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Mexican ambassador wants ‘road map’ for end of visa rules

The Mexican ambassador to Canada says his country is "really mad" at the Harper government for the continued imposition of a visa on its travellers.<p>Ambassador Francisco Suarez told The Canadian Press in an exclusive interview that Mexico is so upset that if the issue isn't resolved by next year, …

National Geographic Travel

The Week in Review: Get Crafty for Fall

Inside Flipboard / September 13, 2013<p>With fall breathing down on us, the season of stay-at-home, DIY goodness isn’t far behind. Why not assign …

More Hidden Street Art on Railings by Zebrating

Mannheim, Germany-based street art duo known as Zebrating have been leaving their mark across the globe, particularly on railings in public spaces. Their elusive graffiti work offers an entertaining surprise for viewers from specific angles. Their art relies heavily on perspective as each piece of …


In Paris, a New York-style High Line

An abandoned railway line that encircles the French capital is being transformed into an enchanting flora- and fauna-rich walkway.<p>An abandoned railway line that encircles Paris is being transformed into an enchanting flora- and fauna-rich walkway – much like Paris’ Promenade Plantée near Bastille …


Five over-the-top treehouse hotels

Special, secluded and surprisingly luxurious, these five wooden creations prove that treehouses are no longer just for kids.<p>Special, secluded and surprisingly luxurious, treehouses are no longer just for kids. Here are five wooden creations for grown-ups to lay claim to.<p><b>Châteaux dans les Arbes,</b> …

Vancouver Island

The Laos motorcycle diaries

The jungle-rich, three-day odyssey known as the Loop twists its way sinuously through jungle, paddy fields and karst country to one of the country’s most spectacular sights.<p>Landlocked Laos, fortressed by mountains and dissected by the mighty Mekong River, is best travelled by road; its dramatic …


Mini guide to coastal Côte d’Azur

Soak up the good life on the French Riviera, where seaside paths, unspoilt islands and historic towns await exploration.<p>The Riviera is all about the good life, but you don’t have to be a millionaire to hire a lounger at a beach club. For a more down-to-earth trip, you can explore coastal paths, …


Our favourite images of the week

Tour the world with these photos from the past seven days – from the snow capped peaks in New Zealand to the at-risk puffin colonies in Iceland.

European Travel

Nuclear weapons: an accident waiting to happen

In July 1956, a plane crashed in Suffolk, nearly detonating an atomic bomb. In January 1987, an RAF truck carrying hydrogen bombs skidded off a road in Wiltshire. Other near-misses remain top secret. Who is really at risk from Britain's nuclear weapons?<p>In October of 1983, Mick Jones had just left …

Sublime sunsets around the world

From New Zealand to Kansas, see dramatic colours paint the horizon as the landscape transitions from day to night.

Travel Photography