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Road Trip: Dalton Highway, Alaska

A mostly gravel road does not do justice to the vastly dramatic scenery that lies along its winding path.<p>The 414-mile (666-kilometer) road from Livengood to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, carves a path through forest and tundra, crosses the Yukon River, traverses the towering Brooks Range, and passes over …

RVs

Historic District of Old Quebec

Step back in time with a visit to this walled Canadian destination.<p><b>Site:</b> Historic District of Old Quebec <b><br>Location</b>: Canada <b><br>Year Designated</b>: 1985 <b><br>Category</b>: Cultural <b><br>Criteria</b>: (iv)(vi) <b><br>Reason for Designation</b>: North America’s premier walled city is an architectural treasure and a monument to European …

Travel Photography

Are New York's Best Restaurants an Endangered Species?

The future of NYC's top restaurants is uncertain. Here, F&W's Kate Krader on how to save them.<p>Am I the only one who is freaked out about the future …

Check out this gorgeous Mars picture, courtesy of India's orbiter

Hello Mars! You're looking lovely this week!<p>The Indian Space Research Organization, or ISRO, has released a handful of images of Mars taken by its<p>Mars OrbiterMission, or MOM, in the last few days, and while they are all beautiful, this one showing the orb of the rust-colored planet floating against …

Mars Orbiter

Sony Xperia Z3 unboxing and first impressions

Sony‘s latest flagship device is still in the midst of rolling out to markets around the globe, and ours has landed on our doorstep – time for us to go hands-on with our unboxing and first impressions of the new Sony Xperia Z3. If cases are your thing, have a look at the top available Sony Xperia …

Phones

The Name Windows 10 Makes As Much Sense As Windows 8 Did

There’s a lot of conversation as well as confusion today about Microsoft’s announcement of its new version of Windows, especially in that its branding it as Windows 10, even though the last version of Windows was 8 (or 8.1, if one wanted to get technical, which we welcome).<p>The thing is, Microsoft …

Correction: NATO-Stoltenberg story

BRUSSELS (AP) — In a story Oct. 1 about new NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, The Associated Press reported erroneously that his first term as …

German soldiers 'stranded' in Afghanistan as more planes breakdown

Germany's military continues to be plagued by malfunctions and failures as 150 soldiers are left stranded in Afghanistan by the latest aircraft fault<p>Technical problems with Germany’s military aircraft have left 150 troops stranded in Afghanistan and forced commanders to consider using Chancellor …

NASA images reveal shocking scale of Aral Sea disaster

A series of NASA satellite images has revealed the shocking decline of water levels in the Aral Sea, a massive environmental disaster dubbed “the quiet Chernobyl.”<p>NASA’s Terra satellite began capturing the images in 2000, when the vast central Asian lake known as the Aral Sea was already a fraction …

6 Sky Events This Week: Cosmic Swan and Eagle Take Flight

Human Journey<p>A wide-field image of the Eagle Nebula, located in the constellation of Serpens, the Serpent. Courtesy of T. A. Rector (NRAO/AUI/NSF and NOAO/AURA/NSF) and B. A. Wolpa (NOAO/AURA/NSF)<p><b>A trove of celestial treasures—including the chance to track down a cosmic swan and eagle—come</b> …

The Cosmic Accident of Life: Alan Lightman on Dark Energy, the Multiverse, and Why We Exist

Questions like why our world exists and what nothing is have occupied minds great and ordinary since the dawn of humanity, and yet for all our scientific progress, they continue to do so, yielding only hypotheses rather than concrete answers. But there is something immutably heartening in the …

@NatGeoTravel Staff Picks: Best Fall Trips

With the changing of the seasons comes a change in where we as travelers set our sights on going. Inspired by our l<b>atest list of best fall trips</b>, Nat Geo Travel staffers shared their own favorite autumn escapes.<p><b>Here’s a dozen to get you dreaming about your next adventure, near or far:</b><p>“Call me a …

Fire dances along a lake in Australia. See more of this week's top submissions to the 2014 National Geographic Photo Contest: http://on.natgeo.com/1DYI4K7 Photo by Dave Kan

The Pacific Northwestern Lodge You've Been Dreaming Of

When I lived in Seattle, it seemed everyone had a story about Salish Lodge & Spa, located atop Snoqualmie Falls some 30 miles east of the city. For some, it was an over-the-top wedding venue. For others, it was an upscale home base for a weekend of hiking, fly fishing, and escaping the city. The …

Dining Rooms

Pictures: Canadian Landscapes

Travel Photography

Free Things to Do in Paris

Traipsing around pricey Paris might sound like serious damage to your wallet, but that's only if you don't know where to look (and when to go). Indulge in some of the City of Light's sweetest luxuries <i>gratuit</i>—from hidden nooks of authenticity to world-class museums and sights.<p><b>Art</b><p>Admission is waived …

France

11 Must-Try Japanese Foods You've Never Heard of

Sure you know sushi, but there's a whole world of amazing, lesser-known Japanese foods that deserve a taste (and an Instagram post) too.<p>Next time you're in your favorite Japanese restaurant, or if you're lucky enough to make a trip to Tokyo, step outside your comfort zone and order one of these …

Sweet and Spicy Chicken Drumsticks

4 to 6 Servings<p>March 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup Sriracha<p>1/2 cup unseasoned rice vinegar<p>1/4 cup mirin (sweet Japanese rice wine)<p>1/4 cup red currant or strawberry jelly<p>12 large chicken drumsticks<p>Kosher salt<p>1 cup rice flour<p>1 tablespoon cornstarch<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Bring Sriracha, rice vinegar, mirin, …

Sriracha Sauce