Meet the Maasai warriors of the Serengeti, climb Africa's highest peak and dive beneath Zanzibar's tropical coastline. There's something for everyone in Tanzania, and whether that involves dancing the night away to Afro-rhumba or refueling with platefuls of fresh octopus, it won't be hard to have a good time in this modernizing land of natural beauty.
"I spend a lot of time exploring big, dynamic cities. But these isolated islands 600 miles off the coast of Ecuador grew on me in such a way that when I left, I felt as though I was taking some of the characteristics of the landscape and animals—fearlessness, energy, equilibrium—home with me."
Get ready to see celestial fireworks, brilliant Venus, moon meet-ups, and a host of other can’t-miss sky shows this month.
Get stop-by-stop directions for a driving tour of the Ozarks, Arkansas from National Geographic's Ultimate Road Trips. Deciduous forests create a kaleidoscopic palette of crimsons, saffrons, and ochres.