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12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

18 Places to Go in 2018

Christopher William Adach/Flickr<p>Wondering where to travel in 2018? We’ve got you covered.<p>It’s never easy to decide which destinations to feature in …

30 Photographs Capturing the End of World War II in Europe

On May 8, 1945, Germany conceded World War II and the world celebrated.<p>On May 7, 1945, Germany surrendered to the Allied Forces, ending World War II in the West. The next day, parades marched, kisses flew, beer flowed, and the globe erupted in celebration. Though the Pacific theater continued to …

The world's most expensive countries to visit

These are the world's 20 cheapest countries to visit (and the five most expensive)

Adventure Dreams: 10 Classic Adventures

Adventure<p>These are the quintessential adventure experiences you organize your year around because they require fitness, specialized gear, and maybe a large chunk of time off work. Our top ten cover life-list terrain in the mountains, ocean, and the desert and include the expert advice, gear tips, …

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It's a dog's life in Spain. Even for expats.

Life as an expat in Spain is not always what it's cracked up to be. But it could be worse. You could be Chris Stewart's dog...<p>Aah, the unconsidered …

Water

10 great rail journeys

Want the romance of the railways, the thrill of the track? Whether you crave luxury or by-the-seat-of-your-pants adventure, these train journeys are …

National Geographic Travel

In Alpine villages, Hobbits lurk

With jagged peaks, glacial grottoes and fertile dells of wildflowers, it was Switzerland’s epic landscape – not New Zealand – that inspired JRR Tolkien.<p>No one will believe you are going to Middle Earth. Most visitors arrive in Zurich ready to shop on Bahnhofstrasse and sightsee in the Niederdorf …

On this Turkish trail, kindness is the compass

Walking an ancient 330km route alone seems solitary. Except for friendships struck with farmers – and for the ghosts of Ottoman sultans and Roman soldiers who trod the trail before.<p>When I arrived in Hersek, a Turkish village located 160km south of Istanbul across the Sea of Marmara, Refik Ertürk …

Secret Mediterranean islands where you can escape the crowds

There are more than 200 islands in the Med, yet 90 per cent of tourists stay on just 10 per cent of them. We’ve rounded up six lesser-known isles worth seeking out if you’re looking for a little peace and quiet.<p><b>Pantelleria, Italy</b><p>Boat at sunset by Luca Volpi. CC BY-SA 2.0.<p>Closer to Tunisia than …

Panama Canal cruise: trip of the century

Things move at a more leisurely pace in Central America, but on the Panama Canal marine traffic is lined up with Swiss precision. At Gatun Locks hulking Chinese containers jostle with cruise ships and tiny Panamanian tugs. “I’ve done the Panama Canal 50 times,” says Steve Gayda, Celebrity …

Micro fungi of Australia - in pictures

Photographer Stephen Axford forages for fungi in the forests of New South Wales in Australia. He doesn't harvest them, he captures their beauty on camera

Wildscreen photography festival 2014 – in pictures

The world's leading wildlife photographers will hold workshops, talks and training events at the Royal Geographical Society in London from 24-26 October 2014. Photojournalist and conservationist Tim Laman, BBC Springwatch presenter Chris Packham and writer and zoologist Mark Carwardine are among …

How to Spend the First 10 Minutes of Your Day

If you’re working in the kitchen of Anthony Bourdain, legendary chef of Brasserie Les Halles, best-selling author, and famed television personality, you don’t dare so much as boil hot water without attending to a ritual that’s essential for any self-respecting chef: <i>mise-en-place.</i><p>The “Meez,” as …

How to travel around the world in 80 days

In Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, Phileas Fogg had a devil of a time trying to travel around the world in 80 days. But in the 21st century, circumnavigating the globe has become a bit of a breeze: all you need is a round-the-world (RTW) ticket. In fact, a dedicated (if masochistic) …

Travel

Q&A: Africa's Last Wetland Wilderness Named 1,000th World Heritage Site

National Geographic Explorer Steve Boyes explains the Okavango Delta.<p>This week UNESCO officially recognized the Okavango Delta in Botswana as its 1,000th World Heritage Site, putting it alongside iconic places such as the Great Barrier Reef, the Grand Canyon, the Taj Mahal, Stonehenge, and the …

How the “Disco Clam” Lights It Up Underwater

Changing Planet<p><b>Nestled in cracks and crevices in coral reefs off the Indonesian coast, so-called disco clams are busy putting on a light show. But unlike many animals in the ocean that produce their own light, a new study finds that these flashy mollusks catch and reflect ambient light for their</b> …

Top 10 Summer Sunsets

Let nature's greatest light show cap the perfect end to a warm summer day.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>Four Seasons of Travel</i><p><b>Halekulani Resort, Honolulu, Hawaii</b> <br>www.halekulani.com <br>It’s a Hawaiian classic. Take a seat on the veranda. Let the breeze coming off the water, a mai tai (a house …

Martina Hingis's Travelling Life

<b>How often do you travel?</b><p>At least once a week with all the tournaments that I play in. In January I went to Australia to four different places: Hobart, Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney. Then I went back home to Switzerland, just outside Zurich, for a week, then off to Dubai, then back home for a week, …

Six beautiful and bizarre bridges

Many bridges are the archetype of urban blight, essential yet uninspired. But informed Quora.com users know better. They identified fantastic structures that double as art.

Wild Pictures From Your Shot's Embrace the Untamed

A bear chomps a salmon, cranes take wing, and wild dolphins frolic in this selection of pictures from a Your Shot story.

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Rare Amazon Jungle Dog Caught on Video

Lucky camera trap captures a glimpse of rarely seen short-eared dog.<p><div class="caption">Video footage of the rare short-eared dog, seen inside Peru's Tambopata National Reserve.</caption><p>One of the Amazon rain forest's most elusive inhabitants, the short-eared dog, has been caught on video.<p>About …