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Americas   14 Dec, 2018, 16:12
Across the Arctic Circle on the Dempster Highway  
Eric Whitehead

Eric Whitehead can’t miss the temptation of a good long road. Here he drives across Canada from Dawson City to Inuvik.

Central Asia   12 Dec, 2018, 17:37
Signs of colonialism fading in present-day Mumbai  
Lee Ruddin

Lee Ruddin finds history hangs heavy as he finds while he’s getting selfies against Bombay’s famous Gateway to India, everyone else chooses their background as the Taj. And that’s the Taj Hotel, not the wonder-of-the-world in Agra.

Europe   8 Dec, 2018, 18:31
Seville in Southern Spain, from Cathedral to Flamenco  
Lindsay Salt

Lindsay Salt visits Seville Cathedral, climbs the Giralda Tower, and chills out at a Flamenco dance display. David Grimble, as ever, takes the excellent photographs.

Deals, Europe   8 Dec, 2018, 12:27
Rental homes and holiday camps give you bargain France  
Jack Barker

As some who has often rented draughty character properties in France, Jack Barker is surprised by the value offered by newbuild French villas offered to the French, by the French.

Africa   6 Dec, 2018, 13:02
The boredom is broken defending Algeria’s colonial border  
Colin Wallace

In the Seventies while the Foreign Legion tries to suppress the resistance to French colonial rule, Colin Wallace finds a way to help at least one Algerian.

Editorials, Pole to Pole   23 Nov, 2018, 15:15
Freediving and photography – it’s a black and white issue  
James Monnington

Free-diver James Monnington has taken his camera all over the world, from the waters off the UK to the Galapagos Islands and the cenotes of Central America. He talks to the Travelmag about shooting black and white.

Africa   16 Nov, 2018, 12:52
Joining the Foreign Legion soon leads to violence  
Colin Wallace

Perhaps it’s bad luck that when Colin Wallace joins the Foreign Legion they happen to be fighting the Algerian War. He starts to realise he’s on the wrong side.

Deals, Europe   13 Nov, 2018, 14:45
Cefalù, Sicily: the perfect 3-day weekend trip  
Emily Jones

Emily Jones says the seaside town of Cefalù in Sicily is Italy’s ultimate answer for a perfect short sunkissed break.

Asia Pacific, Central Asia   12 Nov, 2018, 13:18
Panda-tracking tales from China’s Anzihe reserve  
Kyle Obermann

Photographer Kyle Oberman talks to the Travelmag about his expedition into China in search of the elusive – and endangered – panda bears.

Deals, Europe   9 Nov, 2018, 14:07
A family trip to Krakow – what is worth seeing?  
Lucy Barker

There’s no doubt Poland’s city of culture has plenty to attract the visitor. Lucy Barker examines the highlights of Krakow.

Editorials   8 Nov, 2018, 17:31
Charging your phone and devices when travelling abroad  
Jack Barker

In a world where USB chargers are ever-more important on the road, Jack Barker finds that Anker is the company providing what the traveller needs. Here, their four-port charger with a continental adapter built-in.

Africa   7 Nov, 2018, 15:28
Five convincing reasons to sponsor a Zambian child  
Karen Beattie

Karen Beattie introduces Project Luangwa, a ground-breaking charity working in one of Zambia’s most beautiful parks. This is a way to sponsor a child through school – and know there’s an actual child at the end of it. Click through and remember it’s Christmas.

Europe   6 Nov, 2018, 12:08
A car-smuggling scam told from a Spanish prison  
Colin Wallace

Back in the seventies Colin Wallace is tricked into crossing from Morocco in a fan stuffed with hash. He finds his fellow inmates also have tales to tell.

Americas   4 Nov, 2018, 17:22
Pura Vida on Costa Rica’s Pacific coast  
Adam Jacot de Boinod

The gem of Central America, Costa Rica, finds Adam Jacot de Boinod one of it’s most enthusiastic and appreciative guests.

Deals, Europe   2 Nov, 2018, 05:48
The hidden gems of Croatia  
Lucy Barker

Pretty little Croatia is one of Europe’s most underrated tourist destinations. Lucy Barker explores its highlights.

Editorials   24 Oct, 2018, 19:36
Adventure travel: a personal experience or a new industry?  
Stephanie van Es

Stephanie van Es examines the concept of ‘Adventure Travel’ and how it interacts with the commercial world.

Americas   23 Oct, 2018, 13:55
Wrangell, Sitka and glaciers on a cruise to Alaska  
Bhupender Gupta

Bhupender Gupta finds his Alaskan cruise an ideal way to reach Juneau.

Europe   18 Oct, 2018, 18:00
Lisbon and Porto: Portugal’s two cities of excess  
Bonnie Lynn

Bonnie Lynn finds her experience of Portuguese culture a thrilling, enriching experience.

Africa, Europe   16 Oct, 2018, 12:17
The moment a drugs mule realises he’s bust  
Colin Wallace

It’s also the moment Colin Wallace discovered his car had been stuffed with hash to smuggle from Morocco into Europe.

Central Asia   12 Oct, 2018, 12:09
Trapped between the border of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan  
Yuri Drobkov

There are 18 icy, wolf-infested kilometres between these two countries. Yuri Drobkov has the choice between freezing and getting eaten in the wastes of Central Asia.

Deals, Europe   11 Oct, 2018, 11:26
Why you should visit Palma, Mallorca  
Paul Woollacombe

Whether you spell it Mallorca or Majorca, this fantastic island is to Europe what Florida is to the States: a year-round haven of sea and sun. Paul Woollacombe provides a guide.

Central Asia   11 Oct, 2018, 10:30
‘Catch 22’ means no local SIM card for you in provincial India  
Teja

Everyone told Teja that English was widely spoken in India, and getting a SIM card would be easy. But when she flies into Varanasi she finds neither statement true.

Deals, Europe   10 Oct, 2018, 16:57
What to do in London in October  
Lucy Barker

There are plenty of reasons to visit London in October. Lucy Barker rounds up some options.

Americas   9 Oct, 2018, 17:07
All aboard for a cruise up Alaska’s western coast  
Bhupender Gupta

Bhupender Gupta sets off on a reassuringly expensive cruise that leaves Vancouver and heads up to Ketchikan.

Africa   6 Oct, 2018, 12:36
Warning signs missed in a North African bar  
Colin Wallace

On a bar-crawl through Tangiers in the seventies, Colin Wallace misses some big warning signs that he’s out of his depth and being soft-soaped by drug smugglers.

Europe   2 Oct, 2018, 13:09
Gibraltar: great views, caverns and thieving monkeys  
Anthony Toole

Britain’s Mediterranean outcrop off the south coast of Spain provides plenty for Anthony Toole to see and do – though the taxi drivers prove more honest than the notorious Barbary apes.

Europe   17 Sep, 2018, 14:09
Fully immersed in Fuschlsee  
Adam Jacot de Boinod

Adam Jacot de Boinod explores Austria’s answer to Italy’s Lake Como and continues to the capital city, Vienna.

Deals, Pole to Pole   17 Sep, 2018, 13:26
The world’s greatest sites to explore  
Jack Carter

Jack Carter has some suggestions for a world tour – and a handy survival guide for backpacking around the planet.

Europe   13 Sep, 2018, 18:39
Estonia or Finland: which is best for coffee? Maybe it’s Sweden  
Lee Ruddin

Lee Ruddin eavesdrops on tourists, fresh from a cruise ship, asking for advice. And sticks an oar in.

Africa, Middle East   6 Sep, 2018, 16:43
Thanks for the memories: a night in Morocco  
Bonnie Lynn

Travelling with friends, Bonnie Lynn finds a moment of tranquility in Morocco’s desert spaces.

Americas, Asia Pacific   28 Aug, 2018, 15:20
The Moai Mystery of Easter Island  
Eric Whitehead

Eric Whitehead heads into the Pacific to discover the mysterious death of Easter Island, where a culture that could carve – and move – 80-ton stones inexplicably vanished.

Central Asia   9 Aug, 2018, 14:55
How to buy sapphires in a Sri Lankan street market  
Kim Rix

Experienced gemologist Kim Rix outlines what to look for in sapphires and how to safely buy them abroad. In her new book she’s already outlined what to look for. Now she tells you how to buy.

Americas   9 Aug, 2018, 11:39
A first impression of Costa Rica  
Geoff Steward

Geoff Steward finds the taxi drive to his ritzy eco-lodge quite enough to form some firm opinions about Costa Rica, often proclaimed the happiest country on the world.

Europe   8 Aug, 2018, 13:35
Cinque Terre, and a glorious slice of Italian coastal living  
Eric Whitehead

The villages of the Cinque Terre that cling to Italy’s Ligurian coast can’t fail to inspire. Eric Whitehead uses cars and local trains before taking on a steep, challenging hike.

Europe   8 Aug, 2018, 12:22
How I spent 48 hours in Madrid  
Elizabeth von Pier

Elizabeth Von Pier strides out to explore Spain’s capital city in two short days. And she doesn’t waste any time.

Europe   4 Aug, 2018, 15:00
6 of the best places to visit in Manchester  
Natalie Wilson

Mancunian Natalie Wilson provides a detailed guide to her home city in the middle of England, often overlooked by visitors to the UK.

Europe   4 Aug, 2018, 14:51
Ireland’s living history at Craggaunowen  
Anthony Toole

Anthony Toole discovers a prehistoric bit of Eire’s past as he breaks his journey between Limerick and Gallway, as well as discovering Tim Severin’s ship from the Brendan Voyange.

Europe   2 Aug, 2018, 11:17
Exploring Malta – at walking pace  
Lee Ruddin

Lee Ruddin braves the heat to walk from Mdina to Valetta, six long miles under an almost-African sun.

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