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  • Cover Story: A taste of Spain: Think you’ve got your finger on Spain’s culinary pulse? Settle down with our cover story and discover where to fuel up while travelling around Spain, from the small haunts tearing up the rulebook to the restaurants rediscovering local produce.
  • Destinations: We turn explorer and sail south to Antarctica; discover one of eastern Europe’s great unknowns — Poland’s Bieszczady Mountains; and go roadtrippin’ around the northern corner of South Africa’s Cape peninsula.

  • Features: We learn the art of Thai boxing in its birthplace; and follow in the Parisien footsteps of French troublemaker and musician Serge Gainsbourg.

 

Inside this issue

The Moomin house in the Moominworld in Naantali, Finland. Image: Pictorium/Alamy.

Travel Talk

Moomin Mayhem: In the footsteps of Tove Jansson

Head to the Finnish homeland of Moomins author Tove Jansson… Read More»
Sveta Nedelya Church, Sofia. Image: AWL Images.

Bulgaria

City life: Sofia

No longer playing second fiddle to many of eastern Europe’s… Read More»
Norwegian Parliament Building, Oslo. Image: Slawek Kozdras

Norway

Like a local: Oslo

Cosmopolitan, arty, cool: Nordic Oslo is often under-sung. Explore thousands… Read More»
Portrait of Serge outside 5 Rue de Verneui. Image: Alamy

Features

Paris: In search of Serge Gainsbourg

Never meet your heroes, they say, but there’s no harm… Read More»
Tapas at Mercado de San Miguel, Madrid. Image: AWL Images.

Spain

Cover story: The best of Spanish cuisine

Spain is home to an impressive array of Michelin-starred restaurants… Read More»
Jennifer Clement. Image: Barbara-Sibley

Author Series

Notes from an author: Jennifer Clement

Once a playground for the Hollywood elite, the Mexican city… Read More»
Cheese, Sunday market, Bordeaux. Image: Stephen Pratt.

France

Eat: Bordeaux

The cellars in this region of southwest French aren’t just… Read More»
Glen Mutel

Columns

A change of scenery: Glen Mutel

If ever you need to get a fresh perspective, follow… Read More»
Bedroom at B&B Cristiana, Rome.

Smart Travel

Rooms under £100: Rome

Smart, culturally savvy and darkly romantic — Rome is all… Read More»
Lion, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, Northern Cape. Image: Fabian van Poser.

South Africa

South Africa: The Northern Cape

Head to the Northern Cape — South Africa’s largest province… Read More»