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EDC: Unravel

Above the Fray Macbook Cord Organizer ($32). <br>Ugmonk Leather Card Case ($46). <br>Foursevens Mini Flashlight ($32). <br>Tanner Goods Fob ($10). <br>Gerber STL …

Oban Little Bay Scotch Whiskey

The next time you're out looking for a new scotch to sample, consider one from one of the oldest and smallest distilleries in Scotland. Little Bay is …

Pico Bottle Opener

You can't open a beer with a quarter. At least we can't. But you can open one with the Pico Bottle Opener, which is smaller than a quarter. Cut from …

Ireland's Most Picture-Perfect Spots

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The Attitude Shift That Guarantees Your Success

Being grateful is good for your mind and your health–but did you know it’s good for business, too?<p>One of the biggest secrets to success in life and business is simple, powerful, and sadly dismissed by many people—and especially entrepreneurs–as unimportant. It’s called gratitude.<p>The simple act of …

Gertrude of Arabia, the Woman Who Invented Iraq

Gertrude of Arabia rigged an election, installed a king loyal to the British, drew new borders—and gave us today’s ungovernable country.<p>She came into …

36 Countries, 600 Days, 125,946 Miles and 1 Perfect Selfie Video

Most selfies take only a few seconds to complete — point, shoot, upload, wait for Likes.<p>However, Alex Chacón just put every two-second selfie ever …

Poler LeTent Rooftop Tent

Have an SUV, a van, or some other vehicle with roof-mounted Thule or Yakima bars and a hearty weight limit? Then you should check out the Poler …

The Black Tux

The Black Tux wants to take the pain out of renting a tuxedo or suit for your next formal occasion. Its modern suits and tuxedos are cut from …

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Nomad Desktop CNC Mill

Forget desktop 3D printers — if you want a machine to help you make truly useful things out of raw materials, check out the Nomad Desktop CNC Mill. …

Read This If You Want To Take Great Photographs

Well, that's about as straightforward a title as you're going to find. Penned by renowned photographer Henry Carroll, <i>Read This If You Want To Take</i> …

Skylock

Instead of fumbling with keys or dealing with a cryptic combination, Skylock makes securing and untethering your bike as easy as walking up to it. …

Budget hotels and B&Bs in New York: readers' tips

Winning tip: The Jane Hotel, West Village<p>The Jane is probably the best hotel experience I have ever had. In the heart of the most wonderful NYC neighbourhood – Greenwich Village – it has rooms inspired by vintage train cabins and a history of sheltering Titanic survivors. Its prices are affordable …

Travel tips: holidays in Croatia and this week's best breaks at home and away | Joanne O'Connor

Baroque churches and cobbled streets in the capital of Slavonia, plus short holidays in Cornwall and Sardinia<p><b>Why go?</b><br>Ryanair's new destination in Croatia (it launches flights from Stansted on 4 April) is a likable, laid-back university town. It's the capital of Slavonia, a land of cornfields, …

Iceland on film: a road trip around the 'Hollywood of the north'

The sun has yet to rise but the morning light is already illuminating the reasons why Iceland is renowned for its landscape. I'm standing on a helipad in the south-eastern town of Höfn: with its harbour behind me, I can see snow-covered mountains separated by four icy tongues, each part of the …

Greece's best beach cafes and tavernas: readers' travel tips

WINNING TIP: Lela's Taverna, Kardamyli, Peloponnese<p>Overlooking the old port in this pretty village, Lela's has a terraced dining area shaded by a vine-covered pergola, with planters tumbling bright red geraniums. You can dine while watching the sun set over the sea and the moon rise behind the …

Egypt, why to go now

The sun is soft and warm as I write this. It hangs delicately a little way above the westerly line of palms, mango and guava trees. The waves beat a rhythm against the steel hull, ropes creak occasionally as they hold back two massive sails filled by a fresh northerly breeze, a donkey brays from …

Ireland's best pubs and music bars

Ireland,Bars and clubs,Food and drink,Belfast,Dublin,Limerick,Cork,Galway,Short breaks,City breaks,Travel,Pubs,Irish food and drink,Life and style<p>To celebrate St Patrick's Day we pick the best places in Ireland for a pint and live music, from bustling Dublin bars to hideaways in Donegal<p><b>• If we've</b> …

Readers' travel tips: French markets

France does a lot of things very well, and when it comes to market day it tops the table. Overflowing farmers’ markets in tiny towns, famous antique stalls in Paris or the daily fish markets on the Atlantic coast selling glistening seafood straight off the boat.<p>We want to hear about your favourite. …

Hidden gems in Madrid: readers' travel tips

A market in a museum, an arthouse cinema, great eateries, rooftop bars, a hidden spa, and even a bilingual pub quiz. There's lots of great ways to enjoy Madrid like a local<p>• To add a tip for next week and be in with a chance of winning a £200 hotels.com voucher, go to Guardian Witness<p>You wouldn't …

Paris travel guide: a day in South Pigalle

Although tourists alighting at the Pigalle metro station tend to walk up towards Montmartre and the Sacré-Coeur, hipster Parisians – the self-styled BoBo (bourgeois bohemians) – head in the opposite direction, to South Pigalle, the latest trendsetting neighbourhood in the City of Light. Once one of …

Bordeaux reborn

It's Sunday night and my final meal in Bordeaux. I'm talking with a local called Brigitte in Le Plat à Oreilles, a popular husband-and-wife-run restaurant in the city centre that serves traditional country food. So far, so Bordeaux. But as I dig my spoon into the <i>fricassée de lapin</i> and try not to …

A family cycling holiday in Normandy: flat, easy and the trail all to ourselves

It is crucial to remember, when cycling with children, that their good mood and enthusiasm depend entirely on how long it has been since they last ate. It is also vital to know that in small French towns there is no point arriving for lunch at 1.57pm and expecting anywhere to serve you.<p>Turned away …

Top 10 craft beer pubs in central London

The Old Coffee House, Soho<p>At first glance, this Beak Street boozer is indistinguishable from its Soho competitors. Its 18th-century interior is decorated with tourist-titillating vintage tat. Almost inaudibly, pop and R&B music nag on in the background while, on one wall, a muted TV relays the Sky …

Unspoilt Italy: fall head over heel for Puglia's Salento region

Wild beaches, seriously tempting food and wine, affordable prices – and few tourists – await those who venture to Salento, the sun-kissed south of Puglia at the heel of Italy's boot<p>The tables are filling up fast tonight in Gustavo Braceria. Carmela moves between the groups of diners, greeting them …

Cinque Terre: on the trail of Italy's famous five

In the late afternoon, the small, medieval town of Vernazza, on the Italian Riviera, is as perfect as Italy gets. With the daytrippers gone, the scene is impeccable, a Hollywood filmset, rolling every gorgeous, romantic Italian cliche into one. Up in the hills, winegrowers tend to their vines. In …

Rome city guide: a day in Monti

Monti is central Rome's secret urban village. Tourists dutifully tick off the Colosseum, the Quirinal hill, the imposing Santa Maria Maggiore basilica, but tend to ignore what lies between them, assuming "there's nothing to see" – and so missing out on one of the city's most charming old …

Family-friendly hotels and guesthouses in Italy: readers' travel tips

Winning tip: Agriturismo Ferdy, Lombardy<p>Choose family-friendly interconnecting rooms at this farm in the mountains north of Bergamo. Tons to do, including pony rides, milking the goats, helping with the animals, canoeing, haymaking, donkey trekking up to Ferdy's high-altitude dairy farm (where you …