Welcome to hidden europe. We promise a fresh perspective on well trodden trails, and a cool look at undiscovered corners.
At a time when European values are threatened by a renaissance of nationalist ideologies, it's good to recall that our home continent is still a very special place. In hidden europe 56, published in mid-November 2018, we celebrate the diversity of Europe in articles that roam from Belgium to Bohemia, and from the forests of Lithuania to the banks of the Danube. We take time out on a small island in Lake Maggiore, explore the Swiss Jura by train and make a rare excursion beyond the boundaries of Europe to a remote valley in Kyrgyzstan.
As ever, you'll find good writing and a dash of style from authors who like to explore a place. We have guest contributions from Rudolf Abraham, Caroline Mills and Laurence Mitchell who join the hidden europe team in recounting tales from way beyond the normal tourist trails.
hidden europe is a print magazine published thrice annually. Our brief is Europe wide, and we criss-cross the continent to bring our readers some of Europe’s very best travel writing.
We invite you to look beyond the usual tourist trails — or, if you prefer, stay at home, take out an atlas and enjoy our enthusiasm for the offbeat, the eclectic and the everyday.
hidden europe magazine is an independent publication — completely free of advertising. Our work is value driven and we approach every topic with passion, insight, conviction and authority.
hidden europe magazine aims at discovering the exotic in the everyday. The places we feature are unhyped and unsung yet full of interest. If you want to understand Europe's rich cultural diversity, this is the magazine for you.
hidden europe attends as much to the journey as to the destination. We take the train to Belarus and the ferry to Iceland. And the prose is as unhurried as the journeys it describes.
The magazine features genuinely out-of-the-way places. Where we touch down on somewhere more mainstream, the perspective on the place is unconventional. And we never present places merely as points of consumption.
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