The road to change
In numbers: Bonfire night
years since the attempt to blow up Parliament
spent, on average, on Bonfire Night in the UK every year
spectators watched the Lewes Bonfire celebrations last year
conspirators involved in the Gunpowder Plot — not just Guy Fawkes
Tell me more: Under-18s have the chance to explore Europe via rail, bus, ferry and occasionally flights.
Details: Winners can visit between one to four countries with the trip back home included for a stay of between one and 30 days.
What do I have to do?: Check the website; more free passes will be released this autumn!
Top 3: South Africa made easy
In an attempt to boost the economy through tourism, visa restrictions are being relaxed into the country, including the need to produce a full birth certificate for children.
After longer days and shorter nights? British Airways launched a direct service from London to Durban on 29 October — the only non-stop link from Europe.
A weak rand means you get real bang for your buck; Cape Town emerged as the best-value destination in the Post Office’s annual survey.
Where we’ve been drinking coffee…
Caffè Borsari, Verona // Connor McGovern
ARTExpresion, Tena, Ecuador // Tamsin Wressell
Cogito Coffee Shop, Zagreb // Stephanie Cavagnaro
Paper, MADE hotel, New York // Pat Riddell
Cafe at Kalemegdan Fortress, Belgrade // Jo Fletcher-Cross
Coffee Moffie, Baku // Farida Zeynalova
Published in the November 2018 issue of National Geographic Traveller (UK)