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Benedict Cumberbatch: ice driving in Finland

The actor dons his thermals to drive Jaguars on ice in Finland

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Rio de Janeiro's best street food

Rio food blogger Tom Le Mesurier picks his favourite local mouthfuls

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10 quiet places in New York

The most tranquil places to walk, eat and visit in this lively city

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Smart spring getaways in Europe

Whatever your idea of escapism, there's a short European break for you

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Editor's Picks

Food & Drink

Valentine Warner: 10 reasons I love British food

23 Apr 2014

The chef and seasonal food champion talks about the cream of the UK's crop and why he'd rather be drinking cider


Auction: own the coat worn by Benedict Cumberbatch in High Life

21 Apr 2014

Bid in our charity auction to win the Belstaff trench coat Benedict is wearing on this month's High Life cover

Hotels & Spas

Constance Halaveli, Maldives

23 Apr 2014

With sublime style that carefully showcases the nature all around it, Constance Halaveli is something to write home about, says Ianthe Butt

Food & Drink

Seattle's best street food

22 Apr 2014

To celebrate the Chowtzer Awards for the world's best fast, cheap and street-style food this weekend, we ask Seattle food blogger Naomi Bishop some quickfire questions about her favourite local mouthfuls


Country hot spot: Somerset, UK

12 Apr 2014

With cool accommodation, an unusual new art centre and Johnny Depp buying a local castle, Somerset is officially having a moment, says Lucy Thackray. Here are four spots to start you off

High Life People

Letter from Chile

Find out what the world's most famous correspondent gets up to off duty

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Five tips on learning a new language

He claims not to have the ‘language gene', yet Benny Lewis is fluent in ten languages and getting there with even more using his own method of ‘hacking'. Each month 400,000 users visit his blog to track his progress. Here are his tips to fast fluency...

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On The Road

On the Road with: Foxes

The stylish singer talks about her loves, hates and favourite memories of being on tour

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Surfing Namibia

Craig Jarvis · 12 Apr 2014

The best surfing wave in the world? Not the azure waters of Hawaii. Not the palm-fringed shores of Indonesia. It's in Namibia. Craig Jarvis tells us where — and how it's made history

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