Rakesh Mehta

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KitchenCraft Bar Craft Connoisseur Deluxe Lever-Arm Corkscrew Gift Set

• Five piece Connoisseur corkscrew set that removes cork and opens wine bottles in only three seconds.<br>• Presented in a deluxe gift presentation and …

Deliciously Ella: how to eat healthily without breaking the bank

Healthy eating is often associated with a hefty price tag, which is such a shame as it can be much cheaper than buying processed foods. I’ve been eating this way for the past few years and spend less now than I did before I changed my diet – it all just depends on what you buy. So to help you out, …

The world's best cities, islands and hotels of 2015, as voted for by tourists

Kyoto in Japan has been named the best city in the world for visitors, for the second year in a row, by the influential Travel + Leisure magazine.<p>The city of temples and gardens was described by the magazine as offering the “quintessential Japanese experience”. It offers visitors everything “from …

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The Forgotten Stepwells Of Urban India

All across India, elaborate subterranean temples are hidden in plain site. Constructed between the 2nd century and 4th century AD, these massive and ornate stepwells were built both for spiritual bathing and as a way to access water tables during monsoon season and drought seasons. Today, tourists …

Maple-Ginger Cider Switchel

4 Servings<p>Stir well before each serving. It’s natural for the ginger to settle to the bottom.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 5"-piece fresh ginger (about 6 ounces)<p>½ cup apple cider vinegar<p>3 tablespoons pure maple syrup<p>1 tablespoon fresh lime or lemon juice<p>4 cups water or club soda<p>Mint sprigs (for serving)<p>Recipe …

Recipes

Juice recipes to ward off colds and flu

Kara Rosen, author of a new juice book, shares recipes to help you fight off sickness and make you feel good this winter<p><b>Green Coco recipe</b><p>As the Harry Nilsson and the Baha Men sing, ‘Put the lime in the coconut and drink them both up’.<p>Well, we can’t resist adding some extra greens and a bit of lemon …

What's better than a Thai chile? A Thai chile in Thailand. @careypolis, we hope you picked up a few (and then washed your hands, of course).

The Mash Tun, Aberlour: hotel review

Speyside is whisky country: a land steeped in <i>Uisghe Beatha</i>, or Water of Life, and generously sprinkled with more than 50 distilleries – so where better to stumble after a dram or two than a whisky bar with rooms?<p>The Mash Tun in Aberlour, a pretty, low-slung village on the banks of the Spey, is a …

The world's most extraordinary hotels – in pictures

First published on Tue 18 Feb 2014 01.00 EST

Readers' travel tips: hidden secrets of Paris

Contribute with Guardian Witness<p>It’s hard when visiting a city as well-known and explored as Paris to uncover something new or away from the tourist trail. Have you ever happened upon something, whether it be a cafe, a quirky shop, or even an off-beat exhibition, that still feels under the radar?<p>Up …

Languedoc wine route: top 10 guide

The wild Corbières region of the Languedoc, France, is now home to good-value quality wines, and some alluring places to eat and sleep, too<p>Tucked away in a triangle between Narbonne, Perpignan and Carcassonne, the Corbières region is one of the wildest, most unspoilt parts of the Languedoc. From …

Cool cottages on small islands

From the Highlands to Poole harbour, these gorgeous cottages provide a true getaway

A day in Colaba, Mumbai: city guide

Mumbai is a city of dreams and shocking realities – the home of Bollywood bling and bumper-to-bumper traffic. Given as part of a dowry to King Charles II in 1662, it became a darling of the Empire. At its southernmost tip lies Colaba, the old British quarter. Long Mumbai's unofficial tourist …

Top 10 budget beach hotels and guesthouses in Sri Lanka

Beach Hut, Arugam Bay<p>This simple collection of rooms has been around for almost 25 years, and the atmosphere is pure surfer-casual – which is appropriate, given that Arugam Bay is Sri Lanka's surf hotspot. Seven rustic treehouses on stilts have views and cool breezes, and there are six more rooms …

The ancient art of honey hunting in Nepal - in pictures

The Gurung tribespeople of Nepal have been collecting honey from Himalayan cliffs for centuries, but now their lifestyle is under threat from commercialisation and tours offering visitors a chance to 'join a honey hunt'. Photographer Andrew Newey spent two weeks living with the Gurung in central …

Miss Chu: Vietnamese eats in Aldgate East – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 12:45 pm, February 23, 2014 in Food & Drink<p>Head to the Hoxton end of Kingsland Road and you’ll find no shortage of Vietnamese restaurants, …

Chiltern Firehouse: American food done properly – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 1:30 pm, February 27, 2014 in Food & Drink<p>London’s in the thrall of a love affair with American food – as long as it’s US fast food or …

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How to Take Great Pictures of Food in Restaurants—and Not Look Like a Jerk

The New York Times may disagree, but you can take good photos of food in restaurants--without annoying everyone. Matt Duckor explains how<p><i>Welcome to Consumed, in which Matt Duckor devours the food world, documenting the people, places, and plates that keep him hungry.</i> <i>Today, a reaction to something</i> …

Nutrition information added to Google Search, helps you count calories

Nutrition information is the latest feature to be added to Google Search, making it easier for you to watch what you eat, even when on the go.<p>According to an article on the official Google Search blog, the feature has already launched in the English version of search and will start rolling out in …

Fee-less Charity Donation Startup, Believe.in, Partners With Stripe To Offer Faster Payment Processing

Believe.in, a VC-backed U.K.-based charity donation platform that’s disrupting the cause-giving space by not charging any fees on donations, has announced a partnership with easy payments API startup Stripe — to allow charities to receive direct payments faster than would otherwise be the case. The …

Intel Scores A Huge Win, Will Build Chips For A High-End Samsung Tablet

Samsung has chosen Intel's Clover Trail+ mobile chip for at least one version of its Galaxy Tab 3 10.1, which competes with Apple Inc's iPad, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday, speaking on condition of anonymity because the specifications have not been announced.<p>Samsung has …

Infographic: Top colleges and highest salaries in gaming industry

Video games are not a waste of time if you’re a programmer who studied at the University of California and you work for Bethesda Game Studios (Skyrim, Fallout). At least according to this data.<p>Casual-game developer Big Fish put together a giant infographic that lists the best schools for gaming, …

Twitter turns geotagged tweets into art

The data created from tagging tweets with their location can be used in a number of interesting ways, and Twitter's Visual Insights team has recently used that information to create some terrific visualizations of cities across the globe. Every single dot on the map represents a tweet, and …

Big Data: It's Hyped, but Here's How it will Change the World

Is there too much hype around ‘big data’? Kenneth Cukier thinks so, and yet he remains passionate about what we can achieve with it.<p>Cukier is the Data Editor at The Economist and co-author of the book Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think. At The Next Web …