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Indulge in authentic Americana with 30 of the best U.S. city breaks

National Geographic Traveller (UK) March 2013

LONDON (8 February 2013) — The March 2013 issue of the 180-page National Geographic Traveller (UK) has hit the newsstands.

Cover Story: American Beauties — Indulge in authentic Americana with 30 of the best U.S. city breaks, from whale-watching off San Diego to a musical tour of Memphis and a cinematic tour of New York.

Destinations: Climb a volcano and discover adventure on the beautiful Indonesian island of Bali; head north on an unforgettable sojourn to the Arctic with guillemots and polar bears for company; and explore Jordan’s ancient city of Petra.
Cities: The Windy City of Chicago; and the royal capital of the lesser known Krakow.
Smart Traveller: Live like a local in Cape Town; dine on the castaway Atlantic islands of Cape Verde; and our recommendations for Kuala Lumpur hotels.

Interview: Legendary wildlife expert Sir David Attenborough.
Author series: Writer, journalist and broadcaster John McCarthy on East Anglia’s River Ore.
Travel Talk: Ask the experts about your travel dilemmas: health tips for trekking in the Amazon; solo travelling in India; the new EU ruling on flight delays; and continental rail travel.
Real Life: The new generation of concierge services and how the guidebook is undergoing a reinvention of sorts.

1. Canada: Win an 8-day trip to the Canadian Rockies.

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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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