City guide to Seattle

    City guide to Seattle

    Today, the restless, rain-drenched birthplace of grunge and Starbucks is home to artists, creatives, geeks and iconoclasts. It also boasts natural assets galore, from Puget Sound’s islets to two mountain ranges ripe for exploration
    What they're eating in Washington, DC

    What they're eating in Washington, DC

    Yoghurt soup? Salmon in beeswax? Barack Obama’s favourite hot dog? The US capital has it all
    How to make it: Neil Kleinberg's fluffy American pancakes recipe

    How to make it: Neil Kleinberg's fluffy American pancakes recipe

    Learn how to recreate this American classic at home
    California cool: four of the best road trips

    California cool: four of the best road trips

    As a state, California appears to be made for road trips. We check out four of the best routes to get you started.

    Frequent flyer: All you need to know about codeshares

    What are the benefits of codeshare agreements, and how can you avoid ending up on a different plane to the one you book?
    California cool: Beyond the Redwood curtain

    California cool: Beyond the Redwood curtain

    Upstate is a world apart from classic California. A bucolic, forested wilderness, it's home to sleeping volcanoes, glassy lakes and sulphur springs.