Here are the best Florida vacation spots where you can get the most of the Florida panhandle. These are some of the best places to visit in Florida, so don't miss out on these beautiful beaches!
Oval Beach in Saugatuck, Michigan has always been a pearl among dune coastline tourist spots. Secluded from noisy development, it remains pristine thanks to well-established preservation societies.
Visit Seoul’s top tourist attractions: Gyeongbokgung Palace, Jogyesa Buddhist Temple, and Insadong Street Market all during your layover!
Based on our experiences in this delightful city, we've compiled a list of the top 12 sights worth seeing in Porto.
When you visit or move to the US South, you may need help to understand what we are talking about! Use this guide to decipher common Southern phrases and to translate Southern pronunciations. Though all similar, the accents range from the small town twang to the unique Charleston accent.
The Kapoho Kalapana Road or Red Road travels along the coastline of the lower Puna district on the Big Island. Located south of Pahoa village, this spectacular scenery is reminiscent of old Hawaii.
The Big Island of Hawai'i is one of the most beautiful on the planet. This article is an overview of what's in store for the visitor. Be sure to watch the drone video of Big Island from the air.
This is your guide to spending a perfect day in Key West, Florida. Visit some of Key West's best dining establishments and watering holes, spend time on the island's best beach, learn about the history of Key West, and find a fabulous spot to watch the sunset.
Twin Falls is amazing. The Snake River runs through it and offers so many different things to do there. Outdoor lovers will love this area as well. Here is a look at the top 10 things to do in Twin Falls, Idaho.
Old Red is a beautiful building on the UTMB Medical School campus in Galveston, Texas. It was designed by Nicholas Clayton in a Romanesque Revival style. One of only two national bio-containment labs in the U.S. is located here. There are also some great beaches on Galveston Island!
These stone-carved gargoyles rested atop the Notre Dame Cathedral which burned in April 2019. They took a variety of forms: goats, birds, elephants, and hybrid/mythical creatures. For centuries they have warded off evil spirits.
Whether you live in Indiana and want to get away for a day or you are simply passing through the state, here are some must-see places that you aren't likely to find in a guidebook.
There are many things to take into consideration if you are planning your next vacation in Costa Rica. Here are a few pointers to help you have the perfect trip and fall in love with this country like I did.
Planning a trip the to the Canadian side of Niagara Falls? Check out these five mistakes to avoid and discover some fun places to visit.
If you are traveling to Rome, then you will certainly want to set aside a day or two to visit Vatican City. Check out my list of the top 10 things to see when visiting the Holy City.
No city in the world can compare to Venice. My top 10 list of sights in Venice will take you off the beaten path as well as to all of the must see attractions. Check it out and get your walking shoes on.
Take a glass-bottomed boat ride on crystal clear water. See animals living freely in lush, jungle-like settings. The Tarzan movies and Sea Hunt were filmed here in beautiful Silver Springs.
In a small hamlet just a few miles from Utah Beach in Normandy is a 12th century church that holds an amazing story of sacrifice and bravery. Meet Robert Wright and Kenneth Moore, the angels of mercy.
Rome is like no other city in the world. It's one big on-going archeological dig mixed in with amazing ruins, beautiful monuments, history, culture, great food and crazy traffic. Throw it all together and you get one of the most unique cities in the world.
Planning a visit to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania? There are a few things you should avoid so your trip doesn't get spoiled. But don't be fooled, there are loads of fun things to do in this great city as well.
If you are visiting Rhodes for just a day be sure to visit the Palace of the Grand Master. Located within Medieval Old Rhodes Town, the palace is a stunning tribute to the history of this Greek Island.
Why spend your time wading through crowds when you could be visiting Venice's less-famous attractions and beauties instead? In this article, you will find the top nine non-touristy things to do in Venice.
Everything you need to know to make a day trip from Venice to the Dolomites. Don't miss an opportunity to experience some of the most dramatic mountain scenery in the world and it's all just a short drive from Venice.
A 12-hour excursion in central Tokyo by train from Narita Airport, visiting the magnificent Sensoji Temple in Asakusa, the beautiful cherry trees of Ueno Park, and the fascinating Ueno shopping districts.
Vacation planners will find that Hilton Head travel tips make a big difference in knowing when to go and what to expect.
The Cathedral of Seville is one of the world’s great cathedrals, combining Moorish elements from its days as a mosque with its current Gothic design. It is the largest cathedral in the world and forms the heart and soul of historic Seville.
Be in the know before visiting Singapore! Please enjoy this guide written by a Singaporean for all friends of the world.
Anyone who visits Venice on a vacation should spend some time touring the other islands in the lagoon. This page looks at just five of these islands - each worth a visit, and each with unique appeal
Planning a trip to Venice? Before you leave make sure you know your options for getting from Marco Polo Airport to Venice. The options are many and the cost varies depending on your mode of transportation. A little homework can save you a lot of money.
If your travels are taking you to Normandy to see the D-Day beaches, consider spending a few nights in charming Bayeux. It’s the perfect place to base yourself to experience all that Normandy has to offer.
Learn all about my 4-day river cruise down the mighty Amazon river in Brazil, including information, tips and a personal view on the biggest river system on the planet.
Guide for the budget travellers on a budget on visiting Vienna on a shoestring. How to save money travelling from the airport, getting around the city, and visiting attractions.
A visual summary of my visit to three classic Hong Kong Night Markets. What a cornucopia of colors, music, fragrances and exotic street food! These night markets are indeed among the best Hong Kong travel attractions.
Here are 6 fun and easy hikes in and around Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island. The hikes are divided by location: near Bar Harbor, Jordan Pond House, and the Quiet Side, Bass Harbor area. Enjoy the hikes and the nearby attractions and you will see many of the highlights of the park.
There are many animals in Florida that are capable of hurting you. Most prefer to be left alone, but they will strike back if they feel threatened. I thought I would put together a list of the top 10 most dangerous animals in Florida.
One of Sicily's most famous archaeological sites is without a doubt the Valley of the Temples. Located just outside of Agrigento, this UNESCO World Heritage site is a must-see when visiting Sicily.
The Nitobe Memorial Garden is located in Vancouver, British Columbia. It's a beautiful and often peaceful Japanese garden that is filled with symbolism.
Windsor Castle is almost a thousand years old, the original fortifications made on the orders of William the Conqueror in circa 1070 AD. Windsor Castle today remains a Royal home but is open for the public to admire its magnificent architecture and many treasures.
These off-the-beaten-path medieval villages of Provence sit on top of mountain plateaus and hillside cliffs. The views alone will make you swoon!
Wondering what do after walking the Brooklyn Bridge? How about some delicious seafood rolls, rock climbing, or some eclectic art? Here are 11 of the best things to do near the Brooklyn Bridge.
The Superstition Mountains in Arizona are one attraction that the east-central portion of Arizona affords. Arizona is known for majestic scenery, lost gold, and the Tonto National Forest attractions.
Welcome to Sorrento. This beautiful seaside community makes a great base for visiting the Amalfi Coast, Capri, and of course Pompeii. It also has so much to offer in its own right.
One of the most beautiful mountain top vistas in the northeast is located in the High Peaks region of the Adirondack Mountains in upstate New York and is accessible via the Veterans Memorial Highway.
Looking for things to do while you're visiting Seattle. Don't fret, Seattle has something for everyone. Great museums, a beautiful setting, markets, aquariums, and of course those drop dead views of the mountains.
The Grand Canyon is a major American tourist attraction. Most people visit in summer, but the South Rim of the Park is open all year and offers fantastic views in winter as well. The less-visited North Rim is closed during the winter months.
If you’re looking for an exciting and adventurous activity for your next trip to Florida, consider doing some good old fashioned fossil hunting. The Peace River is one of the best locations for finding prehistoric fossils of the giant carcharodon shark, otherwise known as megalodon.
A guide to visiting Charleston, SC . The city of Charleston is a lovely place to take a vacation. If you have never had the chance to see Charleston, you should plan to visit there the next time you have a chance to take a vacation. It is well worth the trip!
The drive from Sydney to Melbourne: the inland highway, or the longer coast road? Both are great drives, but the coastal road begs a meandering holiday, with empty roads and forgotten beaches.
Take a walk through medieval Florence, to places easily missed. Florence boasts a range of forgotten gems, some literary and others scientific, and places simply to sit and watch the world go by.
A guide to visiting Culloden Moor, the site of the final confrontation of the Jacobite Rising and the slaughter of Scottish clansmen in April 1746.
Lurs’ rustic flavor might merely be visually appealing to the average sightseer or photographer, but to the serious historian, the draw of medieval history predating Roman influence bombards the mind with awe-inspiring imagination.
Europe is the most sought after destination for immigration. That's no surprise. With its economy surpassing that of America and China combined, it has a lot to offer.
One of the more interesting things you can do when visiting the Vatican is to take the Scavi Tour of the Necropolis below St. Peter's Basilica. Don't miss out on this once in a lifetime opportunity.
Washington DC’s finest monuments can be seen in an easy do-it-yourself 3-hour walking tour. If you are just passing through the area and have a few hours to spare, take a break, stretch those legs, and experience Washington DC’s most wonderful memorials and monuments.
The relationship between the United States, the State of Hawai'i, and Native Hawaiians is a complicated one that many people may not understand. This article sheds light on the origins of this tense relationship by delving into a series of historical facts that are often unknown outside of Hawai'i.
Poisonous snakes, giant centipedes, jellyfish, scorpions and tarantulas- read about them, study the pictures and avoid them!
Venice has history, architecture and canals. Millions of tourists visit every year. They bring money and support employment, but there is a downside too.
The Blue Ridge Parkway is one of the most scenic roads in North America. Heading north from Asheville for just 50 miles gives visitors a great opportunity to experience some of the most scenic parts of this national treasure.
Thinking about taking that trip of a lifetime to Italy? Well it's time to stop thinking and start planning. If you're looking for a reason to go, read on for my ten really good reasons to visit Italy.
Kilauea erupted in 1990, burying the beautiful Kaimu beach under 60 feet of lava. Twenty years later, a new black sand beach is forming where the lava-extended shoreline meets the ocean waves.
Pittsburgh has a neighborhood that throws one back to a time when food was authentic and family was of importance.
Do you love lions, tigers, and jaguars? Oh my! Then keep reading! In this article, I'll list the ten zoos with the best big cat collections in America and provide descriptions of each.
The Stanley Park Seawall has an 8.8 km path on top. The wall travels around the perimeter of the park beside the ocean. It offers great views and interesting sights.
Ubud, Bali has many restaurants that serve only the freshest natural, organic, locally-sourced foods and ingredients. This hub features 8 of the best healthy food restaurants in Ubud.
MacKenzie State Park is a remote but amazingly beautiful 13-acre park located in Puna on the Big Island. It is known as one of the most haunted places in Hawaii.
If you're considering a vacation in the Emerald Isle, why not take a virtual preview tour on Street View and be back by dinner? In this guide we visit the Cliffs of Moher, Kilkenny medieval city, Killarney National Park and more.
Weather in the Caribbean can give visitors a beautiful experience or a disaster that is best forgotten. The average weather shows both the best and worst times to go.
Florence is the birthplace of the Renaissance and is famous for its art, architecture, history and cultural heritage. Check out my top 10 sites to see while visiting beautiful Florence.
A local's perspective and tips on being a tourist in Edinburgh, Scotland, including hints on avoiding gimmicks, and what you shouldn't do, so as not to give tourists a bad name.
In this article, you will discover what you can expect to see at the Batu Caves—a Hindu religious site and popular tourist attraction in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Here is a guide on what there is to do at the Batu Caves and how to get there.
Buried by Mount Vesuvius in 79AD, Pompeii stands today much as it did in the first century. This archaeological time capsule gives us a glimpse of early Roman life as it was almost two thousand years ago.
Looking for a day-trip from Paris that you can do on your own? For a wonderful experience head to Giverny and Claude Monet's Home and Gardens. What Monet created here is simply amazing.
Take a tour around some of the top highlights of Northern Cyprus. See for yourself what this area has to offer and learn about its rich history. This article is a great resource for planning a trip to the area and an informative fact file for those interested in learning more about Northern Cyprus.
If you are visiting Milan, do not miss out on the once in a lifetime opportunity to see Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece, the Last Supper.
Tips for enjoying Miniatur Wunderland, the most popular tourist attraction in Germany and the biggest model railroad in the world.
Planning a trip to Costa Rica? The hardest part may be deciding where to go and what to do. This Costa Rica vacation itinerary will give you a good taste of everything the country has to offer.
Visiting St. Augustine on a budget? Get helpful advice on how to enjoy the oldest city in US, from sights and parking to eating out.
With so many sites to see across Italy, is it worth the time and effort to visit the Leaning Tower of Pisa? That is the question everyone wants an answer to—to visit or not to visit?
Lake Como is one of the most beautiful regions in Italy and an easy day trip from Milan. Soaring mountains, charming lakeside villages, and stunning scenery make this a must-see when visiting Milan.
Five great day trips in Central Texas. Visit these beautiful and unique towns for a taste of the Lone Star State.
Traveling to a new country is a great experience, especially if you take everything you need with you. Here is a list of items you should pack when traveling to Iceland in the summer.
What is a magnetic hill or gravity hill? Magnet Mountain, Jabal Magnet or Jabal Baido in Wadi al-Jinn, Madinah (Medina) Saudi Arabia that has a strange phenomenon where a vehicle on neutral gear can move uphill is an example of this gravity hill. Read more for detail explanation.
In recent years I have spent several weeks living in a small village in N.E Thailand, as the guest of a Thai family. This page is a short introduction to the village, the people, and the countryside
Looking to explore Prague from a river perspective? This article highlights the most eye-catching sights of the Czech capital along the River Vltava. Whether on foot or by water, experience the sights of four different areas of this stunning city and make the most of your visit to Prague.
Singapore is an exotic Asian metropolis with something for every traveler. Unfortunately, it is also one of the most expensive cities to have a vacation in. Here are 10 budget tips to help you save money during your Singapore Holiday.
14 memorable things to do with your kids in Jamaica. This great list even includes things to do with kids in Montego Bay. and things to do with toddlers.
Kovilpatti is a small industrial town in South Tamil Nadu. It has many interesting places to visit in its neighborhood.
This article covers the places I visited in Osaka, and which activities are best for those on a budget. I cover inexpensive accommodations and some fun activities and sights to see.
The Maku’u Farmers' Market is lively, fun, and famous for its eclectic mix of ethnic foods and abundant local produce. This market reflects the true image of a laid-back and diverse Puna community.
Florida may be hugely popular during the summer, but the best time to go may be mid-spring and late fall. It all depends on where you want to go and what you want to do.
Paddling a flatwater stretch of the Colorado River on the Arizona-Nevada border and the hot springs and other points of interest you'll find along the way
Are you a beach lover? Do you love isolated islands? How about wreck diving and extreme water sports? If you love these things, then this article is for you! Find out the best beaches in the Philippines.
Don't let the bright lights and flashy billboards fool you, New York City is an exciting place for toddlers to explore. Small zoos, toddler-friendly theater, interactive museums and much more make it the place to be with your little one.
Here is a guide on where to go salsa dancing in Chicago during the week and on the weekends, with reviews of different venues and clubs for salsa dancing, as well as what to expect when you get there!
Located on the tiny Mediterranean island of Malta is one of the grandest cathedrals in Europe and one of the finest examples of Baroque architecture. Welcome to St John's Co-Cathedral.
Planning a Scottish vacation should ideally involve more than deciding upon your destinations and travel plans. This page looks at some important factors which you are likely to encounter in Scotland today, each having some bearing on your vacation, and helps you plan in advance for factors you may not otherwise have considered.