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Lac de Bled, SlovénieLac de Bled, Slovénie
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Intelligent Travel

  • Living Legends: The Mardi Gras Indians of New Orleans

    Living Legends: The Mardi Gras Indians of New OrleansI’m sitting in a cluttered workshop in New Orleans’ Central City neighborhood. Surrounding me are plastic containers filled with beads and rhinestones of about every hue imaginable, elaborate feather headdresses, glue guns, oversize spools of… 9 Mar 16, 9:43pm

  • When Travel Goes WrongSometimes bad things happen to good people when they're far away from home. That doesn't mean they have to ruin your trip. As Ken Budd reminds us, it's all about putting things in the proper perspective. 3 Mar 16, 6:32pm

  • Books That Will Make You Fall In Love With the WorldNational Geographic's travel literature expert, Don George, shares four books guaranteed to make you fall in love with the world (and itch to start planning your next trip). 2 Mar 16, 2:59pm

  • Grand Torino: Italy’s Aperitivo CapitalTo most of us, vermouth is the stuff you use to make a Martini. Or a Manhattan. Fair enough. But as many of us are rediscovering, vermouth is among the most versatile of cocktail ingredients. What’s more, it’s great straight. Vermouth’s ori… 29 Feb 16, 10:09pm

  • Beyond the Beach in Curaçao

    Beyond the Beach in CuraçaoSitting 40 miles off the Venezuelan coast, the Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao stretches close to 40 miles itself, from north to south. And though most of the action happens at beachfront resorts and sandy expanses crowded with cruise ship pass… 26 Feb 16, 9:15pm

  • Local Flavor: Hot Chicken in Nashville“Hot chicken” is Nashville’s most famous dish. With two equally famous establishments in the city, Prince's Hot Chicken Shack and Hattie B's, residents love to argue who fries it best. 26 Feb 16, 8:34pm

  • A Perfect Day in Washington, D.C.I’ve lived in Washington for (gulp) 23 years—and something I’ve learned in all that time: This is one great city to visit. I recently had the honor of writing Nat Geo’s forthcoming book Walking Washington, D.C., and reveled in the chance t… 25 Feb 16, 10:40pm

  • The Art of Sacred Placement in San Miguel de AllendeA charming Spanish colonial city with a UNESCO World Heritage designation, San Miguel de Allende, located in the central highlands of Mexico, is a mecca for all manner of creative types. In a place where scores of art galleries cluster in and around… 24 Feb 16, 9:44pm

Europe a la Carte

  • Walking Over the Skye BridgeThe main activity which I wanted to do when I stayed in Kyle of Lochalsh overnight was to walk over the Skye Bridge. I had planned to do this on the afternoon of my arrival in Kyle of Lochalsh. However there was a three hour delay in my train journey… 6 days ago, 20 Sep 18, 5:28am

  • Review of Di Maggio’s West End GlasgowThere are several Di Maggio’s Italian restaurants in the Glasgow area. I’d previously eaten at the one in Royal Exchange Square, next to the Gallery of Modern Art, many years ago. Last Saturday, I met our son Simon in Glasgow for lunch. We planne… 7 days ago, 19 Sep 18, 11:51am

  • St Vigeans Stones & Museum in ArbroathThere was free entry to St Vigeans Museum of Carved Stones in Arbroath during the  Doors Open Days weekend in Angus, in eastern Scotland. Although I’ve visited St Arbroath many times, but I’d never been to St Vigeans before. The first thing that… 10 days ago, 16 Sep 18, 6:27am

  • Les Impromptues: A Breath of Fresh Air Outdoor Dance Performance at Dumfries & Galloway Arts FestivalThe reasons why I visited Dumfries and Galloway, in south west Scotland, during May 2018 was to attend the Spring Fling open art studios event. But one event in the concurrent Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival which caught my eye was the Breath of Fr… 13 days ago, 13 Sep 18, 6:03am

  • Thornielee in the Tweed Valley Forest Park in the Scottish BordersI went for a walk at Thornielee in the Tweed Valley Forest Park near Peebles in late Autumn. There’s a free car park a few hundred metres uphill from the main road. Close to the car park there are a couple of very solid picnic benches were I had a… 20 days ago, 6 Sep 18, 5:13am

  • Climbing the Water Tower at The Lighthouse GlasgowThe Lighthouse in Glasgow was designed by Rennie Mackintosh as the HQ for the Glasgow Herald newspaper. It is now a Centre for Design and Architecture. Although I’vevisited The Lighthouse many times to see art exhibitions. I hadn’t climbed the fo… 27 days ago, 30 Aug 18, 6:31am

  • Crawick Multiverse in Dumfries and Galloway, ScotlandI’ve been keen to visit Crawick Multiverse for ages. It’s a former open cast coal mine which has been landscaped by Charles Jencks on the themes of astronomy, space and cosmology. It’s free to enter Crawick Multiverse. Unfortunately, there was… 34 days ago, 23 Aug 18, 5:26am

  • Hospitalfield Open WeekendHospitalfield is a centre for contemporary art located in the Angus coastal town of Arbroath. It’s somewhere that I’d been wanting to visit for ages. My opportunity presented itself during the Summer Festival Open Weekend in 2018. I was attracted… 37 days ago, 19 Aug 18, 1:53pm

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