Adventure in 60 Seconds: Travel Apps Reviewed, Banff Kicks Off, Chupacabra Decoded

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Mobile Travel Guides Can Help, But Trust Books
The New York Times
looks at what’s working and what’s not in mobile travel apps. Read the article >>

Banff Mountain Festival Kicks Off
Well, if you are reading this, you are probably not headed out to arguably the best adventure festival around. But you can look at the schedule—which includes our friends Andrew Skurka, Gretel Ehrlich, Greg Mortensen, Alex Honnold, and Timmy O’Neil—and imagine asking your favorite adventurers how they made a life out of doing what they love. Don't worry, our National Geographic scouts will bring back all kinds of great new adventure tales for all of us. Learn more >>

Chupacabra Science: How Evolution Made a Mythical Monster
Just in time for Halloween, scientists say they can explain what the mythical blood-sucking monster really is…. Read the National Geographic News story >>