Helen Johnston

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Road Trip to Relaxation in Manitoba

Adventure<p>Digital Nomad Robert Reid goes in search of this prairie province's charms<p>Adventure<p>National Geographic Travel’s Digital Nomad, Robert Reid, regularly explores lesser known places—or lesser known corners of well-known places. Visiting Manitoba for the fourth time is exactly the type of …

Trails

This Island is Canada's Best Kept Secret

Adventure<p>Adventurer Alastair Humphreys explores Nova Scotia's scenicCape Breton Island.<p>Adventure<p>Break down the elitism in adventure—that’s the goal that Alastair Humphreys set when he struck off on a year of microadventures in his native U.K., a feat that earned him the title of National Geographic …

National Parks

How Italians influenced a South American dialect

Influenced by foreign language and cheeky wordplay, Buenos Aires’ lunfardo slang is representative of the city’s diverse population and playful demeanour.<p>“Argentinian Spanish is sort of hard to understand,” said my sister as she plugged in a fan. It was hot and still in Buenos Aires and we were …

8 Reasons Why Austin is the Perfect Fall Destination

Filled with perpetual sunshine, music festivals, and more swimming holes than you can count, most people choose to visit Austin in the summer. And …

The Best Time to Visit New Orleans

The ultimate guide to New Orleans<p>If you're planning to visit New Orleans for Mardi Gras, that's easy. Just find Easter on your calendar, count back …

New Orleans

What's the Best Country in the World for Your Mental Health?

When you’re a travel journalist, folks always ask you about the best place to go. I always ask a question in return: What is it you are looking for? …

The Overlooked Place Where You Won’t Feel Like a Tourist

When it comes to vacations, big-name cities often get all the glory. But far from the overwhelming crowds of a metropolis, one traveler finds himself …