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Just Back: Nashville

Nat Geo Travel associate producer Megan Heltzel recently returned from a trip to Music City. Here are some of the high points of her trip to the Tennessee capital, in her own words.

Oh, the Places Nat Geo Goes

When you work at National Geographic, one of the first questions people ask is if you get to travel. The answer is often yes, but one of the best parts of the job is being surrounded by sharp, globe-trotting people, and getting to hear their stories. That’s why we asked folks on the Nat Geo Travel team to share a story about the best trip they’ve taken in the past year with our readers.

Event-o-Rama: 5 Must-Dos in December

There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in December.

The Birthplace of Country: Bristol

When the Birthplace of Country Music opened in August of 2014, the Smithsonian-affiliated museum let the world in on a secret musicians have known for generations: The roots of American music run deep in Bristol, a onetime Appalachian railroad boomtown straddling the Tennessee-Virginia border.

I Heart My City: Joseph’s Nashville

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Joseph Hudak has been a Nashville local since 2012, the cusp of Music City’s renaissance. Prior to that, while based in Philadelphia, he logged five years as a freelance writer covering the country scene. Now senior editor at Rolling Stone Country, Rolling Stone’s newest website, Joseph looks forward to watching Tennessee’s famous capital continue its evolution. Here’s a look at Music City through his unique lens.

13 Big Questions on the Future of Travel

In a world that’s constantly evolving, it’s important to ask big questions about the future of travel and how we’re changing our planet by exploring it en masse. That’s why we asked 13 luminaries in their spheres–from David Byrne and Richard Branson to Pico Iyer and Digital Nomad Andrew Evans–to tackle 13 subjects we think are worth talking about as we count down to 2014.

Pitch-Perfect Museums

From Nashville to Stockholm, museums are paying tribute to local music legends through interactive exhibitions and rare memorabilia. Here are four groupie-pleasing galleries and what they have on tap this fall.

Despite Damage, Nashville Opens its Doors

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Last weekend’s flooding in Nashville is estimated to have caused over $1 billion in damages, and the city is anticipating a long recovery. But this Friday and Saturday, many of Nashville’s iconic venues plan to resume operation as the city continues to assess flood damage and cope with significant loss. The Country Music Hall of…