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The staff at National Geographic Travel is continually criss-crossing the globe to uncover the best and the brightest places, but we have travel wish lists just like everyone else. Here’s where we want to go in 2016 and why.
Harvest season brings fresh hops, but not every city in the world can boast an overflowing offering of craft beers and homegrown breweries. That’s why we tapped our Nat Geo Travel Facebook fans to share their favorite beer-drinking destinations. So crack open a cold one and find out which cities are tops for hops.
Don’t just see the world, seize it. From swimming with whale sharks in Baja California to horseback riding across Mongolia, these eight wild adventures turn vacations into calls to action.
Impassable but not impossible: National Geographic contributing writer Mark Jenkins takes us on a horse-drawn sleigh ride through northwestern China’s Altay Mountains.
Saving the planet, one scat sample at a time—that’s not the slogan for Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation, but it could be. Founded by Gregg Treinish as a way to benefit the environment through adventure sports, the organization plays matchmaker between information collectors and thrill-seekers and guides groups through the backcountry. Here the Nat Geo emerging explorer shares some of his latest highlights, from Montana to Mongolia.
National Geographic Emerging Explorer Albert Yu-min Lin is always pushing—to higher mountains, bigger waves, smarter technology, deeper heritage. Hear more about this intrepid archaeologist’s passions, predilections, and inspirations–and quest to find Genghis Khan’s tomb–in his own words.
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Mongolia is celebrating the 850th birthday of its founding father by proclaiming his favorite bird, the saker falcon, as its very first national bird. The move not only provides a fitting tribute to Genghis Khan; it will also help raise awareness about the importance of protecting this endangered species and launch Mongolia into the world of great bird-watching destinations.
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This week at our headquarters in Washington, D.C., the National Geographic Society hosts its fourth annual Explorers Symposium, in which our grantees from around the world present their work and discuss such topics as educating girls in rural Kenya, sea turtle conservation in Nicaragua, and developing perennial crops that can flourish with little or no…
Traveler Editor in Chief Keith Bellows, and Suzanne Roberts, winner of the “Next Great Travel Writer” essay contest, have been exploring Mongolia and sending IT dispatches along the way. In her last dispatch, Suzanne continues her quest for the “Real Mongolia,” this time finding it in the Gobi desert. Legend has it that the Gobi…
Traveler Editor in Chief Keith Bellows and Suzanne Roberts, winner of the “Next Great Travel Writer” essay contest, have been exploring Mongolia and sending IT dispatches along the way. Today, Suzanne gets a hefty dose of local wrestling and horse racing culture. The hotel phone rings at 8:30, waking me from a short albeit dead…