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Cover of May/Jun 2011 issue - National Geographic Traveller (UK)
  • Cover Story: 50 Summer Alternatives — Travel stories from our writers and some of the best alternative summer European breaks, from touring to beaches, activity to adventure, camping and family ideas.
  • Destinations: Adventure America, community spirit in Namibia, on the edge of the west coast of Ireland, Nepal, a lesson in history in Syria, sleep options in Marrakech and cities: Rome, Berlin, and Copenhagen.
  • Real Life: Get back to your roots in Fiji with our author who traces her family history and a personal perspective on teaching abroad.


Inside this issue


American Adventure

The USA has enough adventure for anyone's lifetime Read More»


Copenhagen: One Great Dane

Copenhagen is an exciting mix of contrastingly cool neighbourhoods Read More»


Rome City Break

Explore three neighbourhoods to discover Rome anew Read More»


Spanish Islands: Many faces

Discover another side to the Balearic and Canary archipelagos Read More»

Czech Republic

Prague: 24 Hours

Prague is one of Europe’s most perfectly preserved cities Read More»


Tel Aviv: Miami of the Middle East

Tel Aviv's hedonism sets it apart from Israel’s holy cities Read More»

Travel Talk

How to avoid travel sickness

Life in the clouds can be far from heavenly. Above… Read More»
Tunnel vision: Rich shopping in the Damascus souk. © Michele Falzone/JAI/Corbis


Step in time

Syria has been making travellers feel welcome for centuries Read More»


Fiji: Relative values

A pilgrimage home to Fiji proves to be an emotional… Read More»

United Arab Emirates

Dubai: City of Gold

Look beyond the super malls to see why so many… Read More»