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How much money should I bring to Japan? Travel budget for visiting Tokyo!

Visiting Japan can mean different things to different people, but the kind of trip you will have depends to a large extent on what kind of budget you …

10 of the best New York rooftop bars

There’s nothing like summer in the city, but when the sun comes out in New York, there’s only one place you want to be – on a rooftop, a glass of …

In super-dense Hong Kong, capsule hotel offers rest

<b>(CNN) —</b> As you walk up the staircase in central Hong Kong , a mural of a woman hugging a pillow appears on the adjacent wall, followed by a message reading: "I'm so good at sleeping, I can do it with my eyes closed."<p>This is the approach to SLEEEP, billed as Hong Kong's first licensed capsule hotel …

Hong Kong

Why You Should Use Back-Button AF on Nikon DSLRs

I finally have a chance to write a few thoughts down on the new Nikon D500. Were you (like me) one of the thousands of Nikon photographers who waited …

Cameras

Quick-Pickled Vegetables

You can use any thinly shaved or sliced vegetable you like for this recipe. We love quick pickles on sandwiches because they add acidity and crunch. …

11 London hotel openings in 2018 that you need to know about

A modern-day Dutch Master: inside Hotel Indigo The Hague, a former bank turned boutique hotel

The coolest nightlife in Berlin

Berlin is famed the world over for its diversity of nightlife, never-ending nightclubs and anything-goes attitude. There's a very good spread of establishments, from old-school corner pubs (kneipen) and smart wine bars to grungy indie bars and live gig venues. Read Telegraph Travel expert Paul …

The best budget hotels for a European city break in 12 top destinations

An expert guide to the top budget hotels in Europe, including the best affordable accommodation in Venice, Rome, Paris, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Dubrovnik, Prague, Lisbon, Madrid, Florence, Budapest and Berlin.<p><b>Prices quoted are for a double room in low season, based on two people sharing. Prices are</b> …

The most amazing bars in Berlin

Expert guide to Berlin<p>Berlin is known for its edgy corners and hipster hangouts, cosy pubs and off-the-beaten-track bars. From old-fashioned cocktails in hidden speakeasies, fizzy Pilsners in buzzy beer hall or schnaps on a balcony overlooking Kantstrasse, Telegraph Travel expert Paul Sullivan …

Perfect days for foodies in Hamburg's hippest neighbourhoods

Hamburg’s culinary scene is ready for prime time and not only because it’s basking in more Michelin stars than ever before. The true soul of this city isn’t measured in fine-dining accolades but in the imagination and dedication of its local kitchen maestros.<p>To connect with this spirit, you’ll want …

Counter-culture

Copenhagen hotels: 5 of the best

Hotel Sanders<p>BEST COPENHAGEN HOTEL FOR: spot-on service<p>This brand-new property, almost opposite the stage door of the Royal Danish Theatre, is the …

European Travel

Kyoto guide: Where to eat, drink shop and stay in Japan’s temple-filled city

With its rich colours, tradition, history and culture, Kyoto is a city which allows visitors a glimpse into the past. The city embodies the Japanese …

London's coolest hotels to hang out in

Top 10: the best hotels in Madrid city centre

An insider's guide to the top hotels in Madrid's city-centre, including the best for Michelin-starred dining, spas and rooftop bars and pools, in locations such as Gran Vía, Plaza Santa Ana and Chueca, and close to sights such as the Prado and Reina Sofia.<p>Me Madrid Reina Victoria<p>The hotel has a …

Where to stay in Madrid: hotels by district

A neighbourhood guide to the best areas to stay in Madrid, as chosen by our resident expert, including the best hotels on Gran Vía and Paseo del Prado, and in neighbourhoods including Chueca, Salamanca and the Barrio de las Letras.<p>Gran Vía<p>The Gran Vía is the main avenue through the centre of the …

The 50 best boutique hotels in Europe

Boutique hotels are the catwalk models of the accommodation world: sleek, sexy, dressed to impress and Instagrammable at every turn. Whether in the city or the country, beside the sea or in the mountains, with four bedrooms or 45 (though no more than that), the best of them are cool and stylish, …

Paris hotels: The best budget options under €100

Paris: so much to see, do eat, shop, admire and ogle, so why bother splurging on an expensive bed for the night when you’re hardly going to be there? …

The best shopping in Paris

Expert guide to Paris<p>"Whoever does not visit Paris regularly will never really be elegant," wrote the novelist Honoré de Balzac in 1830, and today it is still hard to argue with the sentiment. The city has been a centre of fashion since Louis XIV first donned a pair of white stockings.<p>From the …

Praline von der Eismeer Lachsforelle auf marinierten Gartengurken mit Joghurt-Gurken Cannelloni

Aus dem Vorspeisenquartett des Sternekochs Alexander Kunz für sein diesjähriges Menü im Kunz Theatre hier die Eismeerforelle. Insbesondere die …

Daily Cartoon: Thursday, February 15th

Chicken in Milk | Chicken Recipes

Tap For Method<p>Ingredients<p>1.5 kg free-range chicken<br>• olive oil<br>• ½ a stick of cinnamon<br>• 1 good handful of fresh sage<br>• 2 lemons<br>• 10 cloves of garlic<br>• 565 ml milk<p>Tap …

Recipes

Move over coffee! Japan’s first ever pour-over drip-dashi is a healthier, tastier option

Compared to coffee, this fine cup of vegetable and tuna dashi is cheaper and way more stylish. People in Japan have a <b>plethora of options</b> when it …

Insights from a Photoshoot at The New Yorker

<i>As a senior photo editor at the renowned international weekly magazine,</i> The New Yorker<i>, Siobhán Bohnacker commissions original photography for the magazine’s stories, art directs the fiction section, and curates on photography published on the magazine’s website, newyorker.com. Over the course of</i> …

10 Reasons Why Chicago is the Best City in the U.S. Right Now

Sure, many places tout they are the best, but the city of Chicago can legitimately back up that claim. That’s because it was voted the “#1 Best Big City in the U.S.” in the annual Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards survey. What makes this Midwestern city stand out? Take your pick. Five-star …

Setting up the Fujifilm X100F for Street Photography

I’ve had a lot of requests over the last few weeks to describe the camera settings I use when I am out shooting on the street, so I thought I would …

Turkey with a twist: Felicity Cloake’s recipes for smart spins on traditional Christmas ingredients

Tired of the standard festive menu? Felicity Cloake takes five Christmas favourites – smoked salmon, turkey, spuds, sprouts and trifle – and turns them into something way more exciting instead<p>The idea that Christmas is a season best enjoyed in a state of abject exhaustion is one festive tradition …

Best ever red cabbage recipes

Check out our year-round mouth-watering recipes for the unassuming, yet incredibly adaptable and super-healthy red cabbage.... the vegetable that …

Cooking

Soba Noodle Soup with Chicken and Bok Choy

While comfort cooking and speed don’t usually coexist, this mildly spicy soup is an exception to the rule.If you made a New Year’s resolution to eat …

Quick Chicken Pho

A few years ago, I’d never even heard of pho, let alone tasted it. Now, giant bowls of this traditional Vietnamese noodle soup are a regular meal in …