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November 2016

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National Geographic Traveller - November 2016 issue
  • Cover story: In our cover story, we’ve asked our writers to tell their best travel tales. From Bolivia to Oman, the sheer variety of experiences on offer across the world is all part of travel’s enduring charm.
  • Destinations: Join Andrew McCarthy in Hawaii to discover the beguiling island of Maui; head for a mother-and-daughter trip to Zambia; get to know the oddities in China’s Sichuan Province; and spend a long weekend in West Kerry. Our picture story, meanwhile, captures the preparations for the Day of the Dead festival in Oaxaca, Mexico.

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Free Alpine Guide

Pick up a copy of the November 2016 issue for your free Alpine Winter guide. we’ve put together our guide to the best peaks, parks and pistes that the Alpine region has to offer. In our cover story, we take a look at alternative ways to enjoy the powder, from kite skiing to gourmet ski safaris

Elsewhere, we look at the unique culture of Italy’s South Tyrol; learn to freestyle snowboard in Laax, Switzerland; and show how you can take the family skiing without breaking the bank, in France’s Serre Chevalier

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Alpine Winter Guide 2016

Inside this issue

Local body boarder at Kaanapali beach. Image: Susan Seubert


Hawaii: X marks the spot

If everyone in the world has one treasured place where… Read More»
Merchant houses along the Damrak at sunset, Amsterdam. Image: Richard James Taylor


City life: Amsterdam

Amsterdam’s canals were built in the days when the Dutch… Read More»
Skellig Islands. Image: Pól Ó Conghaile


Weekender: West Kerry

From Star Wars locations to a Dark Sky Reserve, Ireland’s… Read More»

Travel Talk

7 ways to go wild camping

Glamping? So last decade. Forget canvas bell tents, in fact… Read More»
Friendly staff at The Beanery by Mojo coffeehouse, Wellington. Image: Mark Edward Harris

New Zealand

City life: Wellington

On the windswept southern tip of New Zealand’s North Island sits… Read More»
Musicals: Andy Karl and Carlyss Peer in Groundhog Day

Travel Talk

Musicals: The new shows winning the crowds over

Not all musicals are the same — a clutch of… Read More»
Skiing in Greenland

Travel Talk

Ice age: Adventure travel trips

As winter falls, a whole host of adventure travel opportunities… Read More»
Little Trentinney

United Kingdom

Rooms: Newquay

The countryside around Cornwall’s surf town offers unique places to… Read More»
Diving with Bait fish at Sisters Rocks, Grenada


Eight of the best diving experiences

Scuba diving can result in some epic marine encounters. We… Read More»
Locals protest in Cochabamba, Bolivia. Image: Alamy


Bolivia: Right place, wrong time

The sheer unpredictability of travel is part of its enduring… Read More»