Pizza is the world’s favourite takeaway meal but Chinese is top in Britain and America

A reworked world map has revealed the most popular takeaway choices around the globe – and it’s pizza that’s the runaway winner. On the map – generated using Google search data – country names have been supplemented by their residents’ most-searched-for takeaway cuisine. Pizza is top in 44 countries, including India and Germany, while Chinese … Read more Pizza is the world’s favourite takeaway meal but Chinese is top in Britain and America

Holidays 2021: Can’t decide if you want a hotel or villa? Have both!

Who doesn’t ache to visit Europe for some summer sun, staying by the beach or on a country estate?  A villa sounds blissful, allowing you to remain in bubbles of family and friends, but after months of cooking and being cooped up at home, you might prefer to combine it with all the facilities of … Read more Holidays 2021: Can’t decide if you want a hotel or villa? Have both!

MasterChef winner Oli Martin has top tips to help make home cooking restaurant standard

Missing restaurant food? Then make it at home – by following the advice of top chef Oli Martin. He won the festive edition of MasterChef: The Professionals recently and his restaurant at Hipping Hall in Kirkby Lonsdale has an impressive four AA rosettes, so he knows his way around the kitchen. Here he offers top … Read more MasterChef winner Oli Martin has top tips to help make home cooking restaurant standard

The Nissan van that comes with a built-in OFFICE that even slides out so you can work outside

The amazing Nissan van that comes with a built-in OFFICE (and it even slides out so you can work in the fresh air) Nissan exhibited the concept at the 2021 Tokyo Auto Salon – one of the world’s biggest custom car shows A demo video shows how the office pod has room for a computer … Read more The Nissan van that comes with a built-in OFFICE that even slides out so you can work outside

Airbnb reveals the top 10 places Britons in lockdown 3.0 are dreaming of visiting

Wish you were THERE? The top 10 places from Zanzibar to Ibiza Britons in lockdown 3.0 are dreaming of visiting once travel reopens (and an amazing Airbnb you can book in each one) Zanzibar has taken the No1 spot in an Airbnb ranking of Britons’ top 10 ‘wanderlust destinations’  The island of Koh Samui in … Read more Airbnb reveals the top 10 places Britons in lockdown 3.0 are dreaming of visiting

Michelin awards one of its coveted stars to a vegan restaurant in France for the first time

Michelin awards one of its coveted stars to a vegan restaurant in France for the first time ONA restaurant in the city of Ares, near Bordeaux, was launched in 2016  The letters ONA stand for ‘Origine Non Animale’ (‘Animal-free origin’) It’s run by Claire Vallee, who crowd-funded it after banks refused to lend to her  By … Read more Michelin awards one of its coveted stars to a vegan restaurant in France for the first time

Pictured: The house in Irkutsk that’s normal on the outside and like a palace on the inside

Pictured: The house for sale that’s humdrum on the outside – and decorated like a palace in dazzling golden finery on the inside The abode, on the outskirts of the city of Irkutsk in Russia, has an interior decorated in Baroque style It truly is the Sistine Chapel of suburban real-estate. And it could be … Read more Pictured: The house in Irkutsk that’s normal on the outside and like a palace on the inside

Canada wilderness: 12 incredible pictures of its mountainous landscape

Robin Williams described Canada as ‘like a loft apartment over a really great party’. Well, as these 12 mesmerising images show, the partygoers are missing out.    They were taken by amateur photographer James Cliburn, from Vancouver, who has spent the past five years exploring his country’s wild terrain, camera in hand. And he’s done a … Read more Canada wilderness: 12 incredible pictures of its mountainous landscape

Farewell Butch, the king of the Caribbean: The dazzling founder of Sandals resorts has died aged 79

Farewell Butch, the king of the Caribbean: The dazzling founder of Sandals resorts has died aged 79 but has left behind an incredible legacy By Sarah Hartley For The Mail On Sunday Published: 22:01 GMT, 16 January 2021 | Updated: 22:01 GMT, 16 January 2021 True visionary: Butch Stewart, who has died aged 79 Truly … Read more Farewell Butch, the king of the Caribbean: The dazzling founder of Sandals resorts has died aged 79

Exploring the most beautiful estuaries in England, from Norfolk to Cornwall

I love the sea. I love rivers. The point at which the two come together, an estuary, leaves me inexplicably excited. Between the ebbs and flows of the tides, estuaries hold secrets – some a bit murky, but all the more fascinating for it – and some of Britain’s most potent history. The Wash, the … Read more Exploring the most beautiful estuaries in England, from Norfolk to Cornwall