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20 Protein-Packed Dinners With No Meat

Whether you're vegetarian, vegan, or just want to save a few bucks on your next grocery bill.

30 places in Europe you must see in your lifetime

10 of the best alternative city breaks in Europe

Valletta<p><b>Why go?</b> The island of Malta itself is a sight to behold but within the walled city of its capital, Valletta, built by the Knights of St John in the 16th century, there is plenty more. Malta’s oldest fort, Fort St Angelo, and the Hal Saflieni Hypogeum – an incredible burial complex cut into …

European Travel

11 Incredible European Cities That Are Incredibly Cheap To Visit

See you there!<p>“Cheap” isn’t usually the first word that comes to mind regarding a trip to Europe. But if expert travelers know anything, it’s that there are <i>always</i> ways to work the system in our financial favor.<p>For those who seek adventure on a budget, travel site Hoppa has curated a list of the …

The 50 Most Beautiful Places in Africa

Home to 54 countries, Africa has something for everyone. From Algeria's bone-dry Sahara desert to South Africa's iconic urban skylines, the second-largest continent in the world, too, has landscapes as diverse as its animal kingdoms. Still not convinced? These 50 stunning locations should give you …

The 10 best places to visit in England - and where to stay

Our experts offer a guide to 10 of the best places and cities to visit in England for family holidays and couples, and the best hotels to stay when there, in locations including Yorkshire, Cornwall, Lake District, Bath, Cotswolds, London, Devon, Norfolk, Suffolk and Brighton.<p><b>1. Yorkshire</b><p>Visitors …

10 of the best B&Bs in Europe

Chez Papa, Barcelona<p>This bohemian-looking guesthouse close to the Sagrada Familia has a homey feel. Decorated with flea market finds with tile floors and a woodburning stove for the winter, it’s cosy and welcoming, while the multilingual French owner Hervé is always spot on with his dinner …

European Travel

12 Brilliantly Literary Hotels for Book Lovers

Add this grand, dramatic hotel set in a palace built in 1894 to your bucket list, not just for the regal digs, but for the massive library, which …

Africa luxury hotel openings for 2016 - Telegraph

South Africa

10 of the best ways to enjoy Berlin … on a budget

Culture for the canny<p>With an art scene as vibrant as Berlin’s, it’s no wonder Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has decided to set up shop in October as professor at the Universität der Künste. Prowl the galleries around Auguststrasse or see cutting-edge works with no entry charge at the Daimler …

Germany

27 must-have travel apps for every step of your journey

Travel is one of the industries that has completely transformed by the smartphone evolution and as a result, there is an abundance of ingenious apps designed to make your trips easy to plan, cheaper, well-informed and more enjoyable.<p>Short of literally packing your bags and rooting out your …

9 volcanoes to see in the UK

1: Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland<p>Volcanic activity here 60 million years ago led to the creation of the Giant's Causeway – 40,000 basalt columns …

10 of the best snorkelling destinations

Don a mask and fins and ready yourself for the ten best reef encounters in the world...<p>1. Madagascar<p>Turquoise waters, coral reefs, lemurs and more …

Ditch the crowds: Cuba’s top five alternative beach stays

Beautiful beaches are as iconic as cocktails in the Caribbean, but in Cuba only a handful of coastal destinations are well known. If crowded resort-lounging in Varadero isn’t your thing, there are plenty of equally stunning, secluded sandy strands for independent travelers. Often, these …

15 of the world's craziest roads that push travelers to the edge

There's nothing quite like a relaxing drive down a country road, sun shining and music playing. There's also nothing like nearly plummeting off the …

35 incredible travel destinations you've probably never heard of

Inspired by this Quora list asking about the best travel destinations most people never knew existed, we put together our own list of the 35 hidden gems around the world that are worth the trek.<p><i>Additional reporting by Megan Willett.</i>

Rotate This Travelers’ Clock To Switch Time Zones Effortlessly

If you’re a frequent traveler who has an analog time piece fetish, this clock by Korean design studio Elevenplus will be your new best friend. The cylindrical World Clock can ingeniously show what time it is in all 24 different time zones by simply rotating its cylindrical frame, and keeps ticking …

The Teapot, Reinvented

Paul Loebach’s science-inspired design is a serious upgrade over traditional teapots.<p>Most teapots are big and bulky and fit so awkwardly in your cabinet, you’re resigned to just leaving them on the counter. Paul Loebach‘s Ora Teapot, on the other hand, looks like something you might find in a …

Swirl Is the Most Beautiful Sink Faucet

Categorize this design concept in the realm of “unnecessary, but we want it”. Royal College of Art student Simin Qiu’s Swirl concept was awarded a …

Seven Outstanding Espresso Blends

While the legitimacy of these abundant "national" holidays that tend to pop up arbitrarily is definitely in question, we couldn't pass up tomorrow's opportunity—National Espresso Day—to pay homage to one of the purest ways to prepare coffee: espresso. The thick, concentrated brew packed into a tiny …

Coffee

How to order the perfect coffee around the world – and the best cafes

Cafes are great places to get a feel for a city but if you simply order a “coffee” or “café” in a non-English-speaking country, you won’t always get the drink you’re expecting. To save you from coffee disaster, we’ve listed the most popular varieties in 10 cities. And if we’ve missed your …

10 of the Most Remote Places on Earth to Visit - Culture-ist

Easter Island, Chile<p>By The Culture-ist<p>Easter Island is famous for the giant stone statues that dot the beaches. While it is a tourist attraction, the …

Top 20 free things to do in Berlin

Berlin may be one of the best-value cities in Europe but, for visitors, those euros can start to add up after days of museum-hopping and nights of clubbing. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to stretch your budget further by cashing in on some tip-top freebies.<p>Catch a ride to the Reichstag’s …

Top 10 riads in Marrakech

Dar Hanane<p>Near the Ben Youssef madrasa – the city’s most important Islamic school – this cute, six-room riad is one of the oldest houses in the medina, though you’d never know it. It’s arranged around a central courtyard shaded by bitter-orange trees (for making marmalade). You can sip tea by the …

Word of Mouth: London Coffee Shops

by Anya Lawrence<p>For a city that rarely sleeps, it's no wonder that London's coffee shop scene is booming. Gone with the dominance of generic international chains, the emphasis is no longer just on the convenience of grabbing a freshly brewed cup from an insignificant cafe. From coffee shops …

Magnificent 19th-Century Library Shelves 350,000 Books

Feast your eyes on the elegant grandeur of the Real Gabinete Portugus de Leitura (known in English as the Royal Portuguese Reading Room or the Royal Cabinet), a 19th-century library in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Constructed from 1880 to 1887 under the direction of architect Rafael da Silva e Castro, …

Cool holiday cottages in … Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

From a modern timber and glass bothy to a dramatic 16th-century towerhouse, these five stylish boltholes make great bases to explore this beautiful corner of western Scotland

Lonely Planet’s best value travel destinations for 2014

When times are tight we suggest you travel more, not less – but pick carefully. This is where your wallet will smile at the memories for years to come.<p>Greek Islands<p>View of Navagio Beach, also known as Shipwreck Cove, on Zakynthos Island. Image by Dave Porter Peterborough Uk / Photolibrary / Getty …