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World Calendar: Must-Attend Events in October

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 October.

#NGTRadar: Travel Lately

Travel Lately—a roundup of the best new dispatches from the travel blogosphere—is a regular feature on Intelligent Travel every other Wednesday. You can play, too. Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTravel and tag your favorite travel stories #NGTRadar to help us find the crème de la crème on the Web.

Leaving No Trace in New Mexico

“Llama trekking seemed a perfect fit,” explains Stuart Wilde, who came to the New Mexico backcountry outside of Taos more than two decades ago. “As an outdoor educator and conservation advocate, they help me teach about minimal-impact backcountry ethics and sustainable tourism.”

Photo Tips From Santa Fe

I just returned from photo workshop in Santa Fe led by longtime National Geographic photographer, Joe McNally. When you’re in the presence of such greatness, some of it has to rub off, right? Here are a few things I picked up that I hope will help you step up your photography skills.

Trailing David Bowie

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If a life can be art, why can’t travel? As we brace for a future without the musical genius that was David Bowie, what better way to celebrate the man who sang about space, fame, and modern love than by following in his footsteps? Here are four places to pay tribute to the musical genius.

Aglow for the Holidays in the Southwest

Urban Insider Annie Fitzsimmons waxes nostalgic for the festive illuminaria traditions in the American Southwest.

VIDEO: Santa Fe’s Good Folk(s)

Imagine meeting a person who told you they made $17,000 in just one weekend. “Nice gig!” I’m sure you’d say, as you wonder what lucky soul nabbed such a cush job. That would be the dread-locked man from Vanuatu, who sells his sculptures to feed his family back home and the artisan from Sudan, who uses what she makes to bring running water to her village.

There are no silver spoons at the Santa Fe International Folk Art Market.

Crashing A Space Station

When it comes down to it, I simply can’t pass up an adventure.

Especially when it involves a space station.

Virgin Galactic’s space station.

Hotel Central: Southwest Dream Catchers

Arizona and New Mexico hotels with American Indian 
connections offer cultural experiences.

The Radar: Folk Art of the Andes, Literary Luggage Tag, Guide to Vancouver Island

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The Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is opening a new exhibit this weekend. Folk Art of the Andes will showcase over 850 works of Andean art from the 19th and 20th centuries. The show’s woodcarvings, metal work, paintings, weaving, ceramics, and embroidery reflect the melding of craft traditions with traditional European techniques.

How I Caught Myself Fly Fishing

Lisa TE Sonne ventured to New Mexico, where she never expected to find herself hooked on fly fishing. Trout fishing has seduced less susceptible people than me. I had no life ambition to be hooked on hooks, but how many times do you get a chance to go out with an author and fourth-generation expert…

I Heart My City: Ashley’s Albuquerque

Hello city-lovers! Ashley Biggers writes to us from the Southwest, where she’s an associate editor at New Mexico Magazine, to tell us why she loves her hometown of Albuquerque. Want to see your city on IT? Copy and paste our list of fill-in-the-blank questions into an e-mail, fill in your answers, and send your responses…