Our top 10 books for summer 2019

From the country's cathedrals to literary landscapes, we share our top travel books to see you through the summer season. 

Author series: Chris Pavone on Paris

Against a backdrop of elegant boulevards and prestigious museums, in a time of crisis the French capital reveals its vital heart and soul

What we're reading: June 2019

Thor Hanson looks at the vital role bees play in our existence, and travels across the world to meet the people working to protect them.

June issue: Five of the best new cookbooks

From Mediterranean recipes to classics from the Mauritius and Indian Ocean, here are our picks

'Underland' by Robert Macfarlane review

Exploring Earth’s subterranean nooks and crannies, Underland is a poetic travelogue that sheds light on the darkest depths of the human condition
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Win five novels by bestselling author Wilbur Smith

National Geographic Traveller (UK) has teamed up with bestselling adventure fiction author Wilbur Smith to offer five readers the chance to win a quintet of his novels

Diving into a Cypriot kitchen: Interview with Georgina Hayden, author of Taverna

More than a decade in the making, Georgina Hayden’s second book, Taverna, is full of recipes that celebrate her Greek Cypriot heritage. She tells us how childhood memories have shaped her cooking
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Travel on the trail of Wilbur Smith

Novelist Wilbur Smith writes books that take readers everywhere from Berlin to Addis Ababa. Follow in the author’s footsteps by travelling to the settings of his novels