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The Radar: Travel Lately

The Radar: The top travel news, stories, trends, and ideas from across the web. Got Radar? Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTraveler and tag your favorite travel stories from the web #NGTRadar. Check back on the blog on Wednesdays for our Travel Lately roundup.

The Radar: Top travel news, stories, trends, and ideas from across the Web. Got Radar? Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTraveler and tag your favorite travel stories from the Web #ngtradar. Check back for our round ups.

The Radar: Top travel news, stories, trends, and ideas from across the Web. Got Radar? Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTraveler and tag your favorite travel stories from the Web #ngtradar. Check back the next day for our daily roundup.

The Perfect Airport

Remember when going to the airport was something special? Well, you may not, but your parents or grandparents might. Mass travel, deregulation, and security clampdowns have turned the airport experience into a real slog, a gauntlet we’re lucky to get through without a pat-down. But every once in a while there are glimmers of what…

The Radar: Top travel news, stories, trends, and ideas from across the web. Got Radar? Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTraveler and tag your favorite travel stories from the web #ngtradar. Check back the next day for our daily roundup.

The Radar: Top travel news, stories, trends, and ideas from across the web. Got Radar? Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTraveler and tag your favorite travel stories from the web #ngtradar. Check back the next day for our daily roundup.

The Radar: Top travel news, stories, trends, and ideas from across the web. Got Radar? Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTraveler and tag your favorite travel stories from the web #ngtradar. Check back the next day for our daily roundup.

The Radar: Top travel news, stories, trends, and ideas from across the web. Got Radar? Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTraveler and tag your favorite travel stories from the web #ngtradar. Check back the next day for our daily roundup.

Always on the lookout for exciting new travel destinations? As the saying goes, often what’s more rewarding is the journey itself—in this case, the flight.  From the low-flying, almost beachcombing landings in St. Maarten to the high-altitude (6,588 ft.) Courchevel Airport in the French Alps, read on to hear more on the world’s 10 Most…

Stay active in Santa Monica this summer: rent a bike, take surf lessons, or explore one of the more than 80 trails in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. [Dabble Mag] The summer travel season has officially begun, which means crowded airports and the occasional flight cancellation. Here are a few tips to deal…

American Craft Beer Week kicks off next Monday and for the first time, official events—from tastings to tappings—will be hosted in all 50 states. American Craft Beer Week, now in its sixth year, honors the more than 1,700 small and independent craft brewers in the U.S. [Craft Beer] Watch this video of the world’s largest…

Friend of IT Alison Brick checks out the renovation at SFO’s Terminal 2. It’s been a long time coming, but San Francisco International Airport’s Terminal 2 is just about cleared for take-off. The $383-million renovation project to modernize and green the terminal started back in 2008, but T2 has been closed even longer– it shut…

Green Cards: A Cautionary Tale

Rainer Jenss offers a cautionary tale for travelers with green cards… As terrific as my recent visit to Brazil was, it almost didn’t happen. So I’m posting this cautionary tale in the event anyone else runs into the same predicament as I did and needs some guidance. Because I am a German national and still…

Zen and the Art of Flying Coach

‘Tis the season to be… Grumpy about airport security checks? Frustrated by the passenger next to you who keeps drooling on your shoulder? Utterly exhausted from travel before family time even starts? Bah, humbug. Airports aren’t exactly the most pleasant places in the world, especially around the holidays, but Jason Barger, author of Step Back…