Richard Hamlyn

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This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: Disrupt <3’s Hardware, Nokia Goes To The Mall, And Galaxy Gear

TechCrunch Disrupt starts on Monday, so that’s on all our minds for this week’s TC Gadgets Podcast. Hardware Alley showcases gadget startups on September 11, and if you’re still looking for hardware fixes there have been plenty this week, including Microsoft acquiring Nokia’s devices wing, and …

Nokero Solar LED Bulbs

Nokero makes affordable and versatile solar-powered LED bulbs. The bulbs convert solar energy to power its LEDs. The rechargeable AA batteries can …

Ideas for autumn activities and food-themed breaks

Fancy walking, climbing and enjoying the northern lights … or maybe tucking in to the delicacies of Mallorca, and foraging in Finland? Here's our pick of autumn breaks<p><b>ACTIVITY BREAKS</b><p>Walking, Outer Hebrides<p>Autumn (and spring) are the best times to traverse Barra, Lewis and Harris in the Hebrides: …

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Our favourite images of the week

Tour the world with these photos from the past seven days – from China to Scandinavia to one of the hottest places on Earth.

National Parks

A road trip through Scotland's intoxicating Isle of Skye

Like the finest single malt whisky, the Isle of Skye is an intoxicating distillation of all that is great about Scotland’s Highlands and islands. Its dramatic landscape embraces everything from bleak, wind-scoured mountains to sheer sea cliffs and edge-of-the-world, seashell-strewn beaches. Throw …

Scotland

Enchantment and silence in Turku, Finland

In Finland’s Turku archipelago, a borderland of islands preserves Nordic traditions, astonishing natural beauty and some disquieting memories. Explore the rich history and stark landscapes with Marcel Theroux of <i>Lonely Planet Traveller</i> magazine. Images by James Bedford.<p>Fishing on the island of …

Loneliness

Share your travel stories

A new animated travel series based on our readers' adventures will launch in early 2014.<p>Almost always, the best souvenirs are the stories you bring home. Though it might seem impossible to relive your holiday experiences – especially once you’re back on native soil – our team of animators want to …

Island-hopping down Central America’s Caribbean coast

You don't always need suitcases full of cash to enjoy the Caribbean Sea – cradled in its western corner lie a number of idyllic island groups that are surprisingly easy on the pocket. Here's our guide to navigating this captivating region sure to bring out the adventurer in you.<p><b>San Blas Islands,</b> …

vacation

Should we splash out for our first cruise ship holiday?

Every week a Guardian Money reader submits a question, and it's up to you to help him or her out – a selection of the best answers will appear in next Saturday's paper.<p><b>This week's question</b><p>We are in our late 50s and considering a cruise ship holiday for the first time. The tarrifs are really complex …

Top 5 unmissable journeys by rail

There are few more memorable ways to travel than by train. Here are <i>Lonely Planet Traveller</i> magazine’s top five ways to get on board.<p>1. The Ghan, Australia: the luxury rail ride<p>The Australian outback is a place that’s hard to grasp: a vast, ill-defined area mapped by Aboriginal people not on paper …

Trains

Boat Hull, Czech Republic

Reykjavik, Iceland: a cultural city guide

The first thing that hit me when got off then plane at Reykjavik’s Keflavik airport was the smell of salty sea air. With its strong, fishy scent, it immediately took me back to childhood holidays in the fishing villages of the west coast of Scotland, where trawlers thronged the quayside.<p>And that …

Our favourite sports article from around the web 10 best this week: http://gu.com/p/3tgyc Featuring Vice's transfer deadline day with marauding Arsenal fans, Le Matin on a drunk and lonely streaker, Gareth Bale's 50,000 Freddo bars and the cricket rivalry between England and Ireland