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

Y Talbot, Tregaron Photograph: https://www.facebook.com/YTalbotTregaron/photos_stream?ref=page_internal 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

Talking point: how much do online reviews influence your holiday choices?

Fawlty Towers: charming, perhaps, but could it have survived in a world with online reviews? Photograph: BBC-1 It may seem obvious that good reviews are good for business. And if we’ve learnt anything from the various battles between hoteliers and Tripadvisor over the years it’s that bad reviews can be pretty bad too. Now a

Top 10 budget restaurants, cafes and pubs in York

York Minster at sunset, York. Photograph: Mark Sunderland/Robert Harding World Imagery/Corbis Coconut Lagoon A lot of Coconut Lagoon’s meat and fish dishes top £10 (various vegetarian dishes and dosas start at £6.45), so it may take some juggling over a jug of tap water to keep a meal for two at under £20. But make

Ha Long Bay – world natural heritage photo contest launched

Ha Long Bay – world natural heritage photo contest launched

On the occasion of 20 years of Ha Long’s UNESCO recognition (December 1994 – December 2014), a photo contest was launched on September 8 in Hanoi to honor the unique beauty of the world heritage. A corner of Ha Long Bay The contest has been jointly organized by has been organized by the Vietnam Association

Final stretch of New York’s High Line complete

A view of the High Line’s latest section looking west along one of the rail track walks. All photographs: Iwan Baan/The High Line The final stretch of New York’s High Line opened on Saturday, completing a 15-year project that has transformed the once derelict overhead railway into an urban park. Starting at Gansevoort Street, in