Cheryl Eakin

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12 beautiful photos to make you wonder why you haven’t visited Hungary yet

Hungary, a landlocked country in Central Europe, is rich with history and national pride. About a quarter of Hungary’s 10 million residents live …

Photographer attempts to express emotion through landscape with incredible results

HIDENOBU SUZUKI IS AN AMATEUR photographer who took on a challenge: to express emotions capturing landscapes rather than portraits.<p>The result of his …

Photography

14 of the most beautiful churches in Europe

RELIGION plays a major role in the history of Europe. To this day, the majority of Europeans label themselves as Christians, and so much of the …

9 New Places You Must Add To Your Travel Bucket List

While seeing the places you know and are familiar with is all fine and well, sometimes, adventuring into the unknown can be immensely rewarding. The following nine places may be a bit remote, but they're absolute must-sees before age gets the best of you:<p><b>Milford Sound, Southland, New Zealand</b><p>Milford …

5 Not-to-Be-Missed River Cruise Itineraries

<i>Sherry Laskin / CruiseMaven.com</i><p>If a cruise sounds appealing but the idea of spending your vacation with 4,500 other guests isn't your cup of tea, it might be time to rethink setting sail on the ocean. You might be ready for a slower-paced river cruise.<p>But with so many riverboats and itineraries to …

The last supermoon – in pictures

This full moon marks the third in a trilogy of supermoons this summer. July and August’s full moons both fell during the moon’s perigee – when it was at the closest point in its orbit to Earth. It is also a harvest moon, which rises around the same time that the sun sets, giving the moon a …

@NatGeoTravel Staff Picks: Best Islands

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>On the lookout for a great escape? There’s nothing quite like an island to transport you to an alternate reality—one where days seem to stretch on forever and troubles fall away like an ebbing tide.<p><b>Here are a few of the @NatGeoTravel team’s favorite islands to get you in</b> …

The Best Video Postcard of The Year: Travel, Before It's Too Late

One of the best short travel video postcards we have seen all year, by director Camille Marotte. Travel now, travel today, before it’s too late.<p>— …

10 Questions to Ask Before Booking a Vacation Rental

<i>Bart Speelman / Flickr</i><p>Where will you stay on your next vacation? According to a survey conducted by TripAdvisor in February, more than half of Americans plan to stay in a vacation rental rather than a hotel in 2014. Survey participants said they're foregoing hotels for the ample space, better …

Luxury Lifestyle

When in Nashville: 8 Foods to Try

Nashville, Tennessee is widely associated with country music. But there is so much more to "The Music City" than country music alone.<p>Each neighborhood is like its own little world. With so many institutions of higher education, including Vanderbilt University and Belmont University, college …

Pancakes

In Meteora—"rocks in the air"—sandstone spires rise from the plain of Thessaly. Seeing the area as a religious retreat, monasteries sprung up here, beginning in 1336. http://on.natgeo.com/1hYxsmO

Meet the Caribbean Island With Multiple Personalities

Spend a day at the beach, then check out a fish fry before boarding the ship. - Photo by Heeb Photos/eStockPhoto<p>Barbados has two sides to her personality: British propriety and saucy Caribbean swagger. Embrace both if you can. Not only can you enjoy a traditional afternoon tea at Sandy Lane, the …

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10 Brilliant Books That Will Grab You From Page One

<i>Originally posted on Kirkus:</i><p>We expect true crime books to draw us in from page one. But when a vast, epic novel or nonfiction book about the details of an international news story smartly seduces us from page one, count us impressed. Here are some titles that hooked us from the beginning but kept …

Dad Films His Daughter Growing Up Over 14 Years in 4 Minutes

In a gorgeous display of fatherly love, Frans Hofmeester started filming his baby girl Lotte in the autumn 1999 and continued for a full 14 …

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Hidden rays

5 Reasons to Visit Nevis Right Now

Tiny Nevis—a mere eight miles long and six miles wide—might just be the Caribbean island you’ve never heard of. Separated from its larger and busier …

Alexander Hamilton

29 baller castles you can rent on Airbnb

And the neighbors keep trippin’, I’m like “I’m in a castle … f*ck your condo.”<br>– Macklemore, “Castles”<p>IT’S BEEN A DREAM of mine to stay in a real …

United Kingdom

Two Friends Hiked For 10 Months And Captured This Breathtaking Footage Of Yosemite

Colin Delehanty and Sheldon Neill are adventurers.<p>Over the course of 10 months, the friends backpacked 200 miles through Yosemite National Park, capturing a combined 45 days of unbelievably beautiful footage.<p>Their video is called Project Yosemite.<p>It will give viewers the experience of seeing …

National Parks

Lodges Robinson Crusoe would love

As an alternative to the Dominican Republic’s all-inclusive resorts, owners are opening more eco-conscious lodges that are small, play a part in the local community – and stunning.<p>For years, a holiday in the Dominican Republic entailed staying at a walled-in, cookie-cutter resort. But not anymore. …

Dominican Republic

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

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The One-Day Guide to New Orleans' Literary Landmarks

<i>By Doug Brantley, New Orleans editor for Where®</i><p>Each spring bibliophiles and Brando buffs flock to the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival to pay homage to the late great playwright, who penned <i>A Streetcar Named Desire</i> in what he called his "spiritual home."<p><i>Pictured: Literary festival</i> …

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5 Must-Have Experiences on Grand Cayman Island

By Alexander McCall Smith, author of <i>The Forever Girl</i><p>You might not expect the Scottish author of the <i>The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency</i> to be a Cayman …

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