National Geographic Traveler magazine editor-in-chief Alexander Zheleznyak appeared on the Auto Plus television program "Fellow Traveler" on June 6. He discussed the best travel destinations for 2012.
Zheleznyak told television viewers about the 2012 National Geographic Traveler Awards — created under the sponsorship of Volkswagen Group Rus — which are given for the best travel destinations of 2012.
Readers can vote for the 2012 National Geographic Traveler Awards at
Traveling by automobile has become very popular with Russians and Alexander Zheleznyak shared his experiences on the road with viewers. He offered advice on how to choose the route and calculate the distances involved, which maps to use and which to avoid, the problems that can arise along the way and how to avoid them through proper preparations. He also spoke about the adventures he experienced on his most memorable road trips.