The November 2018 issue
This month, we reveal the 17 best dishes in the Caribbean — from jerk chicken and flying fish to conch and callaloo. This is a region of one-pot wonders and tangy marinades, where the beach barbecues are boisterous and street-side shacks dish up vibrant meals. We seek out the recipes, stories and ingredients to inspire your taste buds.
PLUS free with the magazine is an 84-page Winter Sports guide AND a 20-page South Korea guide.
Destinations: We peel back the layers of history in Portugal’s Alentejo region; head to the lofty heights of China’s southern provinces; and spend a long weekend in Sarajevo.
Cities: Our urban highlights this issue include Frankfurt, Nashville, Beirut, Mexico City and Christchurch.
Smart Traveller: Digital art installations; Mauritius’s new hotel openings; exploring Jim Morrison’s West Hollywood; a taste of Western Australia; the best rooms in Fez; Hong Kong’s bar scene; and a trip to Llandudno.
Author Series: Lydia Ruffles on Osaka, which inspired her second novel.
Travel Geeks: Ask the Experts includes tips on staying warm at night on the Inca Trail, requesting a wheelchair at the airport, plus recommendations for exploring Zimbabwe’s highlights.
PLUS: Win a six-night stay in Barbados. natgeotraveller.co.uk/competitions
And our annual Photography Competition, in association with Donegal Tourism, is now open for entries. Entrants can submit their work in one of the four single-shot categories — Cities, Food, Nature and People — or up to 10 images on the same subject or theme in the Portfolio category: natgeotraveller.co.uk/photo-competition-2019/
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