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Istanbul: City of the Future

From the October 2010 issue of <i>National Geographic Traveler</i><p><b>Beloved for its complex, layered past, Istanbul, where East meets West, may also offer a vision of what’s to come.</b> <br>I don’t think I’d ever stepped inside a cinema restroom to see little video screens along the wall projecting fashion runway …

Angelina Jolie

National Geographic Travel

The 19 Most Beautiful Places In The World Are Hidden In America

Europe is great and Asia is awesome, but the song says <i>America</i> the beautiful.<p>These hidden places prove you don't need to spend big bucks and make a transatlantic trek-- the world's most beautiful wonders have been here all along, right in your American backyard.<p><b>Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone</b> …

Transylvania

Travel Photography

Top 10 Historic Trail Drives

Three hundred years of U.S. history come alive along these ten roadways.<p><i>From the October 2010 issue of</i> National Geographic Traveler <i>and the National Geographic book</i> Drives of a Lifetime<p><b>Three hundred years of U.S. history come alive along these ten roadways.</b><p><b>George Washington Memorial Parkway, …

National Parks

Three Classic Travel Thrillers

In many cultures, doors to the underworld creak open in October, so it’d be criminal not to sink your teeth right now into these three transporting thrillers:<p>Jason Bourne meets Luxembourg tourism board in Chris Pavone’s <b>The Expats</b> (2012), a corkscrewing tale of European espionage set among the …

Hotel Chain Extended Stay America Plans to Raise $593 Million in U.S. IPO

Extended Stay America Inc., the mid- price lodging chain owned by Blackstone Group LP, Centerbridge Partners LP and Paulson & Co., plans to raise as …

Top 5 Ghastly Halloween Getaways

Halloween is upon us and there's nothing many Americans love more than a good scare! Unnerving tales of witches, haunted mansions and lost souls can be found in cities across the U.S. Whether you prefer to partake in an eerie reenactment of history, a tour through a spooky graveyard or stay the …

The Last Thing That Venice Needs is an Amusement Park

An Italian company that built Coney Island’s latest attractions and an amusement park in a never-activated nuclear plant in Germany has unveiled …

The Pool at the Four Seasons in Scottsdale

Malcolm Gladwell at Zeitgeist<p>Speaking of Scottsdale (today’s photo), the main reason I came here was for Google Zeitgeist. There were many …

The Clubhouse at Jack’s Point in Queenstown

What is Uber?<p>I know some people in big US cities already know what Uber is, but I was so excited to finally use it, being an outsider…<p>I tried to use …

My Favorite Things About Mexico

After I returned from Mexico, I met a good friend for lunch and she asked me how my trip had been. “It was a game changer,” I replied. “It reminded me why I love traveling so much.”<p>I meant what I said. Mexico wowed me in so many big ways, from the level of sophistication I saw in hotels and …

I Heart My City: Ariel’s Portland (Oregon)

<b>Ariel Bloomer</b> was born and raised in Portland but took a hiatus from Stumptown to go college and teach English in Bulgaria. “The travel bug comes as a bit of a curse,” she says. “I’m privileged and doomed to travel around the world knowing the best place I can imagine lies in my wake.” There are …

Echoes of Shackleton

DARK AND MALEVOLENT, the mountainous seas of the Southern Ocean dwarfed our tiny boat. We battled to keep it at right angles to waves twice the …

Go Now: Scallop Season on Nantucket Island

With its long stretches of pristine beach, yacht-filled harbors and sailing buffs, rose-trellised cottages and meandering bike paths, most people …

London, Travel Secrets From a Local

Global Yodel sent photographer Leila Peterson out with a <i>DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: London</i> to get her perspective on what it means to use a travel guide in her hometown. She sent back this amazing locals' guide with a beautiful photo series!<p><b>GY: Name</b><p>LP: Leila Peterson<p><b>GY: Place you live:</b><p>LP: London, UK<p>…