June 2018

Issue number: 187

In this issue

16 Amazing Voyages

From whetting your palate in Portugal to splashing your way around Fiji and drifting the ice floes of the Antarctic, find your sea (and river) legs on these epic watery adventures…

St Helena

New flights have opened up one of the UK’s most distant outposts, brining St Helena’s whale sharks, Napoleonic past and locals that much closer to home

Wild Rio de Janeiro

Brazil’s carnival capital spans bustling neighbourhoods, golden shores and forested peaks – but now one special trail unites them all…

Cycling Taiwan

Pedalling Taiwan’s National Cycle Route #1 has become a local rite of passage, but it also offers a way to connect with this remarkable country like never before…

10 of the World’s Best Day Walks

If you’re stuck for time – or thigh power – these iconic day hikes squeeze a week’s worth of scenery into less than 24 hours…

World Guide Awards 2018

We’ve whittled thousands of nominations down to ten great tour guides – now we need your help to separate the best from the rest…

 

Plus... Top trips for food lovers; Know your Inti Raymi festival, Peru; 5 minutes with... TV adventurer Will Millard; How to survive a long-haul flight; First 24 hours in Nashville (USA); Short Break in Windsor (Great Britain); insect repellents; and lots, lots more...

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Articles from this issue

Sheila Hancock: "I can be an activist and say what I feel"

We caught up with the veteran actress to talk about her lead role in the film Edie, her time walking in Scotland's most majestic landscapes, and the joy that can be found with a good pair of walking boots

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Will Millard: "It’s about having new experiences"

Will Millard's searingly honest documentary series on his encounters with a Papuan tribe highlighted ethical dilemmas and a changing society. His next adventure? We reveal all

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First 24 hours in Nashville, USA

As the first direct flights from the UK land in the neon glitz of honky tonk Nashville, discover a growing city that moves to a different rhythm entirely...

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Bite back! The most effective insect repellents for travellers

From annoying midges to malaria-carrying mosquitos, if you're travelling where there are biting insects, repellent is a must-pack item. Find out which one you'll need for your next trip...

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Short but sweet: 10 of the world's most spectacular day walks

If you're stuck for time – or thigh power – these iconic day hikes squeeze a week's worth of scenery into less than 24 hours...

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16 amazing voyages around the world

From whetting your palate in Portugal to splashing your way around Fiji and drifting the ice floes of the Antarctic, find your sea legs on these epic watery adventures...

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City of God: How to explore Rio de Janeiro's off-beat wild trail

Rio de Janeiro spans bustling neighbourhoods, golden shores and forested peaks – but now one special trail unites them all...

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Saddle up! How to explore Taiwan by bike

Pedalling Taiwan's National Cycle Route #1 has become a local rite of passage, but also offers a way to connect with this remarkable country like never before...

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In Napoleon's footsteps: Far-flung adventures on St Helena island

New flights have opened up one of the UK's most distant outposts, so Lyn Hughes visited in search of St Helena's whale sharks, Napoleonic history and unique culture

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