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National Geographic Traveller - May 2016 issue
  • Cover Story: In this month’s cover story we meet Australia’s motley crew of characters — from outback landlords to hot air balloonists — and discover what makes them some of the world’s most fascinating locals.
  • Destinations: We also explore unspoilt lowland jungle in Sri Lanka’s national parks, head to Bolivia’s salt lakes and silver mountains in Southern Altiplano and step back in time in Germany’s Brandenburg. Other highlights include a foodie tour of St Lucia, the brooding hinterland of England’s Lake District and crossing the world’s hottest desert in Iran.

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Free Bern Guide

Pick up a copy of the May 2016 issue for your free Bern guide. We’ve picked out the best of one of Europe’s most varied and strikingly beautiful regions, including trekking the Alps, cruising the lakes and following in Einsteins footsteps in the Swiss capital.


Bern Guide 2016


Inside this issue

River Oder at sunrise, Brandenburg. Image: Getty


Brandenburg: Beyond the Bridge of Spies

The state of Brandenburg is a bucolic slice of the… Read More»
Moxy Milan


Rooms under £100: Milan

Italy’s capital of fashion, finance and design isn’t short on… Read More»
Performance at Cabaret Voltaire. Image: Cabaret Voltaire

Travel Talk

Don't miss: Dada 100, Zurich

Switzerland’s spick and span capital celebrates its anarchic past with… Read More»
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Travel Talk

Best of the travel blogs: May 2016

Read excerpts from our three favourite blogs this month, and… Read More»
Llamas, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia. Image: Phil Clarke-Hill


Bolivia: Reflected glory

With a history shaped by silver, the Incas and the… Read More»
Lake Windermere, Lake District. Image: Chris Copeland

United Kingdom

Long weekend: Lake District

Its popularity owes much to the writings of its famous… Read More»
The view of the Hawkesbury River, Brisk Bay and Patonga Beach. Image: Getty


Australia: Short stories from a big country

A vast dramatic landscape with an equally dramatic history, Australia… Read More»
Crawford Market, Mumbai, India. Image: Getty

Travel Talk

In the footsteps of... Rudyard Kipling

The bear necessities for a trip to the Jungle Book… Read More»
Artist Driller in his studio with his pet barn owl. Image: Newstyle Media


Short stories from a big country: The Australian

Australia is a country with a complicated yet distinct identity… Read More»
Stallholder selling mangoes, Castries Market, St Lucia

St Lucia

Eat: St Lucia

A foodie tour of the verdant Caribbean island offers an… Read More»