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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

Glen Mutel

Columns

Blurred vision: Glen Mutel

In this internet age, you can get a clear sense… Read More»

Columns

Under the weather: David Whitley

The odd downpour of rain is easy to accept, but… 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»
Don Boutique Hotel, Montevideo, Uruguay

Smart Travel

Rooms under £100: Montevideo

The Uruguayan capital, Montevideo, is a vibrant metropolis with a… 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»
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»
Lignes au Féminin. Image: J. Kelagopian

Smart Travel

Food: Cannes

Mix with the glitterati at this month’s Cannes film festival… 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»