Recipe: buche de Noel

Get into the festive spirit with a fun-to-make Yule log that would coax a smile out of Scrooge himself.

Recipe: buche de Noel

El Gouna, Egypt's 'Venice on the Red Sea', has everything you could want from a holiday resort - except, that is, for authenticity. Words by Orlando Crowcroft.

The quiz, 2012

Scandals, space milk, Mayan doom-mongering, wiff-waff …Test your mental mettle - or at least your powers of recollection - against the best our team of trivia monkeys can muster. 

FAQs and figures

Tim Pile goes in search of answers on a pub-quiz crawl around Hong Kong.

FAQs and figures

He may be the world's sole male geisha, but Enosuke Hirose is only following tradition, writes Julian Ryall.

And there was night

Make an unforgettable entrance in one of the season's fashion-forward cocktail dresses.

And there was night

Sliding doors and judiciously placed mirrors have given a couple who love to entertain room to manoeuvre.

And there was night

The former policeman tells Robby Nimmo about the corruption that infected the Hong Kong force in the 1970s, and where to fish locally.

And there was night

Santa Claus … It’s almost time for the world’s favourite bearded fat man to gee up his reindeers again. 

 

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