May in review
Here’s what we created over the past couple of weeks:
Travel Geeks: adventure, cities and natural icons in Australia’s Northern Territory — on 11 May
A digital National Geographic Traveller (UK) Travel Geeks event sponsored by Tourism NT, this webinar saw a panel of experts come together to discuss how best to explore Australia’s Northern Territory. National Geographic Traveller Food assistant editor Farida Zeynalova was joined by travel writers Nori Jemil, David Whitley and Justin Meneguzzi, as well as Fleur Sainsbury of Tourism NT. Here are seven key takeaways. Alternatively, you can watch the full discussion on the National Geographic Traveller Facebook page or head to the website to read a piece on the region.
Health, Fitness & Wellbeing — out with the Evening Standard on 17 May
This supplement looks at the complicated history of body mass index and finds out how traditional Chinese medicine is inspiring modern-day beauty practices. There’s also an interview with the founder of a new boutique fitness studio in London and a look at the health benefits of pickled food.
The Travel Guide — out with the Guardian on 21 May
In this sample selection of editorial content taken from National Geographic Traveller, you can read about how myths shape life on the Isle of Skye; how to spend a weekend in Bansko, Bulgaria; and where to go for an idyllic escape in Greece.
Health, Fitness and Wellbeing — out with the Daily Mail on 29 May
In this issue, we talk to Judy Murray about the importance of keeping fit as we age; get expert advice on maintaining joint health; and look at the how to do a facial massage at home.
National Geographic Traveller event with the South Australian Tourism Committee — on 1 June
During this event, wine expert Olly Smith was joined by journalist Nina Caplan, naturalist Nick Baker and chef Alexis Noble to discuss the state’s wines. In addition to the natural wine movement and eco-friendly wine companies, the discussion touched on topics as diverse as the nation’s flavour palette and hospitality culture. Here are our favourite takeaways, while the full discussion can be found on the National Geographic Traveller Facebook page.
National Geographic Traveller Jul/Aug 2021 issue — out on 3 June
This issue presents 21 ultimate adventures, from paddling through the wilds of Western Canada to riding the rails through Siberia, dipping a toe in the Amazon and sleeping in the shadow of Sudan’s pyramids. It also journeys through Utah’s awe-inspiring national parks; traces Australia’s history along the Murray River; explores the culinary bounties of the Netherlands’ coastal province of Zeeland; takes a wild weekend in Sardinia; and kicks back on the Dominican Republic’s beaches.
National Geographic Traveller Food summer 2021 issue — out on 3 June
National Geographic Traveller Food brings you the flavours of Italy this summer, with seven mouth-watering snapshots of Italian cuisine from seven afficionados. Also in this issue, explore the five miles of wine tunnels and bodegas beneath the Spanish town of Aranda de Duero, experience the joys of sake in Japan and meet the shepherds making smoked cheese in the mountains of southern Poland. There’s all this, plus the culinary highlights of Mexico City, the Florida Keys and the Ghanaian capital, Accra.