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Don’t call it a melting pot. Toronto is a proud mosaic of 240 distinct, culturally diverse neighborhoods. Here we zero in on the city’s buzzing West End.

National Geographic Travel invited photographers from Canada, Germany, and France to join us in Toronto’s reinvented Distillery District with a simple goal in mind: to show how different photographic personalities capture the essence of a place in pictures — and to share the experience with the world in real time via Google Hangouts on Air.

Streetcars are sometimes typecast as old-fashioned conveyances, but they’re making encore appearances in cities around the world.

I Heart My City: Kids Edition

It’s time for another special edition of I Heart My City! This time we’re serving up recommendations for the best educational experiences for kids (and kids at heart) in 15 cities around the world from the people who know them best: our ever-inspirational I Heart My City community. They also happen to be fun.

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 roundups.

10 Great Street Markets

Check out National Geographic’s picks for the ten best food markets in the world.

Comments Off on The Radar: EdgeWalk Toronto’s CN Tower, Surviving LAX, International Etiquette

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.

Comments Off on The Radar: Grand Tour of Chocolate, TSA’s Trusted Travelers, Around the World in One City

Satisfying your craving for chocolate is easy, no matter where you are in the world. Discover five great cities to sample the world’s best chocolate, then dive into the history of the sweet at 10 world-class museums. [BootsnAll] The U.S. Transportation Security Administration will launch a “trusted traveler” pilot program this fall designed to shorten…

This week’s I Heart My City comes to us from Natalie Taylor, who writes the blog NearAfar. And what perfect timing! Our Digital Nomad, Andrew Evans, is exploring Toronto this week, and will be appearing at a @WheresAndrew Tweetup on tonight (Thursday, June 23), at Ciao Wine Bar, 133 Yorkville Avenue, from 5:30 to 7…

Experience the city like a local on this walking tour through downtown Toronto. [Journey Woman] A recent study of 24 frequent-flier programs ranked airlines by award seat availability. Southwest Airlines made the top of the list, having award seats available for 99.3 percent of the queries made. U.S. Airways and Delta scored the worst, not…

It seems the coin toss will be the deciding factor concerning who has the advantage as Nigeria takes on Greece in day seven of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. (ESPN will begin live coverage at 9:30 a.m. EST.) Both teams lost in their first games of group matches — to Argentina and the Korea Republic…

Free EcoCabs, Eh?

Starting today, a fleet of 28 EcoCabs has descended upon the smoggy streets of downtown Toronto. What’s an EcoCab, you ask? In addition to being an adorably goofy alternative to the iconic yellow cab, the EcoCab runs mostly on a trained driver’s pedal-power (in other words, a modern-day rickshaw) and is powered by a rechargeable…

Turning On Toronto

As you know, IT loves its lights. So we proudly introduce you to Toronto’s CN Tower, which now lights up in many colors and uses LED technology (Light Emitting Diodes), creating these lighting effects that use 10% less energy than the old lighting system. The new display was inaugurated on June 28 and has been…