Mel T

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Zurich city guide: what to see, plus the best restaurants, bars and hotels

Yes, it’s big on banking and watches but don’t imagine the Swiss city is entirely straitlaced – this year it’s going gaga over Dada for starters<p>Although it’s routinely placed at the top of lifestyle rankings, Zurich is rarely, if ever, rated as one of Europe’s cultural capitals. There’s a …

Salaries & Wages

Readers’ recipe swap: Toasties | Eve O’Sullivan

You got slap-happy with the butter knife and managed to make a two-course meal out of this student stalwart ... Next time: we’d love to see your recipes for <b>fishcakes</b>. Upload them by Wed 10 Feb to GuardianWitness or send them in to recipes@theguardian.com<p>For me, a toasted sandwich is one of the top …

Bread

Expressive Dog Portraits Capture the Soulful Essence of Man's Best Friend

While many pet photographers take portraits highlighting the outer beauty of canine companions, photographer Anne Geier captures something a little more–the intangible essence of man's best friend. She also showcases the grace of a canine's soul. Amidst the enchanting, Austrian wilderness, the …

Photography

The 25 best iPhone apps of 2015, according to Apple

Apple is known for being extremely selective, and this year's list contains a mixture of everything — from helpful productivity apps to innovative apps that take your mobile photography to the next level.<p>We've collected all of Apple's top picks in one tidy place for you to learn more about each one …

11 Awesome Gifts for the Traveler in Your Life

If you have a serious traveler in your life you probably know that the only thing that gets them more excited than a plane ticket is something that will make their travel more enjoyable. For that reason the members of travel website, Trippy.com have put together their list of the travel toys they'd …

Hiking in South America: readers’ tips

With snowy peaks casting shadows on tropical landscapes, hidden ruins of ancient civilisations and deserts punctuated with immense volcanoes, South America isn’t short of dramatic hikes<p>An excellent four-day hike (a one-day hike from Cerro Castillo village to glacial lake is possible) that begins on …

South America

32 things everyone should do in Germany

In fact, Germany was recently voted the world's third-most tourism-friendly country by the World Economic Forum.<p>From mountains to beaches, wine regions to beer halls, here are the 32 things all travelers should experience in Germany.

14 photographs that prove everything you've seen on Instagram is a lie

Instagram permeates all walks of modern life, and many of you may be familiar with the fine art of employing just the right photographic filter to turn the ordinary into the extraordinary (and then pass it off as the ordinary).<p>For those previously unaware, the slightly cycnical skill is the modus …

The best burgers in London

From a perfectly done cheeseburger to a patty that's been smothered in bacon jam, these burgers are catching the attention of London locals and tourists alike.<p>We've put together a list of 15 burgers you should make sure to try next time you're in London, based off of recommendations from Zagat, …

7 Sweet and Simple Breads That Will Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Ready or not, the holiday season is in full swing: The neighborhood decorations are up, the festive music is playing and the Black Friday commercials are running. You might as well get in the spirit and start baking. These sweet and simple breads will fill your home with the scents of the season -- …

10 cheap eats that New Yorkers love

Our hunger for the exotic, the daring, and the artery-busting is so great that it's spawned a whole new landscape of cheap eats.<p>Joining the ranks of the $1 slice and the pastrami sandwich are crave-worthy bites like matzo meal-crusted fried chicken and sustainably caught Maine lobster rolls.<p>Keep …

Interview: Breathtaking Images of Underwater Life Captured by Freediving Photographers

For nearly 15 years, freediving and photography duo Alex Voyer and Alex Roubaud of Fisheye have been exploring and documenting the stunning depths of the world's oceans. The two friends hit the seas when they're not working at their day jobs in Paris, using their time away from the office to slip …

How Sunscreen May Be Destroying Coral Reefs

The effects of a chemical in sunscreen are toxic at the concentration equivalent to a drop of water in an Olympic pool.<p>A chemical in sunscreen may be …

Coral Reefs

Europe’s best ice-cream parlours: readers’ travel tips

Food and drink,Ice cream and sorbet,Travel,Food & drink,Italy,Summer holidays<p>From classic flavours to Jaffa Cake, mojito and even vegan versions, readers pick their favourite ice-cream shops across Europe<b><br>•</b> To add a tip for next week and be in with a chance of winning a £200 Hotels.com voucher, go …

Our 10 best all-day eggs recipes

Eggs,Life and style,Food & drink,Spanish food and drink,Italian food and drink,Japanese food and drink,French food and drink<p>We kick off a week-long Cook special on the wonders of the humble egg with this selection of surprisingly eclectic eggy recipes, showing they make a handsome plateful morning …

French Food

The Creamiest, Dreamiest Frostings and Icings Around

Let's get some cupcakes up in here: These homemade icing and frosting recipes are what dreams are made of.<p><b>Cakes are better with it.</b> Cupcakes need it. You know you love it: Here are our best recipes for frostings, icings, and glazes.

Iceland's landscape captured in all its extreme natural beauty, in pictures - Telegraph

The 100 best restaurants in London

Time Out More Card<p>Introducing the perks card you’ll actually love. Jump the queue, score free wings, get one on the house at the city’s coolest …

England

Artist Turns Historical Photos into Colorfully Whimsical Composites

In a continuation of her <i>Dancing with Costica</i> series, Australian artist Jane Long has created more imaginatively surreal compositions by digitally restoring, colorizing, and manipulating black-and-white photos captured over 50 years ago. The series came about when Long was looking for a way to brush …

Art

10 Elegant Homes You Simply Must Rent in Paris

These spaces are so lovely that you might just skip the Eiffel and stay in.<p>These spaces are so lovely that you might just skip the Eiffel and stay in.

Eggplant Parmesan with Fresh Mozzarella

8 Servings<p>Removing all but a strip of the eggplant’s skin lets the flesh meld with the sauce without falling apart—that's the secret of this baked eggplant parmesan recipe. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¾ cup plus 2 Tbsp. olive oil, …

50 Summer Salads You'll Actually Enjoy Eating

No more sad, wilted greens.<p>No more sad, wilted greens.

Food

23 Amazing Ways to Use Lavender

Soaps, scones and rooms sprays are just the beginning.<p>Wondering what to do with all that lavender you're growing in your yard? Soaps, scones and rooms sprays are just the beginning.

How to Make Ice Cream Without a Machine (Hooray!)

Nope, you don't need fancy equipment to chill out. Here's how to make ice cream without a machine.<p>Nothing beats a bowl of sweet, smooth ice cream—well, except maybe a cone of it. When we can't make it to one of our favorite ice cream parlors, we're big fans of homemade ice cream. While you will …

Readers' recipes: cracking courgette recipes

Suffering courgette glut? These recipes will be your saviour<p>It’s said the meek will inherit the Earth, but I’m pretty sure it might be courgettes. Gardeners among you know that this favourite summer vegetable grows at a quite extraordinary rate. Right now, home cooks all over the country have …

Get Out of the Office—Why Wilderness is Not a Luxury

Whenever I fly, I prefer a window seat. Despite my excessive time in the air traveling for work (accruing an embarrassing carbon footprint), I marvel at the patterns of our world from 30,000 feet. I am particularly intrigued by empty spots—places where roads and towns and development do not exist. …

Best free things to do in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is not a cheap place, but with a bit of planning and creativity, you can spend an enjoyable day in the city on very little money. Outdoor spaces, street concerts, galleries and markets abound in this packed metropolis, many open free-of-charge.<p>Local buses and rooftop car parks provide …

Hong Kong

7 secret beaches in England's south west

Soak up the sun and glorious sea views from these little-known beaches in south-west UK – perfect for weekend trips this summer<p>1. Gwynver<p><b>Land's end</b> …

Hiking

Slovenia: Europe's outdoor adventure playground

The central European country of Slovenia packs an adventure-sports punch much greater than its diminutive size would suggest. The north of the country is dominated by towering mountain ranges that provide plentiful challenges for hikers and skiers. In the west, pure alpine streams strengthen as …

European Travel

10 tourist traps you should avoid in Italy — and where to go instead

But Italy is big, and it can be overwhelming for first timers, who inevitably, bowled over by choice, fall into overpriced tourist traps.<p>Here are the places you should avoid, and the often cheaper, always more authentic alternatives you should hit instead.<p>If we told you to go see a tilting old …