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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

Travel Talk

How to avoid travel sickness

Life in the clouds can be far from heavenly. Above… Read More»


Beyond the Sea

Portugal has one of the most diverse cuisines on earth 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»


Ireland: The dramatic west

The Irish coastline boasts dramatic scenery and age-old culture Read More»


American Adventure

The USA has enough adventure for anyone's lifetime Read More»
Hot property: Exclusive Riad Vanessa makes the perfect urban escape.


Sleep: Marrakech

In Marrakech, the retreats are as colourful as its souks Read More»

Travel Talk

ATOL Protection

It’s one of the many logos you’ll see stamped over… Read More»


Tel Aviv: Miami of the Middle East

Tel Aviv's hedonism sets it apart from Israel’s holy cities Read More»
Warm welcome: Himba woman in Namibia.


People of the Desert

Namibia’s Himba take tourists beyond the usual safari circuit Read More»

Czech Republic

Prague: 24 Hours

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