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National Geographic Traveller - Jul/Aug 2016 issue
  • Cover Story: We’re splashing out this issue, and our ‘luxury’ cover story reveals the hotels that are redefining the high-end experience — the world’s finest rooms with a view.
  • Destinations: We also head to California’s Sonoma County, discover Madagascar’s botanical oddities, spend a long weekend on Capri, feast on the food of Stellenbosch and get to know the charming Cotswolds. Our picture story, meanwhile, captures the natural larder of New Zealand’s South Island.

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Inside this issue

Traditional Indian spices. Image: Getty


Food: Jaipur

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Travel bookings in Krabi, Thailand. Image: Getty

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Schönbrunn Palace. Image: Getty


Rooms with a view: Schönbrunn Palace Grand Suite

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The Mapmakers

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Bookshelf: The Mapmakers

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Lower Slaughter, Cotswolds. Image: Getty

United Kingdom

Cotswolds: The honeyed stone heart of England

The golden-stone villages, idyllic communities and spectacular landscapes — not… Read More»
Rooms, Poolside at Fregate Island Private, Seychelles


Rooms with a view: 5 of the best

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World of pain: David Whitley

It doesn’t matter how well travelled you are — finding… Read More»
Pool, Belmond Hotel das Cataratas. Image: Belmond


Rooms with a view: Belmond Hotel das Cataratas, Brazil

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Soi Rommanee, Phuket Old Town. Image: Getty


Top 4: A taste of Thailand

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Travel Talk

Best of the travel blogs: July 2016

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