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Deserting paradise: the effect of Covid on tourism in Malawi

To Westerners, it may seem as if life in Malawi hasn’t changed much during the pandemic.

When cheap French wine inspired literary genius

In the south of France, wine became my teacher, cheerleader and friend.

The extraordinary endemic wildlife of the Galápagos Islands

From the majestic giant tortoise to the curious-looking red-lipped batfish.

Avian attractions: the best birdwatching spots in Britain

Does the sound of birdsong or the flap of wings overhead have you craning you neck up towards the heavens?

Monasteries, mountains and magnificent architecture: the best of Bulgaria

What not to miss on a visit to this culturally rich country.

A land of untouched remoteness: exploring the Gobi Desert

Welcome to the world's most northerly desert.

Not quite UNESCO: 12 breathtaking sites that should be on the World Heritage List

Can you believe they’re not already on the list?

11 of the best travel podcasts

Join the world’s greatest adventurers and travel to the furthest corners of the globe (virtually, of course)

Brighten up your day with the world’s most colourful places

Sit back and enjoy this kaleidoscope of colours.

Getting a UK electronic visa waiver

Vital essentials about the requirements

Plunged into darkness: experiencing the polar night in the Arctic Circle

It is, quite simply, magical.

Appreciation for nature: Harry Randell

"Growing up on a farm has helped me appreciate the work people do in the less urban areas of the vastly different landscapes of southern Africa."

A postcard from Valletta

Lilly Graves takes a self-guided tour of Valletta's churches, with not a tourist in sight.

14 travel shows to help you escape your sofa

From African lakes to the coastlines of Cornwall, these TV shows will help to ease your travel cravings.

The world’s most impressive geological features

Marble caves, salt lakes and rainbow mountains.

Yarsagumba: the magical Himalayan caterpillar-fungus

With its magical medicinal properties, this unique creature is a lifeline for communities in Tibet and Nepal.

Glaciers, ice caves and an infamous volcano: a winter adventure in south Iceland

Wild, remote and savage – Iceland truly is the land of the unexpected.

A musical tour of Latin America

Huw Hennessy shares some of his favourite tracks from across the Americas.

Introducing Lake Natron: Tanzania’s blood red phenomenon

Seemingly inhospitable by all accounts, except for the few million flamingos that flock to its waters every year. Intrigued?

Welcome to Bulgaria: a land of magnificent monasteries

While some are a carnival of colour, others are characterised by a serene tranquillity.

In photos: a Tanzanian adventure

Exploring one of Africa's most beautiful countries – without the tourists.

Tip-top travel deals for 2021 and beyond

Time to get planning!

Recipe of the Week: Gilly Robinson’s yule log

As festive as it is delicious, Gilly Robinson's chocolate Yule log is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser!

Bizarre buildings: the otherworldly architecture of Nur-Sultan

The Kazakh capital is packed with architectural delights.

Five reasons to visit North Macedonia

North Macedonia might not necessarily be on your list of European destinations to visit, but it certainly should be.

Personal space: The future of travel tech

The editor of National Geographic Traveller UK shares his thoughts on the role of technology in the future of travel.

One step beyond: the world’s most impressive lesser-known mountains

How many of these have you climbed?

A message to our readers: thank you!

The task of rising to the challenge of this year has been made easier by the wave of support that has washed over us.

Blooming spring breaks: the best European destinations for wildlife lovers

Hands up if you're already looking forward to spring.

The future of travel? An interview with Shane Dallas

The Travel Camel shares his thoughts on how the pandemic has shaped the way we'll travel in 2021.

The natural wonders of Dominica

With its swathes of undisturbed rainforest and clusters of active volcanoes, Dominica is a haven of natural beauty.

Photography for a purpose: Bharat Patel

Bharat's work helps him to document issues that are close to his heart.

The only way is slow: a life-changing trip in Chile’s Atacama Desert

I didn’t know anything about Slow Travel 15 years ago, but gently is the only way to do anything when above the 3,000m mark.

Burgas Wetlands: the birding Mecca

This area is attractive to birdwatchers all year round.

7 unusual things to do in Zurich

With an enviable lakeside location, Switzerland’s largest city has much to offer.

A true family Christmas pudding

Based in the Chilterns, this family-run pudding producer learned its tricks from Nanna.

Legends of the fell: Pony-walking in the Lake District

Six hours of solid rain and soggy feet did not dampen our enthusiasm for Tom Lloyd’s love of fell ponies.

The true tale behind classic comedy caper Whisky Galore!

It's a story that has passed into common lore in the Outer Hebrides.

Who would write a travel guidebook in a pandemic? Lockdown in Tunisia

For Oscar Scafidi, the Bradt Guide to Tunisia has been no easy feat.

A walk in my home county: the Middlewood Way

Explore one of England's 'Walkers are Welcome' towns on this delightful 2½-mile circular route. 

Recipe of the Week: Mrs Beeton’s Bakewell Pudding

Try your hand at baking a firm British family favourite with this vintage recipe from a classic household handbook.

Where to see the Big Five in Botswana

Botswana is without a doubt one of the world's best safari destinations.