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Iceland's slo-mo capital: on a tour of Djúpivogur and beyond

The coastal town of Djúpivogur in east Iceland has gained ‘slow city’ status. Lucy Siegle paces herself to feel its calming benefits<p>The paradox of the “slow movement” is that it’s positively dynamic these days. Its philosophy, which encompasses everything from slow travel to slow food and now slow …

European Travel

Tenerife water park with SeaWorld's killer whales defends right to breed

A water park in Tenerife home to six of SeaWorld’s orcas was caught off-guard by the latter's announcement that it will cease the breeding of its killer whales, calling reproduction “an inherent right of all the animals”.<p>Loro Parque, popular with British tourists to the Canary Island, said a …

SeaWorld

The Bahamas: beaches

Expert guide to the Bahamas<p>Goodman’s Bay Beach<p>Goodman’s Bay Beach is a popular public beach access point at Cable Beach. This recreational beach and its bordering park are used by locals for a range of fitness activities, including jogging and flag football, a modified version of American football. …

Canada: On the prowl

I’m face to face with a polar bear, and I’m resisting the temptation to give the world’s largest land-based predator a pat. On the opposite side of …

David Attenborough

Travel With Kids: Low-Cost London

<i>National Geographic Traveler</i> columnist <b>Heather Greenwood Davis</b> is the magazine’s family travel advocate, guru, and soothsayer.<p><b>Here’s her latest advice:</b><p><b>Reader Question:</b> We need an affordable place to stay with our daughters in <b>London</b>. Where should we look?<p><b>My Answer:</b> Deals are found away from the …

Wildlife watching in Greece

From dolphin spotting to bear watching, Greece's national parks offer incredible wildlife encounters galore. We've tracked down the 8 most memorable …

Birdwatching

Why your brain likes it when you multi-task

We’re told that multi-tasking can leave us with an attention deficit and make us less effective. BBC Future investigates.<p>We all know the feeling. You’re in a noisy office trying to concentrate. Your computer screen shows you have eight different websites open, along with two email accounts, three …

Time Management

Unravel the Fabric of Space-Time in These Collage-Like Paintings

Zhong Biao's surreal artworks weave fashion shows, ISIS attacks, and Chinese architecture into beautifully arcane dream images.<p>Memories, symbols, high concepts, and news items swirl through Klein Sun Gallery’s new show from Chinese painter Zhong Biao, <i>The Other Shore</i>. The eight new paintings mix …

Art

Long Live Dogs (And Everyone)

A drug trial underway in Seattle could extend the lives of family pets. Some day, it might do the same for people.<p>Carissa Harrison had grown concerned. First, she realized the hair around her English bulldog’s mouth had turned an ominous gray. Then she noticed the lazy way in which he had begun to …

A quick, no-nonsense guide to using Facebook’s new Reactions

Facebook has just rolled out its much-anticipated “reactions,” as my colleague Hayley Tsukayama reports over at the Switch. But what Facebook has not rolled out — and really, can’t roll out — are usage norms to go along with them.<p>When is it appropriate to “like” vs “love”? When is the “wow” face …

Social Media

The Best Cities for Expats

Maybe it's time for a relocation.<p>As an expat, it can be difficult to adjust to a new city and make an unfamiliar place feel like home. Some cities are easier than others, though, and thankfully, some people have crunched the numbers to tell us where exactly they are: Mercer, a global consulting …

European Travel

You See a Snow-Covered Mountain, This Guy Sees a Giant Canvas

Simon Beck’s form of “exercising” is way more beautiful than yours: What started as an alternative to hiking in order to stay in shape has developed into a unique art form.<p>Beck creates what he calls “snow drawings,” intricate patterns stomped out by foot on snow-covered mountain plains. The results …

Resource Travel’s Top 10 Travel Photos of the Week

<i>Editor’s Note – Michael Bonocore is the Editor in Chief for Resource Travel, a new division of Resource Magazine. Resource Travel is dedicated to</i> …

Pictures of the Week 2.25.16

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