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Dolly Parton's ALS Ice Bucket Is a Delight. (Because Duh.) - PAPER

The freshly-baked-sugar-cookies-scented ray of Tennessee sunshine that is Dolly Parton recently took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on the dare of Kenny Rogers and it is, to be expected, delightful. When the person filming urges Dolly to take off her shoes before she gets doused, she quips "Oh, my …

At Home in Rome: Where to Stay

The Roman Empire may have fallen off the map centuries ago, but to a modern traveler, the center of Italy’s capital city may feel just as vast.<p>While walkable, distances between monuments within Rome’s historic core can be a haul—made worse if the tiny, twisty streets turn your sense of direction to …

Travel 365: The southernmost of Italy's famed Cinque Terre villages, Riomaggiore hangs from the precipitous coast in a riot of color. http://on.natgeo.com/1pfU0Rq Photograph by Matt Propert, National Geographic

Yosemite National Park Photos

Yosemite National Park photos and pictures of culture, history, and travel from National Geographic.

National Parks

I Heart Quebec City

Get tips for exploring Quebec City like a local.<p>For more than 400 years stone walls and cobblestone streets have welcomed travelers to one of Canada’s oldest cities and the only remaining fortified city north of Mexico. The striking ramparts, bastions, and gates mark the entrance to the UNESCO …

Canada

The Economics Of Jane Austen

When Jane Austen died in 1817, her reinvention began. Her brother Henry Austen published, as the preface to the posthumous edition of Northanger Abbey and Persuasion, a biographical note that praised her modesty and her financial disinterestedness. According to Henry, Jane accounted herself …