November 2015 issue • On sale from 22 October

Issue number: 161

In this issue

Asia's Best Beaches – with extra thrills

There are loads of lovely places to flop on the sand – but where's the fun in that? Discover our pick of the 22 best South-East Asian beaches that offer a bucket load of adventure including: Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia and more...

Explore Yosemite

We show you how to celebrate this Californian National Park which is turning 125 in style – using catered camping in the beautiful backcountry

Bryson on Britain

Read our exclusive extract from Bill Bryson's brand new travel book – The Road to Little Dribbling: More Notes from a Small Island – and catch our interview with the man himself


Join us as we head for the biodiversity of Brazil to discover the food, the people and the wildlife that are connected by this great river


With travel restrictions easing there's never been a better time to discover travel's hottest new destination

PLUS: Booking Air BnB? Read this first; first 24 hours in Sao Paulo; take a short break to the Isle of Skye; Gran Canaria away from the holiday resorts and much, much more...

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Articles from this issue

Weather warning: How El Niño could affect your travels this year

This year’s notorious El Niño weather event is predicted to be one of the worst on record – but should we be worried?

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13 trips to give your kids wanderlust

Having children is no barrier to having exciting, exotic adventures. There are plenty of great trips designed with families in mind – these are our top picks

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Two weeks in Iran

With travel restrictions easing, Iran's sites and valleys are opening up to visitors. We glimpse a country that may be on the verge of change

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Hiking in Yosemite National Park, USA

Take a high-class hike into the backcountry of this premium wilderness. Aaron Millar laces up his boots...

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8 incredible animals in Brazil's Amazon rainforest

Fish with fangs. Elusive cats. Yelling monkeys. You won't want to miss out on these jungle encounters...

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