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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

Insurance Payouts

Should your airline or travel agent cancel your trip, your… Read More»
The Trevi Fountain in the evening.


Eternal City

Explore three neighbourhoods to discover Rome anew Read More»


Beyond the Sea

Portugal has one of the most diverse cuisines on earth 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»


Adventurer at Large

Benedict Allen feels a duty to explain places to people Read More»


Tel Aviv: Miami of the Middle East

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

Travel Talk

ATOL Protection

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

United Arab Emirates

Dubai: City of Gold

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


Like a local: Paris

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