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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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Muckross lake, Killarney National Park, Ireland. Image: Getty

Travel Talk

Don't miss: Belmond Grand Hibernian

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St Petersburg roofscape in winter. Image: Daniel Allen


City life: St Petersburg

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Safari, Image: Getty

Travel Talk

Ask the experts: South African safari

Our panel offers advice on how to safari in South… Read More»
Schönbrunn Palace. Image: Getty


Rooms with a view: Schönbrunn Palace Grand Suite

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Tokyo Station Hotel


Rooms under £500: Tokyo

Where to bed down in ultra-modern skyscraper style and comfort… Read More»
Stellenbosch vineyards. Image: Getty

South Africa

Eat: Stellenbosch

From Xhosa fatcake and chewy beef biltong to world-famous wines,… Read More»
Rooms, Poolside at Fregate Island Private, Seychelles


Rooms with a view: 5 of the best

Some hotels are so special they’re destinations themselves. Check into… Read More»
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»
Admiring artwork at Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Abu Dhabi. Image: Getty

United Arab Emirates

City life: Abu Dhabi

An intriguing mix of global influences, Abu Dhabi is the… Read More»
The Mapmakers

Travel Talk

Bookshelf: The Mapmakers

Splurge on this lavish new, cloth-bound, illustrated edition of The… Read More»