Barbara K. Wheaton

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Nat Geo Travel Staff's Favorite Canada Places

Finding favorite places to visit in Canada wasn't hard for our National Geographic Travel editors. Here are some of their picks for don't-miss spots.<p><b>God’s Pocket Marine Provincial Park, British Columbia</b><p>To get to God's Pocket, one of <b>Canada's</b> newest and least known provincial parks, I had to take …

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The 31 best books about Italy

Newer offerings<p>When we published a holiday reading guide in 2011, Elena Ferrante was unheard-of. She’s still unknown, and there’s endless speculation over the identity of the writer behind the byline, but her work is now inescapable. Her most recent project, the Neapolitan series, opening with <b>My</b> …

Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

Upgrade your travel photos with these lightweight cameras that pack a punch.<p><i>Tom O'Brien is a mechanical engineer and the photo engineer for</i> National Geographic <i>magazine. He designs and builds custom equipment for the photographers of the magazine. You can follow him on Instagram @Mechanicalphoto.</i>

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The Most Beautiful Summer Desserts Of All Time

Everyone swoons over the beauty of spring vegetables but summer fruits may be even more glorious -- especially in dessert form. From plump blackberries to ruby raspberries to juicy peaches and nectarines, summer fruits are exceptionally exquisite.<p>While we love sneaking berries and stone fruit into …

Huckleberry Crisps

Heat oven to 350°. Place four 6-oz. fluted ceramic ramekins on a parchment paper–lined baking sheet.<p>In a medium bowl, combine 6 tbsp. sugar, flour, …

What Are the Best Inexpensive Lightweight Hiking Boots?

<i>A:</i><p><i>Summer Buyer's Guide</i> tester Billy Brown currently has an office, a closet, and a garage overflowing with next year's light hikers. The founder of Trek Tech blog and his testers have run about 120 boots through the ringer over the past year. In other words, he knows this category about as well as …

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Thai Chicken and Quinoa Casserole

Instructions<p>1<p>Preheat oven to 350F.<p>2<p>Rinse the quinoa and cook according to package directions (7-10 minutes).<p>3<p>While the quinoa is cooking, heat a …

10 Best-Ever Burgers for Memorial Day

With Memorial Day around the corner, it’s time to start grilling. Here are 10 juicy, delicious burger recipes to celebrate the unofficial start of …

The Best of Ireland: an A to Z Guide

Ireland reaches out and grabs you. It lures you in with extraordinary green landscapes, good food and drink, and hospitable people, and keeps you …

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Ireland beyond the tourist path

Ireland. It is a small island at the western edge of northern Europe, far, one would think, from centers of power, commerce, and travel. The power of …

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