February 2020

Issue number: 203

In this issue

50 Best New Trips for 2020

Newly opened routes. Little-visited peaks. Expertly crafted itineraries. Only the freshest, most exciting journeys make it onto our list of the top picks...


Exclusive! We take to the wild Argentine slopes of the Patagonian Andes for a first look – and to help create – a route to rival Torres del Paine’s ever-busy W Trail 

Gulf Islands, Canada

Canada’s Southern Gulf Islands have an arty vibe and few visitors, but each one has its own unique character to discover. They could be your perfect 2020 escape…


Go beyond the Great Wall and China’s buzzing capital, step back from the crowds and take it slow to discover a quieter side to this vast country


We get a sneak peak at 2020’s most anticipated opening: the Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza – the world’s largest archaeological museum

Dispatches: Holly Budge

The adventurer and founder of How Many Elephants hits the frontline of an armed, all-female, anti-poaching team in Zimbabwe to see how these fearless women are combatting poaching



… An epic trip for two to Oman  – plus a bundle of Blacks Outdoor adventure gear

… Win Antler luggage, worth over £450

… An adventure in Costa Rica and a Gandy’s backpack 

… An adventure to Ethiopia 

… A trip to Portland

Additional content

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Turkish delight: How to make ashure, aka Noah's Ark pudding

A true Turkish delight, Noah’s Ark pudding weaves together an epic tale of friendship, life and survival. Enjoy this complex, nutty recipe straight from the pages of the new Anatolia cookbook...

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10 brand new active adventures for 2020

Ready to cycle, sail, trek and drive your way around the globe? These unforgettable active adventure trips are guaranteed to get your adrenaline flowing, muscles pounding and heart soaring...

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Year of discovery: 2020’s top trips to explore new frontiers

From countries that may not exist, to old favourites back on the map, be among the first to experience these freshly opened countries, trails and itineraries...

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9 of the best tours for culture seekers in 2020

From a new approach to the Inca ruins of Peru to an in-depth adventure through Java, these tours are designed to absorb the unique colour, customs and cuisine of the world's coolest destinations...

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Travel with the experts: 2020's best new learning trips

Get the most out of the planet's most fascinating corners with help from those in the know, with our pick of the year's best expert-led trips for a life-changing learning experience...

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8 of the best new wildlife experiences for 2020

Discover the newest ways to encounter the most amazing creatures on our planet, with top wildlife trips and epic safaris to Zimbabwe, Colombia, India, Tajikistan, Russia and beyond...

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2020's greatest journeys: 8 brand new excursions to book now

South Korea, Oman, Belize and beyond offer epic adventures – whether by foot, wheel, rail or sail. So, which of these great journeys will you embark on this year?

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