Tag archives for Boyd Matson

Meet the Editor: Amy Alipio

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Amy Alipio is an associate editor–and in-house #TripLit guru–at National Geographic Traveler magazine. Here are a few fun facts about this erudite explorer.

Salvador, Brazil: Where the Party Never Ends

Street parades, art, and music provide the rhythm of life in Salvador, so I decide to see if any locals might be willing to teach me how to party like a Salvadoran.

Tales of the Weird

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I may not share the lifestyle choices or even the same perception of reality with the characters I’ve met on my travels, but I will always appreciate their commitment to carving out little spaces of their own.

Hiking the Inca Trail

The Inca built many of these trails 500 years ago, and they’re still the only way to reach all of our destinations—Machu Picchu and also a few seldom visited yet equally impressive Inca sites, such as Choquequirao; the water shrine Picha Unuyoc; and Vilcabamba, also called Espíritu Pampa, the last city of the Inca.

Issue Insider: On Newsstands Now

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National Geographic Traveler’s February/March issue is on newsstands now. Find out what’s inside…

Inside the Issue: Hot Off the Presses

Get a sneak peek inside National Geographic Traveler’s epic, year-end issue.

Travel Intelligence: What to Wear, Where

Tips from the experts on how to dress for success in three very different landscapes.

Issue Insider: On Newsstands Now

Find out what’s inside Traveler’s newest issue…

Issue Insider: Endless Summer

Need a vacation? Traveler’s latest cover story takes you on a tour of our favorite lake escapes in North America – the perfect way to unplug and unwind this summer. Find out what else this issue has in store.

Inside Traveler: Now on Newsstands

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Nobody knows this world better than National Geographic Traveler, and this month’s issue proves it with 50 Tours of  Lifetime. Our expert editors will lead you all over the globe — from Botswana to Bulgaria to bicycling the “Blue and Gray.” There’s something for everyone, guaranteed. Also in this issue: Just in time for National Park Week,…

Tracing The Ganges River…

….by cycle-rickshaw, foot, rowboat, and any other means possible. Last weekend National Geographic Weekend host (and Traveler columnist) Boyd Matson interviewed documentary filmmakers JJ Kelley and Josh Thomas about their current trip: traveling along the Ganges River in India. Their videographer, journalist Dave Costello, gives an overview of their trip. Most people who visit India…

National Geographic Weekend: Pico Iyer and Bus2Antarctica

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This weekend’s edition of National Geographic Weekend has lots of Traveler goodies. First, our contributing editor Boyd Matson speaks with Pico Iyer, the author of our October cover story on Istanbul. Then Boyd chats with Andrew Evans about the Bus2Antarctica project and his upcoming travel plans. Listen in after the jump. Hear National Geographic Weekend…