for a huge population influx into cities, a new exhibit looks at how scaling infrastructure could improve life in the accompanying "unplanned settlements."<p>In the overcast light of a Mumbai slum, six men surround a rectangular frame that has been set on the ground. It is hoisted …

New York has world's most expensive hotels

A survey from GoEuro, a European travel information website, compared the prices of everything from five-star hotels to hostels and even Air bnb rentals, to reveal the average price a traveller can expect in a city.<p>The most expensive accommodation in the world is found in <b>New York</b>, where the average …

10 cities with the cheapest hotels

European Travel

The world's 50 greatest countries – according to you

5 Memory Strategies For Learning Anything Fast

Developmental psychologists and cognitive scientists have found range of factors that help do just that — and some of them are pretty weird.<p>Here are a few.<p>We usually think of reading as a totally visual exercise; after all, it's just your eyes scanning the page, right?<p>Not quite. Turns out that we …

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