Traceylyn Gardner

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In Photos: Patagonia’s Stunning Marble Caves

Seeing these caves is worth the difficult journey to reach them.<p>There are some places on Earth where photos can't do the natural beauty …

Brazil

A Luxury Hotel is Opening Inside Iceland's Blue Lagoon

There's no doubt about it: Iceland is so hot right now. And hotter than hot is the Nordic island nation's iconic Blue Lagoon, attracting over 900,000 …

Spring in Croatia: What to do in Croatia in April & May | Croatia Travel Blog

Spring in Croatia: What to do in Croatia in April & May<p>Booking a spring holiday in Croatia? Perfect, as spring in Croatia is my favorite time of year …

100-Year-Old Portraits of Immigrants to Ellis Island Show the People Who Helped Shape America

To understand our present, we must first have a sense of our past. The historic Ellis Island in the United States is a symbol of the “melting pot” that has come to define the country—it’s a place where many modern families got their start in America. Active between 1892 and 1954, it served as an …

National Geographic Travel

Long Weekend in Tulum, Mexico

Once-sleepy Tulum has developed into a relaxed, stylish alternative to the all-inclusive excesses of Cancún. In addition to white-sand beaches and …

Mexico

Rare Sighting of a "Blue Dragon" Spotted on the Shores of Australia

Depending on your tastes, this bizarre little blue creature may inspire either aww-worthy shrieks of excitement or a bit of discomforted shock, possibly a combination of both. Meet the blue dragon, one of the weirdest and most wonderful little-known animals in the world. The proper name of this …

10 Easy Party Hairstyles and Updos You Should Try ASAP

While blow-drying or curling your own hair may seem like a feat anyone could master with enough practice, many of us would rather leave the house with bedhead than attempt to master an updo. In reality, though, most updos aren't nearly as complicated as you'd think. Here are some of our favorite …

The High Line of the Forest Opens in the Adirondacks

The newest addition to the Wild Center offers a one-of-a-kind view of Adirondack Park in upstate New York.<p>You’ve never seen the Adirondacks like …

Nonprofits

8 Reasons Victoria, Canada Is the Most Stunning Vacation Spot You've Never Visited

<i>by Lilit Marcus, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Victoria isn't as crowded or busy as its nearby cousin Vancouver, which means you won't have to wait in line to take in its many attractions, from a world-class science and natural history museum to a public park where peacocks roam freely.<p><b>1. British Columbia</b> …

7 Equipment-Free Exercises to Sculpt Strong Arms

A weight-training routine is a great idea for anyone looking to tone up (or lose weight), but there are plenty of effective moves you can do anywhere with absolutely no equipment or gym membership required. Add these bodyweight moves to work your biceps, triceps, and deltoids — and there's an added …

Budapest for free

Budapest is a bargain destination, though you still have to pay for just about everything. That doesn’t mean you’ll be reaching for your wallet from morning till night – the following top attractions and activities won’t cost you a forint. For the most part they involve being on the outside looking …

An Abandoned House Overtaken by Animals

Located near photographer Kai Fagerström’s family summer home in Salo, Finland, is a handful of abandoned dwellings in the woods. After residents had …

Photography

Dog Owner Creates Fun Illustrations With His Bull Terrier

When Brazilian illustrator Rafael Mantesso divorced with his ex-wife, she took all of the furniture with her, leaving behind an empty house with …

Brazil

A Magical World Of Mushrooms By Vyacheslav Mishchenko

My name is Slava and I am a photographer. Mushrooms are my second passion after photography. I am an avid mushroom hunter. My passion for mushrooms, …

Crazy Deep Sea Critters From Nautilus

Wildlife & Wild Places<p>National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Robert Ballard, Emerging Explorer Katy Croff Bell, and the rest of the crew and visitors aboard the ship of exploration Nautilus are once again patrolling the seas in search of whatever wonders the deep will reveal.<p>This summer they are …

Nature

I Heart My City: Irena’s Prague

<b>Irena Schlosserová</b> is a Prague local, through and through. In fact, she’s only spent nine months outside of her beloved Czech capital. While Irena currently works in the field of gastronomy, she finds time to indulge her hometown pride via Spotted by Locals. Irena admits that there are many tourist …

European Travel

Norway's Arctic Outpost

Longyearbyen, the world's northern-most town, is not just suffused in charm; it is fully equipped to grant you quick access to the Arctic's delights.<p>Svalbard, a scrum of islands lying between Norway and the North Pole, wasn't a place I could point out on the map until I began looking for the Arctic …

National Geographic Travel

National Geographic Travel

A Balkan Journey: Slovenia to Croatia

Heavy storms and a 100-year flood battered the Balkans in May, but by the end of the month, the sun appeared and I was bound for Slovenia and the northern head of the new Via Dinarica hiking trail, which follows the Dinaric Alps, a 620-mile string of peaks spilling south and east from the Alps …

European Travel

The Rise of the DIY Abortion in Texas

A pill that revolutionized reproductive rights in Latin America is now gaining ground on the black market in South Texas.<p>The Alamo flea market sits right off South Texas’s lengthy Highway 83, a sprawling, dusty, labyrinth of a place. Under canopies in the converted parking lot, vendors in dark …

The Classic American Vacation You Need To Take This Summer

An Airstream trailer is a vintage icon, and it's sure to set the stage for a memorable, out-of-the-box vacation<p><b>An Airstream in Andalucia, Spain from $155 per night.</b><p><b>An Airstream in Savannah, Georgia from $95 per night.</b><p><b>An Airstream in Ashland, Oregon from $100 per night.</b><p><b>An Airstream in Malibu,</b> …

RVs

15 Weird Sex Facts From Around The World

Illustrated by Ly Ngo.<p>Here in the United States in the year 2014, we have a pretty standard set of mating rituals: Mill around a bar looking for …

The 35 Most Amazing National Parks on Earth

What's the quickest way to realize how truly amazing our planet is? Simple: Visit the world's greatest national parks. We're thankful that governments around the world have set aside these amazing tracts of pristine wilderness, and with the help of the tips and photos from over 1 million travelers …

What Does El Salvador Have to Offer Besides a Bad Reputation?

<i>A:</i><p>Though tourism is El Salvador’s fastest-growing industry, its long history of gang violence and civil unrest has put it on the State Department’s travel warning list. Its capital, San Salvador, has one of the highest murder rates in Latin America, due primarily to bloody wars carried out by rival …

South America