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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

Columns

There by the grace of quad: David Whitley

There comes a time when a teenage sense of reckless… 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»
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»
Bedroom at B&B Cristiana, Rome.

Smart Travel

Rooms under £100: Rome

Smart, culturally savvy and darkly romantic — Rome is all… Read More»
Flight delay compensation

Travel Talk

Flight delay compensation

Few passengers realise that if their flight arrives three hours… 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»
Sun rise over the Ukrainian mountains, Chatka Puchatka refuge, Bieszczady. Image: Andy Jarosz.

Poland

Poland: the Bieszczady Mountains

In Poland’s southeastern corner, the Bieszczady Mountains remain one of… 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»
Glen Mutel

Columns

A change of scenery: Glen Mutel

If ever you need to get a fresh perspective, follow… 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»