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Expert Advice in 15 minutes

It takes just 15 minutes for the Heathrow Express to whisk you between central London and Heathrow Airport. It got us thinking. What else can you do in around 15 minutes? Here's our series of handy how-to guides written by experts who really know their stuff. Spend just 15 minutes or so reading and get inspired!

You could learn how to get your finances sorted, choose the right wine; stay fit on your travels, take better photos, learn a new language, start your own business and much more.

Contributors include the Independent's travel editor, Simon Calder, Esquire magazine editor Alex Bilmes, fitness guru Matt Roberts, award-winning wine writer Stephen Brook and the Guardian's Literary critic Nick Lezard.

  • 15 minutes to sort out your savings

    • 20 Mar 2015

    15 minutes – that's all it takes to get between Heathrow and central London on our high speed train services. It got us thinking… what else can you do in 15 minutes? This issue: sort out your savings.

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  • 15 minutes to choose a new car

    • 17 Feb 2015

    As March sees the release of the ‘15’-plate registrations, there's a crop of new, smartly-designed cars with the latest technologies arriving in showrooms soon. We asked automotive journalist Farah Alkhalisi to cast her eye over them.

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  • 15 minutes to book your 2015 holiday

    TN-Cape Spear & Signal Hill, Canada
    • 19 Jan 2015

    2015 brings plenty of fresh and exciting destinations for holidays and short breaks alike. With these new non-stop routes from Heathrow, where you go could simply be a question of timing. The Independent’s Senior Travel Editor Simon Calder picks his favourites.

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  • 15 minutes to stay healthy in winter

    Alex Harris, Mens Health Writer
    • 13 Nov 2014

    Once the sun takes his hat off, resist the urge to put on yours and hibernate. Because hidden among the frosted leaves is a host of benefits to your health and happiness. We asked commissioning editor of Men's Health magazine Alex Harris for his tips on how to motivate yourself, face down winter’s challenges – and flourish.

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  • 15 minutes to choose your ski break

    TN-Alf Skiing, Hugh Rhodes
    • 17 Oct 2014

    Now’s the time to be thinking about booking your next ski holiday to ensure you get exactly what you want this winter. We asked Ski Journalist of the Year Alf Alderson for his top recommendations.

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