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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

Colony of white-fronted bee-eaters on the bank of the Chongwe River, Lower Zambezi National Park. Image: Emma Gregg


Safari for 73-year-old beginners

It’s never too late to experience the wonders of the… Read More»
Winding road through the Ontario forest. Image: Getty


Canada: Locked out

The sheer unpredictability of travel is part of its enduring… Read More»
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»
Giant panda at the Dujiangyan Panda Base, China. Image: Duncan Longden


China: The realm of the great bear cat

The vegetarian bear that sometimes eats meat; the big-spending hotel… Read More»
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Travel Talk

Tech Traveller: Inspirational accessible travel resources

From destination guides to accommodation reviews, a wide range of… Read More»
Coral bleaching – before and after

Travel Talk

Hot topic: Coral bleaching

With the worst-ever coral bleaching event upon us, underwater wonders… Read More»
Steamed pork xiaolongbao, Din Tai Fung restaurant, China

Travel Talk

A taste of China

Award-winning food writer Fuchsia Dunlop takes a fascinating culinary journey… Read More»
The marina at Lake Te Anau. Image: Alamy

New Zealand

New Zealand: The kindness of strangers

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

Travel Talk

What we're reading: November 2016

The Un-Discovered Islands by Malachy Tallack delves into our collective… 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»