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Big Cities, Great Escapes

When it’s just too darn hot, these are the go-to getaways for city dwellers around the world.

I Heart My City (in the Spring)

From music festivals to flower shows, beaches to wineries, here are 20 ways to make the most of the next few months in 20 cities around the globe.

Travel Lens: Chris Guillebeau’s World

Chris Guillebeau achieved something most people only dream of: visiting every country in the world. If that wasn’t impressive enough, he managed to complete this remarkable feat before his 35th birthday. When he’s not traveling, Chris can be found writing (he’s the New York Times best-selling author of The Happiness of Pursuit and The $100 Startup) and hosting the World Dominations Summit, an annual gathering of creative people from across the globe. Here’s a look at the world through Chris’s unique lens.

I Heart My City: Laura’s Sydney

Laura Bronner is an American expat who has been living in Sydney for the last two years. After graduating from college, she set off on what was supposed to be a year of travel; that was almost four years ago. Since then she has lived and traveled all over New Zealand and Australia.

Event-o-Rama: 5 Must-Dos 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.

The 10 Best Urban Islands

Looking for an escape from the turmoil of urban existence? Many waterfront cities have island havens where nature beckons, just a quick step across a bridge or a short ferry ride away. Here are ten worth seeing.

Travels on the Run: Sydney

For Nat Geo Travel Books Senior Editor Barbara A. Noe, going on a run is the best way to get oriented in a new city, and a great way to take in the sights. So lace up your sneaks and read on to get Barbara’s tips on where to run in some of the world’s greatest places — and what to see along the way.

The Icon: Sydney Opera House

The billowing Sydney Opera House was a gamble when it started. Literally. Costs were estimated at $7 million, but the building’s final price tag came to $102 million. And the construction, estimated to take four years when it began in 1959, took 14. Read on for more fun facts about this iconic concert hall.

The Radar: Travel Lately

The Radar: The top travel news, stories, trends, and ideas from across the web. Got Radar? Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTraveler and tag your favorite travel stories from the web #NGTRadar. Check back on the blog on Wednesdays for our Travel Lately roundup.

The Radar: Paris for Free, Travel Tech Gear for 2012, Sydney Suburb Grub

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The Radar: Top travel news, stories, trends, and ideas from across the Web. Got Radar? Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTraveler and tag your favorite travel stories from the Web #ngtradar. Check back the next day for our daily roundup.

The Radar: Budget Sydney, Best Cities for Outdoor Dining, Backseat Augmented Reality

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The Radar: Top travel news, stories, trends, and ideas from across the web. Got Radar? Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTraveler and tag your favorite travel stories from the web #ngtradar. Check back the next day for our daily roundup.

Sydney’s Amusing Art

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Todd Fuller’s terracotta sculpture “A Day at the Beach” will be on display at the Art + Humour Me exhibition in Sydney from April 12 – May 7. Sydneysiders and visitors alike can get a taste of Australian humor at the third Art + Humour exhibition next month, hosted by Brenda May Gallery in Waterloo.…