In the latest issue of National Geographic Traveler magazine, 10 countries where New Year is celebrated on days other than January 1.
Readers will also find a winter events calendar, a selection of the most interesting travel destinations in Russia for the New Year’s holiday; a survey of small and modestly priced alpine ski resorts; airline deals and other useful information that is sure to come in handy when planning your travels this winter.
In Strategy, learn how to travel by train in other countries. Find out where you can buy tickets and check the train schedule, how to avoid getting lost at train stations, the difference between various trains and much more.
National Geographic Russia editor Andrei Palamarchuk also delivers a special report from the Chinese province of Sichuan, where he visited UNESCO world heritage sites and sampled the world’s spiciest cuisine.
The Guide section will be of use to anyone planning a visit to the capital of Morocco. Locals share their tips on what any visitor should see and experience, and where they can buy the best souvenirs.
In the Adventure section, find a listing of the best fishing spots in Russia and abroad.
National Geographic Traveler also produces an iPad version with photos not included in the print edition.