Carolyn Fox

Carolyn P. Fox is manager of digital content for National Geographic Travel. Follow her story on Twitter @SeaFox4 and on Instagram @SeaFox4.

How to Pack for a Boat Trip

This summer I was faced with a new travel challenge: how to pack for a diving expedition on the Great Barrier Reef. After spending more than three days on a 100-footer, it was easy to put together a list of what to bring — and what to leave on land — when you’re preparing for your first (or next) live-aboard boat trip.

I’ve been to Tanzania, roaming Arusha National Park in a jeep and by foot in search of zebra, giraffe, baboon, and other beautiful African creatures. But when it comes to amazing, eclectic wildlife, nothing beats Australia.

Jordan…from a Bus Window

This spring, I spent eight days traveling up and down Jordan with ten other travel writers. Our itinerary had been set by the tourism board there and was packed with adventures — which meant we spent hours each day zipping around the highways of the Hashemite Kingdom on a bright blue bus. Check out five things I learned by staring out the window.

Packing Outside the Comfort Zone

I don’t consider myself an over-packer. But when I showed up for an eight-day trip in a country (Jordan) and region (the Middle East) I’ve never been to with a bag twice the size of the ten other travel writers in my group, I figured I still had a few things to learn. Here’s what…

We here at National Geographic Travel & Cultures want to know which UNESCO World Heritage site you want to see featured in a new set of guides on NationalGeographic.com. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) protects and preserves cultural and natural sites around the world. This fall we plan to create coverage…

When a friend accepted a job as a television reporter in Asheville, North Carolina, I promised her I’d get down for a visit. Months later, a mutual friend and I booked plane tickets. The trip turned out to be the perfect summer weekend: a little bit of city, a little bit of country, and a…

Found: The Perfect Summer Weekend

When a friend accepted a job as a television reporter in Asheville, North Carolina, I promised her I’d get down for a visit. Months later, a mutual friend and I booked plane tickets. The trip turned out to be the perfect summer weekend: a little bit of city, a little bit of country, and a…