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Cover of May 2015 issue - National Geographic Traveller (UK)
  • Cover Story: Looking for summer inspiration? Our guide to Greece this issue uncovers where to go, what to see and how to do it as you find your way around the sun-soaked archipelago and mainland with ease.
  • Destinations: We travel to China for the ultimate adventure — in search of Shangri-La — through the wilds of the eastern Himalayas; meet the ‘hyena men’ in the Ethiopian city of Harar; and explore the Nicaraguan waterway of Rio San Juan. Plus, we place the spotlight on Iceland’s Snæfellsnes Peninsula in this month’s picture story.

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Hyena man feeding wild hyenas with meat on a stick, Ethiopia. Image: Getty

Ethiopia

Ethiopia: The hyena men of Harar

Cultures collide in Harar, an ancient walled city flanked by… Read More»
Little village of El Castillo along the Rio San Juan, Nicaragua. Image: Alamy

Nicaragua

Nicaragua: Coast to coast

Once the watery heart of colonial Central America, the Rio… Read More»
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Travel Talk

Best of the travel blogs: May 2015

We pick out the best travel blogs this month, which… Read More»
Tobacco Farmer in Tobacco Drying Barn, Cuba. Image: Getty

Travel Talk

Ask the experts: Travelling to Cuba

Our panel give advice on when to travel to Cuba… Read More»
Pen Y Fan, Brecon Beacons, Wales. Image: Getty

United Kingdom

Long weekend: The Welsh borders

History-rich hikes, a food festival, atmospheric ruins and great drives… Read More»
Karoo Desert, South Africa. Image: Getty

Smart Travel

Top 5: African deserts

Africa’s deserts are as varied as they are vast, with… Read More»
Image: Grootbos Private Nature Reserve, South Africa

Features

Is sustainable travel going mainstream?

When TripAdvisor started rating its hotels for their environmental credentials,… Read More»
Clifton Beach. Image: Slawek Kozdras

South Africa

City life: Cape Town

The South African urban sprawl is full of character; from… Read More»
Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi. Image: Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi/Kempinski Hotels

United Arab Emirates

Sleep: Abu Dhabi

With no shortage of plush five-stars, but plenty of affordable… Read More»
Sir Richard Branson

Travel Talk

Richard Branson launches Virgin Hotels

Sir Richard Branson officially launched his latest venture, Virgin Hotels… Read More»