Sruthi Viswanathan

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I Heart My City: Nat Geo’s Washington, D.C.

Since it’s America’s birthday today, we thought it would be fitting to publish a special edition of I Heart My City to celebrate the best things about the nation’s capital and National Geographic’s home city.<p>There’s a little-engine-that-could we like to call “Team Lady” here at <i>Traveler —</i> otherwise …

I Heart My City: Jessica’s Barcelona

Travel and lifestyle writer <b>Jessica Benavides Canepa</b> has been living in Barcelona for two years, but is going to be spending the next year of her life traveling around China and writing about her experiences. To bid <i>adéu siau</i> to the city she’s come to love, she sent Intelligent Travel her top picks …

I Heart My City: Sylvia’s Tokyo

<b>Sylvia Huang</b> grew up in the beautiful garden city of Singapore, but the explorer in her brought her to glittery Tokyo, where she has spent the last 7 years studying Japanese and working in investment management. With time, Tokyo has become a second home and her Japanese friends are like family. …

I Heart My City: Julia’s Glasgow

<b>Julia Forrest</b> is from Scotland’s largest metropolis and has been blogging about places you won’t find in the regular tourist guides for Spotted by Locals Glasgow since 2012. “The shopping, nightlife, and the beautiful walkways make this city a great place to live in,” she says. “I couldn’t see …

I Heart My City: Erik’s Brooklyn

<b>Erik Trinidad</b> of The Global Trip has traveled to dozens of countries around the world, but he’s been proud call Brooklyn home for the past five years. Check out a few of his favorite things about New York City’s most populous borough (by far, actually), then add your own two cents by leaving a …

I Heart My City: Audrey’s Seoul

<b>Audrey Bergner</b> was born in Canada, raised in Argentina, and inexplicably found herself living in Seoul. During her time there she mastered the art of singing at a <i>noraebang</i>, reading <i>hangul</i>, and grilling pork belly at the table. Here are a few of Audrey’s favorite things about the South Korean …

I Heart My City: Nicola’s Rome

<b>Nicola Ferlei-Brown</b> is a British travel writer based in Rome who’s passionate about getting the word out about where to eat, shop, and see all things divine in the city of Seven Hills. Here are a few of this art history aficionado’s favorite things about the place she’s proud to call home.<p><i>Follow</i> …

I Heart My City: Emilio’s Amsterdam

<b>Emilio Brizzi</b> has been a professional photographer most of his life, and one of his favorite subjects is the city where he lives: Amsterdam. His love for the Dutch capital — from its detailed-oriented architecture and modern take on tradition and history to the laid-back independence of its …

I Heart My City: Martins’s Riga

<b>Martins Veidemanis</b> has lived in Riga for close to two decades. He fell in love with the city because of the architecture, its unique “vibe,” and the memories he’s shared there with his wife. Here are a few of Martins’s favorite things about the Latvian capital.<p><i>Follow Martins on Twitter @liimiite</i> …

15 Images Of What Morning Looks Like Around The World

Rise and shine. There’s a whole new way to start your day. Wake up and watch New Day on CNN for all the latest news stories. Weekday Mornings 6-9am ET on CNN.

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Feast Your Eyes: Frozen Desserts

<i>Each week, we'll be scanning through recipes for exceptional photos from our community, and sharing our favorites.</i><p><i>Today: Luckily for us, these photos from Your Best Frozen Dessert were captured before melting away.</i><p>Today is officially the first day of summer, and looking through these photos of …

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31 Photos Of New York City In The Summer Of '69

In 1969, Life magazine captured both the energy and the misery of a hot summer day in the city.<p>Via: <i>Life</i>

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18 Cool Color Blocked Buildings

Sunday’s a good day for eye candy, don’t you think? Assuming you already read the title of this post, no we’re not about to post 18 photos of Ryan Gosling looking awesome. We are, however, here to serve up a whole bunch of outrageously colorful buildings from all over the world. Color block month …

Smeared skies, Lake Ontario | Canada (by Matt Molloy)

<b>Smeared skies, Lake Ontario | Canada</b> (by Matt Molloy)

Top scenic drives around Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone’s famous landscape doesn’t suddenly end at the park fence. Enveloping the park kernel is a protective cushion of national forests and wilderness areas that offer almost as much scenic splendor as the park itself, but without the crowds and the entry fee. Heading to Yellowstone? See the …

The US is home to one third of the world’s data—here’s who’s storing it

So much of what we do today leaves a digital trail: we swipe credit cards, check in on Foursquare, tweet links and thoughts, connect on LinkedIn, shop on our iPads, and more. Every bit of that information is being stored—but by whom?<p>The US alone is home to 898 exabytes (1 EB = 1 billion …

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The 8 Best Student Tech Projects At Microsoft's Imagine Cup

A quick blood type test, an app that syncs music playback on your phone and more<p><i>Click here to enter the gallery</i>.<p>At the afterparty for Microsoft's Imagine Cup, a worldwide student technology competition, some of the smartest students in the world are singing "Like a Virgin." One of them begs me to …

5 Amazing Antarctic Research Buildings

New designs make suffering through freezing desolation in the name of research actually look okay.<p>It's not easy designing buildings for the harsh conditions of Antarctica: architects have to account for ever-piling snow, freezing cold, and violent winds. A new touring exhibition opening next week,</i> …

South Africa Flower Safari

Along the west coast of South Africa, a seemingly lifeless landscape is about to burst into bloom. As the winter rains begin to fall, millions of flowers appear as if by magic from the once-dry soil, carpeting the countryside in a blaze of color.<p>By following a route south from <b>Springbok</b> to the …

Enchantment and silence in Turku, Finland

In Finland’s Turku archipelago, a borderland of islands preserves Nordic traditions, astonishing natural beauty and some disquieting memories. Explore the rich history and stark landscapes with Marcel Theroux of <i>Lonely Planet Traveller</i> magazine. Images by James Bedford.<p>Fishing on the island of …

What Not To Do When You Visit New York City

<b>1. Don't… visit MOMA or The Met.</b><p>I don't have anything against either of these museums. I used to be a card-carrying member of MOMA and I'm planning to check out their new exhibit, "Rising Currents: Projects for New York's Waterfront."<p>It's just that a visit to MOMA will set you back $20 (unless you …

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