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The Secret to Remembering Travel

No matter how many journals I fill, photos I take, tweets I send, I find that oftentimes I “document” the wrong things.

#FriFotos: Cloud Nine

Thanks to Uladzimir Taukachou, who submitted this week’s featured photo to our My Shot community.

Want to see one of your photos featured on our website or Intelligent Travel blog? Make it happen by uploading your favorite travel pics (don’t forget to add a caption!) to ngm.com/yourshot. Tag all your submissions #travelshot – then look for your photos in one of our My Shot galleries or on our blog.

Show Your #NationalPride!

Did you know that more than 20 countries are celebrating their independence this month?

Show (and tell) us how your country celebrates its birthday! Share your photos with us on Twitter and Instagram by using the #nationalpride hash tag (make sure to shout out @NatGeoTraveler so we know you’re talking to us).

How to Survive a Road Trip

Planning for a road trip can be overwhelming. When you don’t have to pay fifty bucks to check your luggage, it’s tempting to just throw it all in the car. But, after a few trips, I learned that going this route leaves you with a car full of stuff, none of which is at arm’s length when you need it. Now that I’m more than a week in to my epic National Geographic adventure, I wouldn’t call myself a road trip expert (yet), but if I had to boil down what’s currently in my car even further to the top 10 essentials, here’s what would make the cut.

Readers’ Rules of Packing

Last Friday’s “The 10 Rules of Packing” post got our readers (and our staffers) talking — on the blog, Facebook and Twitter — so we thought we’d publish a few additions to Aric S. Queen‘s original list. If you have anything to add (or beg to differ), toss in your two cents in the comments…

#nomadlife: Twit Chat with “the Andrews” on Friday

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What’s life like when you’re a nomad? Here’s your chance to get inside the minds of two of National Geographic’s favorite wayfarers, our resident Digital Nomad, Andrew Evans, and Andrew Skurka, an Adventurer of the Year alumnus. Join us for a live Twitter chat with “the Andrews” this Friday, March 2nd (don’t forget — it’s…

Nat Geo Live Recap: Digital Nomad

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Last night here at National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C., our Digital Nomad, Andrew Evans spoke to a live audience (in-person and on Twitter) about his epic bus journey to Antarctica and how we all can be digital nomads. If you weren’t able to attend last night’s talk, read the recap below and be sure…

#AskAndrew: Our Digital Nomad Answers Your Questions

Yesterday we sat down with our Digital Nomad, Andrew Evans for a live Twitter Q&A. Using the hash tag #AskAndrew, his followers and fans peppered him with questions about everything from favorite apps and frequent flier miles to first trips and dream destinations. If you missed yesterday’s chat, catch up by reading the interview

#AskAndrew: How can I be a Digital Nomad?

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It has been a busy year for our Digital Nomad, Andrew Evans, filled with incredible adventures like mustering brumbies in Australia, diving the Great Barrier Reef, documenting a tragic oil spill affecting endangered penguins on Tristan Da Cunha, crossing the Equator by kayak, dropping in to Munich for Oktoberfest, flying in an authentic WWII bomber, speaking at…

Where’s Andrew?

It’s easy to spot our Digital Nomad, Andrew Evans in this photo (in case you’re not sure, he’s the one in red,) so we’re making things a bit harder by sending him out in the world again. In fact, this very minute Andrew is back on the road (rather, back on a plane) headed for…

Top Tweets from @WheresAndrew

Have you been following along with our digital nomad Andrew Evans as he explores Ontario? If not, catch up with him on Twitter at @WheresAndrew and on his Digital Nomad blog. In the past two weeks he’s:

* tweeted from a WWII Lancaster bomber (right), one of only two still flying
* video-blogged his camping trip in Bronte Creek Regional Park, complete with tweeted toasted marshmallows & ghost stories
* photographed Niagara Falls from a helicopter
* blogged his visit to the home of Alexander Graham Bell where the first telephone call was made, & tromped through mud & nettles to find AGB’s “Dreaming Place”
* photo-tweeted an elegant 7-course dinner in Toronto
* met some hipsters in Yorkville
* organized a @WheresAndrew tweetup in Toronto and met several of his devoted followers

One of his followers commented:
“I love that @WheresAndrew’s tweets always sound like haikus.” –@ehalvey

Here are a few of our favorite tweets from his recent adventures:

Talk Travel Photography With Us on Tomorrow’s TNI

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If you love travel and Twitter, you probably already know about the weekly phenomenon called Travelers’ Night In. Invented by ZipSetGo.com, this social media chat-fest happens every Thursday afternoon on Twitter starting at 3:30 pm EST and runs until 5 pm. Join in on the fun! Tomorrow (Thursday, April 14) National Geographic Traveler will be…