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Which National Park Should We Add to Our App?

Our National Parks by National Geographic iPad/iPhone app has been getting rave reviews from users all over the world, and just took top honors at the Apple Design Awards. In this free app, we showcased the 20 most popular national parks in the U.S. — from Joshua Tree to the Everglades and Acadia to Zion. Now we need your help to decide which ones we should add next.

The Radar: $100 Weekend in Melbourne, How to be an Expert iVideographer, SCUBA in Honduras

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Picture Yourself in a National Park!

National Park Week starts Saturday, April 21st — and we’ve just launched our newest mobile app, “National Parks by National Geographic,” to help kickstart the celebration. You’ll get instant — and FREE — access to Nat Geo guides to the 20 most visited parks. The park service is offering free admission to all 397 parks from April 21-29. Share your park photos with Traveler by using our #parkpic tag on Twitter and Instagram.

The Radar: 42 Reasons to Love Brussels, Travel Smarter with Siri, 8 Colorful Towns Around the World

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The Radar: Where to Ski With Wildlife, iPhone Photo Apps, Insiders’ Guide to Beirut

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The Radar: 10 Things to Do in Milan, Top 5 iPhone City Guides, Where to Shop in Shanghai

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The Radar: Hot Air Balloon Rides, New iPhone 4S Features, Break Past Language Barriers

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Travel Tech: Shop Local

Let’s be honest. We’re all guilty of having purchased at least one tacky tourist souvenir during our travels. I bet you have an I ‘heart’ New York t-shirt, shot glass from Vegas, or Miami keychain buried somewhere in the back of your closet. Why is it, if our goal when traveling is to have authentic,…

Travel Tech: iPhone Photography Tips

When veteran National Geographic photographer Cotton Coulson heads out on assignment he typically carries around several heavy DSLR cameras. But a new camera he’s recently added to his packing list is the iPhone. Cotton writes for Nat Geo Photography: Hired to produce some of the best photos in the world, Geographic photographers remain competitive, in…

The Radar: Beautiful Urban Parks, iPhone Postcard Apps, Secret Vietnam

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Strange Planet: Eating Baked iPhones in Japan

Do you love your iPhone so much you want to eat it? You’ll have to travel to a small country bakery in western Japan to sink your teeth into this one. The Green Gables bakery in Tokushima prefecture created this yummy iPhone replica in 2008 as a birthday treat for a customer’s husband, but when…

National Geographic Atlas: Now on the iPhone

We’ve never hidden our affection for the National Geographic MapMachine, the digital version of our best-selling Atlas. But after acknowleding its coolness in a past blog post, one commenter, Clint, noted that it would be an incredible tool to have on the iPhone. Well someone was listening to you Clint, as we’re proud to announce…