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National Geographic Traveller - October 2016
  • Cover story: We’re off to New York to tell tales from the five boroughs — Manhattan, the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island.
  • Destinations: We head to Canada to explore the icy shores of Fogo Island; follow in the footsteps of David Livingstone across Botswana; journey through Antarctica on board the National Geographic Explorer; spend a long weekend in the Douro Valley; and tuck into the unique larder of Macau.

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Inside this issue

Bear Grylls Festival

Travel Talk

Do it now: Bear Grylls Festival

Could you build a shelter in the wilderness or tolerate… Read More»
Jemma Wayne

Author Series

Notes from an author: Jemma Wayne

Israel’s capital is many things to many people, but Jemma’s… Read More»

Travel Talk

In the spotlight: Upcoming film festivals

Take your cue from the BFI London Film Festival and… Read More»
Djemaa el Fna, Marrakech. Image: Getty


Sleep: Marrakech

Ornate riads with courtyard fountains; airy roof gardens from which… Read More»
All worlds collide in the sporting arena of Las Ventas bullring. Image: Nick Warner


City life: Madrid

Bullfighting, long lunches and late nights — Madrid may be… Read More»
Elephants crossing flood plains in the Okavango Delta, Botswana


Botswana: On safari in the Chobe National Park

In Botswana’s Chobe National Park you’ll have little trouble finding… Read More»
Terraced vineyards of the Douro Valley. Image: Getty


Weekender: Douro Valley

Cocooned from the rest of the country, every nook of… Read More»
Rockhopper penguin, Falkland Islands. Image: Getty

Travel Talk

Falkland Islands: Meet a British penguin

A new expedition brings you face-to-face with the Falkland Islands’… Read More»
Street art in Garbatella, Rome


Rome's neighbourhoods

From a pottery mountain to cool Pigneto, there are plenty… Read More»
Salmon bisque and iced coffee at Karl's Klipper, in St George. Image: Slawek Kozdras


Staten Island: Into the unknown

New York's most residential, least-populated borough is hardly known for… Read More»