Destinations

  • View from Festung Hohensalzburg, Salzburg, Austria. Image: Sameena Jarosz

    Austria

    City life: Salzburg

    Baroque architecture, Mozart heritage and Sound of Music kitsch: these are a few of our favourite things. With Austria’s most famous musical turning 50 this year, Salzburg revels in its… Read More»

  • Jebel Akhdar, Oman.

    Oman

    Oman: The Green Mountain

    ‘The harder the life,’ wrote legendary desert explorer Wilfred Thesiger, ‘the finer the person.’ Ensconced… Read More»

  • Horse-drawn carriage tour of the French Quarter. Image: Kris Davidson

    USA

    Like a local: New Orleans

    With the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina this year, New Orleans remains as wild and… 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

Digital Nomad

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

Digital Nomad

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

  • Glen Mutel

    Columns

    Blurred vision: Glen Mutel

    In this internet age, you can get a clear sense of what a destination is going to be like without even leaving your home. Unless, of course, you’re Glen Mutel Read More»

  • Karoo Desert, South Africa. Image: Getty

    Smart Travel

    Top 5: African deserts

    Africa’s deserts are as varied as they are vast, with options to sandboard down dunes… Read More»

Travel Talk

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

Travel Talk

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 »

Are holidays getting cheaper?

Travel Talk

Are holidays getting cheaper?

With the euro tumbling and flight taxes being cut, holidays… Read More »

Best of the travel blogs: March 2015

Travel Talk

Best of the travel blogs: March 2015

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