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Geographical Expeditions is the magazine that takes your adventures further.

Published quarterly and delivered to all readers of Geographical, we want to add context to your travels, enrich your experiences and excite your curiosity.

A personal mission has led to the first botanical garden in the country of Laos

To travel, to write

What is the function of travel writing, and what should it be? Author Julian Sayarer considers the meaning behind why we go places
Laura Cole explores Slovenia’s caves to see its strange top predators and the new threats they face
History and geography are still at odds in the Canadian Arctic. During a voyage to the icy north, Ken McGoogan comes up against the conflict between what humans seek to achieve and what the High Arctic will allow
Tracing an old metaphor in modern South Korea – a country permanently calm and thriving, despite the threat coming from the North

The light of the North

The Northern Lights exert a hypnotic, gravitational pull on the human imagination. And it’s easy to understand – despite the merrily elusive tune to which the aurora borealis often dance – why every winter thousands of tourists head for the…
In The Germans and Europe: A Personal Frontline History, British journalist and author, Peter Millar, explore Germany’s sense of identity and place in the modern world. In this exclusive extract, he looks at how German food has played a role…
The Sharqiya Sands is a unique and beautiful habitat slowly opening up to students and travellers. Now a new institute of outdoor learning is aiming to help people understand and conserve one of the greatest sand deserts on the planet
Vitali Vitaliev recalls a rather bizarre real-life episode from his travels in the Soviet Union as a Moscow-based satirical journalist in the 1980s
A little-known Jewish community, which inhabited the small East Caribbean island of Nevis in the 17th and 18th centuries, played an important role in shaping the United States and the whole of the modern world
A VR-compatible, 360-degree film puts you right in the driver’s seat for one of Scandanvia’s most pictuersque rail journeys
Traditional crafts and cultural tourism are visible symbols of the local heritage being re-embraced across Zagori
There are places in the world that lend themselves to natural healing. And there are places that most definitely do not. Vitali Vitaliev on the benefits (or lack thereof) on a lifetime of travelling...
The Earth’s last great wilderness. Only in the past 200 years have humans set foot on this epic landmass – bigger than Europe, the world’s highest continent and the most inaccessible. Now a lucky few can explore this staggeringly beautiful…

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