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Join us, a National Geographic author and freelance writers for tips and inspiration to journey around the world.
1. Stroll through Santiago For help on your planning my friends at http://www.santiagoadventures.com/ Santiago shimmers with so much green and reflected light from leafy parks and glass skyscrapers you need your sunglasses just to walk down the street. This...read more
Annalyse, a college student from Los Angeles is studying abroad in Florence, Italy. She shares tips, trips and tales from Europe: Although I do not want to have a bulging, heavy carry on bag, I can hear my father's word seared into my memory, “Be sure to have a change...read more
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hv41oJk_pMQ Watch this to the end to see what the men do when they're in a trance. I got a chance to see this rare Javanese dance performed in rural villages and accompanied by gamelan music. Dancers are calling the spirits to possess...read more
Do you like walking? King's Canyon's remote location, mid-way between Alice Springs and Uluru in Australia’s Red Centre, means it is still a hidden gem, visited mainly by nature lovers who aren’t afraid to get off the beaten track and rough it a little. Better yet...read more
Contributed by: Andrea Woroch Americans are in love with both shopping and mobile devices, so naturally technology has helped us combine the two. According to a study by IBM Coremetrics, about 15 percent of American consumers who log into e-retail websites this month...read more
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W4HXqx17vNI&feature=g-upl Regal school girls practice English with the Gutsy Traveler. School girls, market, artist making shadow puppets. Shopping, handicrafts, etc.read more
Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul - John Muir Hike through Yosemite Valley surrounded by waterfalls, or cross-country ski along the Merced River beneath granite walls, then...read more
The noise was wild and untamed -- the primeval voice of Africa herself. The full-chested roars of two male lions echoed across the plain, striking terror into their prey and pumping adrenaline into our veins. Nine-year old Annalyse slipped her tiny hand into mine and...read more
“There are fewer and fewer places left on our planet as beautiful as Fiji” - Jean-Michel Cousteau Reveling in Barefoot Luxury: GRAB YOUR MASK, FINS AND SUNBLOCK AND PLACE YOUR BETS ON WHO SEES THE FIRST MANTA RAY. Over the years, the world’s best reefs have beckoned...read more
Crystal clear seas and more than 1,000 islands make Croatia one of the world’s best cruising destinations. The water is clean and unspoiled; nature reigns supreme. Last summer my husband and I chartered a 42-foot Jenneau sloop for a sailing holiday among these idyllic...read more
Alaskan Cruise and Wilderness Lodge Adventure By: Carly Redgers – Adventure Blogger I’ve been fortunate enough in my life to travel the globe. My feet have walked across the desert land of the Middle East, the sandy beaches of the South Pacific and the historical...read more
How many times did you eat Alaskan King Crab, filet mignon or baked Alaska? Ask anyone who has taken a cruise and they'll probably admit that they let out a notch on their belts and gained weight. Who manages the food preparation for 1,970 passengers and 900 crew...read more