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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»
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»
blog.rosskennedyimages.com

Travel Talk

Best of the travel blogs: May 2015

We pick out the best travel blogs this month, which… 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»
Sir Richard Branson

Travel Talk

Richard Branson launches Virgin Hotels

Sir Richard Branson officially launched his latest venture, Virgin Hotels… Read More»
Evening light on the Ullswater Fells in the Lake District. Image: Getty

United Kingdom

Eat: Cumbria

A wealth of natural produce, regional charm and talented chefs… Read More»
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»
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»
View from Festung Hohensalzburg, Salzburg, Austria. Image: Sameena Jarosz

Austria

City life: Salzburg

Baroque architecture, Mozart heritage and Sound of Music kitsch: these… Read More»

Columns

Under the weather: David Whitley

The odd downpour of rain is easy to accept, but… Read More»