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Launch of Los Angeles city guide!

We’ve just launched our 5th North American city guide: Los Angeles by locals!<p>Like most visitors to Los Angeles, we know Los Angeles as the city of …

California

Salted-Caramel Six-Layer Chocolate Cake

If you don't own a candy thermometer, this cake offers a good excuse to buy one. It sounds a little nitpicky, but the caramel should reach exactly 238 degrees. (Any less and the cake layers wont hold together properly; any more and the caramel will turn hard.) Precision will also pay off with the …

Dessert

I Heart My City: Walker’s Orlando

Photographs of Orlando by David Burnett, from the March 2007 story, “Beyond Disney” in <i>National Geographic Magazine</i>. <br>To mark the release of our March issue, we’re celebrating cities over the next few weeks, and we’ve asked our readers to share what they love most about the places they call home. …

Dwight Howard

I Heart My City: Malia’s Honolulu

Aloha, city-lovers! Today’s city is sunny <b>Honolulu</b>, and it comes to us courtesy of <b>Malia Yoshioka.</b><p>Want to see your hometown on IT? Copy and paste our list of fill-in-the-blank questions<p>into an e-mail, fill in your answers, and send your responses to <b>IntelligentTravel@ngs.org</b>. And if you’re still …

Honolulu

I Heart My City: Nellie’s Singapore

Good day, city-lovers! Nellie Huang is a freelance travel writer who wants the world to know about the great city of Singapore.<p>Want to see your city on IT? Copy and paste our list of fill-in-the-blank questions into an e-mail, fill in your answers, and send your responses to …

Asia Travel

I Heart My City: JD’s Miami

Video producer and longtime travel blogger <b>JD Andrews</b> has visited over 70 countries across 6 continents always with a camera in hand. Although he’s frequently on the road out documenting the world, he calls Miami, Florida home. Here are JD’s insider tips to the seaside city.<p><b>Miami is My City</b><p><b>The first</b> …

Travel

I Heart My City: Natalie’s Toronto

This week’s <i>I Heart My City</i> comes to us from Natalie Taylor, who writes the blog NearAfar. And what perfect timing! Our Digital Nomad, Andrew Evans, is exploring Toronto this week, and will be appearing at a @WheresAndrew Tweetup on tonight (Thursday, June 23), at Ciao Wine Bar, 133 Yorkville …

Toronto

I Heart My City: Lindsey’s Paris

Bonjour city-lovers! Welcome to another Wednesday edition of <b>I Heart My City</b>. Today’s insider guide to <b>Paris, France</b> comes from Lindsey Tramuta, an American expat, writer, photographer, and baker who shares tales about the City of Light on her Lost in Cheeseland blog. Read about Lindsey’s favorite …

France

I Heart My City: Traci and Jeff’s Chicago

Hello city-lovers! Today’s city of choice is <b>Chicago</b>, and it comes at the hands of <b>Traci and Jeff Dybdahl.</b> Jeff is an attorney, Traci a PhD student, and they love exploring their (relatively) new city together.<p>Still haven’t sent in your own city suggestions? Easy enough. Just complete our list of …

Frank Lloyd Wright

I Heart My City: Ashley’s Albuquerque

Hello city-lovers! Ashley Biggers writes to us from the Southwest, where she’s an associate editor at <i>New Mexico Magazine</i>, to tell us why she loves her hometown of Albuquerque.<p>Want to see your city on IT? Copy and paste our list of fill-in-the-blank questions into an e-mail, fill in your answers, …

Travel

I Heart My City: Sylvia’s Tokyo

<b>Sylvia Huang</b> grew up in the beautiful garden city of Singapore, but the explorer in her brought her to glittery Tokyo, where she has spent the last 7 years studying Japanese and working in investment management. With time, Tokyo has become a second home and her Japanese friends are like family. …

Japan

I Heart My City: Shannon Switzer’s San Diego

As you know, Shannon Switzer, otherwise known as the Curious Traveler, just returned from an epic road trip around the American West. Though she’s happy to be back in her hometown of San Diego, she aims to keep her curiosity goggles on now that she’s back in familiar territory. Now, without further …

California

I Heart My City: Jessica’s Barcelona

Travel and lifestyle writer <b>Jessica Benavides Canepa</b> has been living in Barcelona for two years, but is going to be spending the next year of her life traveling around China and writing about her experiences. To bid <i>adéu siau</i> to the city she’s come to love, she sent Intelligent Travel her top picks …

Barcelona

I Heart My City: Nat Geo’s Washington, D.C.

Since it’s America’s birthday today, we thought it would be fitting to publish a special edition of I Heart My City to celebrate the best things about the nation’s capital and National Geographic’s home city.<p>There’s a little-engine-that-could we like to call “Team Lady” here at <i>Traveler —</i> otherwise …

Travel Photography

I Heart My City: Keith Bellows’ Montreal

<i>National Geographic Traveler</i> just launched a free iPad app, <b>A Taste of Montreal</b>, with a gorgeous new photo gallery to match (two must-haves before visiting this foodie paradise), so we asked the magazine’s editor-in-chief <b>Keith Bellows</b> to give his take on the best sites and scenes in his hometown of …

Travel Photography

I Heart My City: Laurie’s Austin

Native Austinite <b>Laurie Felker Jones</b> has traveled through or lived in a multitude of countries on five continents. Now she and her husband are chalking up travel miles on their boat, <i>Mother Jones,</i> as they sail around the Caribbean. In the wake of this year’s SXSW Festival, check out Laurie’s guide to …

Texas

I Heart My City: Elaura’s Portland (Oregon)

National Geographic intern <b>Elaura Rifkin</b> spent the first 22 years of her life in Portland, Oregon until the itch to go to graduate school finally forced her east. She is currently based out of Washington, D.C., but still proclaims her love of “the Pacific Northwest’s greatest gem” loudly and proudly …

I Heart My City: Yvonne’s Berlin

German freelance TV journalist and travel blogger <b>Yvonne Zagermann</b> has lived in Berlin for the last two years — the realization of a dream she’s had since first visiting as a teenager. “This city doesn’t expect anything from you but to be yourself,” she says. Check out Yvonne’s advice for getting …

Germany

I Heart My City: Annie Fitzsimmons’s NYC

When star blogger and licensed New York City tour guide <b>Annie Fitzsimmons</b> started to fill out this questionnaire, she was reminded of a saying from her alma mater, Texas A&M University: “From the outside looking in, you can’t understand it. From the inside looking out, you can’t explain it.” That’s …

Coney Island

I Heart My City: Matt’s Washington, D.C.

Hello city-lovers! Today we’re exploring our own backyard with an <b>I Heart My City</b> guide to <b>Washington, D.C.</b> Today’s tour comes courtesy of travel blogger Matt Long, Editor-in-Chief and creator of LandLopers.com. Get Matt’s insider’s take on the nation’s capital, then tell us what you love about D.C. …

Travel

I Heart My City (in the Spring)

There’s still a chill in the air here in Washington, D.C., but the days are getting longer, the cherry blossoms are starting to pop, and residents are beginning to shed those cumbersome winter coats. Spring is upon us (at least for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere), and we’re embracing it …

Travel

I Heart My City: Sonia’s Miami

<b>Sonia Gil</b> is host and co-creator of Sonia’s Travels, the weekly web show that cracks the code behind peoples and cultures around world. Winner of the 2012 People’s Voice Webby Award for “best web personality,” Sonia has been hailed as the “next Bourdain.” A biologist by training and beach lover by …

Rainfall

I Heart My City: Lizz’s Chicago

<b>Lizz Riggs</b> was born and raised in the Southern United States, but there’s no city that stands out to her more than Chicago, where she writes for ChicagoTraveler.com. “I love the comfort of the food, all of the beautiful and scenic places to run, the welcoming ambiance you can feel in your bones …

Chicago

I Heart My City: Charyn’s Seattle

In June 2010, food, travel, and lifestyle journalist Charyn Pfeuffer swapped her BlackBerry for a backpack to volunteer with 12 community projects in 12 countries over 12 months. After volunteering more than 900 hours for her Global Citizen Project, she’s back home in <b>Seattle, Washington,</b> to share …

Seattle

I Heart My City: Laura’s Detroit

Freelance writer and editor <b>Laura Bastian</b> grew up in the Detroit area, and currently lives in Durham, North Carolina where she writes about travel, food, events, and business. Laura has spent time all over the world — from Hong Kong to Boston — but here are a few of her favorite things about her …

Travel

I Heart My City: Megan + Natalie’s Seoul

After graduating from university in England, life-long pals and country bumpkins <b>Megan Odell</b> and <b>Natalie Fairbrother</b> had only one thing in mind: travel. When a teaching opportunity arose, they kicked off their Wellington boots and headed out to explore the treasures hidden among the high rise …

South Korea

I Heart My City: Kids Edition

It’s time for another special edition of I Heart My City!<p>This time we’re serving up recommendations for the world’s best educational experiences for kids (and kids at heart) in 15 cities around the world from the people who know them best: our ever-inspirational I Heart My City community. They also …

Joseon Dynasty