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Cover of Jul/Aug 2012 issue - National Geographic Traveller (UK)
  • Cover Story: Animal magic — There’s nothing more weird and wonderful than Mother Nature’s creatures. Follow the seemingly impossible tracks of Bigfoot and the elusive Bengal tiger, sling a ride on a husky sled in Greenland, and tour the wetlands of Argentina in search of black caiman and pythons, as we take you on an unforgettable tour of the unfamiliar, the terrifying and the beautiful.
  • Destinations: St Vincent & The Grenadines, Easter Island, Catalonia, the Azores and Antarctica. Plus Paris and Washington DC.
  • Real Life: The charity challenge — fancy tackling Kilimanjaro or Everest? And babymoons — the latest trend for expectant parents.


Luxury 101

Our free 68-page luxury guide takes you on a whirlwind tour of 101 of the world’s most opulent and exciting destinations and experiences. Everything from eco retreats and barefoot luxury to expeditions, restaurants, spas, safaris and more…

Cover of the Luxury 101 Supplement Jul/Aug 2012 - National Geographic Traveller (UK)


Inside this issue


Travel Talk

Kate Russell’s Tech Traveller

Technology reporter Kate Russell is a pro at finding the… Read More»
Image: The Circus hostel


Sleep: Berlin

Whether you choose to bed down in a high-end hostel,… Read More»


The charity challenge

The views from Kilimanjaro or Everest Base Camp were once… Read More»


The Azores: Atlantic escape

Once a pit-stop for European traders on their way to… Read More»


Homage to Catalonia

Culture buffs will lose their hearts on a bike tour… Read More»

St Vincent

St Vincent: A life less ordinary

Discover an authentic slice of Caribbean life in the little-visited… Read More»
Image: Getty


Washington: City life

Power brokers and statesmen brush shoulders with tourists and curators… Read More»


Babymoons: Expecting the best

The babymoon, a pampering break before the baby arrives, is… Read More»


The really wild show

Follow Bigfoot and the Bengal tiger and tour Argentina in… Read More»
Image: Catherine Karnow


Paris: The good life

With a foolproof formula of innovative restaurateurs, artists, architects and… Read More»