Richmond zips away from its sleepy southern past with a blend of modern culture, cuisine, and international sport.
Microbreweries are the antidote to every anemic, unsatisfying generic beer you’ve ever tasted. With a focus on quality and flavor, craft beer makers keep brewing traditions alive while constantly innovating and experimenting in their quest for the perfect taste. Portland, Oregon, is the epicenter of an American craft beer revolution, which began to take off…
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 August.
For one week this September, Pope Francis will trade umbrella pines and St. Peter’s Basilica for New York skyscrapers and D.C.’s Capitol dome. But though Catholics look forward to his trip to the U.S., a Roman holiday to the Vatican remains the best way to get close to the pope.
Their home life under stress, a mother and daughter find redemption—at a Chinese school for warriors.
Stressed with everyday life? Then follow the Austrian locals to the Virgental valley for some healthy, exhilarating, and relaxing hiking.
National Geographic Travel associate producer Megan Heltzel studied abroad in Barcelona when she was in college. She recently returned to the Catalonian capital on a trip with Monograms Travel and was happy to see that the city she once called home continues to steal her heart. Here are some of the highlights from Megan’s trip, in her own words.
What would you do with one more day off? Join National Geographic’s resident family travel guru Heather Greenwood Davis (@greenwooddavis) for our monthly Twitter chat next Wednesday, July 15.
Antarctica. Estonia. Berlin. Florence. With his wife and professional partner Sisse Brimberg always nearby, photographer Cotton Coulson framed the world in a way that made it beautiful and real at the same time. “He was especially adept at approaching a European city,” notes National Geographic Traveler magazine’s director of photography, Dan Westergren. “He trained his lens on what gave a place its soul.”
Italy’s third largest water body and one of Europe’s deepest, Lake Como has drawn vacationers for two millennia with its lucent waters, mountain landscapes, and Mediterranean climate. Visitors today enjoy lakeside parks, historic villas, and shopping in one of the world’s silk-design capitals. Here’s a brief primer on how to make the most of your time in this magical region.