In this issue:

Embark

Immerse

Say it loud

A booming spoken-word movement has revitalised Trinidad and Tobago’s poetry scene with fresh ideas and hard-hitting lyrics from a new generation of poet-performers. Nazma Muller finds out what’s driving this surge of talent, and profiles eight popular new voices

Arrive

Kaieteur dreaming

With their 741-foot drop over a sandstone plateau, the majestic Kaieteur Falls are an icon of Guyana, and a must-see for adventure travellers. But while most visitors hop down on an airborne day-trip, a lucky few get to experience this natural wonder the old-fashioned way, travelling by boat up the Potaro River. Nicholas Laughlin recounts the journey, and the falls’ magnetic attraction

Bali high

When the tourist crush of a Bali beach resort gets too hectic for Ishwar Persad, he heads inland to find monkeys, mountains, spicy cuisine, and the world’s most expensive — and unusual — variety of coffee

Engage