Destinations

  • View of the bay of Dunedin, South Island, New Zealand. Image: Getty

    New Zealand

    New Zealand: Meet the natives

    Thanks to conservation initiatives, New Zealand has managed to protect around a third of its land. And on the southern tip of the South Island, several hapless indigenous species have… Read More»

  • Fistral Beach, Cornwall

    United Kingdom

    Newquay: Hitting the waves

    The surf might be up, but I’m more concerned about staying up. Standing composed on… Read More»

  • One of the many cafes in Hoi An, Vietnam. Image: AWL Images

    Vietnam

    Eat: Hoi An

    With its Japanese, Chinese and French influences, the former Vietnamese spice port is pure gastro… Read More»

  • Copenhagen Street Food. Image: René Roslev

    Denmark

    City life: Copenhagen

    When it comes to chic design stores, hipster bars and world-class restaurants reinventing the wheel, the Danish capital has nailed it. The epitome of urban cool, fall for its feel-good… Read More»

  • Santa Catarina church, Porto. Image: Getty

    Portugal

    Like a local: Porto

    Best known for its fortified wine, Porto itself is an intoxicating destination. The economic downturn… Read More»

  • St Regis, New York. Image: St Regis

    USA

    Sleep: New York

    In the City That Never Sleeps, you sometimes have to. Thankfully, there’s no shortage of… Read More»

Digital Nomad

Jordan: Watch the birdie

Digital Nomad

Jordan: Watch the birdie

A stunning variety of wading birds can be glimpsed at… Read More »

Shobak Castle: From fortress to feast

Digital Nomad

Shobak Castle: From fortress to feast

On a trip to Shobak Castle, our Digital Nomad discovers… Read More »

Dana Valley: Sunsets and stargazing

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Dana Valley: Sunsets and stargazing

A remote Jordanian eco-lodge offers the chance to meet the… Read More »

Wadi Rum: On the mountain goat trail

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Wadi Rum: On the mountain goat trail

Vertigo-inducing drops and epic views are par for the course… Read More »

Wadi Rum: The art of the coffee break

Digital Nomad

Wadi Rum: The art of the coffee break

A visit to a Bedouin home in Wadi Rum gives… Read More »

Aqaba: Cooking with spice

Digital Nomad

Aqaba: Cooking with spice

In the maze of Aqaba's market, National Geographic Traveller's Digital… Read More »

Smart Travel

Travel Talk

Booking hotels online

Travel Talk

Booking hotels online

Steve Nowottny from Moneysavingexpert.com explains how and why you should… Read More »

Ask the experts: Australia stopovers

Travel Talk

Ask the experts: Australia stopovers

Our panel give advice on budget stopovers en route to… Read More »

The (not so) rough guide to Roadrunner Country

Travel Talk

The (not so) rough guide to Roadrunner Country

Where to seek out the classic and quintessential heart of… Read More »

Best of the travel blogs: May 2015

Travel Talk

Best of the travel blogs: May 2015

We pick out the best travel blogs this month, which… Read More »

Richard Branson launches Virgin Hotels

Travel Talk

Richard Branson launches Virgin Hotels

Sir Richard Branson officially launched his latest venture, Virgin Hotels… Read More »

Ask the experts: Travelling to Cuba

Travel Talk

Ask the experts: Travelling to Cuba

Our panel give advice on when to travel to Cuba… Read More »

Best of the travel blogs: April 2015

Travel Talk

Best of the travel blogs: April 2015

We pick out our three favourite blogs this month, which… Read More »

In the footsteps of… Lewis Carroll

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In the footsteps of… Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll, the legendary author of the Alice in Wonderland… Read More »

Ask the experts: European weekend breaks

Travel Talk

Ask the experts: European weekend breaks

Our panel comes up with ideas for cheap and easy… Read More »