November 2011

Issue number: 123

In this issue

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Husky-sledding in Finland, trekking in Morocco, northern lights-viewing in the Arctic – if you’re looking for an active escape this winter, look no further than our latest issue, packed with the 21 coolest trips for cold climes. We also feature some of the world’s most awe-inspiring landscapes: the limestone forest of Madagascar, the little-visited sand dunes of Brazil’s coast, and the mind-spinningly long Great Wall of China. Plus mini guides to Hong Kong, North Cornwall and Copenhagen, why you shouldn’t drive in Eritrea, and explorer Benedict Allen’s secret biscuit addiction…

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Additional content

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We have a bumper crop of extended interviews that we just couldn't squeeze into this issue:

Alastair Fothergill on life on the Frozen Planet

Billy Connolly on Route 66

Ben Fogle: The Accidental Adventurer

The World According to Vanessa Berlowitz


North-east Brazil

Alex Robinson on the Dune Coast | Photography... More

Travel Icon: Carnival, Brazil | Destinations... More

Discover Bahia, Brazil | Destinations... More

Capoeira and Candomble in Salvador | Destinations... More

Check out our Brazil travel guide for more inspiration | Plan a trip... More


21 perfect winter adventures

Check out an extract of the article: ski touring with Zuba Ski

Enter our competition to win a trip to see the Northern Lights

6 ultimate Arctic adventures | Inspire me... More

How to survive the cold | Advice... More

Top 6 places to see the Northern Lights | Inspire me... More


10 great snorkelling destinations | Inspire me... More

Diving and snorkelling travel guide | Plan a trip... More

Check out our Madagascar travel guide for more trip ideas | Plan a trip... More

Exploring Tasmania

On the ocean: Kayaking in Tasmania | Destinations... More

10 things to do for free in Hobart | Inspire me... More

Walking the Tarkine, Tasmania | Destinations... More

Check out our Tasmania travel guide for more articles | Plan a trip... More


Travel Icon: The Great Wall

Travel in China: frequently asked questions | Advice... More

Beijing's top 10 experiences | Destinations... More

Panda spotting in Shaanxi, China | Destinations...  More

Nomad's land: Qinghai, China | Destinations... More

Minority groups in China | Destinations... More

Chinese medicine: health issues in China are many and varied | Advice... More

A slow bike through China | Destinations... More

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Articles from this issue

Healthcare abroad: what you need to know

Communication problems, dodgy facilities, massive medical bills – it can be scary getting sick overseas. Dr Jane Wilson-Howarth puts you at ease

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Photography tips: places of worship

Photographing places of worship is a sensitive business. Steve Davey helps you capture the atmosphere in style, without causing offence

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The World According to Vanessa Berlowitz

The series producer of the new BBC wildlife blockbuster, Frozen Planet, gives us her chilled perspective on the world of travel

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Alastair Fothergill: life on the Frozen Planet

Executive producer of upcoming wildlife documentary Frozen Planet chats to Wanderlust about why you simply cannot miss the show

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8 ways to hike the Great Wall

From idle stroll to tough hike, here are some of the best routes to make the most of the Wall

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3 ways to admire the northern lights

It’s the best year in half a century to ogle the aurora, says Lyn Hughes. Don't miss our top three places to check them out

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16 unmissable winter adventures

Mush a husky team, track wolves or sleep on an ice-bound schooner – welcome to the greatest travel experiences below zero

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Finding Neverland, Madagascar

Most come to Madagascar for its wildlife, but in the island's wild west the highlight is a strange limestone forest the locals call 'tip-toe'...

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Discover Brazil's dune coast

Far from Rio, the wind-whipped sands and steamy deltas of Brazil’s north-east make for an unforgettable off-road trip

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Hiking across Maria Island, Tasmania

Chris Moss discovers a stroll across a small island off Tasmania offers the perfect apéritif to Australia

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