Dec/Jan 2016 issue • On sale from 26 November

In this issue

Travel Hot List

The most exciting cities. The newest trails. The most wallet-friendly destinations – we present the places that will be on your wish list for 2016

Back to Nepal

Shaken but still stirring – a post-earthquake Nepal is very much open for business, so make this the year you go to explore the country's peaks, parks and heritage sites

Atlantic Canada

Head to sea-salty Newfoundland for icebergs, puffin colonies and picture perfect fishing communities. PLUS: Nova Scotia highlights


Delve into far-south Peru; the land of ice mummies, misty volcanoes, the source of the Amazon and the chance to walk in the world's deepest canyon with condors

Mekong Delta

Fancy some slow travel? There's nowhere better than Vietnam's great river for islands, paddies, stilted villages and unique cultures

Countries that don't exist

Transnistria? Murrawarri? Lakotah? We introduce you to 10 countries that don't technically exist...

Plus... Steve Backshall talks writing guidebooks and climbing mountains; First 24 hours in Seattle, USA; Discover Norway's Viking past; Explore England’s New Forest; best multi-country trips and lots, lots more...

Additional content


Road tripping in Atlantic Canada
Discovering wild, wonderful Nunavik
Finding serenity on Prince Edward Island


Exploring Vietnam's caves
South East Asia - in two weeks?
Finding paradise islands in Vietnam


South America's 12 best walks (that aren't the Inca Trail)
Horse riding on the Salkantay Trek, Peru
Top 10 Peruvian food experiences

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