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Tapping into Tijuana's cerveza scene

Craft breweries have arrived en masse in Tijuana, and it’s no surprise to those who know the city well. From parts of town, you could literally throw a rock over to San Diego, the oft-dubbed craft beer capital of the USA. As is typical with two nearly twin cities, trends are traded, and the beer …

Beer

South African Delicacies: Biltong

If you're planning a trip to South Africa, expect to see biltong everywhere you go. Biltong is South Africa's favorite snack and an intrinsic part of …

Food

Cold, Damp ‘Sky Islands’ Are Hotspots for Unusual Plants and Animals

Exploring an ecological oasis high up on the Philippines’ Palawan Island.<p>On a clear day, when Mount Mantalingahan isn’t cloaked by rain or fog, it …

Nature

Michel Raymond: The Monsieur who became ‘Musa Ram’

At a time when the French Revolution was at its peak in France (1789-1790), impacting the entire civilised world with its ideals of Liberty, Equality …

World History

Sakleshpur – a peaceful weekend getaway from Bengaluru

About 220 km away from Bengaluru lies a beautiful and uncrowded hill station that promises you a holiday with enough to do and yet not get bored. …

Birdwatching

Evolution of the English Alphabet

Matt Baker, the creater of the Evolution of the English Alphabet chart, traced the English alphabet all the way back to Proto-Sinaitic in 1750 BCE. …

Linguistics

Scientists declare octopi life from another world

Evidence of the octopus evolution show it would have happened too quickly to have begun here on Earth. Published in the <i>Progress in Biophysics and</i> …

Biology

The new rules of Menswear

Men are dressing up more than ever, fuelled by new workplace dress codes, individual expression and fresh trends. Lounge deconstructs the ‘rules’ for …

Men's Fashion

Photos: The American photographer who came to Calcutta during WWII and fell in love with the city

Clyde Waddell spent around two years in South Asia, but it was Calcutta that fascinated him.<p>In December 1940, Clyde Waddell, then a 24-year-old …

University of Pennsylvania

The Italian ‘brahmin’ of Madurai

When Roberto de Nobili was born in Montepulciano, Italy, in 1577, nobody in his family could have guessed that the boy would spend most of his life …

Tamil Nadu

Agricultural landscape a crucial habitat for Bengal florican

The critically endangered Bengal florican – a grassland bird more threatened than the tiger – use not just protected grasslands but agricultural …

Habitats

The fort that withstood 52 attacks

I had read many times about the oldest documented fort of India and its near impregnability, but it was only on a recent trip to McLeod Ganj that I …

Ancient History

The weird and wonderful world of Soviet Bone Music

It starts with a hiss and a faint crackle. There’s a weird distortion when the bass kicks in, distorting the tempo slightly, accompanied by a …

Vinyl Records

11 Best Guesthouses and Hotels in Mysore for All Budgets

Mysore, in Karnataka, is a favorite south Indian tourist destination, not only for yoga but also for its other attractions. These include the famous …

Travel

Delivered by pigeon post in Cuttack

So you thought that being a policeman only involves glamorous tasks like chasing smugglers? The cops working for the Carrier Pigeon Service in …

India

Bunkar – The Last of the Varanasi Weavers

<b>STORY</b><p>Bunkar – The last of the Varanasi Weavers, is a documentary that focuses on the lives of the weavers’ of Varanasi. It highlights the various …

India

Love, war and cricket at Colombo’s Galle Face Green

On Colombo’s Galle Face Green, there is no mediator between sea and soul. Every evening, the mixed-up people of this mixed-up land come to this great …

Sri Lanka

Beautiful And Hidden Beaches

Located on the western coast of Maharashtra, just below Goa, Sindhudurg - meaning, "fort in the sea" is a quaint, mostly undiscovered beach town. The …

Living Rooms

18 of the world’s best rail journeys

Some of the world’s wildest and most beautiful scenery is best enjoyed from a train window. From Lhasa to Lima, we choose brilliant and great value routes • Top rail trips from the Man in Seat 61<p><b>UK</b><p><b>London to Fort William</b><p><b>Duration: 419 miles/13hr<br>Price (single): From £45</b><br>The Caledonian Sleeper, one of …

Trains

India's Steam Express (Fairy Queen) Train: Essential Travel Guide

Love trains? You won't want to miss riding aboard India's special Steam Express. This historic tourist train has the oldest steam locomotive in …

Trains

Pista Burfi

The pistachio fudge makes a vibrant accompaniment to celebrations in Northern India.<p>While traversing the Indian subcontinent, you’ll come across …

Dessert

The art of the chivito

Uruguayan anthropologist Gustavo Laborde called it “an emblem of local cuisine.” Google recognized it with a signature doodle on August 25, …

Sandwiches

This Tibetan monk visited India in 1934 and wrote a book about sex that rivals the ‘Kama Sutra’

The book, which Gendun Chopel wrote to make sexual love in Tibet more democratic, has now been translated into English.<p>In 1934, Gendun Chopel, a …

Literature

What to Wear on a First Date: The Go-To Outfit for Men

So, my good man, you find yourself with a first date looming. First of all, congrats are in order. Secondly … what the heck are you going to wear? …

Clothing

Celebrating Berlin’s Typography, Before It Vanishes

A tour of the city’s most striking signs.<p>Jesse Simon was walking around Berlin’s Lichtenrade district one summer evening in 2016 when he had a …

Typography

It’s Hard to Beat the Quality of This Newly-Released Dress Shoe

British Columbia-based Viberg just released a refined derby shoe for spring. Designed decades ago by founder Edwin Viberg, the shoe never went to …

The Best Chinos for Men, With Input From Style Editors and a Male Model

There’s a strong case to be made for the chino: It’s a softer, more urbane cousin to khakis. (Technically, chinos don’t show any stitching, and are …

The Ancient Walled Gardens Designed to Nurture a Single Citrus Tree

Giardini Panteschi are found only on the windswept island of Pantelleria.<p>A windswept speck of land in the Mediterranean boasts a unique innovation …

Wine & Spirits

The 12 Best Vintage Shops in Berlin

Berlin fashion encompasses a wide range of street styles with an emphasis on the original. Vintage shops cater to this market with lots of unique …

The Lao-Style Coconut Milk Marinade You'll Want to Use on Any Meat

<i>The following essay, recipe, and photos are excerpted from</i> Hawker Fare: Stories & Recipes From a Refugee Chef's Isan Thai & Lao Roots <i>by James Syhabout. A word on the marinade: though it is pictured with kalbi (beef), which is how James's mom prepared it, it goes just as well with chicken. Memorize</i> …

Vietnam