• Must Dos

    Blue Lagoon

    Blue Lagoon, Iceland

    It’s not a natural pool of tropical blue-green water like others of the same name. This lagoon is man-made of mineral-rich seawater from a ...

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    Posted by  NatGeoEditor |  August 06, 2012

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    Neighborhoods

    Singapore

    This small city-state is a melting pot of Chinese, Indian, Malay, and the Chinese/Malay mix known as Peranakan, reflected in several culture-drenched neighborhoods. Kampong ...

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    Posted by  NatGeoEditor |  February 28, 2012

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    Petra

    Petra, Jordan

    The 2,500-year-old city in the Jordanian desert sits on many a traveler's life list, as it should. One reason for a sense of ...

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    Posted by  NatGeoEditor |  September 30, 2012

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    Rome

    Rome, Italy

    A single visit isn't enough. The city's layered complexity demands time. Given the embarrassment of riches, it makes sense to stroll in comfy ...

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    Posted by  NatGeoEditor |  March 03, 2012

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    Elephants

    Botswana

    Chobe National Park in the northern part of the country has the densest concentration of elephants in Botswana, but they’re also omnipresent in the ...

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    Posted by  NatGeoEditor |  February 28, 2012

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    Athens

    Athens, Greece

    Here's the strategy. Start early in the morning, before the cruise ships show up and the sun beats down. Have a taxi leave you ...

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    Posted by  NatGeoEditor |  October 09, 2012

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    Tikal

    Tikal, Guatemala

    In the process of a long, long renovation project, this site, which includes five soaring temple pyramids, is former-glory spectacular. Don't be content with ...

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    Posted by  NatGeoEditor |  August 24, 2012

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    Washington, D.C. Monuments

    National Mall, United States

    See all the monuments you'd like (among the most visited are the Washington Monument, Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, Iwo Jima ...

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    Posted by  NatGeoEditor |  January 09, 2012

  • Shopping

    Central Market

    Lancaster Central Market, United States

    Established in 1730, Lancaster’s Central Market is the oldest continuously operating farmers market in the United States. As soon as you walk inside, the ...

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    Posted by  emilyshenk |  June 03, 2012

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    Classical Prague

    Prague, Czech Republic

    Before taking on the major sights around Stare Mesto (Old Town) and Josefov (the old Jewish quarter)—including such must-sees as Old Town Hall and ...

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    Posted by  NatGeoEditor |  March 19, 2012