June/July 2010

Issue number: 112

In this issue

What kind of safari suits you – ballooning over the Masai Mara? Walking with lions? Or just anywhere that doesn't break the bank? Find your perfect African adventure with our 18-page expert guide, including safaris for under £1000 a week Plus, a tip-packed guide to Luang Prabang, Laos; the Amazon's best eco-lodges; and 30 short-haul summer adventures (hiking Liechtenstein, anyone?). Plus reports from Oman, Samoa and Hong Kong – no travel magazine goes further…

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SAFARI SPECIAL First time to Africa? Going back for more? Getting to be an old hand? Find the perfect African adventure for you with our 18-page expert guide, including ideas for safaris under £1,000 and a first-timer's guide to Kenya's notorious capital, Nairob(ber)i…

NEW SERIES! Top 5 Luang Prabang, Laos – From the tastiest eats and the best sleeps to the top community projects, we give you the lowdown on the Lao town

DISCOVERY Oman – Find the desert of your dreams, plus azure beaches and beautiful camels in authentic Arabia

DEPARTURES 10 trips with experts – how to travel with astronomers, TV presenters and the 'real life Crocodile Dundee' 

SHORT-HAUL 30 great summer escapes – You don’t have to go far to find adventure – from learning Arabic in Morocco to  wolf-tracking in Poland, take a short hop with a difference

ACTIVE Hong Kong – Trekking? In Hong Kong? Discover the  wild side of Asia’s buzziest city with hikes into the rugged hinterland

CULTURE Ecuador eco-lodges – Delve into the Ecuadorian Amazon to stay with indigenous peoples at the tribe-owned ecolodges that are helping to safeguard their futures

FRONTIER Samoa – Discover the Pacific paradise with the quirkiest culture

PHOTO TIPS - How to buy a digital camera (and what you really don't need to buy)

WIN A trip to Cuba – Havana and beach, here we come…

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Articles from this issue

Men vs Women: different health issues

According to medical research, male travellers are overconfident daredevils, while women are chronic worriers. Here we explain travel’s sexual divide

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How to buy the right camera for you

It's simple: what you really need to know about buying a camera

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7 things to do for free: Cusco, Peru

We asked staff at the South American Explorers’ Cusco Clubhouse for their tips for freebies in the town…

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30 short-hop summer trips

Track wolves, haggle in souks, chase volcanoes, bestride entire countries and all for less than four hours away...

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Samoa: curious culture in a Pacific paradise

The Pacific specks of Samoa are as far as you can go without being on the way home again. But the local culture – traditional and unique – is well worth the trip

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Wild Hong Hong: walking the MacLehose Trail

Beyond the skyscrapers, Hong Kong's New Territories offer fine trails across dragon-back mountains rich in history

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In Thesiger's tracks: rediscovering Oman

Things may have changed since explorer Wilfred Thesiger crossed Oman in the 1940s, but Lyn Hughes was still awestruck by giant dunes, emerald seas and the exorbitant price of camels

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Ecuador's Amazon eco-lodges

The Ecuadorian Amazon presents some of the world’s most praised ecolodges – and some of the most threatened rainforest. Three indigenous communities let us in

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