CURRENT EDITION: MARCH 2018

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If you still haven’t planned your summer holiday, there’s good news – we’ll have you sorted with the Last-Minute Summer Getaways in our March 2018 issue!

Go picnicking in a Champagne vineyard, take an art workshop in Provence and explore other unexpected and lesser-known ways of discovering FRANCE. Arm yourself with water guns and beat the heat as you join Songkran celebrations in CHIANG MAI, THAILAND. Travelling with kids is no cakewalk, but our list of FIVE COOL TRIPS WITH KIDS makes it much easier – choose from diving in the Andamans, road-tripping across South India, and more. But, if you’re looking for a real party while on holiday, head to GERMANY’s Harz Mountains to join witches and devils as they celebrate Walpurgis Night. And, if you’ve still not picked your last-minute summer getaway, maybe our bonus feature will change your mind: OKINAWA, JAPAN, is home to many, many centenarians: they share their secrets to longevity and why hitting 100 is no biggie.

Closer home, our Easy Trips section has getaways that you can set out on right away. Go skiing one last time, in AULI, UTTARAKHAND, before the snow disappears. In MYSORE, KARNATAKA, do nothing but unwind with puppies and plenty of pandi curry. Ditch the beach in GOA and discover a secluded part of the sunshine state. There’s good news for people who take their food seriously: we’ve figured out how you can best eat your way through AMRITSAR, PUNJAB. And, if you’re travelling with family, take them all on a cultural road trip through KUTCH, GUJARAT.

PLUS: We’ve got easy-to-tear-fold-and-carry Mini Guides – find out what lies beyond the cobbled lanes and medieval spires in PRAGUE, THE CZECH REPUBLIC, live in our pick of cool stay options in GOA as you explore the best of the state, and figure out how you can experience the rich culture of FEZ, MOROCCO.

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