October 2009

Issue number: 106

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How to shoot a winning portfolio

Competition judge and pro photographer Steve Davey explains the techniques behind last year's winning photo story

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Voluntourism: Help or hindrance?

Do trips combining sightseeing and volunteering satisfy anyone? More importantly, is there a point to voluntourism?

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The beginner's guide to cycle touring

Not sure about biking abroad? Here, Robert Penn tackles the big questions with his guide to cycling tours around the world

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The lady and the chimps: an interview with Jane Goodall

"I don't have wanderlust," says Jane Goodall, the legendary primate researcher and humanitarian tells us. "I'm more wander… driven"

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Rhythm & blues: returning to Senegal

The haunting departure point for thousands of West African slaves, today Senegal is blessed with a thumping music scene, beautiful beaches and bird-rich national parks - and British travellers are finally getting in on the secret

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Caribbean Travel Blueprint: the alternative guide

Voodoo festivals, rainforest treks, irresistible rhythms, stunning beaches... the list goes on. There's an authentic Caribbean just waiting to be explored - ditch your preconceptions and go

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A hiking adventure in Malta

Good walking? On Malta? You bet! Stride out along cliffs, beneath woods and through 7,000 years of history

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5 Costa Rican offbeat eco-lodges

Costa Rica’s rainforest reserves and protected peninsulas are stunning – but crowded. For a more tranquil experience you need to stay in the right places

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5 of the best Multi-Country weekends

You might only have a weekend, but that doesn’t mean you need to restrict your boundaries. Tick off two (or more) nations on these border-hopping short breaks

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