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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

Emily Chappell. Image: Selim Korycki

Author Series

Notes from an author: Emily Chappell

Despite having two university degrees to her name, being a… Read More»
Carnival masks, Jacmel, Haiti. Image: Getty


Haiti: A kind of magic

Haiti has a sparkle that sets it apart from the… Read More»
Geisha in Japan. Image: Getty


Top 5: Made in Japan

Many customs in the Land of the Rising Sun have… Read More»
Leopold Museum (District 7, Vienna). Image: Jael Marschner


City life: Vienna

Beyond the famous Ringstrasse lies a Vienna that thinks little… Read More»
Grand Adventures

Travel Talk

Bookshelf: Grand Adventures

Save £20 a week for a year, then head off… Read More»
Conwy Castle and Harbour, North Wales. Image: Alamy

United Kingdom

Eat: North Wales

Fat, tender mussels, prize-winning vegetables, world-famous sea salt — just… Read More»
Iver Gram shucks an oyster, freshly collected from the Wadden Sea. Image: Matthew James Harrison


Long weekend: Southern Jutland

Enjoy the fruits of the great outdoors in Denmark’s historic… Read More»
Argentina. Image: Shawn Hamilton


Argentina: Into no man's land

For an epic Andean adventure, saddle up, and follow in… Read More»
Las Fellas, Catalonia. Image: Realizada por Lluís Carro - Carrostudi


Catalonia: Wind of change

A growing appetite for independence means these are interesting times… Read More»
Geisha in traditional make-up and kimono in the Gion district of Kyoto. Image: Getty


Japan: Get to know a geisha

Many customs in the Land of the Rising Sun have… Read More»