Tips on buying a pack for a trip to Thailand & helpful suggestions on packing the right clothes for your unique adventure in Southeast Asia, from sightseeing to jungle trekking to nightlife attire.
Check out all the cool places in Detroit you may not know about. This list is filled with awesome places to eat, hang out, spend the day, and explore. Come discover all Detroit has to offer!
The center of the universe is an acoustic anomaly; when one stands in the center of the circle and makes a noise, that noise is echoed back several times louder than it was made. Imagine dropping a small pin and expecting to hear a tiny “tink” as it hits the floor. Instead, the sound the pin makes is more like the loud crash of a gong.
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!
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.
Located in the heart of the beautiful Loire Valley is one of France's magnificent grand chateaux, Chateau d'Amboise. This chateau has the ideal setting on a bluff above the charming town of Amboise.
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.
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"!
Welcome to Paris! For the first time visitor there is so much to see and do. For a short list of the top sites of Paris and some tips on making the most of your time check out my top ten of Paris.
Caribbean vacations are among the most relaxing and affordable holidays. For advice about how to plan your trip, consult this guide ranking the top ten islands to visit with specific tips.
Being one of the world's few megadiverse countries, Malaysia's tropical rainforests and mangroves boast thousands of unique wildlife species, some of which are highly endemic to the region.
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.
Highway 101—The Redwood Highway in Northern California offers many cheesy and family-friendly roadside attractions among the giant redwoods.
The VanDusen Botanical Garden is located in Vancouver, British Columbia. It contains beautiful plants and lovely scenery that is very enjoyable to explore.
The Mall of America is a fun place to visit with so many different things to see and do. This is one of the few shopping malls that kids will love.
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.
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.
Bighorn Medicine Wheel is located at Medicine Mountain. Rocks and stones make up the wheel and line up with the equinoxes. It is a magical place.
The Priest Pools are named for Spanish priests who would bathe in the cool pools after the European nation colonized the island in 1500. Today, hiking to the pools is quick, easy, and fun!
Beautiful Lucca endears itself to all who visit this medieval Tuscan gem. Its massive and intact walls hide an assortment of cobblestone streets, Romanesque churches, and soaring towers.
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.
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.
Thinking about moving to Florida? Here are four reasons living in Florida is wonderful. The Sunshine state is a wonderful blend of fun, sun, friends and family and you are sure to love it.
The Riviera Maya has become a favorite tourist destination over the past half century. It's sure to please, and can be enjoyed without breaking the bank!
Most who visit the city of Venice for more than one day will stay in a hotel on the main island. But there are alternatives, and one is to stay in accommodation on the neighbouring island of Murano
Undoubtedly one of the finest museums in the world, the Uffizi is a must see on any visit to Florence. Learn some valuable tips to avoid the long lines and make the most of your visit.
Visiting all the must-see spots in Oslo can be costly - but the Oslo Pass gives you entry to the attractions, free public transport and discounts on some restaurants. Read my review.
There are many great things to do and experience at Disney's Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Florida. Here is a list of the top 10 things to do that are an absolute must.
It's hard to figure out what to do on a rainy day. I have provided a list for St. Louisian's and visitors alike. I hope this list will give you some ideas of things to do in St. Louis on a rainy day.
The absolute best things to see in San Antonio—tips from a real Texan on where to go and what to do in the Alamo City!
A natural formation like Wave Rock is enough to attract visitors to a quiet outback town of Hyden in Western Australia.
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.
You don't have to drive all the way to the coast to see a perfect sunset. I've compiled a list of the best sunset spots that are all within a close driving distance from downtown PDX.
14 romantic spots inside Disneyland, California Adventure, and Downtown Disney for Valentine's Day. This is your Valentine's Day guide to the happiest place on Earth!
The UBC Botanical Garden is a lovely place for plant lovers. It's both enjoyable and educational to explore. The garden contains a mix of nature and cultivation.
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...
The Hindustan Tibet Road is a marvel of human endeavor. The half tunneling done on the rocky mountains are awe inspiring. It is a lifetime experience to traverse the road.
Your guide to visiting the beautiful Amalfi coast. Travel along this twisting, mountain hugging road all the way from Sorrento to Positano, Amalfi, and on to the city of music, Ravello.
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.
With its amazing structures, unique facade, and carved figures on its most prominent building, Ek Balam is one of the most spectacular Mayan ruins on the Yucatan peninsula.
Perhaps one of the most overlooked places to visit in Canada is Alberta. While most international travelers come to enjoy the night life of Toronto and Montreal or the beaches of B.C.'s West coast, Alberta has remained a relatively quiet province.
Dallas is the second-largest city in Texas. Situated on the Trinity River on the rolling prairie of the state's north central plain, it is approximately 225 miles (360 km) northwest of Houston
A must see on any visit to Taormina is the ancient Teatro Greco or Greek Theatre. This archaeological wonder is located in one of the most beautiful settings and is remarkably well preserved.
Every year, plenty of people from English-speaking countries choose to teach English in Taiwan... it's an adventure, but don't be unprepared.
A Blarney Castle tour is a chance to kiss a famous old stone, see Irish history up close and wander through vibrantly colorful gardens.
This hub looks at how and when the London district Knightsbridge began and how it developed into the attraction that we know today. From humble beginnings in no man's land to a top London destination.
India has a rich cultural tradition, including historical and cultural buildings that should top any visitor's list. Here are the top 100 places and monuments that have survived the ages.
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.
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...
Having seen that my Basic Kuwaiti Arabic article was useful to some readers, I thought of writing more easy Kuwaiti Arabic phrases that might help people who are traveling.
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.
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is a magical place. But planning your first visit can be overwhelming. Follow these tips, tricks, and secrets to make the most of your experience.
Planning a trip to the Outer Banks of North Carolina? Check out these possible pitfalls before you head out!
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.
One of the oldest and most well known caves in the United States, located in central Kentucky. Mammoth Cave boasts to be the longest in the world with over 365 miles of subterranean passageways. The cave was “discovered” by American settlers in...
Kangaroo Island is one of the best places to see fascinating Australian animals, so find out more about its kangaroos, koalas,blue penguins, seals and sea lions
Vacation planners will find that Hilton Head travel tips make a big difference in knowing when to go and what to expect.
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.
There is so much to see along the Lake Michigan shoreline. Take a week and drive around the fifth largest lake in the world.
If you are planning a trip to Sesame Place in Pennsylvania, you will want to get the most of your time and money. Here are some things to think about as you embark on your adventure.
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.
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.
Springtime at the Grand Canyon North Rim. Photo by JSParker To see the spectacular canyon country of the great American Southwest presents a real time, dollar, and distance dilemma. The many wonderful canyons are so far flung across the wide open...
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.
There are some Brazilian customs that Americans will simply never understand. One is tossing flowers into the ocean on New Year's Eve. Another is showering multiple times a day. Find out more here!
A guide to the hidden secrets of Britain. Lud's Church, The Shell Grotto, Exbury Gardens, and the wonderful Eilean Donan Castle in Scotland
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
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!
Disneyland, in Anaheim, CA is the original Disney Theme Park. It has been around since July 17, 1955. Since then, over 600 million people have walked through the gates. But legend has it that some visitors never left. You see, Disneyland is said to...
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.
There's so much to do in Lancaster County, PA! Here you can read about local markets, horse-and-buggy rides, Amish buffets, and more; and take a little picture tour of my most recent visit to Amish country.
The European Alps are home to a diverse range of animals. Discover some of the alpine fauna, from the marmot to the dormouse, the ibex and chamois, the magnificent eagle owl and the beautiful lynx.
Bali is a beautiful vacation destination for anyone, and although it isn't necessarily "dangerous" there are things that you might not be prepared for. Use this article to stay safe during your trip!
One of the most beautiful Baroque communities in Sicily is the charming Noto. Totally rebuilt after a devastating earthquake in 1693, this quaint town is known for its amazing Baroque architecture.
Wondering when the best time to travel to Italy is? Learn about the different seasons, how best to avoid the crowds, and still enjoy great weather.
An overview of the ten best beaches on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Essential information if you are planning a trip to any of the towns on the Cape and are wondering what beaches you should visit.
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...
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.
The Cinque Terre region of Italy is undoubtedly one of the most scenic coastal areas of Italy. A visit to this beautiful area is sure to leave you with lasting memories of colorful landscapes, quaint villages, and wonderful seafood.
Traveling to Texas? If you are you had better brush up on these common sayings and their not so obvious meanings!
Shenandoah Valley attractions make this Virginia destination one of the most popular places to visit in the state.
Portugal, with its Mediterranean climate and very varied countryside, is a naturalist's paradise and home to a vast number of species of flora and fauna. Some, like the Iberian lynx, are endangered.
How much do you know about the Canadian Province of Ontario? Now is the chance to brush up on your Ontario trivia, eh.
Marquette is a small city, but the largest in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. It is a university town, a Great Lakes port, and a regional hub of commerce, culture, and recreation.
For a refreshing change of pace on your visit to Sicily discover the beautiful Alcantara Gorge. Formed by Mount Etna thousands of years ago this beautiful slice of Sicily is the perfect retreat.
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
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.
The truths about the sad city of Olympia, Washington, totally misunderstood by the rest of the world.
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.
Nashville is a popular city not only for their history but also for their music and entertainment venues. If you haven't considered a visit to Music City before, I hope that you consider it now...
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.
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.
Visiting Pioneer Saloon in Nevada is like stepping back in time about 100 years. It has a colorful history of cowboys, gunfights, gamblers, miners, actors, actresses, girls of the night, and ghosts.
Canada Place is a tourist attraction in Vancouver, British Columbia. It's connected by a waterfront path to Stanley Park. The route offers wonderful views and photo opportunities.
A description of one of WNC's best loved adventure destinations. Located along the French Broad River and the Appalachian Trail, Hot Springs is home to hiking, biking, rafting, climbing, eating and of course the hot mineral springs!
For amazing views and stunning scenery take a ride up the Lagazuoi Cable Car at Falzarego Pass in the heart of the Dolomites. Located just west of Cortina d'Ampezzo this area is rich in history.
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.
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.
Mykonos is one of those Greek Islands that most people visit as part of a cruise. So with just one day to spend on this beautiful, sunny island what's one to do? Read on for our One Day in Mykonos.
How does cost of living in Costa Rica compare to the US? A cost comparison of my life in Florida and my life in Costa Rica.
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.
Misibis Bay is known for a luxurious and exclusive vacation destination in the island of Cagraray in Albay of the Philippines. Be enthralled with this breathtaking experience!
Our family planned our first vacation to Orlando and we visited LEGOLAND. Here are some of our experiences and the best ways to spend time with your young children. A review.
Along Route 322 and on into Ephrata, Lancaster PA you can find the quaint, unique shops, bargains, and all the warmth, and folksy goodness that made Lancaster famous.
San Diego is a city in southern California, near the border of Mexico about 100 miles (160 km) southeast of Los Angeles. It is a port of entry and the seat of San Diego county. It was named for San Diego (St. James) de Alcalá
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.
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.
Florida has three of the top 10 beaches in the country including the number one of 2008, the Caladesi beach. Top ten beaches in florida with pictures, links and description.
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.
The St. Maarten cruise port of Philipsburg is one of the best places to visit for any southern or eastern Caribbean cruise.
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.
Find out all about the secrets hidden in the rides at Disney World and what makes the Disney Parks special and different to other theme parks. Disney parks have fabulous theming; Disney imagineers have incredible attention to detail and try so hard...
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.
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.
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.
Want to get away for the weekend? My five best recommendations for California weekend getaways are Lake Tahoe, San Diego, Highway 1, Yosemite and Northern California hot springs.
Are you heading to Spain this holiday? Do you want to be prepared if Mr. or Ms. Right comes along? Look no further than these ten lines in Spanish which are sure to get you heading on the right track.
Corniglia is one of the Cinque Terre villages that sits on this rugged coastal region of Italy. Sitting high up on a rocky outcropping, Corniglia gives visitors a perfect vantage point to the amazing views of this beautiful region. Quiet and somewhat secluded, Corniglia makes a perfect retreat for those looking for a getaway.
As part of my series of Best Bookstores in the World, here are two amazing bookstores in Japan, one in Kyoto by the name of Keibunsya, and the other in Tokyo, that goes by Daikanyama T-Site, the flagship store of the Tsutaya retail chain. The photos, I'm afraid, don't make them justice.
Spending a weekend in Colonial Williamsburg is easy. The challenge is making sure you do not miss anything you want to see! Whether you are traveling as a family, a couple, or alone, follow these tips to successfully plan a weekend here.
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.
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.
Travel is best when you have a few insider tips about what to see, do, and eat. Tips on what to avoid help too! So if you're planning a trip to the Philippines, you'll want to read these tips.
Photographs of cactus of the southwest deserts in their natural environments. Includes cactus from Big Bend National Park, Organ Pipe National Monument and Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge.
Operating since the 1870's the Duquesne and Monongahela Inclines are iconic features of the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania skyline. Next time you are in Pittsburgh, if you are so inclined, step back in time and ride a funicular just for the fun of it.
Walt Disney World's Epcot Center is a place that has something to do for everyone in the family. There is a good mix of rides and sights to see, as well as all different kinds of foods.
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!
Stanley Park is a lovely 988-acre park next to downtown Vancouver and the ocean. It offers many attractions to visitors, including a beautiful rose garden.
If you are planning a beach getaway this summer check out this list of the most popular beach resorts in Batangas, Philippines. With photos, videos, and driving directions.
A bucket list destination for the longest time, we finally made it to New Orleans and the famed French Quarter. It was a quick visit and with just 24 hours to explore, we hit the ground running.
Home of the Sistine Chapel and one of the largest art collections in the world, the Vatican should be your first stop in Rome. Find detailed information and tips on how to prepare for your visit.
An ancient town in Central Vietnam, Hoi An is a tourist's delight. The Old Town is small enough to wander without getting too lost; and there is always an historic house, temple or cafe nearby.
It's hard to know what to do and see in Maui without having lived here for a long time. Thankfully, we are long time Maui residents sharing our island knowledge with you! We've listed the top Maui activities, restaurants, attractions, shows,...
From the air the Philippines is seen as a series of mountain slopes softened by tropical growth and interrupted by cultivated plains and terraces, as well as by inland seas and channels.
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.
Known for its beautiful churches, palaces, and scenery, Scicli is a must stop on any tour of Sicily. Rebuilt in the Baroque style following the 1693 earthquake, Scicli is simply stunning.
Perhaps you live in North Carolina or are planning a visit. Included here are the best places to enjoy the state's natural beauty, history, architecture, and culture.
Once an extraordinarily threatened reef, Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve is a beginner-friendly snorkeling spot and a great place to learn more about reef ecology.
Lake Toya notariety, CC-BY-SA, via flickr Powdery snow, untouched wilderness, rolling hills, clean air, blue skies, and good foods are top things that endear Hokkaido, Japan to Japanese and non-Japanese people alike. Hokkaido is the northernmost...
Understanding the nuances of Japanese culture is difficult from a westerners perspective. Learn the social faux pas from someone who lived there for a while!
The Piazza del Campo is one of the greatest public squares in all of Italy. Located in the historic center of Siena, this medieval gathering place is the heart and soul of the city.
This article will help you find the best place to snorkel, surf, play volleyball or build a sand castle on your vacation in Hawaii as well as help you get there with maps. Enjoy your vacation to one of the most beautiful places on Earth.
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.
Apparently some natives are offended by this article. This is not for them. Please read this before you make a move to Ojai! I will leave some of the nasty comments to show you the truth. Have fun!
On the Canadian side of Niagara Falls is an old barge stuck in the river just above the falls. Here is the true story of the men who were on that barge in 1918 and their incredible rescue.
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!
Bruges, Brugge, Venice of the North - whatever you call her, Belgium's medieval town Bruges is a delight. Wander the cobblestone streets, visit the art museums, cruise the canals - and eat chocolate!
Take a trip back in time and visit the Amish communities in Western Pennsylvania. Unlike the eastern part of the state, you'll find no crowds and peaceful countryside lined with Amish farms and community members going about their everyday business. Dayton, Smicksburg, New Wilmington and Volant Pennsylvania are the perfect places to visit.
An overview of the Redneck Riviera, including Mexico Beach, Panama City, Ft. Walton Beach, and Destin, Fl. Photos and videos included!
A collection of photos and info on the most beautiful castles in France, including some of the top French chateaux.
In the second hub in the three part series, we look at the lost amusement parks that opened during the Baby Boom.
Whereever you may visit in Japan, there is always something different, something unusual, something unique to find. Embrace the spirit of wanderlust and you'll be amazed at what you will find.
Singapore is an exotic Asian metropolis with something for every traveller. But it is also one of the most expensive cities in Asia. Here are 10 ways to save money when having a holiday in Singapore.
The Cranberry Lake 50 trail is a 50-mile wilderness backpacking route that passes through the Five Ponds Wilderness Area in the Adirondacks, offering solitude and great scenery.
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!
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.
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.
The popular Harry Potter book and movie series comes to life in a special theme park at the Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida
London's modern buildings have attracted criticism and praise in equal measure, as well as nicknames, assigned to them in true British humour.
Ideas on what to check out, where to stay, and what to skip on your visit to the Black Hills of South Dakota.
Chasing waterfalls in Vermont is a wonderful vacation activity, but which ones out of the over 200 should you visit? These seven are the best for ease of access, spectacular beauty and locating.
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!
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.
A quick guide to visiting Canton Tower—the newest symbol of modern Guangzhou and the second tallest tower in the world as of 2017.
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
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
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.
With a mountain or two in the middle of the city, beautiful beaches, a sub-tropical climate, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere, the modern city of Shenzhen is filled with must see places.
St. Mary's City in Southern Maryland was the first English colony in the U.S. to grant freedom of religion. Historic St. Mary's is a living history museum and the campus of St. Mary's College of MD.
Are you thinking about embarking a backpacking adventure in Europe but feel unsure about how to do it on a budget? This article includes tips on how to plan your trip, the cheapest way to travel, where to stay, and other important tips for backpacking.
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.
Are you planning a trip to Chicago for a K-pop concert, or are you a local looking for all the great things you see in K-dramas? Either way, this is your guide to Hallyu in Chicago!
From LA to Yellowstone in 10 Days, 4 adults had the time of their lives in a 26 foot RV rented from Cruise America. A fairly frugal holiday, we paid half price for a one-way RV out of Los Angeles, camped in exceedingly reasonable National Park...
Monet once called his gardens at Giverny his masterpiece. Learn more about the man behind the artwork and his valiant struggle with cataracts. Understand what made Impressionism so revolutionary.
The capital and largest city in Western Australia, there are many great places to see and fun things to do in Perth and beyond.
Some are odd, some adventurous, others just plain entertaining. These 11 things to do in Times Square are the most interesting in the area!
Sarasota, Florida is a beautiful place to retreat for a seaside vacation. Gorgeous beaches (including the famous Siesta Key Beach), cultural activities, golf courses, and historical sites are just a few of the many venues for relaxation and entertainment in Sarasota and the surrounding area.
Ever been in a strange town while traveling and wondered where you could find a short hike just right for stretching one's legs and possibly also close to a picnic spot or a place to buy food? If you ever come to North San Luis Obispo County, I have such a walk for you along a river in Paso Robles, around a lake in Atascadero, and in the woods beside a vineyard in Templeton. All are close to the 101 Freeway through the North County. Enjoy.