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Where in the world to travel next year? Follow our month-by-month guide to where you should be seen in 2013

National Geographic Traveller (UK) Jan/Feb 2013

LONDON (6 December 2012) — The Jan/Feb 2013 issue of the 180-page National Geographic Traveller (UK) has hit the newsstands, accompanied by a FREE 60-page Indian Ocean supplement.

Cover Story: Hot List — Where in the world to travel next year? Follow our month-by-month guide to where you should be seen in 2013, from Bhutan to Värmland, Bolivia to Vietnam and beyond.

Destinations: Stay in a temple in Korea before meeting the women divers of Jeju Island, get your hands dirty on a conservation expedition to the Amazonian Rainforest in Peru and take the wheel for a road trip across Iceland’s Western Fjords. Finally, take a pictorial tour of Mozambique’s coastline.
Cities: The refined elegance of Budapest; and Delhi’s bustling grandeur.
Smart Traveller: Live like a local in Amsterdam; Portugal’s ‘bread basket’ — Alentejo; and our recommendations for Miami hotels.
Interview: Olympic hero Mo Farah talks about Barbados, Kenya, Australia and training in Portland, Oregon.
Author series: Novelist Lesley Downer on why she fell for the geishas and Japanese temples of Kyoto.
Travel Talk: Ask the experts about your travel dilemmas: the best exotic riding trips; island-hopping in the Caribbean; the best deal on travel money; and overlanding.
Real Life: Read about learning a new skill on holiday and a reboot of the bed-and-breakfast idea in the UK.

1. India: Win a 10-night trip to India.
2. Travel Writing: Win a once-in-a-lifetime Arctic voyage with Quark Expeditions.
For a taster of the 26-page digital sample of our new Jan/Feb 2013 issue, visit:


Indian Ocean Supplement: Whether its retreating to an eco-camp, stretching your calves on a trek around the Seychelles, exploring its best beaches, wildlife watching in Mauritius or coming to nose-to-tail with a manta ray in the Maldives, discover the very best of the region including wildlife, food, adventure, diving, green initiatives and spa and wellness. Introduced by Simon Reeve.

Subscription gift: £16.00 for eight issues – plus a free gift (sports bag) while stocks last. Don’t miss out.
Promo code: NGTJF13.
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National Geographic Traveller (UK) has a cover price of GBP£3.85, via subscription and on newsstands, and is published eight times a year. Visit for more information.

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National Geographic Traveller (UK) is published under license by Absolute Publishing Ltd (APL), from the National Geographic Society in Washington, D.C. It became the 15th local-language edition when it was launched in December 2010. The magazine is also available in China, Spain, Russia, the Netherlands, Israel, Poland, Latin America, Armenia, Czech Republic, Croatia, Indonesia, Romania and South Africa. The 180-page travel and lifestyle magazine is packed full of you-are-there photography, authentic travel experiences and inspiring narratives, all focused on the brand’s theme “All Travel, All the Time.”

National Geographic Traveler (USA) is the world’s most widely read travel magazine, created in 1984. It championed sustainable travel before it was cool and, eight times annually, celebrates journeys that are about place, experience, culture, authenticity, living like the locals and great photography. It makes a distinction between tourism and travel and stresses inquisitive, not acquisitive, trips. It employs storytelling and outstanding photography to inspire readers to pick up and go, eschewing fashion and fluff in favour of articles that offer a strong sense of place, inspiring narratives that make readers take trips, and solid service information to help them plan those trips.

The National Geographic Society is one of the world’s largest nonprofit scientific and educational organisations. Founded in 1888 to “increase and diffuse geographic knowledge,” the Society’s mission is to inspire people to care about the planet. National Geographic reflects the world through its magazines, television programs, films, music and radio, books, DVDs, maps, exhibitions, live events, school publishing programs, interactive media and merchandise. National Geographic magazine, the Society’s official journal, published in English and 33 local-language editions, is read by more than 40 million people each month. The National Geographic Channel reaches 370 million households in 34 languages in 172 countries. National Geographic Digital Media receives more than 15 million visitors a month. National Geographic has funded more than 9,600 scientific research, conservation and exploration projects and supports an education program promoting geography literacy. For more information, visit


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