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A Journey Through Namibia: Part I

PHOTO GALLERY<p>A Journey Through Namibia, part 1<p>36 hours, three countries, three plane changes -- I finally arrived in Namibia's capital, Windhoek. Even though I was tired and stinky, I was excited at the idea of actually being able to adventure through this ancient and diverse land from the comfort …

Fidel Castro

Sneak peek: AG's Art of Illustration book

<i>Editor-in-chief Chrissie Goldrick reflects on a new book celebrating AG's long association with natural history illustrators.</i><p><b>I WAS GIVEN</b> the role of …

NASA Satellite Captures Brightest Space Explosion Ever Recorded

The monster gamma ray burst happened only a quarter of the universe away, which scientists say makes it one of the best chances to observe a …

National Geographic Travel

Africa's First Underwater Hotel Room Opens in Zanzibar

If you are not scared to have tropical fish and perhaps even sharks peep through your bedroom window, 4 metres under the surface of the Indian Ocean, …

National Geographic Travel

13 Everyday Phrases That Actually Came From Shakespeare

Whether a fan or not though, you probably use many of Shakespeare's phrases on a regular basis.<p>Here's a list of 13 popular, albeit strange, sayings The Bard coined. In fact, we say or write some of these so often, they've become clichés.<p><b>1. "Green-eyed monster"</b><p>Meaning: jealousy.<p>In "Othello," Iago …

Literature

Spotting Borneo's Wild Orangutans, Pygmy Elephants, and Proboscis Monkeys--on a Budget

When people hear the word "Borneo" they typically think two things: unexplored and expensive. While Borneo is definitely not a cheap destination, especially since the Malaysian ringgit is doing well against the dollar, there <b>are</b> ways to explore its rain forests and keep your wallet intact.<p>We had two …

Asia Travel

Puerto Rico: (U.S.) Passports Optional

In his latest book, <i>100 Places That Will Change Your Child’s Life</i>, <i>Traveler</i> magazine’s editor in chief Keith Bellows proclaims that the passport is the new diploma — that a child who learns to travel will travel to learn.<p>The sad reality is that only about a third of all Americans have passports. …

13 Exotic Hotels For The Trip Of A Lifetime

The travel guide's senior editorial team selects winning hotels from more than 4,000 nominations sent by contributors around the world.<p>The 13 resorts recognized as top Exotic Hideaways — defined as "destination hotels for a trip of a lifetime" — provide unparalleled service in incredible settings, …

National Parks

Arm Exercises To Fight Arm Jiggle | Women's Health

The (15 Minute) Bye-Bye Arm Jiggle Workout<p>Ture Lillegraven<p>Strapless dresses expose your upper back, shoulders, upper chest, and arms. This workout will shape all those places. Do these arm exercises one after another with no rest in between. Repeat the circuit, resting a minute between circuits.

Women's Health

Lose 10 Pounds

Exercise 1 Dumbbell Squat to Overhead Press<p>Hold weights at your shoulders, elbows bent, feet hip-width apart. Bend your knees and lower until your thighs are nearly parallel to the floor. As you stand, press the weights overhead until your arms are straight. Return to start. That's one rep.<p>Exercise …

Workouts

Heirloom Tomato Pie from Alex Hitz

Now is the season for truly delicious tomatoes — in every variety. And this pie recipe lets you revel in all their juicy glory.<p>I won't insult your intelligence by gushing on about the glories of late-summer tomatoes. I know you get it. But these days, we're all so accustomed to eating tomatoes …

Baking

Captain Cook’s childhood home

<b>BEFORE HE WAS THE</b> captain of a ship tasked with a secret mission to find the elusive southern continent, James Cook was a farm labourer’s son, living …

3-D Cosmic Map Helps You Wrap Your Brain Around the Universe's Weirdness

As someone who writes about astronomy, I know that figuring out the universe is tough. There's all these weird things — dark matter, quasars, …

NASA Finds A Pink Planet That Challenges Current Theories

About 57 light years from Earth, astronomers have discovered a large new planet, colored a deep magenta. It’s the second planet whose color has been directly observed by astronomers, the first being HD 189733b. That alone would make this find noteworthy. But equally noteworthy is the fact that the …

Lemongrass Body Oil by S.W. Basics

If you glance over the label on any skincare product sitting on your shelves, you'll most likely find a long list of chemical or synthetic ingredients. Resolutely taking the opposite approach is Brooklyn-based S.W. Basics. To simply label them "all natural" seems inaccurate, since the phrase is …

Skin Care

Skillet Peach Cobbler

8 Servings<p>When peaches are in season, there's nothing that tops a classic peach cobbler recipe crisped to perfection in a cast-iron pan. And this recipe garners some bonus points with whipped cream doctored with crème fraîche. Decadent and delicious.<p>August 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups all-purpose …

I Heart My City: Rosa’s Bristol

After earning a degree in literature at King’s College London, Bristol native <b>Rosa Lia</b> started traveling through Italy, Nicaragua, and Mexico. At the moment she is studying freelance travel writing at the London School of Journalism and taking courses through MatadorU. Here are a few of Rosa’s …

The world's best wild swims

Little can match the pleasure of taking a dip in a secluded spot. Sliding into a river or striking out for the centre of a lake, it’s impossible not to feel as if you’ve become part of the scene, rather than simply marvelling at it.<p>Indulge in one of these stunning swims and we promise they’ll make …

Yellowstone National Park

National Geographic Magazine

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Where to find peace and quiet in New York City

Even if you’re not local, it will get to you: the car honks, the clank of trains passing overhead on elevated lines, or the roar of traffic below the pedestrian walkway on the Brooklyn Bridge. Even those walking conference calls, with dressed-up walkers barking into invisible hands-free mics around …

New York City

The Hottest Nightclubs in Istanbul

Istanbul is a vast city and forms the cultural, historical and economic hub of Turkey. As the largest city in the country, Istanbul is vibrant, intoxicating, colorful and very diverse. Take a pac kage holiday to Turkey, and in this buzzing urban hub you will find plenty to do in terms of exploring, …

European Travel

Six weekend breaks in Europe

If you’ve ticked off Europe's big city hitters such as Paris, Rome and Madrid, then <i>Lonely Planet Traveller</i> magazine has some suggestions for your next trip.<p>Jerez de la Frontera, Spain<p>Jerez distils Andalucian culture down to its most dramatic elements. It is a beguiling town of sherry bodegas, sleek …

European Travel

The Cheese-Lover’s Guide to France (with Map!)

"Each sort of cheese reveals a pasture of a different green, under a different sky," writes Italo Calvino. I like to think of his words as I curl my …

Gettin' Cheesy In France: Why The 'Affineur' Is So Important

What this country needs is a good five hundred American <i>affineurs</i>!<p>Affi-whut?<p>Hey, I’m just back from France…where I am always gastronomically programmed to seek out three things that are absolutely unparalleled:<p>1) Oysters (the French obsession with these critters insures superiority all the way from …