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June 2014

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Cover of June 2014 issue - National Geographic Traveller (UK)
  • Cover Story: A taste of Spain: Think you’ve got your finger on Spain’s culinary pulse? Settle down with our cover story and discover where to fuel up while travelling around Spain, from the small haunts tearing up the rulebook to the restaurants rediscovering local produce.
  • Destinations: We turn explorer and sail south to Antarctica; discover one of eastern Europe’s great unknowns — Poland’s Bieszczady Mountains; and go roadtrippin’ around the northern corner of South Africa’s Cape peninsula.

  • Features: We learn the art of Thai boxing in its birthplace; and follow in the Parisien footsteps of French troublemaker and musician Serge Gainsbourg.

 

Inside this issue

Flight delay compensation

Travel Talk

Flight delay compensation

Few passengers realise that if their flight arrives three hours… Read More»
Coconut drinks stall, Ipanema Beach, Rio de Janeiro. Image: Getty.

Smart Travel

Food: Rio de Janeiro street food

Save your cash for football and fun nights out and… Read More»
Crom Castle, Lough Erne, Fermanagh. Image: Pól Ó Conghaile.

United Kingdom

Fermanagh Lakelands: Long Weekend

Venture out to this Northern Irish wilderness and be prepared… Read More»

Travel Talk

Best of the blogs: June 2014

Here are extracts from our three favourite travel blogs this… Read More»
Exterior, Sans Souci, Vienna. Image: Hotel Sans Souci Management Gmbh Gregor Titze.

Austria

Sleep: Vienna

Vienna’s grand architecture, famous cafes and 21st-century cool means its… Read More»

Columns

There by the grace of quad: David Whitley

There comes a time when a teenage sense of reckless… Read More»
Portrait of Serge outside 5 Rue de Verneui. Image: Alamy

Features

Paris: In search of Serge Gainsbourg

Never meet your heroes, they say, but there’s no harm… Read More»
Cheese, Sunday market, Bordeaux. Image: Stephen Pratt.

France

Eat: Bordeaux

The cellars in this region of southwest French aren’t just… Read More»
The Moomin house in the Moominworld in Naantali, Finland. Image: Pictorium/Alamy.

Travel Talk

Moomin Mayhem: In the footsteps of Tove Jansson

Head to the Finnish homeland of Moomins author Tove Jansson… Read More»
Sveta Nedelya Church, Sofia. Image: AWL Images.

Bulgaria

City life: Sofia

No longer playing second fiddle to many of eastern Europe’s… Read More»