Earlier this year i was up in the mountains in Switzerland admiring a collection of National Geographic magazines spanning 20 years. Ever since i saw it i dreamed of one day having something similar, but then forgot about it. Until now…

Walking through my local supermarket last week i saw that this month edition of the magazine included a supplement of their 50 greatest photos which proved to be a captivating read. Whilst sitting and looking through the actual magazine i saw you can subscribe for a ridiculously low price (only £15 in the UK/$15 in US)

I’m amazed that you can get a years worth of the magazine for so little money, it could definitely be a great last minute gift for someone for christmas.

Wondering how they do it so cheap? It doesn’t take much exploring to find out. In this months magazine adverts are included from BMW, Rolex, Canon, Hermes and Tag Heuer. This is no low budget publication. Then on one of the early pages you see the publication figures; they have a print run of 5.7 million a month with 97% of those magazines paid for. There’s some serious figures!

As for myself? I just hit the purchase link for my own subscription. If they keep it at such low prices maybe i’ll have a National Geographic bookshelf in 20 years time…


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