May 2015 issue • On sale from 23 April

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Special issue: Big Trips, Little Time

Short on time but desperate to travel? Worry not - no matter whether you have a few days, a weekend or just 24 hours to spare, your Wanderlust can be satisfied...

Bangkok to Singapore by train

Got two weeks? Most people cross the Malay Peninsula in two days on a fast train. But we decide to make our fortnight count, by exploring the tropical islands, mysterious highlands and colonial charm of Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore from the rails.

Iceland & Canada

Super-size your annual leave with a twin-country break that combines the alien landscapes of Iceland with the serene scenery of Alberta, Canada.

Cape Town

Who said you need a full week off work to have an adventure? Head for South Africa's 'Mother City' on a Thursday and be back at work on a Tuesday morning with a story to tell...

Iguazú Falls

Journey to the landmark where three countries collide, to explore Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay in a single South American trip.

Best of the Balkans

Join us as we hit Kosovo, Albania and Macedonia for a exciting trio of countries in the undiscovered western Balkans.

Plus... How to travel overland | First 24 hours in Muscat |Robert Macfarlane interview | A short break in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland | Exploring Barcelona's Sagrada Familia and lots more...

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Additional content

Malay Peninsula

South-East Asia – in two weeks?

The Great Eastern: Malaysia by train and ferry

First 24 hours in Singapore

Wanderlust guide to the best of Singapore and Malaysia

Travel guides: Thailand | Malaysia | Singapore

Iceland & Canada

20 Icelandic adventures

Short break in Reykjavík

Discovering wild, wonderful Nunavik

Where to hike in East Iceland

Travel guides: Canada | Iceland

Cape Town

7 unusual things to do in South Africa

Roaming with rhinos in South Africa

South Africa's Eastern Cape

Travel guide: South Africa


Travel Icon: Iguazú Falls

Exploring Paraguay

First 24 hours in Buenos Aires

Travel guides: Argentina | Brazil | Paraguay

Western Balkans

Under £250: Hitch-hiking around Kosovo

Albania's wild, wild east

First 24 hours in Skopje

Travel guides: Kosovo | Albania | Macedonia

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