#NGTRadar: Travel Lately

The Radar–the best of the travel blogosphere–is a regular feature on Intelligent Travel every other Wednesday.

You can play, too. Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTravel and tag your favorite travel stories #NGTRadar to help us find the crème de la crème on the Web.

Here are our latest picks:

  • In medieval times, King Lalibela of Ethiopia once envisioned a New Jerusalem where Christians could worship without having to travel all the way to the Holy Land. That these beautiful rock-hewn churches survive today is remarkable. That they have been in continuous use for approximately 900 years is astonishing. Take a 360-degree peek with Uncornered Market. @unmarket
  • When in Rome…We’ve all heard the adage. But what does that mean when you’re actually there? From bingeing on artichokes and playing “spot the Cinquecento” to chatting up a nun, here are ten must-dos in Italy’s capital city with kids in tow…or without. @escapeartistes
  • Never heard of Mudgee? Now you have. With award-winning wineries, delicious delicacies, and camper-friendly accommodations, this New South Wales winner will have you coming back for more. “It’s one of those towns that you know after 5 minutes that you’re a fan.” Here’s a brief guide to the highlights@ytravelblog

Got Radar? Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTravel and tag your favorite travel stories from the Web #NGTRadar. Then check back every other Wednesday for our Travel Lately roundup.