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Compass by Cox & Kings

Compass, the Cox & Kings travel magazine, is packed with inspiring articles on destinations the world over, as well as interviews with travel luminaries, the latest travel news and events from around the globe, reviews of new books and gadgets, and much more.

Published twice a year, it is available free of charge to subscribers. If you would like to receive a copy of the latest issue, you can subscribe by filling in the form below. Alternatively, you can view the latest issue – as well as the back catalogue – online using the links below by each issue.

Compass | Spring / Summer 2019

Featured destinations:

Traditions and cuisines of Japan, wildlife conservation in Nepal’s Chitwan National Park, sailing in French Polynesia to the remote Marquesas Islands, uncovering the wonders of Brazil, 48 hours in Istanbul, a cultural weigh-up between Moscow and St Petersburg, why you should visit Bulgaria now, as well as Cox & Kings’ top 6 African Eco-lodges.

Interviews:

Journalist and broadcaster Michael Portillo on traveling by rail in Canada, and Chocolat author Joanne Harris.

Previous issues


Compass | Winter 2018-19

Featured destinations:

The Silk Road, 48 hours in Palermo, navigating the Galapagos islands, culture, and food in Albania, and highlights from Gujarat, Ethiopia, and Borneo, as well as Cox & Kings’ top six rail adventures.

Interviews:

Historian Lucy Worsley, best selling novelist Wilbur Smith and broadcaster Professor Michael Scott.

Compass | Spring/ Summer 2018

Featured destinations:

Bolivia’s Uyuni Salt Flats, Tamil Nadu’s colourful history, culture and food in Emilia-Romagna, Italy, and highlights from Africa, Western Australia and Cambodia, as well as Cox & Kings’ expert-led Arts & Culture tours in Europe.

Interviews:

Explorer Benedict Allen, Broadcaster and travel writer Emma Gregg.

Compass | Winter 2017 - 18

Featured destinations:

Eye-opening India, Uganda’s magnificent national parks, Sri Lanka’s stylish new villas, Morocco’s imperial cities and highlights from Peru, China, the Balkan states and Australia, as well as Cox & Kings’ expert-led Arts & Culture tours in Europe.

Interviews:

Broadcaster and journalist Mariella Frostrup, and renowned author Anthony Horowitz.

Compass | Spring / Summer 2017

Featured destinations:

Exotic India, trails through Jordan and New Zealand, sailing along the Mekong river and highlights from Ecuador, South Africa and Sicily, as well as art tours in Europe.

Interviews:

Acclaimed film director Gurinder Chadha, French chef Raymond Blanc and Cox & Kings’ CEO Peter Kerkar.

Compass | Winter 2016 - 17

Featured destinations:

The lost treasures of ancient Nubia, a journey to Iran, exotic Burma and highlights from British Columbia, Nepal, Northern Spain, Jerusalem and Peru, as well as Nordic short breaks.

Interviews:

President of the RGS and former Coast presenter, Nicholas Crane, and bestselling author Victoria Hislop.

Compass | Summer 2016

Featured destinations:

South Africa’s Cape Winelands, the Silk Road by rail, highlights of Argentina, Spain, Vietnam, Singapore, India and Romania.

Interviews:

Renowned comedy writer Andy Hamilton, and explorer and adventurer Levison Wood.

Compass | Winter 2015-16

Featured destinations:

India aboard the Deccan Odyssey, 48 hours in Kolkata, Costa Rica, Chile, St Kitts & Nevis, China, Egypt, Italy, Australia and Madagascar.

Interviews:

Acclaimed novelist Louis de Bernières, and renowned broadcaster and author Peter Snow.

Compass | Summer 2015

Featured destinations:

Colombia, Croatia, Sri Lanka, Rwanda, Japan, Australia, Antarctica, Turkey, Italy and Canada.

Interviews:

Acclaimed travel writer and novelist Colin Thubron; winner of MasterChef 2014, Ping Coombes; Anthony Good OBE, group chairman of Cox & Kings worldwide.

Compass | Winter 2014 - 15

Featured destinations:

India, Cambodia, the Galapagos Islands, Oman, Arctic Norway, Zambia, Alaska and St Petersburg.

Interviews:

Acclaimed cartoonist from the Daily Telegraph, Matthew Pritchett; and head chef at the Caxton Grill, Adam Handling.

Compass | Summer 2014

Featured destinations:

Germany, south India, Jordan, Laos, South Africa, Caribbean, New Zealand, Costa Rica, Chile, Istanbul, Quebec and Ecuador.

Interviews:

Alexander McCall Smith and Dhruv Baker.

Compass | Spring 2014

Featured destinations:

Jordan, Vietnam, Ethiopia, India, Falkland Islands, Cook Islands, Spain, Indonesia, Canada & Sicily.

Interviews:

Simon Reeve, 2011 MasterChef: The Professionals winner Ash Mair, plus Kirsty Wark on her favourite tweeters.

Compass | Winter 2013 - 14

Featured destinations:

Morocco, Canada, Oman, Peru, South Africa, France, Australia, China & India.

Interviews:

Kate Adie, 2012 MasterChef: The Professionals winner Keri Moss, Rick Stein & Duncan Bannatyne.

Compass | Summer 2013

Featured destinations:

Macau, Indonesia, Malta, Sri Lanka, Canada, Chile, Botswana, Morocco & St Lucia.

Interviews:

Paul Theroux, 2012 MasterChef winner Shelina Permalloo & Dylan Jones.

Compass | Spring 2013

Featured destinations:

Mexico, Tanzania, Malaysian Borneo, Fiji, Oman, India, Russia, Nevis & South Korea.

Interviews:

William Dalrymple, Deborah Moggach & Vivek Singh.

Compass | Winter 2012 - 13

Featured destinations:

Morocco, Peru, Papua New Guinea, Iceland, Thailand, Malawi, South Africa, Australia.

Interviews:

Sir Mark Tully & Yotam Ottolenghi.

Compass | Summer 2012

Featured destinations:

Istanbul, Rajasthan, Jamaica, Cambodia, Samoa, Costa Rica, Petra, Hong Kong and Norway.

Interviews:

Alain de Botton and Thomasina Miers.

Compass | Spring 2012

Featured destinations:

Finland, Nepal, Peru, Kerala, Antigua, Kenya, Taiwan, French Polynesia & Uzbekistan.

Interviews:

Clive James & Antonio Carluccio.

Compass | Winter 2011 - 12

Featured destinations:

Namibia, Burma, Bhutan, Egypt, New Zealand, Japan

Interviews:

Kate Humble, Sir Ranulph Fiennes.

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