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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

Lignes au Féminin. Image: J. Kelagopian

Smart Travel

Food: Cannes

Mix with the glitterati at this month’s Cannes film festival… Read More»
Sir Richard Branson

Travel Talk

Richard Branson launches Virgin Hotels

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

Columns

Under the weather: David Whitley

The odd downpour of rain is easy to accept, but… Read More»
A craft beer being poured. Image: Getty

Features

On the real ale trail

Cask beer, microbreweries, real ale tours: small independent producers are… Read More»
Greece. Image: Alamy

Greece

Greece: Islands & inland idylls

Despite a tumultuous few years, a new government and rumblings… Read More»
blog.rosskennedyimages.com

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»