Issue number: 192
The Travel Hot List 2019
Belizean blue waters, Greenlandic isolation, Argentinian bargains, Rwanda’s remarkable recuperation… they’re all here in our team’s scrupulous pick of must-visit destinations for the coming year
The Iguazú Falls is one of the most magnificent waterfalls in the world. But there’s far
more to Argentina’s far north than a cool cascade. We go on a Mission to the country’s historic north-east border.
African Safari: Trip Planner
Do you want to track the continent’s big game on foot or in a dugout canoe? Explore vast savannahs or sweeping dunes? Focus on birds or bigger beasts? Plot your perfect safari with our expert guide to the wildlife experience of a life time.
The Baltic states
As the Baltic states of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia mark their centenaries, we wander medieval streets, bogs and borders to unravel a trio of nations looking to move beyond a difficult past.
These traditional Japanese inns come in all shapes, sizes, ages and areas. Our diverse selection all have one thing in common – that authentic taste of soothing Japanese hospitality
Plus: Go Now – Shanghai; Benedict Allen; First 24 Hours in Durban; Madagascar’s terrific traffic by Hilary Bradt; Unseen London; Rembrandt’s Amsterdam; Sydney vs Melbourne; northern lights trips
We catch up with Benedict Allen as he reflects on his time spent with tribes in PNG, being the last of a generation, and why the golden days of exploration still lie ahead...Read more
Heavily influenced by France, Michelin star-studded Baden-Württemberg is considered as having the best cuisine in Germany. Throw a Baden-inspired German feast using Alfons Schuhbeck’s recipes...Read more
Explore wintry landscapes by day and spy cosmic wonders by night. Take your pick from our list of ultimate northern lights escapes...Read more
Belizean blue waters, Greenlandic isolation, Argentinian bargains, Rwanda’s remarkable recuperation – they're all here in our scrupulous pick of must-visit destinations for the coming year…Read more
These traditional inns come in all shapes, sizes, ages and areas. Our diverse selection all have one thing in common: authentic, soothing Japanese hospitality…Read more
A winner at the Wanderlust World Guide Awards, Unseen Tours helps the homeless find a fresh start as tour guides. Gareth Clark joins a tour and discovers another side of London…Read more
You might think that getting too close to a lion is the only worry you’ll have on an African safari, but there are plenty of hidden health dangers to look out for, says Dr Jane Wilson-HowarthRead more
Do you want to track big game on foot or in a dugout canoe? Explore vast savannahs or sweeping dunes? Focus on birds or bigger beasts like lion and rhino? Plot the perfect African safari for you...Read more
Iguazú is one of the most magnificent waterfalls in the world. But there’s far more to Argentina’s far north than a cool cascade. We head off on a mission…Read more
Terrified that hiring a car will land you in trouble and out of pocket? Fear not: we've got all the tips you need to make sure your rental and road trip goes smoothly...Read more
Hilary Bradt, co-founder of Bradt Guide, was recently awarded Madagascar’s equivalent of an OBE. She reveals her love-hate relationship with the country’s roads…Read more
From rafting cool water under the summer sun to hiking, island-hopping and skiing during the cooler months, Greece offers a world of wild escapes…Read more
The etiquette of staying at a ryokan – a traditional Japanese guesthouse –can be perplexing for first-timers. Learn the dos and don'ts with this this handy guide...Read more
Don’t fancy facing the cold? In these new glass igloos in Finland, you can watch the northern lights from your bed. Just don’t fall asleep…Read more
It's no secret these two Aussie cities have a bitter rivalry. We put Melbourne and Sydney head to head, comparing their culture, cuisine, outdoors and trips. Read on to see who comes out on top...Read more
New direct flights, a weak rand, a glittering coastline and a multicultural vibe make South Africa’s third city a hot contender for a winter escape, says Damien Gabet…Read more
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