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Canadian Museum for Human Rights opens to public in Winnipeg

Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg. Photograph: PR A red sequin and satin prom dress stands in the exhibition case. It belongs to Maréshia Rucker, a black senior student at Wilcox High School, Georgia. The school’s proms had always been segregated, one for blacks, and one for whites, arranged by students’ families, and supported

Highlights of Cadiz and the Costa de la Luz in Spain: readers tips

‘Once you’re there you won’t want to leave’ … Ajedrez Beach Club bar in Chipiona. Photograph: ID6068998/GuardianWitness Winning tip: El Faro, Cadiz A masterclass in traditional tapas. Fish picked off the slab is cooked as you wait in the cool, tiled bar (standing only). If you only eat one thing here it should be the

Asda to sell own-brand malaria tablets

Asda supermarket will produce and sell malaria tablets. Photograph: BSIP/UIG via Getty Images Asda is the first UK supermarket to produce and sell its own-brand malaria tablets. The tablets are on sale for £12 for 12 tablets at Asda pharmacies, which according to the supermarket is 50% less than the same drug costs at other

Turkeys turtle beach, saved from bulldozers in the 1980s, faces new threat from developers

Turkey’s Iztuzu beach, near Dalyan, is an important nesting site for loggerhead turtles. Photograph: Alamy The sand is soft, the sea warm and shallow, and at three low-key beach shacks, barefoot holidaymakers pay a few Turkish lira to drink tea, water or cold Efes beer under a corrugated iron roof. The peckish can order a

Top 10 hotels, B&Bs and hostels in Wales for walkers

Y Talbot, Tregaron Photograph: Y Talbot, Tregaron Walkers have been resting weary soles at this Ceredigion inn for centuries or, rather, drovers have. Since at least the 17th century cattle would be herded from this small town over the Cambrian mountains to markets in London and the Midlands. These days any stomping around the

Fish Sauce – a famous Vietnamese condiment

Fish Sauce – a famous Vietnamese condiment

Whoever coming to Vietnam and most Southeast Asian countries (such as Thailand, Laos, Cambodia) is much fond of a special condiment – Fish sauce (or nuoc mam in Vietnamese). It is a staple ingredient of numerous food like curry and sauces, and is derived from fish that is allowed to ferment. The origin of fish

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

How do you like your coffee? Find the perfect cup around the world with our guide. Photograph: Alamy 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

Viva Porthcawl: one of world’s biggest Elvis festivals hits Wales this weekend

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The annual Porthcawl Elvis festival draws thousands of the King lookalikes to the small coastal town. Here are some snaps from last years celebrations Continue reading… Travel | The Guardian Read more: Vietnam travel packages

Calabria, Italy: send us a travel tip

Houses on the island of Tropea at sunset, Calabria. Getty Images Photograph: Getty Images Contribute to this article GuardianWitness Powered by EE The toe of Italy’s boot, Calabria is a region of crystal clear seas, lip-smacking local food, beautiful wilderness and larger-than-life characters. Have you got a tip – maybe a secret beach, a coastal

Move the jobs to avoid transport crisis riots

Packed rail platform in London Photograph: Lefteris Pitarakis/AP The real problem is not a lack of transport infrastructure in London, but an absurd concentration of jobs in our capital city (Looming London transport crisis ‘risks sparking riots’, 22 September). This has led to shockingly high house prices and to priced-out workers then having to travel