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How to Eat Cheese Fondue the Proper Swiss/French Way

Like most things Swiss and/or French, the classic cold-weather dish operates under its own code of politesse<p>Like all reasonable human beings, we interpret snowy weather as Mother Nature's subliminal message to do one simple thing: <b>eat cheese fondue</b>. But before you dive into a big gooey pot of, say, …

Weather

Cookware Shops in Paris

203<p>67<p>6<p>Shares 276<p>Paris is a mecca for cooks, and folks come here from around the world to stock up on French and specialty cookware. Many of the shops …

You're Probably Wearing The Wrong Sports Bra

Bras are complicated, with cup sizes and band sizes and all those intricate straps and closures. But sports bras are simple -- right?<p>Wrong. Turns out those stretchy undergarments have as much as going on regular bras, but we often don't give them enough attention. We spoke to bra fitting specialist …

The Toronto Cocktail

125<p>23<p>Shares 148<p>I was part of a whole generation of San Franciscans that were terrorized by Bruno, a cantankerous, older Persian man who had a bar in …

Stainless: Hypnotizing Slow-Motion Footage from Trains Pulling into Stations | Colossal

<p>These videos by Adam Magyar are one of those things that are difficult to explain verbally, but as soon as you see it, you realize how completely …

Greece Photos

See photos of Greece (including the Parthenon, Santorini, Kalymnos Island, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

Travel Photography

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 …

Exploring Japan’s subtropical Ogasawara Islands

Pristine beaches, star-studded night skies, searing sunsets and whales splashing in tropical waters are not the usual things to expect on a trip to Japan. But venture about 1000km south of downtown Tokyo and that’s exactly what you’ll find.<p>The recently designated World Heritage Ogasawara …

New Zealand Has A Cave Full Of Glow Worms, And You Should Go Inside It

Imagine you're floating on a small wooden boat through a damp cave. It's completely dark inside, save for dots of light from the bodies of a thousand teensy blue insects. Their electric-looking selves create a Milky Way of color above your head.<p>No, you're not dreaming. You're in Waitomo, New …

15 Countries with Biggest Gains in Tourism Receipts in 2013

Thailand experienced the greatest growth in tourism receipts, or money spent by international tourists, of any country in 2013.<p>Thailand’s tourism …

Top 10 Places to Eat Ice Cream

Globe-trotters can experience flavors that go far beyond the standard chocolate, vanilla, or strawberry. Experience eel ice cream in Japan or green tea in Florence.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>Food Journeys of a Lifetime</i><p><b>Capogiro Gelato, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania</b><br>Made with the freshest …

Ice Cream

New Zealand Photos

See photos of New Zealand (including Milford Sound, Kaikoura Canyon, and Maori tattoos) in this photo gallery from National Geographic.

Travel Photography

The Fastest Growing Tourism Destinations of 2013

The number of travelers that criss-crossed the globe increased by 52 million in 2013. International tourist arrivals grew 5 percent to reach a record …

National Geographic Travel

Travel

New Music: Alicia Keys “Power”

As many worldwide celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Alicia Keys tributes the activist-humanitarian and Civil Rights Movement leader in “Power.” …