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Holiday guide to Alsace, France, including Strasbourg

A part of France with a hint of Germany, this region’s forests and hills shelter beautiful cities and villages, superb vineyards and cosy restaurants and hotels<p>Alsace runs west to east from the pine-clad Vosges mountains through some of the most beautiful vineyards in France, to the mighty Rhine …

France

Toledo city guide: what to see plus the best restaurants, tapas bars and hotels

Spain’s one-time capital is shaking off its austere, pious image. Now, with its innovative restaurants and hotels, plus cultural sights, Toledo merits more than a day trip from Madrid<p>Capital of Spain until 1563 – when the honour passed to the fly-blown village of Madrid, 46 miles away – Toledo, in …

Santa Cruz

Forget Capitol Hill, These Images Show the Real D.C.

More often than not, Washington, D.C., is associated with power and politics, with a dash of fireworks and monuments thrown in for good measure. That stereotype of the capital is exactly what photographer Bill Crandall avoids in his mysterious compositions of the District’s neighborhoods. His …

Washington D.C.

Just Back: Havana, Cuba

Travel photographer and writer <b>Erika Skogg</b> (on Instagram @ErikaSkogg) spends most of the year guiding students on photography trips with National Geographic Expeditions. She recently returned from a ten-day trip through Cuba under a people-to-people travel license, which is currently still one of …

Cuba

Corpse Bride: Lizard Necrophilia Reported in Brazil

"I felt a sense of wonder," says zoologist who observed male tegus mating with a dead female.<p>When zoologist Ivan Sazima went for a walk in the park in southeastern Brazil on a warm September day in 2013, he was hoping to find noteworthy animal behavior to study.<p>But he did not expect to witness …