February 2008

Issue number: 93

In this issue

Arnhem Land, Australia; Travel icon: Old Havana; Ethiopia; Planet Party!; Laos; Jump off cliffs in Northern Ireland; Exotic medinas of Fes; Raft the rivers of Slovakia

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A walk on the wild side

Anyone can walk with lions, says wildlife expert Mark Carwardine, but the pros don't get eaten

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Things that make you go eeeuyew!

Leeches, flesh-maggots, metre-long guinea worms...Get the help you need to deal with nature's nasties

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The world's best urban playgrounds

Some cities shine when it comes to activities that appeal to, and cater for, both grown-ups and kids, making a trip that’s fun for all the family easy

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Photography tips: festivals

Obstructive crowds, fast-moving action, tonnes of flying tomatoes... taking pictures at a festival is tough. Here we show you how to capture the moment – and enjoy the party

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It's time to stuff YOUR rucksack

Travel writer, tour leader and founder of Bradt travel guides Hilary Bradt on why she stuffed her rucksack with marker pens for her trip to Namibia

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Aboriginal Arnhem Land, Australia

Arnhem Land, a remote chunk of the Northern Territory, offers the chance to live and learn, with Australia's indigenous locals

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Travel Icon: Old Havana

Modern-day Cuba remains a clash of Spanish, American and communist cultures, and nowhere demonstrates that better than Habana Vieja

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Ethiopia: the land that time forgot

As Ethiopia entered its new millennium - seven years after the rest of the world - was is really just playing catchup? Our intrepid reporter discovered a world full of possibilities

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Dastardly drives: rally through south India by rickshaw

Rallying's not just for playboys and petrolheads - it can be the most entertaining way to travel

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Trans-Siberian: a guide to the ultimate train journey

Welcome to the ultimate rail journey - a 10,000km journey from Moscow to Vladivostok

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10 stops on the Trans-Siberian railway

Jump off the train: for ornate churches, crystal waters and mountain market towns check out these top ten stops

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12 funky festivals around the world

Festivals come in all shapes and sizes, from small jungle jives to rowdy street carnivals. But one thing is certain - they're all damn good fun

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