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Cover of December 2015 issue - National Geographic Traveller (UK)
  • Cover Story: We step into the Amazon to discover its exotic, endemic and often elusive animals. From caimans to jaguars, pink river dolphins to poison dart frogs, we guide you on a jungle safari.
  • Destinations: Elsewhere, we dive into the amazing sinkholes of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula for some seriously wild swimming, discover the wonders of Malawi’s ‘Lake of Stars’, go stargazing in Tenerife, explore the time-worn towns and cities of Russia’s Golden Ring and head inland to Mauritius’s lush interior.

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Inside this issue

Making traditional Korean side dish kimchi in Seoul. Image: Corbis

South Korea

Eat: Seoul

The Korean capital is a pulsating vision of the future,… Read More»
Agroforestry in Peru’s Manu Biosphere Reserve. Alternative Amazon.Image: Kate Lin


Top 5: Alternative Amazon adventures

Learn about woolly monkeys or hike to the world’s highest… Read More»
An artist at work at Trinity Lavra of St Sergius monastery. Image: Daniel Allen


Russia: The towns that time forgot

North east of Moscow, the towns and cities of the… Read More»
Lombok, Indonesia. Image: Getty

Travel Talk

Ask the experts: Honeymoon hotspots

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Travel Talk

Don't miss: Rise Festival

Hit the slopes and the dancefloor when the music and… Read More»
River dolphins. Image: Getty


Amazon: Swimming with river dolphins

In the brown waters of the mighty Amazon, fresh water… Read More»
Tenerife. Image: Alamy


Long weekend: Tenerife

Go beyond the resorts to the pretty coastal towns and… Read More»
Tomb of the Maya king, Ek’ Balam. Image: Getty


Mexico: Tomb of the ancient Maya king

Chichén Itzá pulls in the crowds, leaving nearby Ek’ Balam… Read More»
Graffalgar, Strasbourg

Travel Talk

Rooms under £100: Strasbourg

Among the budget boltholes in this historic French city, you’ll… Read More»
Inside Many 6160. Image: Chris van Hove


Like a local: Perth

An explosion of public art and quality dining, as well… Read More»