- 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 Lanka; Portugal 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)