Sometimes you need an adventure that gets your heart thumping, a thrill to remind you that deep down inside you're still as fun and gutsy as you were when you were 20. These Caribbean adventures are the
Make the most of Latin America's summer months - from January to March - by retreating to its sun-soaked beaches, mountains and vibrant cities. Make the most of Latin America's summer months - from January
TravelIntelligent Travel In a nod to the Society’s yearlong focus on food, we asked our National Geographic Travel Facebook fans to share the best lip-smacking street eats they’ve sampled around the globe.
Canada’s railway links the east and west coasts of this massive country, so it’s not surprising that its national rail treasure – the Canadian – is featured, along with the Rockies, on Canada’s $10 bill.
My husband just purchased an iPhone 6 Plus in anticipation of a long trip next month, and I'm pondering whether to get that version, or the slightly smaller iPhone 6. For the past couple of weeks, I've
Panama's artisans are perhaps the best-kept secret in the world of handicrafts. In every region you'll find master craftspeople quietly selling their wares in small stores and on roadsides. By Jessica
Travel See trip details for Northwest Costa Rica, one of 30 suggested family trips from National Geographic. Costa Rica Guide More Family Trips Arenal Volcano National Park is home to one of the Americas’
Would you believe there's a virtually empty, incomparably lush, incredibly quiet and awesomely unplugged tropical escape that's technically a part of the United States? No, it's not Hawaii. This is American
Picture Stories Matthieu Paley traveled to remote communities around the world in search of the origins of what we eat. This article has been updated since its original publication on September 4, 2014.
Given this history, it's not surprising that many Westerners fail to appreciate ways in which Iran is a relatively advanced and even liberal state. It certainly took me by surprise when I traveled there
Hunting has been temporarily banned throughout the country, there are no fences, with wildlife free to roam at will, and the lodges of Botswana are all designed to have as little impact on the environment
Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula has undeniably stunning beaches around Cancún, Playa Del Carmen and Tulum. But those who wish to cool off from the sun and teeny-bikini flashiness can escape to a secret underworld
Crescent-curved bay. Swaying palms. White sand and gentle waves. If there were such thing as a perfect beach, Maracas Bay would be it. The natural bay is nestled about 30 minutes from the capital of Trinidad
There's a lot you probably don't know about America's 27th state. Sure, there are the usual stomping grounds of Disney World, St. Augustine, Miami and Daytona, but there are, surprisingly, still some that
A friend of mine collects airline credit cards. Most of them come with big frequent-flier bonuses—or even a free flight for signing up—and have no annual fee for the first year. So my friend cancels them
Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new Best in Travel 2011 guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe. 1.
Polar bears are everywhere. Everywhere, that is, but where they should be: on ice floes in the far, far North. It was time to see these big white guys in the wild before it was too late. Polar bears are
Ah the Caribbean. So exquisite, so pristine, so...overrun? True, there are many, many islands in the Caribbean that are worth a visit and many of them happen to have--shall we say--a healthy tourism market.
As if the incredible beaches, luxurious pools, and delectable cocktails weren't enough draw to visit the Caribbean, the region is also home to some of the world's warmest and nicest human beings. Originally
This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes to us from Lauren De Niro Pipher (@LDPgalactic). Her photo exemplifies the natural serenity of the Caribbean Islands. Of her photo she says: "The photo was taken