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Mini Honeymoon Idea: 3 Days in Cartagena, Colombia

Welcome to one of the most magical places in the world—Cartagena! The Spanish colonial-meets-Caribbean town on Colombia's colorful coast is endlessly charming, inspiring, and romantic. It's where Gabriel Garcia Márquez set his classic novel <i>Love in the Time of Cholera</i>, and where lovers could happily …

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7 Reasons Everyone Should Consider Retiring In Colombia

Ever thought about retiring in Colombia? Now's the time to visit.<p>Taganga, Colombia<p>There was a time when few travelers visited Colombia, when the country was known mostly for cartels, conflicts, and coffee. But those days are over ... although you'll certainly still find great coffee in Colombia.<p>And …

Sample 120-Plus Chicken Wings at the National Buffalo Wing Festival

Bob for wings in a vat of blue cheese at this annual event, now in its 14th year.<p>Buffalo is gearing up to celebrate its namesake culinary mascot this …

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Going to Bogota? Insiders share their tips | CNN Travel

Editor's Note — CNN Insider Guides are thoroughly checked for accuracy. Given the fluid nature of the travel industry, however, some listings may fall out of date before guides can be updated. The best practice is to confirm current information on official websites before making plans to visit any …

48 hours in Bogota, Colombia

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia’s capital city lures tourists with its mild year-round weather, booming nightlife and its museums about gold, emeralds and the artist Fernando Botero.<p>A view of the Monserrate church on a hill in Bogota August 18, 2011. REUTERS/Fredy Builes<p>Once sleepy streets buzz with …

14 free things to do in Seattle

Over the past few decades, Seattle has changed from a small, relatively ignored Pacific Northwestern city into a bustling metropolis filled with gourmet restaurants, top-quality culture, and a plethora of high-quality, high-end things to do.<p>Unfortunately, with a rising profile come rising prices, …

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7 Seattle Secrets From 7 Savvy Local Instagrammers

Seattle locals love to talk about everything that makes their city so incredibly unique; spectacular mountain vistas, a city surrounded by water, and more than 200 breweries for a quaffing good vacation.<p>Since there's nothing better than experiencing a city like a local - without having to pay rent …

Erika’s Bogotá

Nat Geo Student Expeditions leader <b>Erika Skogg</b> is a photographer, writer, and educator with a passion for travel. After braving the frozen tundra of Wisconsin in her youth, Erika made the move to sunny Bogotá, <b></b>where she has been working as a media producer for Off Bound Adventures and writing for the …

See the most popular travel images from April: http://on.natgeo.com/1u8Uryg Pictured here, Manarola, Italy. Photograph by Francesco Riccardo Iacomino, National Geographic Your Shot

Pergamino Café: Forging a Coffee Culture in Medellín

Colombia is one of the largest producers and exporters of coffee in the world, and some may believe its coffee to be among the best and most famous. Since the 1960s, Juan Valdez has been representing Colombian coffee and has made appearances in movies like Bruce Almighty. Coffee is one of the …

A Perfect Day in San Diego

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>When I know I’m going on a trip, I immediately start canvassing my network of friends, writers, and editors around the world for advice about what to see and do.<p>So when I knew I’d be heading to San Diego, I went straight to National Geographic Travel’s digital director, …

22 documentaries you should watch immediately

No art form is as flexible or open to new voices as the documentary film. No running time is better or worse than another, no subject is too large or …

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Here’s a First Look at the Expedia-HomeAway Vacation Rental Experiment

Expedia and HomeAway have taken baby steps and begin their beta as HomeAway for the first time began very modestly offering a few vacation rentals …

Flying High in the Salsa Capital of the World

“Would you like to dance?”<p>I looked up and saw the handsome stranger I’d been watching on the dance floor for half an hour at Tin Tin Deo, one of the hottest clubs in <b>Santiago de Cali</b>, the “salsa capital of the world.”<p>Ever since walking in the door, I had been feeling uncharacteristically shy–sitting …

Quebec’s Family-Friendly Traditions

In New York, where I live, this is the time of year where everyone either flees for warmer pastures, or heads for the hills…the snow-covered ones that is.<p>When Old Man Winter arrives, my family basically adopts a “<i>if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em”</i> attitude towards traveling. The only problem is, only …

15 of America's Coolest Small Towns

<i>Photo of Berlin, MD, courtesy of Worcester County Tourism. Article by Robert Firpo-Cappiello of Budget Travel.</i><p>At <i>Budget Travel,</i> we know a cool town when we see one, and these 15 finalists -- the result of weeks of nominations from BT's online audience -- are now vying for bragging rights to the …

Why The F*ck Aren't You In Koh Rong?

If you ever played Robinson Crusoe as a kid or pretended to be a pirate, this shit has your name all over it.<p>Photo by: Gregory Santulli<p>The islands of Thailand are notorious for their hoards of tourists that think they're visiting something "exotic" along the beaten pancake trail. Ready to really …

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, …

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

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The Sunniest Spots In The World

Sure, rain can be cozy and comforting, especially when you expect it (here's looking at you, Seattle). But what if you want to get away from all the cold and snow and yuckiness and celebrate life in the sunshine?<p>There are handfuls of places around the globe where the sun outshines the rain more …

House Blurring Boundaries in Colombia by Arquitectura en Estudio

This elegant and breezy residence completed by Arquitectura en Estudio in Villeta (100 km away from Bogotá, the capital of Colombia) is blurring …

36 Reasons Seattle Not Only Won The Super Bowl, But Also Wins At Life

Between the Super Bowl, Macklemore's Grammy, and the ever-increasing popularity of recreational marijuana use, Seattle is pretty much winning 2014 so far.<p>It's no wonder, when you realize what an incredible city all these incredible things are coming from. Seattle is, quite simply, the best.<p>And as …

A guide to the eateries of Spain

Restaurants have been a part of Spanish culture for centuries. Indeed Spain is home to the oldest surviving restaurant in the world. According to the Guinness book that would be Sobrino de Botín (established 1725) just off Plaza Mayor in Madrid. Botín is merely the oldest and you’ll find many other …

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A diver explores a cenote in Tulum, Mexico. Ancient Maya believed that the rain god Chaak lived in these natural wells.http://on.natgeo.com/1dhQH1e Photograph by Patrik Gustafsson, National Geographic Your Shot

7 Places That Will Delight Your Inner Child

Being a grown-up can be hard, and sometimes you just want to escape and indulge your inner child. We all have a bit of Peter Pan Syndrome, so why not use vacation to harken back to simpler times?<p>These seven spots are carefree destinations or activities where you can feel like a kid again, in the …

Top 20 free things to do in Paris

City of love, fashion capital, literary paradise… Paris has many different guises. And while museum entry can be steep and fine dining comes at a premium, the French capital can also be a cheap date.<p>Whether you go weak at the knees for soaring church spires or want to rub elbows at an authentic …

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