Sunday, 8 April 2012

National Geographic Traveller (UK) May/Jun 2012 Out Now

National Geographic Traveller (UK) May/Jun 2012
Including the 77 Wonders of the World

The ninth issue of the 180-page National Geographic Traveller (UK) May/Jun 2012 issue has hit the newsstands, including the 77 Wonders of the World and the winners of the young travel writers’ competition.


Cover Story: 77 Wonders of the World — highlighting the very best of the world’s most awe-inspiring sites. Broken down into lists of seven, we’ve come up with everything from natural and medieval wonders, once-in-a-lifetime experiences and UNESCO’s best to industrial and architectural gems — as well as a few personal choices.

Editor Pat Riddell said: “Although six of the Seven Wonders of the World are long gone — only the Great Pyramid of Giza survives — the concept continues to tantalise travellers. What is the Eighth Wonder? What are the New Seven Wonders? What, in fact, counts as a Wonder?

“Well, guess no more. To avoid further wrangling, we’ve come up with the National Geographic Traveller 77 Wonders of the World.”

Travel Writers’ Competition Winners: Last September saw the launch of National Geographic Traveller’s inaugural young travel writing competition in association with i-to-i to find the next generation of talent. Congratulations to the winning entry by Jess Connett – read this and extracts from five runners’ up inside the magazine and online.


Destinations: Discover South-east Asia’s last unexplored frontier — Burma; take a remote safari in Tanzania; gorge yourself on the gastronomy of Normandy; take a long weekend on the Orient-Express; and get lost in the spectacular landscapes of Utah. Finally, take a pictorial tour of Bolivia’s stunning panoramas.

Cities: The burgeoning bright lights of Belgrade; and New Orleans’ beguiling charm and allure.

Smart Traveller: Live like a local in Lisbon, Western Australia’s foodie scene and discover our recommendations for Bangkok hotels.

Interview: DJ Norman Jay talks about discovering disco and hip hop in New York, his ‘Olympic rings’ and touring Brazil.
Travel Talk: Ask the experts about your travel dilemmas: where to spend the Jubilee weekend?; what the new ATOL changes mean; and the lowdown on cross-Channel ferries.

Real Life: Ask yourself whether you would stay in a stranger’s house while on holiday in our house swap feature and the travel writing competition winners revealed.

For a taster of our new 26-page digital sample of the May/Jun 12 issue:


Win a six-night trip for two, to Canada with Air Canada and Nova Scotia Tourism.


• Subscription gift: GBP £13.60 for eight issues – and a free gift (a rucksack/across the body bag) while stocks last. Don’t miss out.
Promo code: NGTMJ12.
• Our website: Competitions, subscriptions, blogs, features and more.
• If you can’t find the magazine – let the team know today!

National Geographic Traveller (UK) has a cover price of GBP £3.85, via subscription and on newsstands. For 2012 there will be seven issues (single issues for Sept and Oct) moving to an eight-issue frequency into 2013. Visit for more information.

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