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April 2016

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National Geographic Traveller (UK) - April 2016 cover
  • Cover Story: In this month’s cover story we reveal Italy’s hidden cultural treasures. From a secret, art-laden corridor in the Uffizi Gallery to the necropolis under St Peter’s Basilica, these are the places that may have escaped your attention.
  • Destinations: We also meet the curious creatures of Costa Rica on a road and river tour; head to Royal Belum State Park in Malaysia’s far north; reveal the sobering tale of Krakow’s Jewish community; and explore the colourful carnivals and quaint dockyards in Antigua and Barbuda.

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Inside this issue

Giant illuminated 'Budapest' sign at Heroes Square, Budapest. Image: Getty

Travel Talk

Don't miss: Budapest 100

Get behind the doors of Hungary’s most beautiful and otherwise… Read More»
Stortorget, main square in Gamla, Stockholm. Image: Diana Jarvis

Sweden

City life: Stockholm

Spread over 14 islands, connected by 57 bridges, Stockholm is… Read More»
Wawel Castle, viewed from St Mary's Basilica, Krakow Image: Jon Attenborough

Poland

Long weekend: Krakow

While it still bears the scars of WWII, the sobering… Read More»
Florence cityscape, with the Duomo in the foreground. Image: Getty

Italy

Hidden Italy: Vasari Corridor

Italy is packed with so much exquisite art and architecture… Read More»
Cologne Cathedral. Image: Phil Clarke Hill

Germany

City life: Cologne

Best known for its mighty, twin-spired cathedral and Christmas markets,… Read More»
Urwald Sababurg nature reserve near Hofgeismar, Hesse, Germany. Image: SuperStock

Travel Talk

The (not so) rough guide to Brothers Grimm's Germany

Where to find the fairytale cottages, castles and forests in… Read More»
Lift sharing. Image: Getty

Travel Talk

Tell it like it is: Lift sharing

The sharing economy continues to boom because it’s downright useful.… Read More»
Antigua. Image: Getty

Antigua & Barbuda

Antigua & Barbuda: Sands of time

A distinctly English vibe and rich naval history belies Antigua’s… Read More»
Bernina Express passing through the ski snowy woods around Filisur, Canton of Grisons, Switzerland. Image: Getty

Features

All aboard the ski train

Most skiers fly to the Alps nowadays. But, door-to-door, the… Read More»
Federation Square, Melbourne. Image: Robin Riddell

Australia

Eat: Melbourne

Known for its quality of life, Melbourne is just as… Read More»