National Geographic Traveller (UK) May 2016 Available on Newsstands Now Thursday 7 April 2016 PDF Print In this month’s cover story we meet Australia’s motley crew of characters — from outback landlords to hot air balloonists The 180-page May 2016 issue of National Geographic Traveller (UK) has hit the newsstands with a FREE guide to Switzerland’s Bern region. INSIDE THIS ISSUE Cover Story: In this month’s cover story we meet Australia’s motley crew of characters — from outback landlords to hot air balloonists — and discover what makes them some of the world’s most fascinating locals. Destinations: We also explore unspoilt lowland jungle in Sri Lanka’s national parks, head to Bolivia’s salt lakes and silver mountains in Southern Altiplano and step back in time in Germany’s Brandenburg. Other highlights include heading out for a foodie tour of St Lucia, taking in the brooding hinterland of England’s Lake District and crossing the world’s hottest desert in Iran. Cities: Our urban adventures take us to garrulous Dublin and offbeat San Francisco. We also explore Tel Aviv’s lively hotel scene and check out colourful Reykjavik. Smart Traveller: Discover the Basque Country’s best food, find hotels under £100 in Milan, celebrate spring in Seville and head to the top five UK National Parks. Plus, why you should go to Puebla, and plenty of handy columns and checklists. Author Series: Rosamund Lupton on Alaska. Travel Talk: Ask the experts about your travel dilemmas. Travel Writing Competition 2016: The National Geographic Traveller Travel Writing Competition 2016 closes soon, with a 17-day trip to Madagascar up for grabs. natgeotraveller.co.uk/travel-writing-2016 PLUS: Win a six-night trip to the Philippines. natgeotraveller.co.uk/competitions For a 26-page digital sample of our May 2016 issue, visit: magazine.natgeotraveller.co.uk/may16 FREE WITH THIS ISSUE Bern Guide: The complete guide to this fascinating Swiss region. 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