Issue number: 173
Stumped for ideas for your 2017 getaway? We've scoured the brochures and trawled the web to find the best new trips guaranteed to give you Wanderlust! Includes: Nepal, Canada, Sweden, Iran, Norway, Tanzania, Peru, Thailand, Mexico, USA, Brazil, Vietnam, Colombia, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka, Chile, Japan, India and more...
Take the slow train from Bangkok to Chiang Mai and unlock the secrets of 'old Thailand' a land of misty temples, golden Buddhas and epic history...
Follow the Mississippi from sea to source, from the swamps and plantations of Louisiana to the wide open spaces of the Great Lakes in Minnesota
Sandstone formations, river carved gorges, emerald jungles, the sandy outback - our 2015 Photo of the Year winners return from the far reaches of the Oz's largest state to share amazing shots of the wildlife and landscapes that make up the region
Take it slow on a trip to Paraty, the perfect place to linger longer between the country's busiest cities. PLUS: Best destinations to discover the joys of slow travel
Think you need expensive filming equipment to make a decent travel flick? Think again - with our expert guide to iPhone filmmaking
Plus... How some travel icons are set to become crowd-free, Coast presenter Neil Oliver goes Down Under; Your 2017 calendar of Adventure; First 24 hours in Santiago, Chile - in time for the new BA flights; Going behind the facade on a Short Break in Russia's Moscow; Vietnam's iconic pagodas; Travel First Aid Kits - tested, and lots, lots more...
Unforgettable animal encounters in some of the planet’s most remarkable settings that will make 2017 a year you will never forget, including holidays in Tanzania, Canada, Sweden and Brazil...Read more
New flights, reopened borders, easier access. Get to the planet's freshest destinations first with these exciting trips, including holidays in China, Chile, Guyana and Sri Lanka...Read more
Get front row seats for 2017's biggest parties, remember to bring your dancing shoes and your binoculars. From the Top 50 Trips of 2017, check out these holidays to the USA, India and ChileRead more
Seek a deeper experience by understanding the locals – via their history and stomachs, on these extraordinary trips, including holidays in Vietnam, Egypt, Malta and JapanRead more
From horseback-swimming in Argentina to heli-cycling in Nepal, these heart-pumping thrillers are guaranteed to get your adrenaline racing. Plus: holidays in New Zealand, Switzerland and Norway...Read more
Make a great journey even better with a knowledgeable expert on hand to enhance and inform, from Croatian history to Canadian wildlifeRead more
Make 2017 the year you go on a truly epic journey that covers lots of ground, history and legendary sights for an experience you’ll never forget, including holidays in Iran, Bali and PeruRead more
Taking the slow train from Bangkok to Chiang Mai is an adventure that unlocks 'old Thailand', a land of misty temples, golden Buddhas and epic historyRead more