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6 Easy Safe-Eating Tips I Wish I'd Known Before My Last Trip

In some corners of the world, one wrong sip can put a serious cramp in your travel plans. Try these common-sense steps to prevent—and bounce back …

16 ways long-term travel will benefit your kids (and you)

There’s no doubt children learn languages much more quickly than adults. In fact, I’m jealous how my son Miro has become fluent in Spanish through …

Archaeology

Would you quit your job to travel the world?

Flying Solo: Everything You Need to Know About Traveling Alone

There’s nothing quite like the freedom of exploring a new place on your own terms. Learn how to make the most of your next solo travel adventure with …

PHOTOS: 10 Best Budget Destinations for 2014

With amazing food, glorious public spaces, and unparalleled museums, theme parks, and beaches, the only thing “budget” about these world-class …

Amusement Parks

These 19 travel hacks will change you

Whether you’re concerned about saving space in your bag or the size restrictions on the liquid toiletries, organising all of your belongings into one …

DIY

Transform your travel writing, pt. 1: 59 questions to ask before sending your writing to an editor

<b>1.</b> What is the editor’s first name?<p><b>2.</b> Who are her associate editors?<p><b>3.</b> Which of these people are you emailing and why?<p><b>4.</b> Is your pitch scannable / …

Breathtaking Photos of Finnish Landscapes

Photographer Mikko Lagerstedt is a relative newcomer to photography, having taken it up a mere six years ago in 2008. He has since been bitten by the …

The Ultimate Guide to Going Pro as a Photographer

en_US<p>article<p>The Ultimate Guide to Going Pro as a Photographer<p>https://digital-photography-school.com/ultimate-guide-going-pro-photographer/<p>Digital …

5 Quick Tips for Photographing People Outdoors

So, let me guess…your pictures of your friends, parents, children, or grandchildren don’t always come out the way you’d like, and you are frequently …

75 places so colorful it’s hard to believe they’re real [pics]

No, you don’t need to adjust your screen, nor are any of these the product of extreme photoshopping.<p>Instead, these places (natural and manmade, …

Horn of Africa

Travel Writing That Matters: Part III

Last summer, in the middle of an epic five-week Grand Tour which took me the equivalent of 1.7 times around the globe, I had the great pleasure of speaking at the TBEX blogger gathering inDublin, Ireland.<p>Dublin was just as charming as the hype would have it be–every taxi driver seemed to have a …

A guide to the eateries of Greece

Where to eat and drink in Greece? Perhaps the question should be: ‘Where not?’ Greeks live to eat and drink – they dream about it and talk about it at all times of the day. Wherever you go in Greece you might not find accurate clocks, punctual flights or a good cup of tea, but by Zeus you’ll find …

Europe

How to trek to Everest Base Camp

Mount Everest has captivated intrepid men and women since the 1920s. The exploits of legends such as George Mallory, Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay put the mighty mountain on the map; thousands have followed, making huge sacrifices – many with their lives – in their own attempts to the …

Mount Everest

Fotopedia – Fotopedia is Coming Soon

A Concise Guide to Choosing a New Lens

Digital Photography

The Art of Looking Down: How to Choose Your Shooting Position Intentionally

The idea for this article, on the art of looking down, first occurred to us several weeks ago while visiting the historic city of Savannah, Georgia. …

The Secrets of Effective Silhouette Photography

There is something about silhouettes that makes you want to rush out and create one yourself. They have that dramatic atmosphere that always keeps a …

Photographer Makes Statement in Minimal Photo Series 'Less is More'

Artist Zoltan Bekefy is quite into landscape and fine art photography. He is extremely passionate about the monochromatic medium and minimalism, …

Five Keys to Better Black and White Landscapes

We are blessed that we were born with the ability to see in color. Seeing the deep blue of a summer’s sky or the intense red of a spring rose is …

Made in Italy: Venice

“This story of Italian artisans is one of valuables and values” writes Isabella Brega, author of the following article adapted from <i>Traveler</i>‘s Italian edition, <i>Touring</i>. The hallmarks of this artisanal tradition—creativity, innovation, craftsmanship—go back at least 3,000 years, to when Etruscans …

Off the beaten track in Rome

From the Colosseum to the Sistine Chapel, Rome's headline acts need no introduction. But away from these historic crowd-pleasers, there are a host of lesser-known sights and neighbourhoods waiting to be discovered. Here's a selection of our favourites.<p>Chiesa di Santa Prassede<p>The interior of the …

Italy

Top 15 travel experiences in Sikkim, India

One of the Himalaya’s best-kept travel secrets, Sikkim is a welcome diversion from all conventional notions of an Indian holiday. Far from Rajasthan’s royal trail, Goa’s beaches and Kerala’s backwaters, this tiny Indian hill state prides itself on pristine alpine forests, lofty snow-capped …

Sikkim

By The Numbers: America's Best Value Destinations

For a domestic vacation that won't break the bank this year, check out these 50 affordable hidden gems. Hotel search trivago.com has compiled a list of the best value destinations on home turf for 2014. Based on the yearly average overnight price of a standard double room, combined with the …

West Palm Beach

National Geographic Travel

These Famous Sights Look REALLY Different From New Points Of View

Some of the most famous sights in the world are so often photographed from one angle that we don't even know what they look like from others. Although some views are really beauties, often the other sides of these landmarks are equally stunning.<p>So next time you see yourself in front of these …

Profile of the traveler of the future

TRAVEL TODAY seems almost impossibly removed from that of our ancestors. Imagine boarding a ship 150 years ago and knowing it might be years, decades …

Ireland Photos

See photos and get wallpaper of Ireland (including the Cliffs of Moher, Dublin, Irish castles, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

Ireland

14 Places In France That Aren't Paris

Photo credit: Paul Bica/Flickr<p>Paris: you either love it or hate it. But don't let your feelings for Paris color your view of the rest of France... it's a wonderful country with lots to see and do.<p>If you're a fan of the City of Lights, venture beyond the metropolis. If you're not a Paris person, …