Todd Collins

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A Cane That Helps Itself Stay Up Too

One major concern for cane users is where exactly they’ll be able to rest their can when not using it. Whether they’re sitting, laying down, in the …

Why Atlanta Is The Big American City You've Been Missing Out On

When you think about Atlanta, the first thing that probably comes to mind is a flashback to those Bravo commercials you've seen with The Real Housewives. But forget NeNe and Kandi -- Atlanta is much more than fake-brawling and McMansion suburbs. This city is one of the most amazing cities in …

More Aviation Experts Speaking Out for Airplane Tracking Improvements

Four weeks into the hunt for MH370, pressure is building for better ways of tracking aircraft as regulators wrestle with the Malaysian jet’s …

Glimpsing the future in Singapore

The future has arrived early in Singapore with more ultra-modern infrastructure - skyscrapers, parks, metro lines - being built every day. Many of the projects showcase technologies that we may soon see in other countries - and that could someday help all of us deal with global challenges such as …

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Sri Lanka: nirvana for beach lovers

Sri Lanka overwhelms the senses. The air is heavy with the scent of jasmine, the food richly spiced and the landscape one of utter beauty; the radiant green rice paddies, forests of swaying palm trees and mountains puckered in tea plantations are utterly bewitching. But for many people Sri Lanka …

The Big Venture Money and Hopes Riding on Uber, Lyft and Other Car-Sharing Startups

As Uber and Lyft raise increasingly large war chests, what about the other players in the car and ride sharing space?<p>Is there a credible 3rd player …

The Future of American Tourism Is Written In Chinese

The future of American tourism is surely written in Chinese. And Portuguese. And Spanish. And Hindi.<p>That much is clear from the latest 2014-2018 …

Brazil Photos

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>See photos and get wallpaper of Brazil (including Rio de Janeiro, Carnaval, the Pantanal, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

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This unique photo of an alley in Amsterdam was selected as one of our favorites images in a recent photo assignment. Find out why: http://on.natgeo.com/1pQkpo0 Photograph by Karl Duncan, National Geographic Your Shot

A beautiful evening view of an iconic landmark in Paris, France. Click through to discover what influenced this amazing shot. http://on.natgeo.com/1hs9DQj Photograph by Oliver Kremer, National Geographic Your Shot

Hong Kong Cityscape Photography

Another amazing photo series by German photographer Jens Fersterra. Hong Kong has become a centre for modern architecture as older buildings are …

Pinpoint Your Travels on the Cork Globe | Colossal

<p>A perfect mix of both functional cork board and world globe, the Cork Globe is a snazzy desktop object for any world traveler. Designed by Chiaki …

15 Legendary Hotels Around the World

As much as we love new, hip boutique hotels, there's something to be said for the grandes dames of the world: Raffles Singapore, The Plaza in New …

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Why Destinations Should Cater to Chinese Weddings

Although China’s modern wedding industry is relatively young, in the past 2 years, the industry has grown by a third, blowing up into an $80 million …

Manchester United Fans Can 'Be' At A Match Via Live Google+ Hangout

Manchester United has teamed up with Google to let a selected group of fans “be” at Old Trafford on March 16 for the kick-off of a match between United and Liverpool. Through ‘Front Row,’ these selected fans can witness the match via a live Google+ Hangout.<p>To have a shot at being selected, fans …

Salesforce.com posts bigger loss, CFO to resign

SaaS pioneer Salesforce.com(s crm) posted a GAAP loss of $116.6 million or 19 cents a share for its fourth quarter ending January 31. That’s compared …

Man Creates Transport App That Measures Time In Pints Of Beer

"You have three-and-a-half drinks until the last tram home."<p>Which is the information that we all really want to know.<p>Cheers!

Japan Photos

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>See photos of Japan (including Tokyo, Mount Fuji, geisha, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

The 10 Best Chocolatiers in the World

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Who doesn’t love chocolate? Here are ten of the best chocolatiers in the world.<p>Each chocolatier on our list produces signature melt-in-your-mouth chocolates, be it a single-source dark chocolate bar, a cream- or liqueur-filled bonbon, a praline, fruit dipped in chocolate, a …

Beautiful Bangkok

A colorful aerial view of a street in Hong Kong was one of the standout submissions to our latest photography assignment. http://on.natgeo.com/NbHOS1 Photograph by Brian Yen, National Geographic Your Shot

What You Need to Know About Renting a Car in France

Renting a car can make touring regions like Normandy much easier, but you'll want to avoid some common pitfalls. Here's Wendy Perrin's advice.<p>Question:<p>We will be renting a car at the Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and driving through Normandy, then ending our trip with five nights in Paris. What …

10 Coolest Small Towns in Europe

Paris, London, Rome…the big cities require no introductions. But have you heard of the foodie haven of Tremolat, France or the pristine Alpine hamlet …

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PHOTOS: 11 Affordable Bucket List Adventures

Think dream trips to Machu Picchu and the Great Wall of China are financially out of your reach? Think again. We've got the inside scoop on these and …

Russia's Most Common Taxi Scam and How to Avoid It

If you're headed to Sochi, or just planning a trip to Moscow, you'll need this advice to avoid one of Russia's most common scams.<p>Question:<p>I've taken your advice about the 12 biggest travel mistakes you think you're too smart to make, and I have one more for your list: Do not hail a taxi on the …

Paris Walking Routes That Show Visitors the Authentic City

It can be easy to miss the more authentic neighborhoods of Paris, given how many charming quartiers the city has. Here's some advice on how to find the neighborhoods the locals call home.<p>Question:<p>Hello Wendy,<p>We will be spending time in Paris this fall. When I travel I like to stroll through …

America's legendary drives

With over four million miles of highway, the USA offers more road trips than anyone could tackle in one lifetime. Whether you’re itching to peek into Wild West history, or just longing for a big ol’ soulful dose of nature’s vistas, you’ll find them along America’s backroads and byways. Here are our …

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South America: where to stay

Advice on where to stay in South America, from swanky hotels to traditional ranches, by Chris Moss.<p>Thirty years ago South America had faceless chain hotels in its cities, ugly mid-range hotels in its towns and squalid dorms for backpackers in its pueblos. Now, it has every kind of hotel you could …