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National Geographic Traveller (UK) - Jan/Feb 2016 cover
  • Cover Story: In this month’s cover story, we reveal the top 16 destinations for 2016. From election fever in Washington DC to new flights to Costa Rica, our experts uncover the places set to hit the headlines in the coming year.
  • Destinations: We also explore the freewheeling island of Grenada, with its larger-than-life characters; discover Vietnam’s rich diversity on a journey along the Northwest Loop; go snowmobiling in Swedish Lapland; meet the inhabitants of the Galápagos Islands; and tuck into Modena’s local produce.

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We asked 13 well-travelled teens and their families to talk about the trips that made their childhood something truly special. Elsewhere, we explore Paxos’ shores and Corfu’s heady heights; tour Vienna & Budapest by train; and introduce the kids to the Far East in Singapore. Get your free 68-page guide with the Jan/Feb 2016 issue.


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Inside this issue

Shichahai Sandalwood Boutique Hotel, Beijing


Rooms under £100: Beijing

Flourishing since the 2008 Olympics, the Chinese capital has reinvented… Read More»
Rice paddies in Vietnam. Image: Getty


Vietnam: Among the mountain people

A hundred miles from hectic Hanoi, a journey along Vietnam’s… Read More»
saltwatertales.com, best of the travel blogs 2016

Travel Talk

Best of the travel blogs: January 2016

Read excerpts from our three favourite travel blogs this month,… Read More»
Krka National Park, Dalmatia. Image: Getty


Family travel: Dalmatia's top spot

Hike, bike, climb, raft, kayak, zip-line or wild swim —… Read More»
Bryggen's colourful waterside buildings, Bergen. Image: Robin Strand


Eat: Bergen & the Sognefjord

Sweet brown cheese, sour soups, bitter berry ciders and seafood… Read More»
Tintagel Castle, Cornwall. Image: Getty

United Kingdom

Family travel: Cornwall

Sword-wielding knights, baby lobsters and a Rick Stein restaurant are… Read More»
Prague city. Image: Getty

Czech Republic

City life: Prague

Ancient and intricate, Prague is Europe at its most picturesque… Read More»
Chicago Riverwalk. Image: Getty


Like a local: Chicago

It’s easy to linger on Chicago’s stunning skyline and bold… Read More»
Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin

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Bookshelf: The origin of the species

Fully illustrated for the first time is Charles Darwin’s best-selling… Read More»
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Family travel: Bouncing off the walls

Beat the winter blues and release some pent-up energy at… Read More»