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Fried scorpions, roasted guinea pig, and meat gelato? Gross for some, delicacies for others. Discover 13 of the world’s most unusual snack foods. What’s the strangest food you’ve tried during your travels? [BootsnAll] Visiting Banff, Alberta for only two short days? Put these must-do activities on your list. [Cailin Travels] The small principality of Asturias…

Choosing the right operator can make or break your cycling tour through Europe. Consider these ten research tips when booking your next trip. [Go Nomad] In the principality of Asturias in northern Spain, pouring the perfect cider is not only a necessity, but an art form. Watch the cider-pouring champion of Asturias show you how…

Notice anything wrong with this picture?  This beach has white sand, seaweed, bathers, tiny waves, rocky cliffs, and is subject to tides, but it’s not on the ocean. Located near the town of Llanes in Asturias in northern Spain, the odd little beach of Gulpiyuri stands by itself in a depression in the middle of…

World Cup 2010: The Final

The end has arrived. After a month in South Africa of drama and upsets, heartbreak and elation, the two teams that have risen to the pinnacle of the soccer world – the Netherlands and Spain – take the field at 2:30 p.m. Eastern today for the 2010 World Cup Final. This is a match up…

  By: Cindy Scott Chile, the surprising Group H leaders, will take on European champion Spain today at 2:30 p.m. EST. Chile only needs a draw to move forward, while Spain seeks a victory to secure advancement. The historical relationship between both nations provides a compelling dynamic that is reminiscent of the U.S. and England…

Saturday Night Out in Madrid

I arrived in Madrid a few weeks ago with only a handful of hours on a Saturday to show my fiancé around town, so I wanted a way to pack in as much culture as we could, and if possible, do it on the cheap. Enter my colleague Meg Weaver’s excellent Free City Guide to…

Building a Place-Based Playlist

National Geographic Magazine Editorial Researcher Brad Scriber took a recent trip to Barcelona and filled us in on how he chose his trip soundtrack. About the only time my music collection grows is when I travel. Now, I’d love to say that’s because I spend my vacation nights in low-lit, smoky clubs discovering emerging talent…

Hola, city-lovers! Today we’re heading to Seville, Spain, where Shawn Hennessey shares the best the city has to offer. 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 to IntelligentTravel@ngs.org. And if you’re still waiting for us to…

With the beads and revelry of Mardi Gras behind us and in the throes of the Lent season, it’s time to look forward to Semana Santa (Holy Week), a elaborate commemoration of the last week of Christ’s life. Though I’m not a religious soul, I fell into marking Semana Santa while studying abroad in Seville,…

Cinema Paraíso

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IT’s tired of being single, so we’re officially entering the dating scene. When we took you out for dinner last week it was more of a "hesidate," but this week IT’s serious: We’re taking you to the movies. The fall round of film festivals officially kicked off last weekend in Telluride, and continues apace in…

Euro Trip 2006

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Before settling into her cubicle at Traveler, intern Allison Busacca took a three-week, six-city backpacking tour through Europe. She reports: Wanting desperately to flex our art history muscles, my three friends and I originally planned on doing a European mega-museum tour. However, we found that most paintings faded into the background as we experienced the…