February 2012

Issue number: 125

In this issue

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Seratonin levels dipping? Then reach for our winter-blues-busting February issue, with a 20 page South-East Asia special covering Cambodia’s coast, Thailand’s offbeat temples and an uplifting Laos treetop lodge. There’s more unspoilt beach-and-jungle in our feature on eastern Cuba (as well as sultry music and delicious food), and more rugged adventures too: cruising the bergs of west Greenland, hiking through Russia’s Altai mountains, and hanging out with the Himba peole of Namibia. Plus mini guides to Sydney and Sark, 9 great wildlife trips, and some of the world’s loveliest little beach houses. Don’t forget your shades.

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Below are more archive articles and travel guides relating to the features in this month's issue.

East to Eden, Cuba

The other Guantánamo Bay | Destinations

Cuban homestays or casas particulares | Destinations

Travel Icon: Old Havana | Destinations

Cycle through Cuba | Destinations

Don't miss our Cuba travel guide for more articles, tips and advice | Plan a trip

Take a look at our Caribbean travel guide for more inspiration | Plan a trip

Breaking the ice, Greenland

Check out more of Mark Stratton's photographs from his trip here | Photography

6 ultimate Arctic adventures | Inspire me

The future of East Greenland | Destinations

Take a look at our Greenland travel guide to help you plan your next trip | Plan a trip

Don't miss our Polar travel guide for more trip ideas, tips and advice | Plan a trip

Rediscover South-East Asia

Travel Blueprint: Indochina | Destinations

Indochina: the classics and crowd-free alternatives | Inspire me

First 24 hours in Saigon | Destinations

Ultimate guide to hilltribe trekking in Thailand | Destinations

The top 5 guide: Luang Prabang, Laos | Destinations

Cambodia's Cardamom Mountains | Destinations

For more trip inspiration and advice check out our Asia travel guide and specific country guides | Plan a trip

Where worlds collide: Altai, Russia

Trans-Siberian: a guide to the ultimate train journey | Destinations

10 stops to make on the Trans-Siberian | Inspire me

From Russia with love, on the Trans-Siberian express | Destinations

A fiery tour of Russia's Kamchatka peninsula | Destinations

Check out our Russia travel guide for more trip ideas and articles | Plan a trip

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Articles from this issue

Do we have malaria mastered?

At last, a malaria vaccine could be on the horizon. Dr Jane Wilson-Howarth talks new developments, and how to stay safe in the meantime

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Thailand's secret temple corner

Some of the greatest Khmer temples lie not at Cambodia’s crowded Angkor but just up the road in peaceful Isaan. Lara Dunston reveals Thailand’s secret corner

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Breaking the ice in Greenland

Mark Stratton finds Greenland’s west coast is a glacial wonderland of giant bergs and gritty settlements – perfect for exploring by boat

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First 24 hours: Sydney, Australia

It takes a long time to get to Australia’s most iconic city so don’t rush off. Stick around for fine ferries, free tours and bridge climbs

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Altai, Russia: Where worlds collide

Four vast nations meet, spacecraft fall from the sky and Buddhism and shamanism mingle: welcome to Central Asia’s Altai mountains

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Go now! Top 4 trips to take this month

Head off on the spur of the moment for a loved-up escape this February

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10 things for free in Lisbon

Portugal’s capital is one of Europe’s overlooked cities. Resident Laura Haanpää explains where to swig wine, swing to jazz and swoon at the views – all for free

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7 tips to find the world's best chocolate

Martin Christy, one of the world’s most respected chocolate experts, gives us his guide to tracking down the best of the sweet stuff

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Ontario's top 5 hikes

Strap on your boots for five of Canada’s finest walks – all in Ontario

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What's new in Thailand?

Long has Thailand been a backpackers' favourite, but there's something for everyone in this South-East Asian destination – check out these top new things to do

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