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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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Inside this issue

Horse-drawn carriage tour of the French Quarter. Image: Kris Davidson

USA

Like a local: New Orleans

With the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina this year, New… Read More»
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»

Author Series

Notes from an author: Horatio Clare

The author on his enduring love for the Italian city… 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»
Sir Richard Branson

Travel Talk

Richard Branson launches Virgin Hotels

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