December 2020

In this issue

Where to Go When  – 33 destinations for when we can travel again!

We don’t know when we can travel and where. But what we can do is have ideas by month for when travel restrictions lift. 

Costa Rica

Will the ultra-green eco-paradise prove the perfect cure for coronavirus blues? Mark Stratton went in search of whales, exotic birdlife, monkeys and an abundance of nature.

Socotra

Sometimes dubbed the “Galapagos of the Indian Ocean”, this extraordinary archipelago is home to an array of unique fauna including the bizarre dragons Book publisher Hilary Bradt achieved a long-held dream of visiting this strange land. 

Visiting Scotland’s Clanlands with the cast of Outlander

 We talk to Sam Heughan and Graham McTavish about their new TV documentary and book. 

Madeira: 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 BreakDorset

Sarah Riches took a short break amidst the wild beaches, coastal paths and market towns of lovely Dorset.

Top 10: Grand Canal, Venice

Venice is rich with classical sights, but perhaps none so evocative as the palaces and bridges along its pivotal Grand Canal. Here is what to spot from your gondola, while the city is unusually  quiet...

Head to head: Riga vs Tallinn

Two Baltic capitals rich in heritage, culture and charm - which one would you choose?

Plus… Reader Tips: Japan; Armchair travel; Christmas Gift Guide; Writing Competition winners, and lots, lots more…

 

 

 

 

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