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Paul Presley

Win a copy of the new co-operative urbanisation simulation to play with your friends and family this winter


by Jean Lopez, Vincent Bernard, Nicolas Aubin and Nicholas Guillerat • Thames & Hudson • £29.95 (hardback)
by John Haywood • Thames & Hudson • £19.95 (hardback)
by Ed Stafford • White Lion Publishing • £30 (hardback/eBook)
Prestigious photography competition returns for a second year

Above the Empty Quarter

The Rub’ al-Khali, or Empty Quarter, is the world’s largest sand sea and one of the most inhospitable regions on the planet. Inspired by Wilfred Thesiger’s classic travelogue Arabian Sands, photographer George Steinmetz has travelled to the Arabian Peninsula three times during the past decade, using a motorised paraglider to capture the beauty of the shifting sands below
With fellow student Tom Micklethwait, Charles is travelling the route of the New Silk Road to explore the impact the initiative is having across the region
Geographical sat down with new RGS-IBG Director Joe Smith to discuss his appointment

The Man Who Climbs Trees

James Aldred in Conversation with Helen Macdonald

Tokaido by Antoine Bauza

Exploring ancient Japan in a serene game of tactical beauty

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