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National Geographic Traveller - June 2016 issue
  • Cover Story: In this month’s cover story, we head to Japan’s historic heartland to experience its customs and traditions.
  • Destinations: We also saddle up for an Argentinian adventure in the Paso de los Patos; journey from snowy peaks to sandy shores in Catalonia; sample the natural larder of Wales; explore Denmark’s great outdoors in Southern Jutland; and meet the people on the Caribbean island of Haiti.

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Inside this issue

The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg. Image: Getty

Travel Talk

The (not so) rough guide to Tolstoy's St Petersburg

Where to experience the imperial heart of War and Peace Read More»
Plages, Paris, urban beaches. Image: Paris Tourism Office/Marcbertrand

Travel Talk

Top 5: Urban beaches

You don’t have to leave these European cities this summer… Read More»
View of the Singapore Science Museum from the Helix Bridge. Image: Duncan Longden


City life: Singapore

A financial powerhouse, a playground for young and old, and… Read More»
Geisha in Japan. Image: Getty


Top 5: Made in Japan

Many customs in the Land of the Rising Sun have… Read More»
Image: Signal Restaurant, Cape Town

South Africa

Food: Cape Town

Head to the ‘Mother City’ for a coffee kick, street… Read More»
The Saguaro, Palm Springs


Rooms under £100: Palm Springs

Get some movie star glamour at this hip Californian desert… Read More»
Cherry blossom at Tidal Basin, Washington DC. Image: Jeff Mauritzen


Like a local: Washington DC

There are few US cities as fascinating as the capital,… Read More»


Done roaming: David Whitley

Tackling public transport in a foreign backwater can be an… Read More»
Grand Adventures

Travel Talk

Bookshelf: Grand Adventures

Save £20 a week for a year, then head off… Read More»
Photography competition: Manfrotto Pro Light 3N1-26

Your Pictures

Your Pictures: Kenya

Your Pictures is the place where we focus on reader… Read More»