November 2016 issue • On sale from 13 October

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Travel Classics ...with a twist

Want to enjoy the bucket list experiences but do them a little differently? We reveal how to tick off the classics the Wanderlust way...

Trans-Siberian Railway

...the wrong way round. Hop aboard the longest train journey in the world as it celebrates its 100-year anniversary, but do it in reverse undertaking the classic Trans-Mongolian spur starting in Beijing and ending in Moscow

Gorilla-watching in Uganda

...linger for longer. Head to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, where a limited number of visitors can head out with guides and researchers to see unhabituated gorillas and spend four times longer in their company than is usually allowed

Classic Japan

...on a budget. Think that experiencing Japan's temples, ryokan and onsen means spending a fortune? Think again. with transport deals, free sights and a bit of insider knowledge, it's more affordable than ever...

New Zealand's 'Best Day Walk'

...and it's not the Tongariro Crossing! That's right, there's a new 'best one-day walk in the world'. Join us as we head to Mount Taranaki to find out if this forest-rich mountain hike is a worth rival

Buenos Aires

...the wild side. Known for the urban sprawl, we scratch beneath its concrete facade to discover wild reserves, untamed deltas and a magical taste of pampas life.

Plus... Try wild swimming safely, Joanna Lumley talks the perils of filming wildlife; cook a shepherd's pie ...with a spicy twist; World Guide Awards - full results, Last 24 hours in the city at the end of Spain's Camino de Santiago hike – Santiago de Compostela; Discovering Europe's former classic city break destination Trieste, Italy; Go underground for the secret sites of New York City; Waterproof overtrousers - tested, and lots, lots more...

Additional content


10 stops on the Trans-Siberian railway
Trans-Siberian: a guide to the ultimate train journey
How to take on the Trans-Siberian

Gorillas in Uganda

10 of the best places to see gorillas
One perfect hour with Uganda's mountain gorillas
Gorilla watching in the Congo


7 unique ways to discover another side of Japan
7 things you must do in Japan
Hiking up Mount Fuji

New Zealand

First 24 hours in Christchurch
11 of the best things to do in New Zealand
Island hopping in New Zealand
The best way to see New Zealand with a young family


First 24 hours in: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Foodies guide to Buenos Aires
Patagonia's best-kept secrets
Driving north-west Argentina's Route 40


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