Rio de Janeiro nightlife | Telegraph Travel

Lapa 40 Graus Named in homage to the controversial 1955 film Rio, 40 Graus, the Lapa version looks to raise the mercury on the local nightlife with its enticing combination of multi-level entertainment for all tastes. Start things gently with a few frames of pool on the ground floor before heading upstairs to the balcony-lined […]

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Got a new credit card? Don’t let it spoil your holiday

Frances Kirk writes On a recent family trip to Vancouver we discovered that our pre-booked Airbnb apartment was occupied when we let ourselves in using a key code given to us by the host.  On contacting both Airbnb and the host, it transpired that Airbnb had cancelled our booking due to non-payment. The reason given […]

Beloved toy store FAO Schwarz makes its comeback

NEW YORK (AP) — Three years after it closed its beloved toy store on Fifth Avenue, FAO Schwarz has returned to New York. A new FAO opened Friday in Manhattan’s Rockefeller Center, about 10 blocks from its former home near Central Park. For more than 150 years, FAO Schwarz was known in New York City […]

The best steak sandwich ever at BLT Prime

Time travelers may remember when the Old Post Office Building on Pennsylvania Avenue offered a cacophony of noise, bad food court smells and sweaty tourists. That changed in 2016, when the historic building was transformed into the Trump International Hotel. Today, the large, serene atrium lobby is awash in shades of cream and blue, with […]

Tracking condors on the most luxurious train in South America

For too long, there’s been a significant gap in my personal map of South America. I’ve covered most of it by plane, coach, ferry and horse, but never Peru and never anywhere by train. At the start of the year, a friend was touring the country, documenting it constantly on Instagram. I found myself checking […]

AP PHOTOS: Sights of Rome include monumental eyesores

ROME (AP) – Rome’s monumental problems of garbage and decay exist side-by-side with the Italian capital’s glories, including the Colosseum. Associated Press photographers recently trained their cameras on some of the eyesores. With City Hall administrations often mired in scandal, Romans over the last few years have started trying to fix the mess themselves. Pie’ […]

Why Zimbabwe might just offer Africa’s best safari experience

As a child, the ultimate treat was a day out to Knowsley Safari Park, a mere mile from my Merseyside home. However, it being the Seventies and us not having a car, we’d have to wait for four-wheeled visitors to take us. It usually ended with them driving off in a huff minus their windscreen […]

Collier helps No. 2 UConn rout Vanderbilt 80-42

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) – Geno Auriemma knows his UConn Huskies are a work in progress. The Hall of Fame coach just wants them to keep getting better every game. “This was the second game we played, and we were better than we were last Sunday,” he said after an 80-42 win over Vanderbilt on Saturday […]

Join Dan Snow on an exclusive tour to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings

Historian and broadcaster Dan Snow will be joining an exclusive tour commemorating the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings next June for Telegraph Travel. Seventy-five years ago allied troops touched down on the Normandy coast, kickstarting the liberation of German-occupied France, and later Europe, from Nazi control. Hear the untold stories from this pivotal moment […]

At Epcot: Guardians of the Galaxy, Ratatouille, IllumiNations

Disney has started to fill in some of the details of a makeover of Epcot that will be going on for years: more spectacle, more interactive entertainment, more cutting-edge technology that will give us not just a glimpse of fantasy worlds but immerse us in them. The company still has not revealed the big picture, […]