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Machu Picchu

<b>Site</b>: Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu <b><br>Location</b>: Peru <b><br>Year Designated</b>: 1983 <b><br>Category</b>: Cultural <b><br>Criteria</b>: (i)(iii)(vii)(ix) <b><br>Reason</b>: Machu Picchu is one of the most important archaeological sites in the world.<p>* * *<p>Machu Picchu is tangible evidence of the urban Inca Empire at the peak of its power and …

Michigan: A Grand Adventure

<b>Tour Grand Island on foot, by bike, and by kayak.</b><p><b>What Is It?</b> Grand Island, located a quick boat ride from the bustling town of Munising, boasts spectacular scenery, rich history, and countless recreational opportunities. Take advantage of all this island has to offer with a multisport weekend …

'Screaming, banging' reveals 35 trapped in U.K. container

More than 35 people, including several children, were found crammed inside a shipping container on a freighter at an Eastern England dock Saturday morning, according to multiple media outlets.<p>One man died from the conditions discovered at the Tilbury Docks near Essex, England, after dockworkers …

Gorgeous Time-Lapse Whisks You Away For A 3-Week Paris Vacation

Photographer Paul Richardson took a three-week trip to Paris and fell in love -- with the famed city, of course.<p>He was so taken in by the "City of Light" that he created a time-lapse video tribute, aptly titled "J'adore Paris."<p>"I recently embarked on a three week trip to Paris, to try and capture …

Cheap Stays: Where Are the World's Most Popular Hostels?

<i>By Alycia Simons, HotelsCombined.com</i><p>Do you opt for luxury or budget accommodation when traveling? Are you a 5 star or a five-person-dorm kind of traveller?<p>Hostels are usually found in the most convenient of locations and increasing numbers of travelers -- both young and old -- are recognizing the …

Photographer Photographs Two Mimes in 1974, Only Realizes 35 Years Later that One Was Robin Williams

Robin Williams tragic death has left the entire world in shock, grieving for a man whose entire professional life was dedicated to bringing joy to …

Beauty and Symmetry Collide in Stunning Photographs of Mosque Architecture

Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji is a 23-year-old physics student at Mazandaran University, and yet, you’ve probably seen his photography floating around …

Are you a Traveler or a Tourist?

If you dream of setting foot on distant shores, of strolling beneath foreign stars or if you can't wait to pack a bag and leave behind the familiar and the comfortable, then you, kindred soul, are a traveler.<p>There are bits of me all over the world; nail clippings in Taiwan, hair in Oman and skin …

Travelers

The Best Places to Work in 2014

In today’s job market, there are all kinds of opportunities for adventurous souls if you know where to look. That’s the point of our seventh annual Best Places to Work project. The 100 amazing companies on the 2014 list made it through a year-long vetting process overseen by our independent …

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Do leave home without it: stuff you should never take on a trip

We've all seen these people and, inevitably, at some point we've actually <i>been</i> these people. The urge to overpack is a phenomenon most people experience in their early travel years and eventually outgrow. But some never quite make the connection between overpacking and the resulting inconvenience …

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Road Trip: Dalton Highway, Alaska

A mostly gravel road does not do justice to the vastly dramatic scenery that lies along its winding path.<p>The 414-mile (666-kilometer) road from Livengood to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, carves a path through forest and tundra, crosses the Yukon River, traverses the towering Brooks Range, and passes over …

Best Tours in Europe 2014

Travel<p>From Traveler Magazine's 2014 Tours of a Lifetime<p><b>Iceland: Winter Wonderland</b><p>Forget hibernation; Icelanders enthusiastically embrace winter. Here’s your chance to see why: Hike the rugged coast of the Snaefellsnes Peninsula, snowshoe over the Blue Mountain lava fields, watch for orcas, and scan …

Garibaldi Is A Beautiful Volcanic Lake Hiding Out In Canada

We just found the most magical lake in the world, and it's been hiding out in Canada all along. Welcome to Garibaldi Lake in British Columbia.<p>Located just outside of Vancouver and a little south of Whistler, the lake's all-blue hue reflects the gorgeous trees and mountains surrounding the water. …

Most Pinned Travel Photos (PHOTOS)

Everyone wants to know: why does a photo or video go viral? One answer is that content becomes popular when it stirs a powerful emotional reaction, whether happiness (cats and babies) or outrage.<p>We were curious to find out what kinds of travel photography elicit that sharing impulse and, …

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The Comeback Kids: 5 Former Danger Zones That Are Ready for Travel

You know the feeling: daydreaming of traveling to some exotic destination, only to realize that political instability, crime, and civil unrest have landed your dream destination on the naughty list. Travel warnings and restrictions are a traveler's worst nightmare, and a sobering reminder that the …

National Geographic Travel

South Georgia Island: The Last Godforsaken Place

On a 25-degree austral summer day, loose clouds spackled the sky, and the dark skyline of South Georgia Island, a battering ram of 9,000-foot peaks, 160 glaciers, and frayed coastline, loomed off the bow of the ship. I stood on the lower deck, wrapped in industrial-strength rain gear and giant …

Road Trip: Central Greece

The winding roads of central Greece have captivated ancient kings, Olympians, Zeus, and Hollywood.<p><i>From the October 2011 issue of</i> National Geographic Traveler<p>In the annals of ancient combat, central Greece looms large. Notably, in 480 B.C., a small but resolute Greek army held off hundreds of …

Lumberjack World Championships 2014

Photo: Narayan Mahon<p>Started in 1960 to acknowledge America's logging industry, the Lumberjack World Championships have become a wildly entertaining display of the world's finest axmen and axwomen. But the event showcases more than brute force and ax wielding. Photographer Narayan Mahon was there to …

Asin’s Kathmandu

<b>Asin Sharma</b> is a Kathmandu native whose love for her home city has only grown over time. To be sure, this passion drove Asin to pursue a career as a writer for NepalAdvisor.com, but that doesn’t mean she doesn’t indulge her wanderlust once in a while. “I love traveling alone with a map in my …

Travel 365: A beautiful shot of Madain Salih—the first World Heritage site in Saudi Arabia. http://on.natgeo.com/1psT6B7 Photograph by John Stanmeyer, National Geographic

20 of the World’s Most Beautiful Waterfalls to Visit

Visiting these waterfalls brings the opportunity to view some of the most spectacular sights on earth. There are few natural wonders that are filled …

7 Questions: Frank Machalowski On ‘Monsters,’ His Eerie Long Exposure Photos of Crowds

Frank Machalowski is an award-winning German photographer, who lives and work in Berlin. After studying economic studies in Berlin and applying …