Karen Carmichael

Max Grinnell knows his way around a city. The “urbanologist” has wandered on foot through Chicago, Boston, and Baltimore, and his book 24 Great Walks in Chicago guides readers through the Windy City’s most colorful neighborhoods. Grinnell spoke with Intelligent Travel about what makes him hit the pavement: Karen Carmichael: How does walking change how…

Time is running short to submit your best travel photos to the National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest–the deadline is July 11. Entries submitted after June 28 are subject to an additional fee, so get your photos in quick! First prize is a 14-day expedition for two to the British and Irish Isles aboard the National…

Most visitors to South America never think of visiting Guyana, the small nation bordered by Venezuela, Brazil, and Suriname. But with the country’s population mostly clustered on the Atlantic coast, the interior is a pristine rain forest waiting to be explored. Wilderness Explorers’ “Amerindian Guyana” tour, one of Traveler’s 2011 Tours of a Lifetime, penetrates…

More than 1,200 islands line Croatia’s Dalmatian coast, making a sea voyage the best way to explore this corner of the Adriatic. The islands used to rely on small coastal trading ships to deliver their supplies, before highways and modern ferries supplanted them. Many of these vintage ships have now been re-purposed to carry 20-40…

Ready for the ultimate rafting trip? ECHO River Trips’ “Rafting Siberia’s Kaa-Khem River,” one of Traveler’s 2011 Tours of a Lifetime, takes white water rafting to the next level. The 15-day tour features 9 straight days of powering through rapids on the Kaa-Khem River, located in the Sayany region of Siberia just north of the…

Sydney’s Amusing Art

Todd Fuller’s terracotta sculpture “A Day at the Beach” will be on display at the Art + Humour Me exhibition in Sydney from April 12 – May 7. Sydneysiders and visitors alike can get a taste of Australian humor at the third Art + Humour exhibition next month, hosted by Brenda May Gallery in Waterloo.…