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Eating the Arab Roots of Sicilian Cuisine

Adam Leith Gollner on the sun-drenched island’s agrodolce flavors<p>Seen from the sky—which is to say, observed on the in-flight video map during our …

24 Amazing Places Built from Shipping Containers

These homes look anything but industrial.<p>Recycled freight containers bring efficiency, flexibility, and affordability to innovative green buildings, from small vacation cabins to movable cafes, schools, and skyscrapers.

Barcelona's best shopping by neighbourhood

Barcelona perhaps finally achieved peak hipster with the recent opening of Urban Outfitters, a massive statement of a shop in a central and symbolic location on the Plaça Catalunya, but the city has long had a tradition of quirky little boutiques, icily cool designer home-ware stores and artisanal …

25 Japanese Gardens All Nature Lovers Need to Visit ASAP

Manicured landscapes, wildflower fields, and Zen rock gardens define these historic retreats.<p>Each Japanese garden has its own fascinating history — some of the beautiful scenes here go back as far as the 17th century, while others were originally commissioned for wealthy actors and businessmen but …

Life & Business: Stacy Longenecker of LEIF

During the 2011 holiday season, I sent a subtle hint to a gift-giving loved one with an email entitled “I want the Gemstone Magnet Set!” Little did I …

Get lost in Japan’s ancient samurai town

Kanazawa’s narrow, winding streets confound visitors, just as they confused intruders centuries ago.<p>It was early morning in Kanazawa’s historical Higashi Chaya district, a row of old latticed teahouses in a town that’s convoluted in both its layout and history. Steam wafted up from the stone road. …

Japan

In the shadow of Mt Fuji: great trips from Tokyo

Mt Fuji may dominate the horizon southwest of Tokyo, but it is just one of many reasons to stray out of Japan’s exciting capital. The prefectures of Kanagawa, Yamanashi and Shizuoka, which surround the famous volcano, offer visitors an intriguing mix of sights and activities.<p>Kamakura<p>The charming …

Japan

Exploring Italy's Cinque Terre

PHOTO GALLERY<p>Exploring Italy's Cinque Terre<p>The "five lands" of Italy's Cinque Terre, perched on the Ligurian Coast, seem to be drawn for a storybook, with stacks of candy-colored houses nestled between green mountains, trains that tunnel in and out of cliffs, and hiking paths through terraced …

Italy

Nice Is Nice

When visiting the French Riviera, the best home base is Nice. There are many reasons, and in these six photos, I share a few reasons why, where I come from, people like to say that Nice is nice.<p>By the way, I was here during the busiest week of the year: The Grand Prix was happening half an hour to …

18 free things to do in Barcelona

Barcelona has enough to keep the most voracious of culture vultures and self-indulgent of gourmands happy for weeks, but all those entry fees and tapas bills can mount up. Fortunately, help is at hand with a variety of ways to make your holiday budget stretch a little further.<p>In addition to the …

Book a Holiday 2018 / 2019 | The Telegraph - Travel

Use our new selector tool to find your perfect escape. We have compiled all of our holiday collection in one place so it has never been easier to choose the perfect cruise, tour or beach escape. Simply choose your preferred destination and type of holiday from the easy to use drop down boxes and we …

Travel

Cinque Terre: How to reach

How to reach the Cinque Terre<p><b>The Cinque Terre</b> is situated on the northwestern coast of Italy. It is a mountain terrain; so if you have decided to go …

Rome Must-Dos

Travel<p>Our experts recommend the top attractions in and around Rome—with advice on how to get the most out of your visit.<p><b>Pantheon</b> <br>"A magical space, expansive, evocative, and peaceful."—Ann Wise, Rome-based journalist. Rome's most intact ancient monument; a massive sphere designed as a pagan temple …

Spanish connection

For Juhi Chawla family comes first. The actress, who otherwise is associated with various social causes, sees to it that every vacation leaves behind …

Luxury, Adventure & Long Term Travel

Inside Barcelona's Hotel "Brummell"

One of the busiest hotel markets in Europe, Barcelona certainly isn’t short of places to stay, from the towering hotels of the Port Olímpic to more …

Eating in Barcelona, Without Reservations

I did some “Rolling Like a Ball” today to warm up for our spring fitness retreat. Then, because Karrie–our Pilates guru on the trip–says balance is …

How I Fell in Love with Barcelona

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I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

But it usually makes for an experience that exposes you to something new and leaves an impression for years after.<p>I was lucky enough to live in Zurich, Switzerland, for five years when I was younger. Because of its central location in Europe, Zurich made it easy to explore the rest of the continent.<p>…

European Travel

Eating in Florence

Bobo runs one of my favorite Florence restaurants, Antica Trattoria da Tito, with attitude. And sometimes that attitude puts off my readers. But once you embrace Bobo's devil-may-care flair for fun and dining, you'll enjoy an unforgettable meal.<p>This is Bobo and these are his rules. As you can see, …

Italy

A perfect weekend in Barcelona

Two days in Barcelona can only ever be a teaser of what it has to offer, so bear in mind that this a subjective grab-bag of highlights, spanning ancient and modern and packaged into a geographically convenient, eminently walkable, weekend tour. It is also all-weather, but in high summer you might …

Barcelona

Local laws and etiquette<p>Tipping is a pretty relaxed affair in Spain, and people tend to round up to the nearest euro in a bar, café or taxi, and leave just a few euros in all but the smartest restaurants.<p>Drivers are required to keep a fluorescent gilet inside the car, to be worn if they break down …

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Barcelona attractions: eight of the city's best lesser-known sights

Our Barcelona expert offers a guide to the city's lesser-known spots, from small museums to off-the-beaten-track districts<p>Hoping to avoid the queues for the Sagrada Familia and the crowds on La Rambla?<p>Sally Davies, Telegraph Travel's <b>Barcelona</b> expert and a resident of the city, has picked eight of …

The beauty of Himeji Castle

Imagine a pair of gigantic chopsticks 87ft high, tapering from a diameter of around 38in at their base. This, give or take some clever joinery and a lick of plaster, is all that has kept Himeji Castle, one of Japan’s most important historic buildings, upright for the last 400 years through …

Bologna, Italy, a Center of Culture

By Cindy Bigras<p>Ask Italians which city they most prefer and Bologna will invariably top the list, yet most foreign tourists have yet to discover this …

Rome In A Day: The Best Walking Tour Of The Eternal City

Recently, all eyes have been on the city of Rome while the Papal Conclave convened to elect Pope Francis 1 the new leader of the Catholic Church. I would image there are many of you out there planning your summer holidays, perhaps with Rome now being on top of your list. Or perhaps your visit to …

Hidden Rome: a guide to the city's best-kept secrets

Rome is one of the world’s most visited tourist destinations and its most popular attractions receive millions of visitors each year. Thankfully though, the city is so packed with world-class museums, churches and gardens that it’s easy to escape the crowds and find a little corner that’s all your …