The Lake Michigan Circle Tour is a designated scenic road system that circumnavigates Lake Michigan: excellent roads, huge sand dunes, beautiful vistas, fabulous beaches, and 100 historic lighthouses.
Camping in the Southeast United States offers a variety of experiences, from the beach to mountains. Here are six favorites.
The Puglia region of Italy is one of the lesser known Italian regions but one not to be missed. My top 10 reasons to visit are hard to limit to 10 as there are many. Read on for my best of Puglia.
Miami is the most southerly major city in the continental United States. It s located on the Atlantic coast, some 2° north of the Tropic of Cancer, and has a warm subtropical marine climate,
We had a great time on our visit to Memphis and wish we could have visited more attractions, but our hotel is one place I will never stay again. The positive and negative of Memphis are all here.
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.
Buried beneath downtown Tulsa, a system of secret underground tunnels were built to connect many of Tulsa's early skyscrapers. The tunnel system was designed at first for freight, but soon became a millionaires highway, protecting the wealthy and elite from danger. This is a story of Tulsa's secret tunnels.
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.
Getting around in Venice can be a fun, yet challenging, adventure. With a little knowledge about the vaporetto system, you can traverse the canals of Venice with ease and without worry.
It's impossible to miss a festival while you're in Japan. Not that you'd want to! But what are they about? What's the difference between a Mikoshi and a Dashi? Read on...
Lake Wister is one of Southeast Oklahoma's most charming state parks. Learn the history of the lake here.
Among the exciting activities and events in New York City are a few that stand out as the coolest of the cool. Here are the best things to do in NYC for comic-lovers, history buffs, movie addicts, theater-lovers and the generally cool!
In an ideal world, every visitor to Colonial Williamsburg could afford the price of a multi-day ticket and the time needed to explore every trade shop and historic site on the property. For many people, this is not a realistic option. Luckily, a little panning can help you have a fantastic experience at Colonial Williamsburg without breaking the bank.
The Rest and Be Thankful is the natural summit in the road which links Loch Long at Ardgarten with Loch Fyne at Cairndow, in Argyll, Scotland. This page features details of the route, what can be seen and where and includes original photographs throughout.
Yes, there are native Palm Trees in Oklahoma. This article describes the McCurtain palm, as well as a few other cold-hardy palm trees found in the state of Oklahoma.
Heading to the Island of Capri? Check out my guide for an easy and stress-free trip to one of the most beautiful islands in the world.
If your travels are taking you to Seattle, do not pass up the opportunity to visit the Chihuly Garden and Glass exhibit. This amazing exhibit highlights the work of renowned artist Dale Chihuly.
If you want to see traditional Thailand, you must experience Thailand village life. Thai villages are unique in their agricultural nature, Buddhist practices, and genuine caring among residents.
The truths about the sad city of Olympia, Washington, totally misunderstood by the rest of the world.
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.
The Big E is New England's largest and most diverse state fair. This annual event takes place over 17 days every September and has something for everyone from agriculture to entertainment to food.
Highway 101—The Redwood Highway in Northern California offers many cheesy and family-friendly roadside attractions among the giant redwoods.
The incredible outdoor lifestyle, friendly people, the fascinating culture and history, what’s not to love about Ireland? Discover 10 reasons why you should be planning your move to Ireland right now.
Is Turkey safe to travel (within its borders) in 2018? Read on for recommendations from travel agents and advisories from both the State Department and the UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
An overview of the Redneck Riviera, including Mexico Beach, Panama City, Ft. Walton Beach, and Destin, Fl. Photos and videos included!
Shenyang, China is a diverse city with lots of sights to see. Read on for a series of detailed recommendations on things to see and do in this lovely city.
When most people think of Oklahoma, they think of cowboys and Indians, or of oil and large corn fields. But castles? It just sounds wrong. Yet unbelievable as it may be, there are indeed castles in Oklahoma.
Spending your honeymoon at Disney can be a blast even if you've been there before. My husband and I just returned from spending our own Disney honeymoon. How was it different and what made it great?
Visiting Monaco, that small stretch of Mediterranean coastline, can be a whirlwind, but if you bear these tips in mind when planning a visit, you can make better use of your trip.
Guam is a US possession, but it is pretty different from the continental US! Discover what to expect in Guam and how to make your trip more enjoyable and affordable.
Enjoy a snapshot of the opulence and extravagance of a Buddhist Temple in Chinatown. Completed at a cost of S$75 million, and opened in 2007, it is high on the list of must-visit places in Singapore.
If you are coming to San Francisco with your family, here are some great activities and must-sees in our beautiful city!
San Francisco's Chinatown is worth the crowds. This neighborhood is one of the largest and most famous Chinatowns outside Asia, and is rich in both culture and tasty snacks. Don't miss SF Chinatown!
Some of the world's most beautiful beaches are located on Kauai, the Garden Isle of Hawaii. This Top Ten List includes Hanalei Bay, Poipu, Anini, and Waimea.
While no culture is perfect, after living in Japan, it is not at all difficult for me to recognize aspects of Japanese culture that I would love to see more of here in the United States.
Looking for some great, free fun in Madison, Wisconsin? You've come to the right place. Madison is a city where you can have fun almost every weekend without spending a dime! Interested? Read on!
Figure out whether you should stay at the Silica Hotel when you visit Iceland, or if you should just visit the Blue Lagoon and go back to Reykjavik.
This park has something for everyone, including the Forest Park Zoo and the nationally acclaimed Brights Nights Holiday display.
Read on to find some ideas on what you can do in Copenhagen, Denmark if you only have time for a short visit.
Abha enjoys mild climate throughout the year and is a popular tourist destination in Saudi Arabia. Abha is also rich in cultural heritage and the starting point to the renowned Asir National Park
Known as the gateway to the Rockies, Calgary, Alberta is a booming oil town where people come from all over Canada to take advantage of its scenery and outdoor life. There is no shortage of things to do, with year round entertainment and clean atmosphere you are sure to always have the time of your life.
Dubai is one of the seven United Arab Emirates. Traveling to this location gives you an exotic experience, excellent shopping and the tallest building in the world.
Check out some really helpful tips if you are planning to travel to Santorini on your next vacation.
No visit to San Antonio, Texas is complete without a tour of the Alamo, site of the most important battle for the Republic of Texas. It was once a mission and is now a shrine. "Remember the Alamo"!
Inchcolm Island in the Firth of Forth can be visited by ferry. It is an excellent place to explore for a few hours with a medieval abbey, world war fortifications, and wildlife.
With beautiful landscapes, rushing waterfalls, miles of nature trails, hotels, swimming pools, and restaurants, Tennessee state parks are a favorite vacation destination for many.
A guide to help you make the most of a vacation to St. Augustine, Florida. The city of St. Augustine, FL is the oldest continuously inhabited city in the United States. Situated on the Atlantic coast of Florida south of Jacksonville, St. Augustine offers the perfect place to relax, as well as learn some early American history.
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.
Everyone is familiar with Graceland, the Grand Ole Opry, the Chattanooga Choo Choo, and the Great Smoky Mountains, but what about all the great things in between?
Port Isaac is best known, internationally, as the place where Doc Martin was filmed, but there's more to Port Isaac than one television programme
Pubs in the United Kingdom have always had names, many of them based on patriotic or heraldic ideas; the origins for others are often puzzling.
Western Australia has one of the oldest landscapes in the world. There are amazing rock formations, ginormous gorges and spooky underground caves spread out in the whole region.
The Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts is home to a number of small, charming wineries. Discover the vineyards and wineries that are putting western Massachusetts on the wine map.
If you love nature and are searching for a holiday spot from November to April, the small island nation of Bahrain can be perfect. All pictures have been taken by the writer.
Ideas on what to check out, where to stay, and what to skip on your visit to the Black Hills of South Dakota.
Visit these five historic restored lighthouses on the barrier islands, and enjoy the beaches, shopping, and great seafood restaurants of North Carolina's Outer Banks.
This article lists eight things you should never do in Japan. Knowing these will make your stay much more enjoyable and will help you avoid getting yourself into awkward situations.
Average Caribbean daytime temperatures are in the mid-80s Fahrenheit for most destinations. That average varies by only a few degrees each month. But nothing is average or predictable about the rainfall.
One can assend this "Purple Mountain Majesty" in a number of ways, from mountain climbing, cog railway and bus tours to auto racing. The views from the lofty top of Pikes Peak are worth it no matter how one gets there!
The best tourist attractions in Virginia range from educational to thrilling to something in-between. Discover the 35 best.
Japan attracts a large number of tourists annually. Most tourists are attracted to Japan's advanced technology as well as its beautiful ancient traditions. The top ten tourist attractions in Japan that includes temples, palaces, and parks are well...
While most table service restaurants at Disney World will have vegan options or make one for you, eating vegan at their quick service restaurants is challenging. Still, it can be done! Here's how.
Tampa, FL, is a fabulous travel destination on Florida's west coast. Family friendly and chock full of culture, here's a list of just a few of the great spots to visit in Tampa.
One of America's best kept secrets, the UP of Michigan boasts miles of beautiful coastline, pristine forests teaming with wildlife, and a people (Yoopers) who are as unique as the land they inhabit.
Once part of one of the wealthiest regions in Asia, Bangladesh is a densely populated country with a rich history and endurance for hardship. Here are 10 facts you might not know about this country.
Traveling to Friday Harbor in the San Juan Islands north of Seattle is a fabulous experience. If you go on your own boat, it’s even better. Here are details about how to get there and what to do.
“To Africa!” Cried an old man pointing ferry passengers to the arrivals terminal at Tangier. Here is my account of a day trip to Tangier, Morocco from Tarifa, Spain with FRS Ferries.
The Palace of Versailles, once home of the Sun King Louis XIV, covers 2000 acres and includes chapels, an opera house, fifty fountains, and some of the most opulent interiors in the world.
If you're looking for a pristine beach without the crowds, and don't mind sharing your space with eagles, owls, and an armadillo or two, then check out Honeymoon Island State Park in Dunedin, Florida.
Stanley Park is a lovely 988-acre park next to downtown Vancouver and the ocean. It contains many attractions for visitors, including a beautiful rose garden.
Avoid the Ripley's Aquarium in Myrtle Beach when it is crowded, as the price of admission is high and the aquarium is quite small. The time spent waiting in line was easily double the time spent actually viewing the attractions. A review of the aquarium in Myrtle Beach, with our personal experiences during Spring Break with large crowds.
The Ramblas are Barcelona sightseeing at its best! This promenade area has it all, from tapas bars to street entertainment, and is a pedestrian paradise in the heart of the city.
Singapore's Merlion with the casino in the background Waiting in an airport for a flight can be a tedious experience. However, if you are lucky enough to have a layover at Singapore’s Changi Airport, you could be excused for wishing that your...
Visit the Benedictine Cathedral at Montserrat, set high on the Catalonia mountain after which it is named. There you will find the shrine dedicated to Santa Maria de Montserrat, the Black Virgin
Ready for a weekend getaway? Discover the beauty and tranquility of this cozy little fishing village. Port Clyde is one of Maine’s best kept secrets!
If you're looking for a weekend getaway or a vacation spot that is off the beaten path, look no further than this charming little Tennessee town.
I was overwhelmed from all my research seeing that so many plan their Disney trips a year in advance! But there is hope for those like me who aren't such organized, advance planners!
A 4 day river cruise down the mighty Amazon river in Brazil. Information, tips and a personal view on the biggest river system on the planet.
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.
I was fortunate enough to go to Disneyland two years ago with my friend, her husband, and her adorable baby boy when he was 6 months old! Here is a look at our day together!
Thinking about moving to Ireland to work or retire? Find out what to expect, including first hand tips and advice to make your move successful.
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.
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.
Looking for something to do that is off the busy Las Vegas strip? Check out this list of 10 places near the strip that are not to be missed!
Faux Guides Are Popular In Marrakech, Morocco. Therefore It's Best To Be Safe And This Guide Will Help You Avoid Scams, Hustlers And Help You Stay Safe
Jamaica is an incredibly interesting country, but many people don't know much about it. Read on to discover the top ten awesome facts about this small island (including several world records!).
Considered one of the most scenic stretches of coastline in the world, Cinque Terre has become a must see destination with abundant hiking trails, excellent local cuisine, and an old world charm.
Do you want to kiss an elk or moose? Then take a day trip from Stockholm in Sweden and visit the family-friendly Gårdsjö Moose Park near Uppsala for a unique experience. You will come away with good memories and great photographs.
As a family, we tend to drive to our vacation destination, and going from Chicago to Orlando was no exception. With four kids, it's important to plan ahead on where to stop along the way. Check out our favorites.
A guide to the hidden secrets of Britain. Lud's Church, The Shell Grotto, Exbury Gardens, and the wonderful Eilean Donan Castle in Scotland
If you are looking for the closest airport to Disneyland, here are your options and some tips on picking the right one to fly to for your Disneyland vacation.
The island of Murano is famous all over the world for its amazing Murano glass. Visitors to this small island in the Venetian Lagoon can watch as artists perform this centuries-old craft.
This beautiful island, located just off the coast of Rhode Island, is a great destination for those who love the beach and the great outdoors.
Planning a visit to Texas? Be sure to take the kids to these great attractions in the Lone Star State. Kids of all ages will find fun things to do in Texas.
Mumbai (Bombay), India is jam-packed with fun activities, places to sightsee, and cultural experiences. Check out what there is to see and do here!
Want to visit the South Island of New Zealand in the winter? Well there are many places you can visit and many activities to enjoy. Choose from whale watching, skiing, snowboarding, kayaking, white water rafting, bungy jumping and many more!
The birth of the violin, Mussolini's last redoubt, watersports and mountain walks. Things to do in Salò on Lake Garda. Learn what the town has to offer in this wonderful part of Italy.
Check out these weekend vacation ideas, including some for cheap weekend getaways. Photos and videos are included.
Everyone in your family will find something that they love to do at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom Theme Park in Orlando, Florida. Come early in the day and stay for the fireworks at the end.
If you are planning to make a one day trip to Cedar Point, there is a strategy to successful navigation of the park, so you don't leave having only gone on a minimal number of rides.
Looking for a fun and educational mini trips for you and your kids? A factory tour is great option. These tours in Michigan are kid friendly and free or low cost. They are perfect for field trips as well.
Learn where to shop in Kuala Lumpur from my experiences in the malls of Bukit Bintang, Chinatown, and Little India.
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.
What do you do with an old, weed-infested concrete bridge with no discernible use? You turn it into a one-of-a-kind flowering landmark. Welcome to The Bridge of Flowers, the pride of Shelburne Falls.
Share an amazing day cruising on the famous Lake Garda in Italy. Full of spectacular photographs and lyrical observations on the dramatic scenery of this beautiful Italian lake.
There are a wide variety of activities in Fort Worth, Texas, including arts, music and sporting events. It is city with cultural areas, botanical gardens, water features, and much more. Visit today!
This 60-foot natural rock waterslide is a must-see if you're in Western North Carolina! The final plunge into the cold mountain water will take your breath away. Use this guide to plan your trip.
Birdwatchers, campers, and RVers love Padre Island National Seashore on the Gulf Coast of Texas. Here are photos of birds as well as information about RV camping on Padre Island National Seashore.
A quick guide for avoiding troubles in France. Because I'm living in Paris this article is written in the flavor of the City of Light, but it will be useful also elsewhere in France.
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.
The top 10 Caribbean attractions include Stingray City, Dunn's River Falls, cave tubing in Belize, Old San Juan and Chichen Itza near Cancun.
You may have heard a lot about West Virginia—the stunning mountains and forests, the wonderful hiking trails, the fresh, crisp air—but there are some places in West Virginia that are truly creepy.
Planning a visit to Seattle and the great Pacific Northwest? Check out all you need to know to make your visit to the Space Needle a memorable one. This iconic symbol of Seattle is a must visit.
Have you ever been to a theme park such as Disney World in Orlando and had your picture take by one of their photographers? Find out how to download these pictures at no cost whatsoever!
The Arc de Triomphe is one of the most recognizable and celebrated monuments in Paris. Sitting atop the Champs-Elysees the Arc has stood witness to almost 200 years of French history.
Here is a detailed plan for a full day in Kensington Gardens and South Kensington, including maps and photos. Find recommendations for affordable restaurants, museums, and beautiful walking routes.
Love camping? Love Disney? Get the best of both worlds at Disney's Fort Wilderness. Check out this review of this popular vacation destination for outdoorsy families.
Kings Park overlooks the city of Perth in Western Australia. While two-thirds of the 400 hectares park remain covered in bushlands, the remaining one-third that has been developed is a popular destination for both locals and overseas visitors. There are plenty of areas to explore in this huge park.
The next time you're on the island of Oahu, or even if you have lived there for years, why not include a visit to one of the many botanical gardens around the island?
With just one day to spend in Athens we knew exactly what we wanted to see. Check out our full day in Athens visiting the Temples of the Ancient Acropolis and the stunning new Acropolis Museum.
Fans of Americana are enjoying a new craze sweeping across rural America—barn quilts. Learn how organizations have increased tourism in small towns across America by showcasing barn quilts.
Arriving at Rome's Fiumicino Airport for the first time can be a stressful experience. Learn what options are available for getting from the airport to the city and you'll be making this journey with ease and saving some money to boot.
There are plenty of fun and exciting things to do in downtown Dallas. After all, the DFW metroplex is the fourth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Whatever it is that you are into, whether it be shopping, history, nature, or the nightlife--Dallas has something for everyone. Downtown Dallas is packed full of interesting things to do and see.
The Dole Pineapple Plantation near the North Shore of the island of Oahu, Hawaii, is a must-see for travelers. This working plantation offers walking and train tours, pineapple tastings and demonstrations and has the world's largest maze!
Just to drink the coffee in Italy is reason enough to visit. With the type of coffee drunk often determined by the hour of the day, ordering coffee in an Italian cafe is a ritual in it itself.
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!
A locals tour of the most unique, privately owned museum in the world, Mona. Take a sneak peek at what its like, before you even step a foot on the property.
Everything you need to know about Italy's three active volcanoes: Etna, Stromboli, and Vesuvius. These geological wonders draw millions of visitors every year for the many adventurous outdoor activities that they offer.
Scotland makes for an excellent vacation destination, with so many interesting things to see and do. This page helps you make the most of your Scottish vacation by pointing out some of the lesser-known gems you may wish to visit during your stay in Scotland.
Looking for a beautiful beach on the Gulf of Mexico for your next vacation? Check out Madeira Beach. It has great beaches and plenty of things to do nearby to keep everyone happy.
Caribbean vacations are among the most relaxing and affordable holidays. For advice about which Caribbean island to visit, consult this top ten list.
Is it dangerous to travel to Myanmar? This article tries to answer just that. Though certain ethical issues come into play, a vacation in Myanmar is a great experience to have.
Looking to travel somewhere in France this winter? Read on to see why Lyon should be at the top of your list!
Sea Shell, Sea Shell, Sing me a song, O Please! A song of ships, and sailor men, And parrots, and tropical trees, Of islands lost in the Spanish Main Which no man ever may find again, Of fishes and corals under the waves, And...
A visit to see the petroglyphs at Celebration Park, Idaho makes a great day trip from Boise or surrounding towns.
There are many native American city names in Wisconsin. After describing the history of Wisconsin, this hub lists cities and towns in Wisconsin with native American and French origin names.
Wondering how to make the most of the variety of transport types available in Porto to see as much as possible of the city and the Douro Valley? Here's a guide to being a savvy traveler in Porto based on what we learned during a 12-day trip there.
Bruneau Dunes State Park can be a wonderful place to visit, and it has something for the whole family. Here is my review of this park and campground.
The New River Gorge National River offers hikers a spectacular view from the rim of a steep canyon and unique vantage points of the third highest bridge in the United States.
After spending many summers in the Great Smoky Mountains and its gateway cities—Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg—I've visited lots of fun attractions in the area, but these six activities are my all-time favorites.
When planning an Australian trip, most vacationers automatically book their trip to Sydney - but if your time is limited, it might not be the best choice.
Get away from the European main land and head to one of these 12 islands instead for your next vacation. Culture, beauty and a unique experience await.
Fun facts about London from the Roman Settlement of Londinium, Through the Great Fire to the Royal Weddings and Olympics.
There is a place in Southeast Oklahoma that conjures tales of medieval knights, wholesome princesses, and glorious adventures. This is a brief history of the Captain's Castle built by J. E. Reynolds.
Planning a trip to Pensacola or the surrounding area? Here's a list of things to do and places to see from a former local who still visits Pensacola almost every summer.
The Outer Banks in North Carolina is a popular vacation destination in the Eastern United States. While it's beautiful, it can get pricey. The good news is that you don't have to spend a lot of money at the Outer Banks to have a good time. From a National Wildlife Refuge to a Lighthouse, here's a look at a number of fun and free things to do in the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
In 2014, my friends from Japan came to visit the island of Oahu and so during my free time on my days off from work, we got to go and do the usual tourist things that tourists do and so I got to play tourist. I really like it because sometimes being...
13 tons of concrete at each end keep the 450-foot Capilano Suspension Bridge firmly anchored for those who like the views from several hundred feet up in the air in Vancouver, Canada.
Cowlington was a brief town in a heavy floodplain, but the history of this Oklahoma town is fascinating. Cowlington is a good reflection of the hardships towns faced in early day Oklahoma.
A visit to the big guns at Mazarron, Cabo Tinoso, Castillitos, El Jorel, Atalayon and Loma Larga, Murcia, Spain and directions on how to get there.
Giants of the American roadside. They have a story to tell. Here are the ten most famous of these gigantic icons of Americana.
Many movies were filmed in Jamaica! Visit to see the beach from the white bathing suit scene in Dr. No, Dr. Kananga's cave in Live and Let Die, the beach from Knight and Day, and more!
London's modern buildings have attracted criticism and praise in equal measure, as well as nicknames, assigned to them in true British humour.
Are there fun things for teens to do in Las Vegas? Of course there are! I have loads of ideas for ways teens can have fun in Vegas!
Cherry Springs State Park is a showplace for the Northern Lights. Every 11 years, sunspot activity increases to maximum, allowing the Northern Lights to be seen even more often.
Thinking about traveling to South Carolina? Do you know where you want to go? Read this article to get the low-down on the very best places to visit in the state of South Carolina!
A week in a desert is a unique experience. The Sahara desert is the largest hot air desert in the world, and its many tourist attractions (including riding camels) are to be put on any bucket list.
Creating adventures for kids is fun and exciting. There are tons of things to do with kids in Arlington, VA that are great for the whole family. The great public transportation and friendly residents make this a great place to spend time with your children. Read on for some of the best activities!
Thailand and Vietnam are two of Southeast Asia's shopping meccas. Tourists in Asia who are looking for valuable yet cheap finds should visit these countries' purse-friendly markets.
Chicago has been the passenger railroad hub of the nation since the Civil War. During the height of railroad travel from 1925 through 1969, Chicago had six major interstate passenger railroad stations.
An introduction to the wine regions in Portugal, where to do wine tastings in each region, and accommodations in each region.
Britain's got thousands of great pubs, but a few are very special. Why? It's all in the name—the very odd name!
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.
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.
A flight to Pisa from England was the first leg of this trip for a stay in Tuscany. The road home took us from Italy to Switzerland, France, Luxembourg, and Belgium, and on a car ferry to Hull.
Tarzan Falls is a moderately difficult hike that is easy to find and follow. Only about half an hour away from the major hotel district, the Tarzan Falls hike is the perfect way to spend half a day.
I knew that living in a foreign country was going to be challenging, but few things were as perplexing upon my arrival in Japan as the realization that I didn't understand how to use the bathroom.
If you've had enough of big tourist attractions, there are plenty of quieter, yet fascinating and different places to visit in London.
The best Indiana State Parks for hiking, camping, fishing, winter activities, horseback riding, biking, wildlife and bird watching, and more.
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
If you need a brief respite from the hustle and bustle of Bangkok life, Lumpini Park is an oasis of peace right in the heart of the city's business and commercial centre.
Located in the northeast of Florida, St Augustine is the oldest continuously occupied city in the USA. Here are twenty facts about St Augustine, FL.
From cattle-dotted farmlands to the majestic ocean, here are six day trips to escape New York City and venture into the great outdoors for relaxation and rejuvenation.
Anyone who visits coastal Florida, or the lakes and rivers, or the great Everglades wetlands, is sure to see a rich variety of birdlife. This page describes how to make the most of the experience
I have always wanted to visit the much talked about Universal Studios in Orlando! Haven't we been hearing about it since we were kids? The Jaws experience, E.T., King Kong! Every trip I had to Orlando, however, was centered around the very magical...
Chennai, India is one of the major shopping destinations on the sub-continent. Follow this pro-shopper's tips about where to find the best deals and how to beat Chennai's shopping crowds.
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.
Is it safe to vacation in Jamaica? Read on to find out. This article includes crime statistics and an analysis of the causes of crime in Jamaica.
Star of the Sea, a historic 85-year-old church, houses an incredible display of hand-painted murals that preserve and tell a fascinating story of the people of Kalapana.
Tarsiers at the Tarsier Sanctuary in Bohol Philippines The adventurous traveler should consider a visit to the Philippines for a number of reasons. The people, the beauty of the country, and the fact that so many Filipinos speak English are just...
A traveler could spend an entire year in Pennsylvania and not see the end of it. The Keystone State is full of history, culture, diversity, arts, music, festivals, landscapes, mountains, visitor attractions and hidden treasures. Here are some of the must unusual.