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FREE mini-guides: Manchester, Sardinia, Berlin and Goa

Lonely Planet Magazine's October issue is out now! © Lonely Planet Lonely Planet Magazine's October issue is out now! © Lonely Planet

October's edition of Lonely Planet Magazine (UK) is out now! Featuring walking adventures in Jordan, a Croatian escape and a guide to the world's tastiest food experiences, there's plenty to get your mind wandering to far-flung corners of the globe.

Be inspired to start planning a real-life adventure with our mini-guides – found in the back of the magazine every month – available here to download for free!

Palm-lined Palolem Beach in southern Goa © Lena Serditova / Shutterstock Palm-lined Palolem Beach in southern Goa © Lena Serditova / Shutterstock

Best of Goa

Goa is a kaleidoscopic blend of Indian and Portuguese cultures unfurling along a virtually uninterrupted string of golden-sand beaches. Dive into the best of all the brilliance that Goa has to offer.

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Diners at converted meat market Mackie Mayor © Nathaniel Noir / Alamy Diners at converted meat market Mackie Mayor © Nathaniel Noir / Alamy

Manchester food and drink

Manchester, as any Mancunian will tell you, is the jewel in the crown of northern England. Key to its appeal is an ever-blossoming food and drink culture. This guide highlights the city’s top eateries and bars.

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Sardinia's turquoise coastline © mitchFOTO / Shutterstock Sardinia's turquoise coastline © mitchFOTO / Shutterstock

Outdoors in Sardinia

Sardinia captivates with its wild interior and out-of-this-world beaches. Its coastal drives thrill, its prehistory puzzles and millions of sheep rule the roads. Get the lowdown on the island’s outdoor appeal.

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A musical moment amid Flohmarkt im Mauerpark © Günter Steffan / Visitberlin.de A musical moment amid Flohmarkt im Mauerpark © Günter Steffan / Visitberlin.de

Shopping in Berlin

At the heart of Germany’s capital is a lively shopping scene that encapsulates its unique combination of glamour and grit. Chart a course from flea markets to department stores with this guide.

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