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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


Ireland: The dramatic west

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


Spanish Islands: Many faces

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

Travel Talk

ATOL Protection

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


Rome City Break

Explore three neighbourhoods to discover Rome anew Read More»


Trek the Himalayas

Even the 'hills' of Nepal can be a real challenge Read More»


Adventurer at Large

Benedict Allen feels a duty to explain places to people 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»


Tel Aviv: Miami of the Middle East

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


Like a local: Paris

Get under the skin of Paris, where fine food and… Read More»


Take all the family: Maria Pieri

It's great to take the family - but sometimes hard… Read More»