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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

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»
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»

Travel Talk

Best of the blogs: June 2014

Here are extracts from our three favourite travel blogs this… 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»
Sveta Nedelya Church, Sofia. Image: AWL Images.

Bulgaria

City life: Sofia

No longer playing second fiddle to many of eastern Europe’s… Read More»

Columns

There by the grace of quad: David Whitley

There comes a time when a teenage sense of reckless… Read More»
Austurvöllur Square, Reykjavik. Image: Ragnar T. Sigurdsson

Iceland

City Life: Reykjavik

Reykjavik packs a cultural punch way beyond its size, despite… Read More»
Glen Mutel

Columns

A change of scenery: Glen Mutel

If ever you need to get a fresh perspective, follow… Read More»
Coconut drinks stall, Ipanema Beach, Rio de Janeiro. Image: Getty.

Smart Travel

Food: Rio de Janeiro street food

Save your cash for football and fun nights out and… Read More»
Penguins, St Andrews Bay, South Georgia. Image: Chris Van Hove.

Antarctica

Antarctica: Into the great white

Ernest Shackleton’s attempted land crossing of Antarctica became one of… Read More»