Katie Morris

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Top 10 Distance Trails

Top 10 Distance Trails from National Geographic.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>Journeys of a Lifetime</i><p><b>The Wind River Mountains, Wyoming</b> <br>The mountains climb over 13,00 feet (4,000 meters) into the skies southwest of Dubois in Wyoming. Native American tribes hunted here, and their rock drawings and …

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Effective habits of great travel writers

When I was writing the first edition of <i>Lonely Planet’s Guide to Travel Writing</i>, we decided to incorporate interviews with a wide range of travel writers, editors and agents into the book, thinking that readers would profit from hearing a spectrum of experiences and opinions.<p>We’ve continued this …

Do you speak start-up? An entrepreneurial vocab quiz.

“Once we pivot, we’re likely to have a good seed round with angels so we can finally disrupt the tech business. Let’s just hope we’re not …

Bots have made the world’s largest annual human migration much more expensive

Each winter in China, more than 220 million people board trains to return home for Spring Festival (the Chinese New Year, which is on Jan. 31 this year). It’s the biggest single human migration on earth. Despite the billions of dollars the government has spent on its railways, trains only have the …

Typical U.S. worker has been 4.2 years in their current job

There’s a widely held belief that Americans are less loyal to employers than they were in prior eras. And with pensions virtually extinct and job …

A Montana Love Story

It was the longest train journey she had ever been on—36 hours from Minneapolis all the way to Montana. With a year of college under her belt, Minnesota gal Anita Mescher boarded The Great Northern Railroad in the morning and by lunch the next day, she had arrived in the high plains town of …

6 Reasons to Go to Nantes, France

Question: why do travelers come to France? Some people are history buffs, some are gourmands, but some are what we might call whimsy-hunters—poetic …

The Sounding Sand Desert In Inner Mongolia Is Awe-Inspiring (PHOTOS)

There's something to be said for a desert that makes car noises.<p>The Xiangshawan Desert, which is located in Ordos of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, is nicknamed the Sounding Sand Desert because its sands produce the sound of automobile engines, which, to be sure, is an unexplained natural …

France Photos

See photos of France (including Paris, the Eiffel Tower, Cannes, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

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