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Nat Geo Travel @NatGeoTravel Washington, D.C.

Your guide to traveling with passion and purpose

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In Europe, the countryside is dotted with hundreds of well-preserved castles that help form these enchanted landsca… https://t.co/pTewGBn4fAA photographer explores the hidden world of the hikikomori, and the human bonds that draw them out https://t.co/Y2pO4HHOapThe most popular park definitely will surprise you. https://t.co/5zP46KlxlKThis man has spent over a decade working to master the Japanese art of bonsai—explore how intertwined the human exp… https://t.co/bGN0apAZjG
9/24
2018
These destinations are a book-lover's dream https://t.co/0or7egrIk0"The lake was perfectly still, creating an almost magical reflection of the Church on the island," writes Your Shot… https://t.co/kpJqSYkGo6Berlin has steadily become a foodie center in its own right, due in no small part to the influence of its Turkish i… https://t.co/nmooEnc2jsFrom the serenity of Norway to the rugged landscapes of Grand Teton, these photos will inspire you to pack your cam… https://t.co/8YspoQyu7sEach scene is somehow more stunning than the one before https://t.co/XyPdRGhIFMWhat turns an ordinary object into something extraordinary? Put it in a museum https://t.co/42AIbN6KzlThese spots around the world set the standard for finding bliss. Where to next? https://t.co/MPrTuCkFuvWatch (and listen) as a Swedish mathematician skates on thin ice, creating a beautiful acoustic experience… https://t.co/9bCN4uRYEB
9/23
2018
From the verdant Nelson Falls of Australia to epic scenes of Yellowstone, see magical waterfalls the world over https://t.co/7WZEYefrjg"It was yet comforting to know the bottom really did exist," writes Your Shot photographer Ian Bassingthwaighte of… https://t.co/sxaqE7hoozThese moving photographs beautifully illustrate how the annual seasonal change is celebrated worldwide https://t.co/uUpXHmi87YWhen the sun goes down, these dazzling landscapes come to life in a whole new way. https://t.co/7eG9zSPNxMSo, how's everyone feeling about the first day of fall?As cooler evenings sweep the northern hemisphere, that's the cue for leaves to begin changing colors https://t.co/jjRwzjbFhmOops https://t.co/UYXyd4xxiFGet inspired for your own trip to see the northern or southern lights https://t.co/e1kHsa0YQJWe just can't get over these bridges https://t.co/C9d3BjdSnh https://t.co/iqMMqp5Mtj
9/22
2018
Fortunately, for travelers not ready to take on El Capitan (and that includes most of us), Honnold says, “every hik… https://t.co/SlOKBa2olnGet a taste for British Columbia’s best experiences by heading into the great outdoors #sponsored @ExploreCanada https://t.co/DUtDhW9BebCreative framing offers a new perspective on the famed Great Sphinx of Giza. See more stunning—and unexpected—image… https://t.co/gfGFiE3ePJIf you could travel to any place in the world you've never been before, where would you go?
Retweeted by Nat Geo TravelFrom magnificent cathedrals to arctic landscapes roamed by polar bears—this expansive country is home to gems both… https://t.co/JrZvAQgueBWhich of these great destinations on our Best Fall Trips list would you rather visit — The Okavango Delta, or the R… https://t.co/AQOnITotluRome is a city of grace, mysteries, and many, many secrets https://t.co/3lgWU6FA47From the tulip gardens of Holland to the temples of India, these colorful places will light up your imagination on… https://t.co/jszaOb1Od7From the tulip gardens of Holland to the temples of India, these colorful places will light up your imagination on… https://t.co/axuTHr7kPJAs exciting as big cities can be, there’s a different sort of thrill to be found in their more modest counterparts https://t.co/ULcwe1dQYVAll your Mediterranean fantasies are waiting to come true on a trip to Croatia. https://t.co/Q9JVIZP3JI https://t.co/byWPHeVaPS
9/21
2018
While they can be found in many areas, this curious burrowing owl made its home in Cape Coral, Florida. Have you ev… https://t.co/iPh2a5OYXHForget everything you think you know about cruises, and check these out https://t.co/5CPffKC61nWhile this country has its fair share of iconic sites, some of the hidden gems are just as impressive https://t.co/qcV3SYxblaFrom British Columbia's Emerald Lake to the greenery of Bangladesh—take a moment to get lost in scenes from afar https://t.co/wuTzi3N9O4 @tenz_yang 💖 @opheliaslumbers That's an eclectic mix! love it! @edumama65 That's a perfect way to do it @michelle_timian Love it! Send us a link!What kind of music do you have on your go-to travel playlist?Take a journey through stunning Iceland and the quirky characters—from trolls to fairies—that color its landscape. https://t.co/VdW4D98LUEEvery spring, Mount Everest draws in people from around the world to conquer its peak—but of equal intrigue are the… https://t.co/VY9TtguwWQOn the site of Heathrow's planned third runway, these protesters have built a sustainable, environmentally consciou… https://t.co/G7VFbx5N5j“It’s fresh and beautiful and repulsive at the same time." https://t.co/dqWOoNJumvAccording to local folklore, the deer of Nara Park are considered sacred—their presence adds to the serenity of the… https://t.co/RMm8pwVuAI
9/20
2018
Have a walk through this magnificent palace originally constructed to house the popes—now a portal to breathtaking… https://t.co/XLSh6j6ZObThe iconic 60 million-year-old mountain, Everest, is already the highest in the world—and continues to grow a half… https://t.co/MszkeCT2llEach of these spots deserve a place on your next Central Asian itinerary https://t.co/8isRJJwGYvDespite their societal differences—elements of daily life for those living in North and South Korea sometimes look… https://t.co/uD4isKO1sSTake one majestic national park, and add one winding, scenic train ride? Yes, please. https://t.co/H9kFvNBQfhConsidered the "food of the gods" in Guatemala, cacao still sweetens the air as ancient Maya tradition blends with… https://t.co/3fm9SSZzQd"In two short months, I experienced more than I ever imagined possible and often think back fondly to that time," w… https://t.co/nM8oFtxfZlFrom the glowing lava flows of Hawaii to the pearly ice fields of Alaska, the United States’ natural and cultural h… https://t.co/VYiNolKQoh
9/19
2018
The high Arctic of Nunavut's Baffin Island offer spectacular views of jagged, frosted mountain ranges and glacier-c… https://t.co/bDI6zzaPmYThis cycling scientist took to the road to see climate change firsthand https://t.co/2VSUroqMwFWhimsical photos capture the pure artistry of these makeshift beach shelters, each framed by white sand and a turqu… https://t.co/kwkLMFxGTVNatural wonders are incredible but impermanent things. Here are a few we've recently lost, and some you'll want to… https://t.co/bfICE2ZaNIDespite this city's disorganization—or maybe because of it—it's one of the most strikingly unique cities in the wor… https://t.co/OKqcQhMxkAThe grandeur of Versailles lies in the subtle accents and little-known history scattered throughout the estate. https://t.co/QoOqKwT6VEFaced with tourists swimming at the base of the 230-foot-tall falls, Your Shot photographer Victor Lima says "I rea… https://t.co/xfvMLWcnMH
9/18
2018
From years of a constant flow, the surface of this waterfall in New Zealand has turned into a natural waterslide—pr… https://t.co/IZ2wxNVIAJThe best books are the ones that send us out to write our own travel tale https://t.co/LUQ1tHZOZZTravel beyond our own planet to see what extraterrestrial storms look like https://t.co/poCfXuJ9OgOpen your eyes to new corners of the globe. https://t.co/LUWRZfuqqnIf you're headed to Peru, consider staying a while in the Sacred Valley rather than just passing through https://t.co/yhnnTAt6v4If ever there were a time to visit Nepal, it’s now https://t.co/4E3AwfUPPNPut yourself out there on your next travel adventure and invite a stranger for a meal, or let yourself get lost exp… https://t.co/PjZwHv6MeKImagine if you were to make just one dress that you'd wear for the rest of your days—that's life for these women in… https://t.co/xroadwvLUB
9/17
2018
Arnaud's French 75 Bar is almost one hundred years old—and it will take you back as many years https://t.co/fntPq30Ri9Savvy travelers, you'll want to have these apps installed before your next trip https://t.co/f88DxuFOdL"Walking off the beaten path, I looked up and saw this view, like an entrance to an enchanted forest." Your Shot ph… https://t.co/ldQFVEIvtnRugged shores, classic coastal towns, and lobster rolls—this is Maine at its peak in late summer https://t.co/uVNlRFz9p6Eerie, but beautiful https://t.co/HBHuF5bLdcIran, home to the oldest civilizations on Earth, is also brimming with remarkable geologic formations and ancient f… https://t.co/r3cqGVIXbaTake a trip and perhaps you can discover their secrets https://t.co/Yzg4TJJZ0cWater puppetry is a typical form of Vietnamese art, which has existed for more than 1,000 years—and a quintessentia… https://t.co/2NbifPDgzt
9/16
2018
Travelers can savor quality modern cuisine and enjoy music for all tastes here in the friendliest capital in the wo… https://t.co/27subPLKTJIs Instagram changing travel for better or worse? It may just depend how you use it. https://t.co/2xvOs9ljMkA lonely balloon makes its way over the majestic temples of Bagan in the early morning in this beautiful photo by Y… https://t.co/aym1jWwRIDAll of your fairy tale dreams are about to come true https://t.co/iXpssHHtAnHigh atop a ridge with incredible views of the Balkan Mountains rises this striking monument to Bulgaria’s fraught… https://t.co/sBzUkdYc5ATSA agents confiscate thousands of prohibited items per day from airports across the country, ranging from the biza… https://t.co/IAXCEpA7VnThere's a reason everyone's talking about this “big little city” — perhaps it's time to learn it https://t.co/zeCjM9w8cyIn the wetlands around Dordrecht, these 19 beautifully preserved windmills of Kinderdijk still stand—forming an ico… https://t.co/PCJFSSlgrH
9/15
2018
It's one of our favorite ways to see this beautiful, vast planet https://t.co/JT5iXOVpu8From the untamed landscapes of Peru, to the vast valleys of Portugal—lose yourself a bit on one of these wild escap… https://t.co/7JR9yGLrrTOne of these absurdly beautiful destinations should help you usher in the new season with an unforgettable experien… https://t.co/txBhv67h53Bask in the sunset of Puerto de las Palomas in Cadiz, Spain in this stunning photo by Your Shot photographer Luis F… https://t.co/Gv2fyzyKFl"Why can't I travel? Why can't girls do whatever boys do?" In India, Harshita Tak is one woman challenging traditio… https://t.co/xp4vV3h8ekTime to plan an island getaway to one of these beautiful spots https://t.co/RzZFVcHWR0Even the alternatives can pose a risk—learn what to avoid, and what's safe to use https://t.co/6TQyUnrYSsFrom adorably scrambling owls to penguin bullies and one very taken-aback fur seal https://t.co/NCLj0hxYWM
9/14
2018
From magnificent rock formations to bubbling lava pools, Africa is full of fascinating natural wonders to explore.… https://t.co/G5SZrWExqQSpend a weekend enjoying the Windy City's architectural intrigue, cultural cacophony, vibrant parks, and world-clas… https://t.co/IIAm6xcqO3Old Havana boasts one of the most impressive ensembles of historic architecture in the Americas https://t.co/7YxLHplAA8These gorgeous landscapes set the bar high for all the parks to follow https://t.co/KCBqGjEpSOThis dynamic city merges sophistication with a bit of grunge, impeccable Art Nouveau with spectacular street art https://t.co/2FPgqCSZaISee the best of this laid-back city with this go-to guide https://t.co/9PC01CU1pRSee the mesmerizing, kaleidoscopic life that exists below the frozen surface https://t.co/zACfRHUnXY
9/13
2018

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