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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

Travel Talk

Best of the blogs: June 2014

Here are extracts from our three favourite travel blogs this… 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»
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»
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»
Austurvöllur Square, Reykjavik. Image: Ragnar T. Sigurdsson

Iceland

City Life: Reykjavik

Reykjavik packs a cultural punch way beyond its size, despite… Read More»
Glen Mutel

Columns

A change of scenery: Glen Mutel

If ever you need to get a fresh perspective, follow… 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»
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»
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»
Sveta Nedelya Church, Sofia. Image: AWL Images.

Bulgaria

City life: Sofia

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