Ashley Labaar

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Argentina Ghost Town Re-Emerges After Being Underwater For 25 Years

An Argentinian town has re-emerged after being underwater for 25 years, The Associated Press reports.<p>In the 1920s Villa Epecuen, located in the farmlands 340 miles south of Buenos Aires, was established as a tourist village along the shore of Lago Epecuen.<p>The saltwater lake has 10 times more salt …

Latin America

National Geographic Travel

Tiny countries that pack a big punch

Size isn't everything. Here are ten of the smallest countries in the world. Some of them are rarely visited, except by travellers collecting visa stamps. Most are islands, often far flung. Their wealth varies, from nearly the highest per capita GDP to nearly the lowest, but all still manage to …

Exploring the old Village – and new Behind the Scenes Video

Newsletter Special<p>Those of you that sign up for the free Newsletter not only hear about specials, but you sometimes get to see videos early! Like …

Ancient Mount Fuji Village

My Friend Antonis Karalis<p>Recently appeared on Greek TV to talk about Google Glass and he mentioned me in a very nice way. Antonis composes a lot of …

Egypt's private commandos are doing well during current instability

As angry protesters rampaged through Cairo in early 2011 and fought with police, Hesham Samy was dispatched with fellow naval commandos to guard …

Hawaii hotel rates are highest in the country, higher than NYC & Miami

Start spreading the news: Hawaii has the nation’s highest hotel room rates after jockeying with New York City and Miami for the top of the …

Tips from the Jet Set: How to Do Paris Right

<i>From the desk of Style Guru and Jet Setter, Pepita Diamand</i><p>They say that Paris is the world’s most visited city and judging by the amount of far-flung …

Paris

European Set-Jetting: Lights, Camera, Travel

A blockbuster hit in this day and age can play a real role in driving tourism. Hollywood arouses a strong sense of wanderlust for the places shown onscreen and often acts as a catalyst for planning one's next vacation. Movie lovers will voyage halfway across the globe to visit the sites where their …

Otherworldly Hawaii, for less

The Pride of America, the only cruise ship permitted to sail purely among the islands, costs less than a self-guided tour and delivers the same scenic wonders in impressive style.<p>Peering into the improbable, wind-scoured crater of Maui’s Mount Haleakala was the clinching moment for us. This was the …

Hawaii

Las Vegas’ trendiest swimming pools

Retreat from the casinos and test the waters at five of Sin City’s best places to take a dip, ranging from tranquil oases to pools taking more than a few cues from Ibiza’s party scene.

MGM Resorts International

Check out our editors' favorite outdoor scenes from the photo contest this week, including this cute image of penguin chicks cuddling together in Antarctica. http://on.natgeo.com/10SXich Photo and caption by Richard Sidey, 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

‘The sustainable Dragons’ Den’: Interview with G Project’s Cyndi Zesk

The G Project is a global initiative sponsored by G Adventures and the Planeterra Foundation which strives to connect people in the world with …

Innovation

China's Ancient Lifeline - Photo Gallery

Barges long plied the 1,100-mile canal between Beijing and Hangzhou, its glittering southern terminus. Bankside revitalization includes replicas of ancient temples.<p>A fisherman loads cormorants onto his boat on Weishan Lake, which is part of the canal system. As their forebears have for more than a …

Nature

Travel Bloggers: Win a Last-Minute Ticket to TBEX 2013 in Toronto! - Vagabondish

Sadly, I’ll not be making it to TBEX this year as originally planned (cue sad horn music …). But that means that my ticket is up for grabs! If you’re …

Photoblog: Maui At A Glance

Big swells, long beaches, tanned surfer dudes and hula girls: that was how I had imagined Hawaii to be. I had always thought Maui was all about …

Scuba Diving

Great waterways of the world

Traditionally, along with the sea, rivers and canals were the main means of transporting goods, so history and culture is ripe along the banks of the world's rivers. Using these ancient highways to explore a destination is a quieter and more relaxing affair than the usual transport of planes, …

6 Places to Spend a Night at the Museum

Ever since Ben Stiller discovered what happens to exhibits after the sun goes down in the blockbuster movie Night at the Museum, sleepover experiences have taken off at attractions across the country. These overnight adventures invite big kids, 'tweens and sometimes young teens (and a parent) for …

Museums

Know Before You Go: Paris

If Paris is a croissant, crafted with immeasurable pride, kneaded by the hands of many, some visitors only get a taste of the flaky exterior. Whether you’re traveling for a long weekend or coming back for more, here’s a quick primer on getting to, from, and around this iconic city with ease.<p><b>>> When</b> …

France

14 photos I took cycling from Oregon to Virginia

ELEVEN YEARS AGO, I participated in the California AIDS/LifeCycle ride, cycling from San Francisco to Los Angeles. As I rolled over the finish line …

Trails

Just Back From: Jazz Fest in New Orleans

Would three inches of mud deter you from seeing your favorite band? It didn’t stop some 425,000 music fans from loving every minute of the 44th …

Lindsey Buckingham

Cockpit Confidential

• <b>Author:</b> Patrick Smith<p><b>A New York Times bestseller</b><p>For millions of people, travel by air is a confounding, uncomfortable, and even fearful experience. Patrick Smith, airline pilot and author of the web's popular Ask the Pilot feature, separates the fact from fallacy and tells you everything you need …

Hotwire launches airfare price-drop site in race to the bottom

Online travel agencies several years ago would talk about how they were committed to enhancing the travel experience, and that it would be foolhardy …

Twelve Days in Heaven (aka Botswana), Part 2 -- Vumbura Plains Camp [PHOTOS]

<i>I spent 12 magical days in Botswana exploring four camps -- Chitabe, Vumbura Plains, Abu and Mombo -- in various regions of the Okavango Delta. Each had its own personality and exciting wildlife adventure. I started my trip at Chitabe Camp, and now... Vumbura Plains.</i><p>It was mid-afternoon, and we (my …

Top U.S. airlines for extra fees in 2012: Delta Air Lines leads the way

According to preliminary data from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics, for the third consecutive year Delta …

Delta Airlines

No more selfies: Travelers snap up vacation photographers

If you think professional photographers only tail the glitterati, think again. A luxury that wouldn't have occurred to most travelers a few years ago, vacation photography is growing in popularity to capture the trip of a lifetime.<p>Paris photography instructor Sophie Pasquet has seen a sharp uptick …

Best Detox Spas: 8 Of The World's Top Stress-Relieving Retreats (PHOTOS)

When it comes to wellness travel, the options can be overwhelming: There are yoga retreats, silent meditation retreats, spa packages, digital detoxes, and more for health-minded travelers to choose from. But for the ultimate wellness trip, stressed-out city dwellers can give their mind and body a …

flowerfields, dutch tulips

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