Vineyards in HungaryTom Mullen In 1913, a year before the First World War began, The Wine Society of the U.K. published a ‘brief history of the origin and development’ of the society, telling how, in 1874, an exhibition including food and drinks at the Royal Albert Hall slipped up. Apparently, ‘a very large quantity of
Walking down Værnedamsvej, between Copenhagen’s Vesterbro and Frederiksberg neighbourhoods, you could be in Paris’ first arrondissement. Maybe it’s the galettes from Cafe Viggo, the Gauloises being chain-smoked over pavement coffees, or the scurry of schoolchildren speaking only French. It’s not very Scandinavian: it’s Copenhagen’s Little Paris. Værnedamsvej is one Copenhagen’s most likeable streets. It’s an alternative to Nyhavn
The town of Interlaken is nestled between two lakes in the Swiss Alps, Lake Thun and Lake Brienz. Ringed by rugged peaks, Interlaken has become the adventure travel capital of Switzerland – a place where you can hike, go paragliding, bungee jump, raft or go rock-climbing, all while enjoying views of the glassy lake waters.
The Dutch capital is a compact city, so if you want to get the most out of your stay try cruising the canals, riding a bicycle, and discovering the city on foot. Visit http://www.lonelyplanet.com/the-netherlands/amsterdam for more information about Amsterdam.
James Cook covered much of the planet during a career of remarkable success – paying equal attention to north, south, east and west in three voyages which redrew the global map. His presence lingers in many of these places – whether you visit by sea or by land… Early career (1757-1767) Quebec Before his voyages,
Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Can’t decide between the draw of urban life and the beauties of nature for a last minute getaway in late September? Visitors to Austria can have both. Wine-loving travelers to Vienna who love to explore on foot can hike on the city’s wine trail. Cobenzl Winery, one of
When I first set foot in Buenos Aires two years ago, I heard Porteños – Buenos Aires residents – call their city “the beef capital of the world”. Problem was, I’m a vegetarian. And although Argentina is still one of the biggest consumers of meat, in particular beef, the times are changing. Today, Buenos Aires has more than
A budget airline is promising “nonstop” flights from London to New York, even though it is using an aircraft that lacks the range to cover the 3,500-mile transatlantic crossing. The Primera Air website assures passengers who buy tickets from Stansted to New York’s Newark Airport next week that their planes will not refuel along the way.
(CNN) — Thanksgiving is a little more than three months away. Have you booked your flight yet? The latest research from Google’s Travel team confirms that right about now is the best time to search for and buy a flight for the most popular travel holiday in the United States. Wait until October, and they
British Airways and Virgin Atlantic are among the 20 safest airlines on Earth, according to an annual ranking of the world’s biggest carriers. The website AirlineRatings.com assessed 409 major airlines before delivering its verdict, taking into account previous incidents, the average age of their fleets, and audits from governments and the aviation industry’s regulatory bodies.
Columbus, Ohio is one of the most underrated cities in the country, and it’s been flying under the radar as a tourist destination for far too long. Yet, somehow, it’s quietly become the 4th fastest growing city, according to the 2018 U.S. Census. Business is booming. There’s so much about the Buckeye State’s largest city
Adam Perry Lang hoists the $50 Serious Barbecue Sandwich, a Hollywood meat marvel.Jakob Layman The famous corner of Hollywood and Vine has a new showstopper: a $50 barbecue steak sandwich that aligns perfectly with those stars on the Walk of Fame. Chef Adam Perry Lang’s Hole in the Wall takeout window opened last week alongside
Adam is in Hartford, CT, at Randy’s Wooster Street Pizza Shop for its Stuffed Pizza Challenge. Two people must take down a pie made with 4 pizza doughs and packed with meats, cheeses and veggies — it weighs in at more than 10 pounds. If they do it, they get their meal for free and
Lonely Planet discovers imperial splendour and architectural masterpieces around every corner in Rome, Italy’s epic capital. Visit http://www.lonelyplanet.com/italy/rome for more information about Rome.
September and October are lovely months for a short-haul holiday with a good dose of sunshine. But where can you find (pretty-much) guaranteed heat in less than five hours from the UK? Follow our expert guide to find the best hotels for late summer sun in Europe and north Africa – including the Greek Islands,
Courtesy of Shutterstock The stakes are high. Africa currently holds the highest prevalence of the world’s undernourished people and has among the lowest agricultural yields in the world. The continent will double in population to hold an estimated 2.5 billion of the world’s nearly 10 billion people by 2050. Yet there is enormous potential for
Plane maker Boeing is actively working on technology that would remove the need for two pilots in the cockpits of its passenger jets. Existing European aviation rules state that passenger planes with more than 20 seats must have a minimum of two pilots in the cockpit. But Steve Nordlund, a vice president at Boeing, said autonomous technology