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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

Clifton Beach. Image: Slawek Kozdras

South Africa

City life: Cape Town

The South African urban sprawl is full of character; from… Read More»
Glen Mutel

Columns

Blurred vision: Glen Mutel

In this internet age, you can get a clear sense… 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»
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»
Greece. Image: Alamy

Greece

Greece: Islands & inland idylls

Despite a tumultuous few years, a new government and rumblings… 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»
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»
Don Boutique Hotel, Montevideo, Uruguay

Smart Travel

Rooms under £100: Montevideo

The Uruguayan capital, Montevideo, is a vibrant metropolis with a… 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»