From taking a walking tour with a local to grabbing a fresh granita while strolling through the Lido, here are seven fun ways to spend a day or two in Venice.
This article shares things to do in Williamsburg and its nearby towns when you are not interested in reenactments or history.
Explore the village of Eyam in Derbyshire. Witness the legacy of the 17th-Century Plague. Hear how the villagers self-isolated, as Eyam suffered a high death toll but stopped the spread of disease to other areas. The weight of history hangs heavily in this thought-provoking and inspiring village.
Mayong village is called the black magic and voodoo capital of India. While the village might not have many practitioners of black magic left, it still retains its fearsome reputation and comes across as an exciting, offbeat destination for the adventurous traveler to visit.
Dhanushkodi is an abandoned ghost town in Tamil Nadu, India, with a surreal history of fact and fantasy intertwined together. The town was destroyed by a cyclone that took place in 1964. It destroyed everything, and what remains now is a sandy shoreline with ruins dating back to a bygone era.
The Lepakshi temple in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh is not only an architectural wonder but also has a lot of interesting features worth pondering. The biggest mystery is an enormous granite pillar that defies gravity and hangs in mid-air.
The amazing Cullen Sculpture Garden is on an acre of land between the Museum of Fine Arts and the Glassell School of Art in Houston, Texas. Admission is free!
The Barringer Meteor Crater located a few miles east of Flagstaff, AZ, is the only visible meteor crater on earth. It is similar to craters on the moon and has changed very little since the impact 50,000 years ago. The crater attracts visitors from all over the world.
The up-and-coming Puglia region of Italy offers more than stunning landscapes, beautiful towns and friendly locals. If you visit at the right time, you can join one of the dozens of local festivals that the region is famous for. Here are some of my favourites.
Maxwell Park is only 13.9 acres situated along Cypress Creek in Cypress, Texas, in the Houston metro area. Moss-laden trees dot the landscape of this tucked-away park amid nearby homes. We happened upon the cutest scene, and you can view it here.
North Gran Canaria has much to offer travelers. Refreshment stops are a key element of sightseeing trips. Discover some of the most scenic and interesting places to stop for drinks and food whilst exploring some of the great locations in the north of the island from Las Palmas to the Agaete Valley.
MIP Nature Church is a unique church that combines aesthetics of Filipino design and organic architecture. The result is a one-of-a-kind place of worship that brings visitors closer to God through His Creation.
Fourteen acres of land comprise the Katy Dog Park in Katy, TX. Shade trees, wide-open grassy areas, a pool for canines, and a walking path all add to the pleasure of spending time there.
While travelling in Tasmania, I visited Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, where I was able to see many amazing animals up close.
Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Centre (PTWRC) is located outside of Phnom Penh and is run by Wildlife Alliance. They rescue and rehabilitate animals from the illegal wildlife trade and provide a permanent home for those they cannot release. Tours run daily from Phnom Penh.
This article includes an itinerary and description of hiking at Caesar's Head State Park and visiting Greenville in South Carolina.
Though still in progress, the Crazy Horse Memorial is stunning and an important stop for anyone heading to its more famous cousin—Mount Rushmore.
North Gran Canaria has much to offer travelers. From its capital, Las Palmas, to its award-winning city beach. Pleasant parks and gardens, interesting towns and villages. A rugged coastline and inland hills and valleys. Add in a rum factory, vineyard, and coffee plantation. So much more to explore.
See photos and videos of this oldest operating farmer's market in the US. View fresh fruits, veggies, and flying fish. Entertainment, restaurants, etc., are here to enjoy.
Love the TV series "Longmire"? You aren't alone. It was one of the most popular shows on television during its run. The bulk of the show was filmed in the Santa Fe, NM, area. If you find yourself in downtown Santa Fe, take a short walking tour and visit the filming sites in the city center.
Travel with me to Mongolia's Gobi Desert where, 100 years ago, a real-life "Indiana Jones" led an American expedition through this wild and remote land and discovered dinosaur fossils never before identified and fossilized eggs that showed how dinosaurs reproduced.
From being late to using red ink, here are a few things not to do on your next trip to Japan.
The Kamakhya Devi in the Indian state of Assam is the only temple in the world that celebrates menstruation as a symbol of a woman’s power to give birth. This unique temple celebrates this ‘Shakti’ or power found within every woman to continue to the cycle of humankind.
If it's too hot to walk along the Las Vegas Strip, why not go for a walk in one of its many hotels? These are the best hotels for walking on the Strip.
Learn much about the Spanish, then Mexican, expansion of influence in California through mission settlements. San Francisco Solano was the last of these missions, named after a saint.
Howard Park is one of those true hidden gems that offers a beautiful beach area combined with a wonderful multipurpose park that has something for everyone.
Part of the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, Mission San Juan Capistrano is known for its bell tower. Part of it is in ruins. See photos and videos.
Climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge or walk up to the Barrenjoey Lighthouse and be amazed by views over Palm Beach and the Tasman Sea. Or maybe just relax on Bondi Beach, picnic in the Royal Botanic Garden or enjoy the idyllic Wendy Whiteley's Secret Garden.
My husband and I didn't want to miss a chance to witness the beautiful view from the top of Millcreek Canyon, and we have beautiful images to share!
Ho Chi Minh City (also known as Saigon) was one of my favourite cities in South East Asia. For me, it was my introduction to Vietnamese culture and food and it holds a special place in my heart. Here are some things I would recommend trying while visiting this wonderful city.