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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

Rwanda

Rwanda & Uganda: In search of silver backs

The Virunga Massif covers three East African national parks and… Read More»

Features

Trust in travel

Most of us research our trips online before travelling, but… Read More»
Robert Twigger.

Author Series

Notes from an author: Robert Twigger

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

Columns

The case of the missing cool: David Whitley

When your luggage goes missing after a flight, do you… 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»
Virgen de la Palma, Cádiz. Image: Audrey Gillan.

Spain

Eat: Cádiz

The southern Spanish city with sherry links is atmospheric, laid-back… Read More»
View of Amman from Jabal Al Qal’a. Image: Getty.

Jordan

City life: Amman

Age, so the saying goes, comes before beauty. And in… 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»
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»
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»