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An Incredible World Map That Plots the Literal Translation of Every Country Name In the World

The Literal Translation of Country Names is a remarkably researched map created by Neomam for their client Credit Card Compare, which plots the …

Oxford University Press

15 Most Incredible Castles in Germany

if you're looking to add a touch of royal treatment to your next trip, take a look at our list of the most beautiful castles in Germany...

European Travel

25 Libraries Every Voracious Reader Must Absolutely Visit

Hey there, I just found you your next vacation spots.

The 23 cities with the best quality of life in the world

The ranking is one of the most comprehensive of its kind and is carried out annually to help multinational companies and other employers to compensate employees fairly when placing them on international assignments, according to Mercer.<p>London and New York do not make it anywhere near the top of the …

European Travel

11 Houses with Unique Living Rooms

Living rooms are spaces dedicated to sharing time with family, receiving visitors, working, and carrying out a wide range of unpredictable …


These Nikon 'Surf Photo Of The Year' Images Will Take Your Breath Away

Earlier this month Nikon held its annual Surf Photo of the Year awards (in partnership with Surfing Australia). Photos in the comp can be taken …


Japan’s Prisons Are a Haven for Elderly Women

Every aging society faces distinct challenges. But Japan, with the world’s oldest population (27.3 percent of its citizens are 65 or older, almost …

Time I

Daughter Finds Box With 30,000 Never-Before-Seen Negatives In Attic, Her Jaw Drops When She Develops Them

Some artists don't live long enough to experience the recognition they get. Masha Ivashintsova was one of them. This Russian artist and theater …

Saint Petersburg

The Wild Pizzas of Southern Italy Have to Be Seen to Be Believed

A restaurant critic and two chefs go on a pie-in-the-sky adventure to find exactly how far you can stretch the idea of pizza.<p>When do dough, tomato …


17 Healthy Foods That Are Actually Dangerous to Overeat

BroccoliFirst off, it’s worth highlighting that most people don’t even come<i> close</i> to getting as many vegetables as they should in their daily diet, …


A Brilliant Look Behind the Scenes of the Visionary Guillermo Del Toro Film ‘The Shape of Water’

In a brilliant behind-the-scenes look at the film <i>The Shape of Water</i>, the visionary director Guillermo del Toro opened up about the transformative …

Guillermo del Toro

Family of five moves from a 2,100-square-foot-house to a beautifully renovated school bus

After deciding to move out of their 2,100 square foot house, Brandon and Ashley Trebitowski spent six months converting a classic Blue Bird bus into …


This Hack Will Forever Change the Way You Peel Potatoes

When I saw a trick for removing potato skins by slipping them off without using the dreaded vegetable peeler, I knew I had to try it immediately to …

The 20 Best Places to Go in 2018

These destinations are spectacular—and affordable.<p><b>The 20 Best Places to Go in 2018</b><p><b>By Megan Leonhardt and Kerri Anne Renzulli</b><p>Whether you dream of …


7 Sandwich Secrets We’re Stealing from Chefs (Thanks, Chefs)

The perfection of some sandwiches lies in their simplicity (say, a ham and cheese with nothing but the highest quality ham, cheese, and don’t forget …

10 subtle signs you're smarter than you think you are

You might be surprised to know which of your quirks can reveal your inner genius.<p>1. You accept that there are plenty of things you don't know<p>You may think that pretending you know everything, even when you don't, makes you come across as smarter. But in reality, people who aren't afraid to be …


These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …


10 travel safety tips you can learn from the CIA

Mathew Bradley spent more than 14 years in the Central Intelligence Agency, and now this former CIA agent is the Regional Security Director, Americas, for International SOS (a medical and travel security assistance company). I spoke to him via email to ask his top travel safety tips, both at home …

Los Angeles

The Trailer for the Scifi Film Prospect Is Delightfully Baffling

The new film <i>Prospect</i> is about a father and daughter who travel to another planet to harvest a rare mineral. Once there, they realize it’s not going …


135 Amazing Facts for People Who Like Amazing Facts

Store these away for future trivia nights.<p>1. Mister Rogers always mentioned out loud that he was feeding his fish because a young blind viewer once …

Matt Groening

Culture without the crowds: 10 of the world's best tours with VIP after-hours access

Longing to see the Vatican but not up to battling the crowds? How about heading to Egypt and peering at Tutankhamun’s treasures at the Cairo Museum after-hours? Read on for Telegraph Travel's 10 hand-picked trips with exclusive VIP access for 2018...<p>1. Italian Intermezzo<p>A private celebration dinner …


This Amazing Map Depicts The 13,000 Hidden Wonders Of The World That You Need To Visit

Consider this your source of travel inspo for life.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

Los Angeles

Rare photographs that changed lives

<b>Twenty-four photographs from the Lewis Hine archive have been auctioned in New York. The rare prints were from the collection of the late New York photographer Isador Sy Seidman.</b><p>American sociologist Hine was one of the most important documentary photographers of the 20th Century. Because the notion …


47 documentaries on Netflix right now that will make you smarter

And with binge-worthy titles like Netflix original "Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond" and Oscar-nominated "Last Men in Aleppo" a click away, you can get a lot of great nonfiction viewing any night of the week.<p>You'll learn a lot more about the world, but don't worry — you'll also be entertained.<p><b>Here are</b> …

North Korea

49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

Tel Aviv

10 Recipes Stuffed with Deliciousness

<b>Whether it’s a stuffed potato, squash or grilled cheese, this list is stocked with our favorite food items stuffed, filled to the brim, and loaded</b> …


This Man's Drawings Of Life With His Wife And Kids Are So Sweet, You Might Tear Up

These are getting all up in my feels.


Hong Kong art: Miniature art shows disappearing Hong Kong

An exhibition of miniature dioramas offers a glimpse into a disappearing way of life in Hong Kong, reports Grace Tsoi from BBC Chinese.

Hong Kong

10 Popular Mushroom Recipes to Make Right Now

Mushrooms are a severely underrated vegetable. They're often hiding in the background, playing the supporting role instead of having their time in …