Archive for August, 2015

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

August 3, 2015

From city beaches by the Seine and Paris’s oldest food market, to a nightlife scene buzzing with free festivals and live music, Paris doesn’t have to leave you feeling financially drained Nungwi Village Every summer the city creates “fake” beaches with huge plots of sand around the Seine and the Bassin de la Villette. Dubbed […]

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Holiday guide to Puglia, southern Italy: the best towns, restaurants and hotels

August 3, 2015

Beyond Puglia’s crowded hotspots, there are nature reserves, dramatic caves, medieval quarters and several hundred miles of coastline to enjoy, not to mention the region’s star attraction: fantastic food Readers share their Puglia travel tips Poor Puglia. For centuries rampaging armies used this heel of Italy as a convenient motorway en route to richer pickings […]

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Amoul’s Hideaway: restaurant review | Jay Rayner

August 3, 2015

Soulful dishes from the Lebanese kitchen of Amoul’s Hideaway make Jay nostalgic for proper home cooking Amoul’s Hideaway is very obviously a restaurant. There are tables and chairs and a list of dishes for diners to choose from. A central communal table is surrounded by smaller ones, both inside and out, all tablecloth-free, and as […]

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Favourite restaurants in Sardinia: readers’ travel tips

August 3, 2015

Polish up your appetite to make the most of the generous portions of hearty home-produced food at these Sardinian restaurants, pizzerias and agriturismos recommended by readers Down a track between Sennariolo and Scano di Montiferro is S’Imbiligu – a family-run agriturismo. The people are friendly, the food is exquisite – fresh, simple and inventive, all […]

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Top 10 budget seafood restaurants and cafes on the Northumberland coast

August 3, 2015

Make the most of the magnificent views along the Northumberland coast while savouring the best local seafood at these cafes and restaurants where affordable lunch menus make it possible to fill up without splashing out • More budget eats in the UK | Newcastle | York | Glasgow | Leeds In this roundup the focus […]

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Yaliçapkini restaurant is only two miles from Turkey’s raucous Dalyan – but also a world away

August 3, 2015

A scenic bike ride through reedbeds bursting with wildlife takes you to a small family-run restaurant serving fantastic local seafood Holiday guide to the nearby Datça peninsula Bicycle hire in Dalyan is great value at around 10TL (£2.50) for the day. But where should visitors go? The famous Iztuzu beach is only nine miles away […]

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Top Danish restaurant Noma plans 10-week season in Sydney’s Barangaroo

August 3, 2015

Noma will open in January 2016 in the harbourside location where chef René Redzepi plans to explore the ‘incredible diversity’ of Australian ingredients Noma, the Danish restaurant that frequently tops lists of the best in the world, will be opening in Sydney for 10 weeks in 2016. Head chef René Redzepi plans to move his […]

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The alternative city guide to Turin, Italy

August 3, 2015

In the first of a series of guides to Europe’s alt cities, we head to Turin, where a new generation has transformed the old factory city into the beating heart of Italy’s progressive music, food and arts scenes. Here, they tell us about the best clubs, festivals, restaurants and creative hubs in town • Music […]

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Le Chabanais: restaurant review | Jay Rayner

August 3, 2015

Le Chabanais is named after an old Parisian brothel, but Jay struggles to get any satisfaction How much per square metre does it cost to clad a room in tarnished brass? Nail that figure and you could put a hard numerical value on what’s wrong with Le Chabanais. Because something has gone very wrong. Not […]

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Top tips on tipping around the world

August 3, 2015

Is 20% really standard when on holiday in the US? What should you give a taxi driver in Spain? Can you just round up a bill in France? Guardian correspondents around the world provide the inside track on what you do, and don’t, have to pay. And yes, we’re rather confused by Austria too … […]

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