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How to get off the beaten track in St Lucia

Sometimes you just want to lie on a beach chair and drink daiquiris through a bendy straw – you can do that just about anywhere in the Caribbean and have a fantastic time. But if you’re looking for a less predictable vacation, then St Lucia, a rocky chunk of emerald green ringed by silver beaches, …

Mountain Biking

Where's best to heli-ski around the world – a month-by-month guide

Accessing untracked powder slopes by helicopter is on the bucket list of any skier or snowboarder who’s tasted powder snow. The experience is a rollercoaster of thrills, from getting into the tiny chopper as its rotors whirr above onwards.<p>To spiraling over the mountains and being left as part of a …

Skiing

88 very British phrases that will confuse anybody who didn't grow up in the UK

Every language has a few phrases that don't always translate well -- and the British English has some absolute corkers.<p>The team at the Business …

Language

The 19 best Greek islands

The scariest horror films, according to everyone

Our attempts to crowdsource reviews of movies in general (IMDb lists, Meteoritic user polls) aren’t always that successful because dramas, thrillers, …

50 meals everyone should eat in their lifetime

Sometimes one meal is all it takes to make your vacation one to remember forever.<p>From incredibly fresh ceviche in Peru to the modern Spanish cuisine …

Buenos Aires

37 Books With Plot Twists That Will Blow Your Mind

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So this is how much our favourite influencers get paid for those #sponsored posts…

A new report crunches the numbers...<p>You know when you’re scrolling through your favourite influencer’s Insta feed, admiring all of their ridiculously …

Double winner J M Coetzee on Man Booker longlist

<b>Double Man Booker winner J M Coetzee and four debut authors have been named on the longlist for the 2016 prize.</b><p>The Australian author, who was born in South Africa, previously won in 1983 and 1999 and could become the first author to win the prize three times.<p>He faces competition from 12 authors, …

Books

The 25 best hotels in the world, according to travelers

That's especially true of the hotels that made it onto Travel + Leisure's list of the 100 best hotels in the world. The list is a part of T+L's annual World's Best Awards, which is based on a survey taken by thousands of travelers from all over.<p>The tranquil Nihiwatu resort in Sumba, Indonesia, took …

Southern Ocean

24 books that will make you a more well-rounded person

Do you aspire to be one of those people who knows at least a little bit about a lot of things? One way of doing it is to read as much as you can, and …

Britain's best seaside hotels

A guide to the best seaside hotels in Britain, including the top places to stay for families, kids and couples, featuring infinity pools, sea views, excellent fish restaurants, impressive spas and charming rooms, in locations such as Cornwall, Brighton, Norfolk, Suffolk, Dorset, Isle of Wight and …

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2016: The Full List of Winners

Think Italian cuisine is trending? Osteria Francescana — whose quirky dishes like "five stages of Parmigiano Reggiano," "eel swimming up the Po river," and "tribute to Thelonius Monk" have made chef Massimo Bottura's tiny venue in Modena one of Italy's toughest tables — has for the first time <b>earned</b> …

New York City

18 things successful people do in their 20s

Your 20s are a time of major transitions.<p>The choices you make in this critical decade lay the foundation for your career, relationships, health, and …

QUIZ: How well do you know your Scottish swear words? It’s harder than you think!

<b>The Scottish dialect is one of the most beautifully crafted in the world and some of the swear words, insults and rude phrases are simply …

The best places to eat tapas in Barcelona

Not quite a snack, not quite a meal, the tapa is all about sociability, whether that involves ordering a parade of little dishes to share over a bottle of wine and a long chat or whether your objective is a much more civilised version of the bar crawl.<p>Catalans have never really embraced the …

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The cool beyond the castle: Edinburgh's top local experiences

The glories of history – think the Royal Mile, Edinburgh Castle and Royal Yacht Britannia – are an undeniable part of Edinburgh's appeal. But Scotland's capital is something else too: cool. There's an array of excellent bars, boutiques, coffee shops, restaurants and contemporary galleries, and …

Scotland

The Food Lab: How to Make the Best Potato Hash

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>In my line of work, you end up with lots of leftovers, and lots of leftovers means that I make a lot of hash. I mean, a <i>lot</i> of it. What better way is there to recycle that little hunk of bacon, that half onion, and …

9 Best Hotels In Santorini With Stunning Views

Santorini’s greatest charms are the sublime sunsets and the quintessential Cycladic architecture, and what better way to enjoy them both than opting …

Europe's 17 best secret islands

The career advice no one tells you

Most people have “okay” jobs. We go to work, do what we have to do from 9 to 5, come back home, maybe hang out with friends, and do it all over again the next day. There’s nothing wrong with this.<p>But some people perform at a totally different level. They’re the people who land executive level …

Employment

The best hostels in Europe

An expert guide to the best hostels in Europe, including the top places to stay for backpackers and those looking for cheap hostels, in locations including London, Paris and Amsterdam.<p><b>London</b><p>Safestay Holland Park, Kensington<p>Located midway between Holland Park Road and bustling Kensington - it’s rare …

Berlin’s Buzziest New Restaurant, and Other Big Food Trends

Berlin sommelier Billy Wagner tells us what’s new and notable in Berlin’s dining scene, and lets us in on some of his favorite spots.<p>Berlin is becoming one of the most vibrant food cities in Europe—in no small part thanks to restaurateur Billy Wagner. As the owner and sommelier of Noblehart & …

Germany

Kate Atkinson wins Costa novel prize for A God in Ruins

Described as ‘utterly magnificent’ by the judges, Atkinson’s award makes her the first author to receive a Costa prize three times: for a God in Ruins in 2016, Life After Life in 2013 and Behind the Scenes at the Museum in 1995<p>The Costa category shortlists – in pictures<p>The pressure might have been …

Books

The best book we've read all year: Guardian writers and readers look back

At the end of a wonderful literary year, we reflect on the books we’ve enjoyed most in 2015, new or not. From poetry to psychoanalysis, fiction to biography, Guardian writers and readers pick their favourites<p>• Check all our best books lists here<p>How to Be an Alien by George Mikes (1946)<p>I may have …

Books

The 14 best books of 2015

Even if you haven’t read anything but a magazine all year, it’s not too late to start on this list of the 14 best books of 2015. We’ve added to our …

13 amazing rooftop bars in New York hotels

An expert guide to the best rooftop bars in New York hotels, including the top places to stay for incredible city views, rooftop pools and cocktails, in locations including SoHo, Times Square, The High Line and Brooklyn.<p>The Knickerbocker<p>New York, United States<p>8 Telegraph expert rating<p>This …

10 of the best ways to enjoy Copenhagen … on a budget

The Danish capital’s reputation for being expensive is not entirely deserved. With planning, there’s lots of fun to be had on a shoestring (if a high-quality one) and even great places to stay need not be out of reach<p>See the city from the water<p>As well as the pretty old houses and historic …

European Travel

The 21 most popular novels of the year so far

The beauty of fiction writing is its ability to take the reader into captivating imagined worlds, from fantasy-like environments to tales set back in time.<p>Every year, Amazon pulls together its most popular print books of the year​. Based on sales numbers and updated daily, the list is a good …

Books