November 2020

In this issue

Brave New World – how we’re travelling now!

The world has changed and the ways we travel have adapted. Here are some of the best ways to see the planet in the time of Covid. 

Japan – Trip Planner

Interest in Japan has never been stronger, and so we give ideas for five itineraries that dig deep into the country’s traditions, culture and scenery. 

Japan – the old normal

Why the world’s new normal is Japan’s old traditions

Canal boating in the UK

Wanderlust’s editor takes to the UK’s waterways by narrowboat for the very first time, plus the Top 10 Canal Boating Adventures for beginners. 

Gozo, Malta

We take a turn around the coast, coves and castles of Malta’s rural but fascinating little sister

Amsterdam: Go Now!  

An enticing destination at any time of year, Amsterdam now has a new direct Eurostar return service, making it easier than ever to head there for a break. 

British BreakBrecon Beacons, Wales

Graeme Green takes a short break amidst the unspoilt beauty, outdoor activities and charming market towns of the Brecon Beacons National Park. 

Dispatches: On the road to Palmyra

During lockdown our correspondent discovered a 1920s account of her father-in-law’s trip across the Syrian desert. 

Head to head: Cyprus vs Crete

Two islands rich in history, nature, mountains and wine - which one would you choose?

Plus… Travel Icon: Galle Fort, Sri Lanka; Reader Tips: Turkey; Writing Competition winners, and lots, lots more…