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The occasional brush with the occult or the unexplained isn’t enough to keep intrepid travelers at bay, and our Nat Geo Travel fans on Facebook were eager to share their most memorable paranormal experiences. Here are some of their picks for the world’s spookiest destinations.

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When most people think of the Maya, their minds jump immediately to Mexico, but this ancient civilization exerted profound influence throughout Central America. Let Fabio Amador, a Salvadoran expert in Mesoamerican archaeology for National Geographic, take you on the ultimate cultural journey through the Maya of Central America — from places that were inhabited more than 10,000 years ago to modern towns that celebrate their ancient heritage in unexpected ways.

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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 for our roundups. Photo: Luis Matamoros/My Shot

Looking for an out-of-the-ordinary destination for your summer vacation? Try Roatan, Honduras, hand-picked by our editors as one of the 10 Best Summer Trips of 2011. Located about 30 miles north of the Honduran mainland, this divers’ dream destination is encircled by a living coral reef, extending directly from the shore. The shallow-water, reef eco-system is…

Frolicking with Fruit

Friend of IT Roger Hamilton isn’t afraid to dribble fruit juice down his chin in the name of research… OK, it’s not one of tourism’s top ten. Still, Honduras’ Bay of Tela looked great in the aerial shot, a crescent-shaped tropical paradise anchored at both ends by national parks. But on the ground, I quickly…