Sandra Cockshott Jones

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An introduction to Catalan cuisine

Sure, Barcelona has become a cauldron of culinary kookiness, with the foams and froths of master chef Ferran Adrià and his disciples. But you can still get a taste of yesteryear and traditional Catalan cooking.<p>With a reputation for producing some of Spain’s finest cuisine, it’s not just a matter of …

The year in Barcelona fiestas

Barcelona rarely pauses for breath. Year round the city rushes from one party to the next, from international music festivals to traditional street parties. Whether live music, fireworks, parades or alfresco dancing is your bag, its worth checking the calendar before booking your flights.<p>Dia dels …

Music Festivals

Poppy memorial time-lapse at Tower of London from dawn to dusk

From the first light of dawn to the fall of night, thousands of people come each day to honour the First World War dead at the sea of red ceramic poppies at the Tower of London<p>In the lead-up to Remembrance Day, volunteers have been <b>planting hundreds of thousands of ceramic poppies in the lawn</b> around …

Time-lapse Photography

Israel’s forgotten tribe

High in the country’s northern hills you will find the Druze, a friendly people often overlooked in the politics of the Holy Land.<p>Contrary to popular belief, the Holy Land is not just home to two peoples – Israelis and Palestinians – but a diverse mix of cultures. Minority groups in Israel include …

Israel

A Bedouin’s trail through Petra

See a different side to Jordan’s most popular attraction, following winding back roads and worn rock-cut staircases to rarely-visited monuments and panoramic vistas.<p>Once the capital of the Nabataean Arab's trading empire, with its giant temples and tombs chiselled out of swirling raspberry-ripple …

Archaeology

The Lonely Hebron Walk

Hebron, with the Tomb of Abraham -- so revered by both Jews and Muslims -- is the place where I feel the most tension in the West Bank. Jews expect access, as do Muslims, and, with a history of massacres on both sides, trust is fragile here. Palestinians can do little but annoy the huge number of …

A Greek Island Vacation You Can Afford

If you thought the luxurious isles of Greece were off-limits to all but the most deep-pocketed visitors, think again. With gorgeous hotels at $125 …

Greece

7 Trips To Take If You Want To Enjoy Traveling Slowly

Yes, high-tech hotel rooms can be fun but they can also be distracting from the real reason we often travel: To connect with our new surroundings and the local culture and to take time to savor the moment.<p>There are numerous ways to slow down while you travel -- leave the phone behind or visit some …

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Your Idea of Bologna is Total Baloney

In this first installment of his new GQ column, Momofuku founder David Chang sends a sweet and salty valentine to the least appreciated, most irresistible meat in America<p>"So what's the next big thing?"<p>When you're a chef, you spend a lot of time mumbling and guessing when people ask you that …

Whole Foods: America’s Temple of Pseudoscience

Americans get riled up about creationists and climate change deniers, but lap up the quasi-religious snake oil at Whole Foods.<p>If you want to write …

Olympic Games posters on display in libraries