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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

Southern plantation. Image: Getty

Travel Talk

The (not so) rough guide to the Deep South

How to make the most of a trip to the… Read More»

Author Series

Notes from an author: Stephen Moss

Difficulties of surviving on this harsh Hebridean island saw the… Read More»
Tokyo Station Hotel


Rooms under £500: Tokyo

Where to bed down in ultra-modern skyscraper style and comfort… Read More»
Baobab trees in Sisal plantation, Madagascar. Image: Emma Gregg


Madagascar: A world apart

Madagascar’s otherworldly spiny forest is home to natural curios found… Read More»
Three charity hikers look out at Mount Kilimanjaro from the rocky ridge of Mount Meru. Image: Getty


Charity challenges: A cause for adventure

Would you sign up for an epic journey to raise… Read More»
Rolling vineyards in Sonoma County, California. Image: Getty


Sonoma County: Cool country cousin

Sonoma County is the shy relative of neighbouring Napa Valley,… Read More»
Schönbrunn Palace. Image: Getty


Rooms with a view: Schönbrunn Palace Grand Suite

Some hotels are so special they’re destinations themselves. Here's one… Read More»
Pool, Belmond Hotel das Cataratas. Image: Belmond


Rooms with a view: Belmond Hotel das Cataratas, Brazil

Some hotels are so special they’re destinations themselves. Here's one… Read More»
Safari, Image: Getty

Travel Talk

Ask the experts: South African safari

Our panel offers advice on how to safari in South… Read More»
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»