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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

Greece

Athens: Imperfect beauty

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

Colombia

Jungle fever in Colombia's Amazon

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

Norway

Into the wild: Northern Norway

Discover a passion for wintry activities, from snowmobiling to husky… Read More»
Glen Mutel

Columns

Home Truths: Glen Mutel

I don’t have much time for buzz words. From the… Read More»

Maldives

Free spirits: Sri Lanka & the Maldives

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

Portugal

The rural retreats in historic Portugal

Away from the beaches of the Algarve, the rural retreats… Read More»

USA

Live like a local: New York

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

Netherlands

Sleep: Amsterdam

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

New Zealand

Diamond in the rough: New Zealand

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

Columns

Tour etiquette: David Whitley

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