Pont Neuf & Place Saint-Michel, ParisPont Neuf & Place Saint-Michel, Paris
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foggy dawnfoggy dawn
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Tenaya ReflectionTenaya Reflection
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Paris: Ave. Charles de Gaulle - La DefenseParis: Ave. Charles de Gaulle - La Defense
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Pont d'Arcole & Île de la Cité, ParisPont d'Arcole & Île de la Cité, Paris
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Bangkok Klongs Longtail BoatBangkok Klongs Longtail Boat
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Cathédrale Notre-Dame & Panthéon, ParisCathédrale Notre-Dame & Panthéon, Paris
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Tour Eiffel & Port Debilly, ParisTour Eiffel & Port Debilly, Paris
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Vienna, Schönbrunn PalaceVienna, Schönbrunn Palace
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La Conciergerie, ParisLa Conciergerie, Paris
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Cattle farmingCattle farming
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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

  • A Walk Around BenalmadenaWhen I was in Malaga in April 2017 with our Gary, we decided to take the train down to Benalmadena for a walk along the Prom. The rail track runs around one mile inland from the coast. Not a problem when walking down hill, but I though it might be mo… 3 days ago, 19 Apr 18, 5:28am

  • Review of The Waterfront, Anstruther, ScotlandI stayed at The Waterfront in Anstruther on Scotland’s east coast on a Sunday night in November 2017. I’d been keen to say there for some time, as it gets very good reviews and I hadn’t been to Anstruther for ages. With a single room at The Wat… 10 days ago, 12 Apr 18, 5:48am

  • McCaig’s Tower in ObanIf you visit the town of Oban, on the Scottish west coast, I recommend that you go up to McCaig’s Tower.  It was designed by the Scottish banker James Stuart McCaig as a monument to his family and a job creation scheme. But it was never completed.… 16 days ago, 5 Apr 18, 1:45pm

  • Revealing Characters & Face to Face at McManus Galleries in DundeeThe Revealing Characters and Face to Face exhibitions runs at the McManus in Dundee until 20 May 2018. Below are photos of my favourites pieces at the exhibitions,  False Posiive, False Negative by Jane and Louise Wilson Young Man in Landscape by Ro… 20 days ago, 2 Apr 18, 5:54am

  • A Day Trip to Alora from MalagaWhen I visited Malaga for the second time, I decided to take the train to the typical white-washed Andalucian village of Alora, which lies around 40 kms north east of the city of Malaga. Alora is at the northern end of the line C2 of the Cercanias ne… 31 days ago, 22 Mar 18, 5:34am

  • Shonky: The Aesthetics of Awkwardness at Dundee Contemporary ArtsThe Shonky: The Aesthetics of Awkwardness exhibition runs until the 27 May 2018 at Dundee Contemporary Arts (DCA). It is a exhibition of works by various artists, curated by John Walter. I really liked the exhibition. There were several colourful scu… 31 days ago, 21 Mar 18, 4:19pm

  • Visiting Kellie Castle Garden in ScotlandI visited Kellie Castle gardens in early October. It was a beautiful sunny day. I had a picnic lunch in small gated garden. The flowers there made it seem like Spring instead of Autumn. There’s a recreation of  Hew Lorimer’s scuplture studio. In… 42 days ago, 11 Mar 18, 5:59am

  • Edinburgh LumenYou’d better move fast if you want to see the Edinburgh Lumen display, as it only runs until tomorrow, Sunday 11 March 2018. There is no entry fee. There are three light installations around Edinburgh city centre. But I only had time to visit two,… 43 days ago, 10 Mar 18, 10:28am

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