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From the remote beauty of Llŷn Peninsula to the dramatic skylines of Pembrokeshire, the Wales Coast Path offers gorgeous scenery and a rich, legend-filled history. What is your favourite part of Wales? http://www.bbc.com/travel/feature/20130603-hiking-wales-storied-coastline?OCID=fbtvlimg

Hotels near the Black Forest

<b>Patricia Slater writes</b><br>Inspired by your recent articles, we are planning to stay in Hinterzarten, near Freiburg, for one week in September. We then want to visit the northern Black Forest for three or four days. We are looking for a quiet guesthouse or hotel, perhaps near or on the outskirts of …

European Travel

Tour de France: five classic mountain climbs

L'Alpe d'Huez<p>L'Alpe d'Huez takes star billing in this year's Tour de France with the peloton having to navigate its infamous 21 hairpins not once but …

Supermoon Captured: The Best Shots of Biggest Full Moon in 2013

Astronomy

Tour de France 2013: cycling holidays in France

The 100th edition of the Tour de France, cycling’s most famous stage race, begins in Corsica on Saturday. Defending champion Sir Bradley Wiggins will not be taking part, but fellow Briton and Team Sky rival Chris Froome is the bookies’ favourite to take home the maillot jaune, the yellow jersey …

Alpe d'Huez

Fruits and Veggies Are Alive, Can Defend Against Herbivores

A new study finds that produce can be “trained” to specific circadian cycles, boosting their natural defenses against pests.<p><b>The next time you wander amongst the produce in your local market, think about this: Those fruits and veggies are still alive. Though they may not be able to jump up and move,</b> …

Biking in Lewis + Clark’s Footsteps

“A kid can do a whole lot more than most adults think.” That’s how my eight-year-old son responded to people who thought it was too much for him to cycle with me for 67 days down the length of Japan.<p>We traveled 2,500 miles on connected bikes carrying about 75 pounds of gear to support a global …

North Dakota

London's East End Film Festival opens

The 12th edition of the East End Film Festival begins tonight with the world premiere of The UK Gold, a documentary exposing tax avoidance, with a score by Thom Yorke of Radiohead and Robert Del Naja from Massive Attack. It ends on July 10 with a screening of Lovelace, depicting the turbulent life …

England

Bora Bora beyond the beach

Bora Bora is world-famous for its glinting turquoise lagoon, dazzlingly white sandy stretches of beach and luxurious resorts. With such a dreamlike setting, this magical island is, unsurprisingly, a great spot to decompress. But there’s much more to do than simply sipping a cocktail on your chaise. …

Pakistan Attack Casts Light on Troubled Climbing Zones

A weekend attack in Pakistan left ten mountain climbers dead.<p><b>Extreme mountaineering is dangerous enough without terrorism, crime, or geopolitics entering the picture. A weekend attack against a group of foreign climbers on Nanga Parbat, Pakistan's second-highest mountain, reportedly left ten dead,</b> …

Mountaineering

Top 10 European travel destinations for 2013

Size isn’t everything: Europe is just one quarter the size of Asia, one third the size of Africa, but its pull for travellers is unmatched around the world. If you’re exploring Europe this year – or just dreaming about it – some destinations are bound to come to mind: East London with its shiny …

Happy National Day, Slovenia! To celebrate, learn how the country's culinary scene is becoming one of the most thrilling in Europe: http://www.bbc.com/travel/feature/20130516-epicurean-slovenia-makes-its-mark?OCID=fbtvlimg

mistakes, mishaps and embarrassment on the road

At Lonely Planet, we know travel – but that doesn’t mean we always get it right. We asked Lonely Planet staff and authors about mistakes they’ve made on the road, and they shared embarrassing encounters, transport disasters and some highly regrettable kebabs. Here are some of Lonely Planet’s best …

Wild Tokyo Streets and Project Loon from Google

On This Week in Tech talking about Google X Loon Balloons, Sony NEX-7, etc<p>I joined from Christchurch a few days ago to talk with Leo and the gang …

Art Monsters at music festivals - Telegraph

A Caffeine Crux: London’s Best Independent Coffee Shops

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013<p><b><br>The London coffee scene has been exploding for years now and it’s no secret that there are a million and one</b> …

England

Top 10 Eastern European getaways

For years Eastern Europe was the undiscovered half of the continent - but things have changed. The diverse highlights of Eastern Europe are now drawing travellers by the trainload. Here are our top 10 Eastern European getaways.<p>1. Julian Alps, Slovenia<p>The Julian Alps form Slovenia's dramatic …

Fitness First Summer Exercise Tips

<i>StyleNest team up with Fitness First to bring you the latest fitness tips to ensure you are brimming with confidence this summer.</i><p>Fitness First Health …

Bodyweight Exercise

Summer Maxi Dresses

<i>As high summer creeps in, we’ve rounded up the best summer maxi dresses, from high street to high end.</i><p>From holiday must-haves to wedding worthy …

The Style Maven: midsummer dresses

Kate Finnigan on the perfect dress for the summer solstice.<p>It's Midsummer's Day tomorrow. Already? But for the sake of our sanity we won't dwell on that. Let's instead mark the occasion with a celebratory Midsummer Dress.<p>The Midsummer Dress, I've decided, having just this minute invented it, is …

Clothing

Women should only wear high heels if they really want to

<b>I know your feelings about high heels – namely, you hate them – but I think they're beautiful and so many women's outfits require them. I just can't</b> …

Women's Fashion

The new vegetarian: pea tabbouleh with a creamy paprika dressing

Baby plum tomatoes and toasted almonds top this summery pea tabbouleh, drizzled with a creamy paprika and garlic dressing.<p>You can play with this dish, adding tender broad beans to the peas, mixing in yellow and red tomatoes or, in high summer, sneaking a few ripe peach slices in with the</i> …

Recipes

'She could be withdrawn or paranoid, but she was also funny, sarcastic and a little bit wild'

Isabelle Grey's aunt was glamorous, gossipy, artistic and clever. She was also a schizophrenic whose plight haunted her family.<p>My parents – a surgeon and a physician – married just before the NHS came into being. We were a 'medical family’. My brothers and I grew up with thrilling television dramas …

Mental Health

Acne: 10 things you should know about the hot fashion brand

<b>The name</b><p>Up until 1996, the word "acne" wasn't very fashion. Since Acne – which actually stands for Ambition to Create Novel Expressions – began, …

Fashion: Summer essentials – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/fashion/gallery/2013/jun/26/70s-summer-fashion-in-pictures<p>720<p>This summer's key looks show that the 70s are alive and …

Outdoor Games for Kids

<i>Come rain or shine, the school holidays are approaching and we are determined to get the kids out in the garden with our roundup of the best outdoor</i> …

Our favourite sports journalism this week http://gu.com/p/3gpam Featuring Roger Federer's 17 grand slams, baseball's new star, Henry Cecil and the intersection of golf and the law Photo: Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP

Should men play best-of-three-sets matches? Wimbledon debate: http://gu.com/p/3gp85 Rafael Nadal won an epic 2008 Wimbledon final win over Roger Federer but the five-set battles have taken their toll Photo: Tom Jenkins

The rise of the British and Irish middleweights Queensberry Rules: http://gu.com/p/3gpk7 Matthew Macklin, Martin Murray, Darren Barker, Andy Lee, Billy Joe Saunders, Gary O'Sullivan, John Ryder and Chris Eubank junior could herald a return to the old glory days Photo: Karen Robinson