LONDON (6 June 2019) — In the annual luxury issue, National Geographic Traveller (UK) shares 15 of the most epic trips of a lifetime. The curated list features some of the greatest itineraries in travel — those timeless destinations that have travellers reaching for their passport time and time again.

From safari on the Maasai Mara to geisha culture in Japan, diving in the Great Barrier Reef and misty mornings at Stonehenge, these itineraries will provide plenty of inspiration for the intrepid at heart.

Destinations: Track gorillas in Rwanda; veer into Croatia’s Dalmatian hinterland; and spend a long weekend in the Finistère. The photo story, meanwhile, meets the nomadic Bedouin people of Jordan.

Cities: Urban stories this issue include Miami, Valencia, Tokyo, Milan and Toronto.

Smart Traveller: How the Isle of Wight is going beach chic; Singapore’s new Jewel Changi Airport; the Moon landing’s 50th anniversary celebrations; beaches and bites in Sydney; the best rooms in Cusco; like a local in Belfast; and a trip to Tunbridge Wells.

Author Series: Chris Pavone on Paris.

Travel Geeks: Ask the Experts includes tips on planning a sustainable safari, exploring Ethiopia’s Simien Mountains and the best ways to feel fresh after a long-haul flight.

Traveller 10: The latest trends in the world of luxury travel, from round-the-world private jet tours to the growing demand for ultra-bespoke tours.

PLUS: Win a 14-night trip to Costa Rica with TUI.

And the annual Travel Writing Competition 2019 is still open, with a chance to win an eight-night trip across Southern Africa with G Adventures:

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