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Lost in Africa: Giraffes!

Have You Ever Been Kissed by a Giraffe? Whether your answer is “yes” or “no,” what’s not to love about a giraffe? Our newest tween travel blogger, Nicole Booth, gets up close and personal with these magnificent animals in Africa. Check out the latest vlog in her Lost in Africa series. About the Vlogger Hi! My name is Nicole, I’m a tween travel blogger who is 8 years old. I was born in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. A year ago I...

Surviving the Mayhem of Marrakech

By Reka Kaponay Teenage writer and traveler who has been traversing the globe with her parents and twin brother since 2001. Follow her journey at www.dreamtimetraveler.com. Marrakech, one of the original Imperial Moorish citadels and today the fourth largest city in Morocco, sprawls out as a gateway to the foothills of the magnificent, snow-capped Atlas Mountain ranges. Famed for its 19th century, Moorish red walls, today it is home to over 900,000 people. At its heart is the vibrant, buzzing...

Our Time with the Community of Maji ya Chai: Traveling the World with National Geographic

Are you ready to hone your photojournalism skills capturing the street life and architecture of Barcelona? Or snorkel or SCUBA dive the world’s second-largest barrier reef in Belize? Maybe building a new water supply system in a remote village in Tanzania is more your thing, like the blog featured here. Whatever your interests, you’re in luck: National Geographic offers a full lineup of summer adventures for middle schoolers and high schoolers age 13 and above. Check them out here.  Dispatch...