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Cover of Nov/Dec 2011 issue - National Geographic Traveller (UK)
  • Cover Story: Great Tours — Our cover story brings you 20 of the world’s greatest journeys, from the ancient civilisation of Machu Picchu to the stunning beauty of the Pyrenees.
  • Destinations: New Zealand’s rugged side; the tribes of Colombia; authentic Sri LankaPortugal beyond the Algarve and Arctic Norway. Plus Prague and Athens city breaks.
  • Real Life: How ‘couch surfing’ is taking off worldwide and why you’re never too old for that gap year.

Supplement

Oman

Oman remains an exotic, beguiling destination with a distinct and unique offering of spectacular sand dunes, medieval forts and a rich and fascinating culture. Add 15 nature reserves, a huge variety of natural environments — stunning beaches, deserts, mountains, fjords — and diverse fauna and flora, and you’ve got a country made for adventure. Enjoy our tribute to a real Arabian treasure. See inside the Nov/Dec 2011 issue of National Geographic Traveller (UK)

Cover of Oman Supplement Nov/Dec 2011 - National Geographic Traveller (UK)

 

Inside this issue

Features

Couch surfing

‘Couch surfing’ across the world is a much cheaper option… Read More»
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Features

The innovator: Bjork

Bjork’s new project, Biophilia, with an introduction by Sir David… Read More»
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USA

Live like a local: New York

Pop-up restaurants, hidden bars and world cuisine... Adventure comes in… Read More»
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New Zealand

Diamond in the rough: New Zealand

Beyond its genteel corners, New Zealand is a land of… Read More»
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Netherlands

Sleep: Amsterdam

From converted shipping containers to the self-proclaimed ‘dirtiest, worst hotel… Read More»

Features

Real life: Mature gappers

Backpackers move over: taking time to experience the world isn’t… Read More»
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Columns

Tour etiquette: David Whitley

If you’re a stickler for tour etiquette, what happens when… Read More»
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Spain

Alicante: You say tomato

The tomato takes pride of place in the Spanish town… Read More»
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Colombia

Jungle fever in Colombia's Amazon

In Leticia, the capital of Colombia’s Amazon region, an encounter… Read More»
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Czech Republic

The changing faces of Prague

Discover the many sides to Prague, the City of a… Read More»