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National Geographic Traveller picks 2015's best travel photos

National Geographic Traveller picks 2015's best travel photos

A breakneck train ride and bear-themed ritual are among subjects chosen as finalists in this year's National Geographic Traveller's travel photography competition
Winners of the National Geographic Photographer Contest 2014

Winners of the National Geographic Photographer Contest 2014

More than 9,200 entries were submitted from more than 150 countries. Here are the top 19 shots
Gallery: 5 guided Costa Rica rainforest adventures

Gallery: 5 guided Costa Rica rainforest adventures

Attention independent travelers: Stop being so stubborn. You need a guide more than you think you do
Where science meets luxury: Cruising the Galapagos

Where science meets luxury: Cruising the Galapagos

Playful sea lions, fearless boobies and the only ocean-going lizards in the world -- these islands offer amazing experiences for naturalists and tourists alike
Gallery: 10 scariest places in Asia

Gallery: 10 scariest places in Asia

Robert Joe, host of National Geographic's "I Wouldn't Go In There," takes us in there