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I Heart My City: Erika’s Bogotá

Nat Geo Student Expeditions leader Erika Skogg is a photographer, writer, and educator with a passion for travel. After braving the frozen tundra of Wisconsin in her youth, Erika made the move to sunny Bogotá, where she has been working as a media producer for Off Bound Adventures and writing for the local English newspaper for the past two years. Here are some of her favorite things about Colombia’s capital city.

I Heart My City: Jill’s San Francisco

Jill Schneider’s career as a photojournalist takes her all around the world, but her hometown of San Francisco always calls her back. A high school photography teacher and leader for National Geographic Student Expeditions, Jill is also a frequent Intelligent Travel contributor. Here are some of this California girl’s favorite things about her city by the bay.

The Best of Central Argentina

Whether you’re heading to central Argentina for romance, adventure, business, or complete cultural immersion, here are a few recommendations based on my personal experience.

For Women Who (Want to) Travel Alone

We’ve all heard about women who have gone missing or have been found dead while traveling alone. While these stories are unsettling and often tragic, I refuse to let them stop me from doing what I love.

High Schoolers: Win a Photography Workshop in London!

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Calling all high school students (and anyone who knows one)! National Geographic Student Expeditions is launching a photo contest, and we hope you’ll enter — or at least help spread the word by sharing this with your friends on Facebook, Twitter or Google +1. The grand prize winner will snag a spot at a one-of-a-kind, 12-day,…

Learn to Shoot: Nat Geo Student Expeditions

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Justine Seligson, a teen travel columnist, shares some photography tips she picked up while participating in the National Geographic Student Expedition trip in Bar Harbor, Maine earlier this summer.

Send Your Teen to Peru

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Or New Zealand, China, Greece, the Galápagos, India, Iceland, Costa Rica, or Tanzania, among other destinations. Not on their own, of course, but with National Geographic Student Expeditions. Each participant picks an assignment: (photography, marine biology, filmmaking, community service, creative writing, wildlife conservation are some of the choices), and are guided over the 10-day to…

Teen Trips that Make Us Long for High School

There’s not very much that can make us want to go back in time and re-do high school. But when we heard about a set of trips being offered by National Geographic Expeditions, we seriously considered retaking calculus for a chance to come along. Expeditions has partnered with Putney Student Travel to create a new…