Hard cider, a popular alcoholic beverage in colonial America, is on everyone’s lips again, thanks to the classic cocktail resurgence, the “slow food” movement, and even the gluten-free trend. Giant brewers have all gotten involved, and cider-only bars from Seattle to New York City are cropping up. Here’s where to savor the best adult apple juice across the United States.
Visitors once just glanced over this UNESCO-listed city’s stately 18th-century squares and harmonious architecture before heading out of town. Now there are plenty of reasons to linger in Bordeaux.
New Jersey is more than a shore thing: There’s a lot to love about the Garden State.
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National Geographic Creative photographer Jill Schneider (on Instagram @jillhsphotography) teaches travel photography to high school students as a National Geographic Student Expeditions trip leader. She recently returned from Queenstown, a resort town on New Zealand’s South Island known as the “Adventure Capital of the World.” Here are some of the highlights from Jill’s trip, in her own words: Biggest selling…
There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in October.
Don’t just see the world, seize it. From swimming with whale sharks in Baja California to horseback riding across Mongolia, these eight wild adventures turn vacations into calls to action.
The Great Ocean Road is one of the only scenic drives in the world that can claim a mix of rugged scenery, some of Earth’s tallest trees, sea stacks of towering rock, and surfers. But marsupial wildlife as prebreakfast comic relief? Well played, Australia.
Senior Travel Books Editor Barbara A. Noe visited the Burgundy region of France as part of research for the upcoming National Geographic book “Romantic Journeys of a Lifetime.” Here are some of the high points of her trip, in her own words.
Perched on a stocky peninsula jutting out from Croatia’s mainland, Split came to prominence thanks to the emperor Diocletian, who built an enormous palace here as his retirement project.
For all its progressive thinking, Munich tends to look to the past when it comes to lifestyle. The capital of meat-eating, beer-swilling Bavaria is a place where dinner takes the shape of knödel dumplings and pig’s trotters, washed down with local beers by the liter. And although the residents ham it up for Oktoberfest (September 19-October…
Victoria’s best known highway, the Great Ocean Road, runs 150 miles from Torquay to near Warrnambool, but the scenic drive continues along the Victoria coast to the South Australia state line. Drive it the other way, from west to east, to parallel the route of 19th-century shipborne immigrants. Here’s a brief guide to maximizing your time on Australia’s rugged southeastern coast.