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  • Cover Story: In this month’s cover story, we reveal the top 16 destinations for 2016. From election fever in Washington DC to new flights to Costa Rica, our experts uncover the places set to hit the headlines in the coming year.
  • Destinations: We also explore the freewheeling island of Grenada, with its larger-than-life characters; discover Vietnam’s rich diversity on a journey along the Northwest Loop; go snowmobiling in Swedish Lapland; meet the inhabitants of the Galápagos Islands; and tuck into Modena’s local produce.

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We asked 13 well-travelled teens and their families to talk about the trips that made their childhood something truly special. Elsewhere, we explore Paxos’ shores and Corfu’s heady heights; tour Vienna & Budapest by train; and introduce the kids to the Far East in Singapore. Get your free 68-page guide with the Jan/Feb 2016 issue.


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Inside this issue

Future travel technology. Image: Getty


Technology: Future travel right now

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Ice-covered trees by the Luleå River (Luleälven) on a sunny winter day. Image: Lola Akinmade Åkerström


Long weekend: Swedish Lapland

Just below the Arctic Circle, the Gulf of Bothnia becomes… Read More»
Bryggen's colourful waterside buildings, Bergen. Image: Robin Strand


Eat: Bergen & the Sognefjord

Sweet brown cheese, sour soups, bitter berry ciders and seafood… Read More»
Cave churches - Church of St John the Baptist, Turkey. Image: Alamy

Travel Talk

Top 5: Cave churches

Forget gazing at steeples and spires that reach for the… Read More»
Curtis Malcolm, Paradise Beach, Carriacou, Grenada. Image: Slawek Kozdras


Grenada: Free spirits

A maverick energy shapes the hurricane-lashed Caribbean island of Grenada… Read More»
USA, California, Valley view at Yosemite National Park. Image: Getty

Travel Talk

Ask the experts: US national parks

Our experts give advice on the best ways to tour… Read More»
Sprookjesboom storytelling tree, Efteling


Family travel: A fairy-tale beginning in Efteling

Falling for the charms of this Dutch theme park, with… Read More»
Rice paddies in Vietnam. Image: Getty


Vietnam: Among the mountain people

A hundred miles from hectic Hanoi, a journey along Vietnam’s… Read More»
Shichahai Sandalwood Boutique Hotel, Beijing


Rooms under £100: Beijing

Flourishing since the 2008 Olympics, the Chinese capital has reinvented… Read More»
Travel apps. Image: Getty

Travel Talk

Top 15: Travel apps for kids

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