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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

Sveta Nedelya Church, Sofia. Image: AWL Images.

Bulgaria

City life: Sofia

No longer playing second fiddle to many of eastern Europe’s… Read More»
Norwegian Parliament Building, Oslo. Image: Slawek Kozdras

Norway

Like a local: Oslo

Cosmopolitan, arty, cool: Nordic Oslo is often under-sung. Explore thousands… Read More»
Flight delay compensation

Travel Talk

Flight delay compensation

Few passengers realise that if their flight arrives three hours… 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»
Lion, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, Northern Cape. Image: Fabian van Poser.

South Africa

South Africa: The Northern Cape

Head to the Northern Cape — South Africa’s largest province… 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»
Glen Mutel

Columns

A change of scenery: Glen Mutel

If ever you need to get a fresh perspective, follow… Read More»
Austurvöllur Square, Reykjavik. Image: Ragnar T. Sigurdsson

Iceland

City Life: Reykjavik

Reykjavik packs a cultural punch way beyond its size, despite… Read More»
Jennifer Clement. Image: Barbara-Sibley

Author Series

Notes from an author: Jennifer Clement

Once a playground for the Hollywood elite, the Mexican city… Read More»
Sam undergoing training at Manop Gym, Phuket. Image: Muay Thai Manop Gym.

Features

Thai boxing holidays: Just for kicks

Want to get under the skin of Thai culture? Or… Read More»