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National Geographic Traveller - December 2016 issue
  • Cover story: In our cover story, from Mumbai and Goa to Jaipur and Delhi, we take a food journey around India with the chefs and foodies who live there.
  • Destinations: Explore Texas’s Big Bend National Park; cruise the Yasawa Islands of Fiji; get to know the archipelago of Zanzibar; and spend a long weekend in the West Fjords of Iceland. Our picture story, meanwhile, captures Croatia’s coastline.

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Inside this issue

Image: Office du Tourisme Val d’Isère

Travel Talk

Family travel: Snow, ski and Santa

Looking for an excuse to take the kids on the… Read More»
Performance of Carmen at Arena di Verona. Image: Alamy

Travel Talk

Verona: Opera for beginners

Don’t know your Bizet from your Puccini? Can’t tell your… Read More»
Illustration: Jacqui Oakley

Author Series

Notes from an author: Charles Foster

A relationship with stags changes from bloodthirsty to empathetic, while… Read More»
Grove of soaring palms, Fiji. Image: Chris van Hove


Fiji: South Pacific spirit

The heart and soul of the mysterious volcanic Yasawa Islands,… Read More»


Sleep: Buenos Aires

Electrifying and gregarious, the Argentine capital wears its heart on… Read More»
Rio Grande flowing through the Chihuahuan Desert, with the Sierra del Carmen on the horizon, Texas. Image: Getty


Texas: America's last frontier

On the border with Mexico, the Big Bend National Park… Read More»
Chandpole Bazar near Chandpole Gate. Image: Getty


Jaipur food: Namkeen & more

From a cooking lesson to a visit to Chandpole Bazar,… Read More»

Travel Talk

Responsible travel: Hands-on wildlife experiences

Whether it’s birdwatching, diving or whale-watching, a number of wildlife… Read More»
Curious onlooker in an ornate doorway, Stone Town. Image: Getty


Will the real Zanzibar please stand up?

Middle Eastern country? Colonial ghost? Or island retreat? The archipelago… Read More»
Bernina Express train crosses the Landwasser Viaduct on the Albula Railway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Switzerland. Image: Alamy

Travel Talk

Interrail: All aboard?

Interrail is still widely perceived to be only for youngsters,… Read More»