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Cover of May 2014 issue - National Geographic Traveller (UK)
  • Cover Story: Insider’s Italy – We’ve all been seduced by the charms of Italy, but what of its hidden depths? Discover wild beaches, gritty cities and rustic restaurants, plus a whole lot more in our insider’s guide to Italy.
  • Destinations: We head east to China’s Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival; go in search of gorillas and elusive chimps in the wilds of Rwanda and Uganda; and find out why Yorkshire has been dubbed God’s Own County
  • Features: Can you trust online travel reviews? Plus, couchsurfing across the world.

 

Inside this issue

Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon, Iceland. Image: Getty.

Travel Talk

Ask the experts: An Iceland self-drive tour

Our panel give their tips and practical advice on an… Read More»
Virgen de la Palma, Cádiz. Image: Audrey Gillan.

Spain

Eat: Cádiz

The southern Spanish city with sherry links is atmospheric, laid-back… Read More»
Seodaemun-gu, Seoul

South Korea

City Life: Seoul

Seoul’s transformation from a traditional enclave to a high-tech city… Read More»
Robert Twigger.

Author Series

Notes from an author: Robert Twigger

Shunning the crowds and cruise ships, the author ventures down… Read More»

Argentina

Like a local: Buenos Aires

Falling for Argentina’s capital is inevitable — it’s a city… Read More»
Heidiland trail - old chalet in the mountains above Maienfeld.

Travel Talk

The (not so) rough guide to Heidiland

Visit 'Heidiland' in the Swiss canton of Graubünden and experience… Read More»
Glen Mutel

Columns

What’s in a name?: Glen Mutel

Some tourist attractions sound too good to be true. What’s… Read More»
Bay of Kotor, Montenegro. Image: Getty/AWL.

Montenegro

Montenegro: Long weekend

Take to the mountains for a weekend of walking in… Read More»
Ice replica of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Iceland. Image: AWL

China

Harbin Ice & Snow Festival: Frozen over

Each year, 7,000 sculptors use picks, chisels and saws to… Read More»
The veranda at the Cosmopolitan Hotel, San Diego.

Smart Travel

Rooms under £100: San Diego

Stretching out in the Californian sun, jumping in the surf… Read More»