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Just Back: Barcelona

National Geographic Travel associate producer <b>Megan Heltzel</b> (on Twitter and Instagram @MeganHeltzel) studied abroad in <b>Barcelona</b> when she was in college. She recently returned to <b></b>the Catalonian capital on a trip with Monograms Travel and was happy to see that the city she once called home continues to …

Barcelona

Nomads of Dolpo

Changing Planet<p>It is one of the last nomadic trading caravans in the world. For more than a thousand years, the Dolpo-pa people of Nepal have depended for their survival on a biannual journey across the Himalayas.<p>Once the summer harvest is over, the people of Dolpo sew flags and red pommels into …

Mountaineering

China's 10 most beautiful hiking trails[1]

<b>1. Metog</b><p>If you want to hike around Metog in Tibet, you'd better get border pass first. However, altitude stress, bad weather and hash environment …

Finding Peace in 21st-Century Kyoto

When travelers arrive in <b>Kyoto</b> for the first time, they often are confused and disappointed. Expecting a place that exudes timeless elegance and peace, they instead find a thoroughly modern city of traffic-clogged streets and blocky concrete buildings. Looking at their faces, you know what they’re …

Japan

I Heart My City: Peggy’s Virginia Beach

<b>Virginia Beach</b> native <b>Peggy Sijswerda</b> can remember when her hometown was a sleepy little city covered in cornfields.<p>Today, acting as editor and publisher of <i></i>regional magazines <i>Tidewater Women</i> and <i>Tidewater Family</i> keeps Peggy more than busy, but she still makes time to enjoy all this coastal gem has to …

Travel

Big Cities, Great Escapes

When it’s just too darn hot, these are the go-to getaways for city dwellers around the world:<p>Big City: Sydney, Australia <br>> Great Escape: Blue Mountains<p>Reaching into the air above the city’s western flank, the Blue Mountains are a haven for sweltering Sydneysiders. “I think of the mountains as a …

Blue Mountains

Why Locals Love Quebec City

At Les Trois Colombes, loud-patterned dresses hang next to tables piled with scarves and kitschy hats. Every inch of the space, from the walls and carpet to the tiny dressing room, is steeped in color, and almost every item for sale is Québécois-designed.<p>“In <b>Quebec City</b>, it’s an ambiance—it is cool, …

France

Lionfish and Friends: How Chefs Tackle Invasive Fish

The pretty ones get all the attention—even when it comes to invasive species. The eye-catching but dangerous lionfish has been grabbing headlines for years. However, there are plenty of less attractive invasive species decimating local marine ecosystems in the U.S. and other parts of the world. And …

Fish

A Photographer Follows in Gandhi’s Footsteps

Mahatma Gandhi’s legacy is acclaimed around the world. His demands for peaceful action, equality, sustainability, and religious freedom are often quoted. But when photographer Rena Effendi was assigned to capture his abiding impact in modern-day India for the July 2015 issue of <i>National Geographic</i>, …

India

The Distributed Brainpower of Social Insects

Here’s David Attenborough, chilling out on a rock in the middle of Africa, with four lumps of plasticine. The smallest one on the far left represents the brain of a bushbaby, a small primate that lives on its own. The next one is the brain of a colobus monkey, which lives in groups of 15 or so. The …

Cognition