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20 Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Relocate For A Job

If you were offered a job in another city—or your current employer asked you to relocate—would you make the move?<p>Some would say yes in a heartbeat, while others might struggle with the uncertainty that accompanies such a big change.<p>According to MyMove.com’s Consumer Insights Study, which surveyed …

Mini guide to Lisbon, Portugal

A laid-back city that exudes a decidedly old-fashioned charm, Lisbon is home to clattering trams, café-lined boulevards and grandiose monuments of its famous seafaring sons.<p>Lisbon is something of a rarity among European capitals – a laid-back city that exudes a decidedly old-fashioned charm, with …

London's best rooftop bars

As much as we love London's dark and dingy pubs, there are occasions when tatty banquettes and yellowed walls don't quite cut it. For a classier …

England

Craft beer: a guide for beginners

Once there was real ale. It was safe, steady and you knew where you were with it. But now ale has a hip young cousin: craft beer. It even has its own …

Beer

A caffeinated return to Florence

In an effort to relive his days as a university student in Italy, the Thirsty Explorer finds that the land of espresso is not as familiar as it once was.<p>I never really understood the saying “you can’t go home again”. I go home all the time and not much has changed: I lay on my father’s couch, watch …

Italy

The Fish and Chip Shop, Islington

Des McDonald's first solo venture in Islington, London, gives the humble fish and chippy a facelift<p>What makes a chippy truly great? Esquire magazine formally addressed the question in a recent search for the best traditional chip shop in Britain, and found its answer in Colmans Fish and Chips in …

England

Plan your great American road trip

Roadtrippers, a new trip-planning website and app, can pinpoint the country’s most majestic bypasses, plus tell you where to eat and stay along the way.<p>Somewhere in the United States, there are places waiting to be discovered this summer -- jagged mountain peaks, roadside diners with heaps of …

Glacier National Park

Top 10 bars in San Francisco

Rickhouse<p>Beautiful wood interiors (mimicking the inside of a cask), stunningly tall liquor shelves (so high that they need a rolling ladder), live …

How to uncover closed-door restaurants when travelling

It’s like a dinner party with strangers. Closed-door restaurants, also known as underground restaurants or supper clubs, are private eateries tucked away in a chef’s home. And though they’re not widely advertised, they are often some of the most sought-after tables in town.<p>For travellers, these …

12 Places You'd Never Believe Were In The UK

The UK landscape varies wildly, from the snow-swept peaks of Ben Nevis to the tropical looking, white sandy beaches of Cornwall. It wasn't for the weather, you'd probably never have to go abroad at all.

How to travel around the world in 80 days

In Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, Phileas Fogg had a devil of a time trying to travel around the world in 80 days. But in the 21st century, circumnavigating the globe has become a bit of a breeze: all you need is a round-the-world (RTW) ticket. In fact, a dedicated (if masochistic) …

Breakfast in Italy

The mainstay of Italian <i>colazione</i> (breakfast) is scalding hot <i>espresso</i>, <i>cappuccino</i> (<i>espresso</i> with a goodly dollop of foamed milk) or <i>caffè latte</i> – the hot, milky espresso beverage Starbucks mistakenly calls a <i>latte</i>, which will get you a glass of milk in Italy. An alternative beverage is <i>orzo</i>, a slightly …

Lisbon attractions: what to see and do in summer

Why go?<p>In the summer months, Lisbon swelters under a cerulean blue dome. ‘A praia’ (to the beach) sings out from the city’s sun-kissed, begonia blossomed streets as surf boards are stacked on top of cars and everyone makes for the beachy ‘burbs of Cascais and Estoril – 20 minutes drive from the …

The only way is up: London’s best rooftop bars for sunny evening drinking – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 4:00 pm, June 6, 2013 in Food & Drink<p>Up on the roof… London now has more open air, rooftop drinking spots than ever before. All we need now …