9 reasons to buy the new Vacations & Travel Adventure Issue

The autumn 2020 issue of Vacations & Travel is on sale now, and this edition, it’s all about adventure. While we may not be able to travel right now, due to the coronavirus pandemic, we can certainly keep reading and dreaming about it. So, with that said, let our compelling stories and photography inspire your future adventures.

In Issue 114 (autumn 2020), we venture into the beautiful, wild and wonderful parts of the Earth, from the Sahara Desert in Mauritania to Highlands Papua New Guinea, the caves in Vanuatu, the slopes in Colorado and more.


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Our emphasis on exceptional photography and savvy storytelling places our readers in the centre of it all, while regular sections – Vacation Essentials and Travel Talk – centre on the best and newest places and products.

And if that’s not enough to convince you, here are 9 more reasons why you will love the new Vacations & Travel Adventure Issue:

1. Photo essay of Australia’s Sunshine Coast

Our editor Jac Taylor will take you on a photographic journey exploring the colour and beauty of Queensland’s Great Beach Drive and Fraser Island.

2. Bump bonanza

Read about Colorado’s easy-to-reach ski resort that is sure to get your heart racing. Words by Rob McFarland

Vacations & Travel Autumn 2020: The Adventure Issue
Image: Winter Park/Carl Frey

3. Win a two-night getaway at Jamala Wildlife Lodge

Vacations & Travel, in conjunction with Jamala Wildlife Lodge in Canberra, Australia, is giving readers the chance to get up close with the locals during a stay in the Giraffe Treehouse.

Vacations & Travel Autumn 2020: The Adventure Issue

4. Solomons reign supreme

Explore the unspoiled, underexplored and uncrowded Solomon Islands that comes with a culture as fascinating as it is gentle. Words by Bev Malzard.

Vacations & Travel Autumn 2020: The Adventure Issue

5. To the sands of the Sahara

In the quiet country of Mauritania, the desert sands mix with vibrant customs and plenty of adventure. Words by Robert La Bua.

6. Tried & Tested

Our first-person reviews this issue include the Hawaii’s Waikiki Beachcomber hotel (pictured), the Arlberg Hospiz Hotel in Austria, Chadstone Hotel in Melbourne and Change Overnight in Tasmania. We also review flights with Cathay Pacific and Jetstar Airways.

7. Wild Tanna

From caves to volcanoes, turtles to markets, learn about all the unique charms Tanna island in Vanuatu has to offer. Words by Emily McAuliffe.

Vacations & Travel Autumn 2020: The Adventure Issue
Image: Emily McAuliffe

8. Brought to light

Writer Michael Wayne takes you on a true adventure uncovering hidden cultures in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea.

Vacations & Travel Autumn 2020: The Adventure Issue

9. The Last Word with Laura Waters

We interview solo hiker and Bewildered author Laura Waters who dropped everything for six months to hike through the wilderness of New Zealand.

Vacations & Travel Autumn 2020: The Adventure Issue

Plus, a note from us:

Just as travel has been put on hold, so too will the next two issues of Vacations & Travel magazine. Given the current coronavirus crisis, our authors can no longer journey around the globe to bring you the captivating and engaging stories Vacations & Travel is known for. Instead, we will continue to publish digital content and use the downtime to refocus the magazine in time for the summer issue later this year.

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