February 2016 issue • On sale from 7 January

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57 Best New Trips for 2016

Not decided yet where to go this year? Well, we've scoured the brochures and websites of top travel companies to bring you the best in Great Journeys, Active Adventures, Wildlife Wonders, New Frontiers, Cultural Discoveries, Learning Trips and Festivals.

New Year, New Travel Experiences

Expand your travel horizons by trying something different, whether stand-up paddle-boarding, sleeping under the stars, or simply spending some time in one place.

East Iceland - the alternative Golden Circle

Reckon you know Iceland? Well think again. With a new direct flight into Iceland's little-visited east, we explore the communities, scenery and folklore of the dramatic Eastern Fjords.

Sri Lanka

Once off limits, Sri Lanka's wild and beautiful north-west is now the up and coming region for those in the know. We visit in search of leopards. sloth bears, unspoilt beaches and the Sinhalese 'lion people'.

Chiloé, Chile

The rugged weather-blasted Chiloé archipelago is home to historic churches, myths and legends, penguins and potatoes (nearly all the world's spuds can be traced back to here). We delve into its rich and distinctive culture.


Gorongosa National Park was decimated by Civil War but has been transformed back to its former glory as a wildlife hotspot and the world's most biodiverse park.

Plus... Levison Wood on Walking the Himalaya; First 24 hours in St John's, Newfoundland for gourmet food, whales and walking; A foodie break in Palma, Mallorca; Why you should visit Paris now; Winter waterproofs reviewed, and lots, lots more...

Additional content


Walking in east Iceland
Wildlife watching in winter Iceland
20 Icelandic adventures
Iceland travel guide


Rediscovering Mozambique
Mozambique: northern exposure
Mozambique travel guide

Chiloé, Chile

South America's 12 best walks (that aren't the Inca Trail)
The Wanderlust guide to the best of Chile
Travel Icon: Easter Island
Discovering Tierra del Fuego, Chile
Chile travel guide

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's best national parks
Sri Lanka's northern soul
Exploring Sri Lanka's east coast
Sri Lanka travel guide

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