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Paul Presley

At the turn of the 17th century, the idea of travelling around Britain for pleasure, as opposed to for trade and governance, was starting to gain popularity.
The Bodleian is rightly regarded as one of the most impressive libraries in the UK, so any publication of its treasures is always going to be something of a special occasion, all the more so for geographers when said treasures are from its famed ‘map room’
Rolex is celebrating 40 years of bringing pioneering, life-improving projects to the fore
The Rio Olympic carnival kicks into action this week, but last year Brazil saw competitors gathering for a very different festival of sport
While all eyes are on the world’s best athletes in Rio this summer, Geographical looks at the equally competitive, if slightly older, veterans still competing well into their old age
A development team from Iceland is bringing the top of the world to the heart of your living room
The prestigious CIWEM photography competition reveals the year’s best images and video aimed at putting environmental issues at the fore
Martine Croxall is a journalist, broadcaster and one of the main presenters for BBC News. She also hosts the channel’s The Papers programme and presents the RGS-IBG’s Discovering People evenings
In 1821, Swiss painter Gabriel Charton produced what has become the rarest of early guide books to the Alpine region. 

BLUE ICE by Alex Bernasconi

Penguin fatigue. Undeniably breathtaking as Alex Bernasconi’s photography is, there are times when a spot of judicious editing wouldn’t have gone amiss

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