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Travelling with a baby

Travel with a baby during maternity leave isn’t just for the intrepid — it can offer up bonding time, be cheaper to live in another country and satisfying to see your little one take in new sights. With a bit of preparation, it can be immensely rewarding.   Published in the May 2019 issue of National Geographic Traveller (UK) Find us on social media Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Flipboard

The seven trends shaping family travel for 2021

What sort of journeys will your family be setting off on this year? We look at the latest trends, from virtual tours to private cruises.

Best of the World: 35 incredible places to discover in 2021 and beyond

Our global travel editors have lined up 35 of the best places our planet has to offer for 2021 and beyond: destinations that speak of resilient communities, smart sustainability efforts and unforgettable experiences for post-pandemic explorations.

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Explore new horizons on your family getaways next year, with trips that take in European castles, Olympic Japan, First Nations culture in Canada and space-age travel in the US.

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Teen spirit: four trips to inspire young people when we can travel again

Looking for travel inspiration for your teenagers? Broaden their horizons with these inspiring trips to look forward to.

What to expect at Disney's new Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge theme park

The Force has never been stronger, and a new stateside offering is taking family travel to starry new heights.
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Newfoundland and Labrador: Where Cosmopolitan Meets Ancient History

Explore the 565-million-year-old mysteries of Newfoundland and Labrador.  
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