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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


Fiji: Relative values

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

Travel Talk

Insurance Payouts

Should your airline or travel agent cancel your trip, your… Read More»


Adventurer at Large

Benedict Allen feels a duty to explain places to people 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»


Copenhagen: One Great Dane

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


Beyond the Sea

Portugal has one of the most diverse cuisines on earth Read More»

United Arab Emirates

Dubai: City of Gold

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


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»


Rome City Break

Explore three neighbourhoods to discover Rome anew Read More»