11 of the latest National Geographic Traveller (UK) digital pieces
Catch up with the articles that went live on the National Geographic Traveller (UK) website in August for some end-of-summer trip inspiration, plus timeless travel content from around the world.
10 of the UK’s best seafood destinations – 4 August
By Neil Davey
With one of Europe’s longest coastlines, the UK has some of the continent’s finest seafood. But which coastal destinations truly make the most of it? This listicle looks at 10 of the best spots for seafood-lovers.
Seven of the best family beach huts for hire this summer – 4 August
By Jo Fletcher-Cross
Get inspired to rent one of the many brightly coloured beach huts dotted along the British coastline.
Meet the maker: the tea sommelier of Lisbon – 6 August
By Jez Fredenburgh
Meet Sebastian Filgueiras, the man who’s determined to re-establish Portugal’s historic original tea culture.
How mindful cloudberry picking turned Finnish Lapland into a wellness destination – 7 August
By Kerry Walker
Finns savour the ceaseless, golden light of midsummer with a biological urgency. After a long winter, the never-ending space and solace of Lapland’s forests beckon. Here, you can walk, meditate and collect juicy Arctic berries born from winter snows.
11 of the world’s most unusual sports tournament – 11 August
By Jamie Lafferty
We round up the world’s quirkiest local games and tournaments to test out on your travels, from daredevil land diving in Vanuatu and chess boxing in Germany to a range of surprising British traditions.
Meet the adventurer: Garrett Fisher on chasing glaciers around the world – 11 August
By Angela Locatelli
The American photographer and pilot is on a mission to capture as many glaciers as he can before they disappear. In this Q&A, he talks about working in the Alps and creating a record of images for future generations.
Family travel: is there an adventurous way to see Santa in 2021? – 18 August
By Sarah Barrell
Finnish Lapland presents the crowd-pleasing solution to families looking to seek out Santa this Christmas. We take a look at the best trips and times to book.
Meet the adventurer: Paralympic cyclist Steve Bate on crossing Africa in the quest for a new world record – 21 August
By Sacha Scoging
Having become the first person with visual impairment to scale El Capitan, Steve Bate is no stranger to adventure. In 2022, he aims to smash the world record for biking across Africa.
Meet the artists weaving history into the costumes of the Notting Hill Carnival – 27 August
By Nora Wallaya
London’s Notting Hill Carnival may have been postponed for the second year running, but its spirit continues to thrive. We meet the artists keeping it alive through the stories threaded into the iconic costumes.
Six of the best Asian bakeries in Portland – 27 August
By Samantha Bakall
Oregon’s largest city has a wealth of Asian-owned bakeries turning out Filipino pandesal, Vietnamese banh mi and much more.
10 of the best skateparks in the UK – 28 August
By Hannah Bailey
The skateboarding stereotype has been broken, as more people realise it’s a sport that welcomes everyone. From the home of British skateboarding in London to a remote escape in Scotland’s northernmost reaches, we recommend 10 of the UK’s best skateparks.