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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.



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

New Zealand

Diamond in the rough: New Zealand

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

Czech Republic

The changing faces of Prague

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


Free spirits: Sri Lanka & the Maldives

Combine the raw, untamed beauty of Sri Lanka with the… Read More»


Jungle fever in Colombia's Amazon

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


Live like a local: New York

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


Athens: Imperfect beauty

Perennially fascinating, this modern metropolis, blending classic architectural wonders and… Read More»


The innovator: Bjork

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


20 tours of a lifetime

We take you on 20 of the world’s greatest journeys,… Read More»

South Korea

24 Hours: Seoul

A peninsular island, packed with skyscrapers and ramshackle shanty towns,… Read More»


Couch surfing

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