Traveling through the Yucatan, one of the main attractions is the great pyramid at Chichen Itza. During the equinoxes, the shadow of the serpent Kukulcan is seen descending its stairs.
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.
Spaceship Earth is one of Walt Disney World's most beloved attractions. But where did the Imagineers get the idea? How did they build Spaceship Earth? This is a history of Spaceship Earth and how its design has changed over the years.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
The Royal Stables of Cordoba provide visitors with the rare opportunity to experience the amazing Andalusian horses. Whether attending the nightly show or the daily practice session, I think you will be in awe of these majestic creatures.
These buildings, which are set against a dramatic backdrop of rock outcroppings, housed soldiers back in the days when covered wagons filled with pioneers were heading west and needed protection from raiding Indians.
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.
The busy GST Road has three picnic spots close to Chennai City: Vandalur Zoo, Kolavai Lake and Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary.
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.
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.
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.
Burroughs Park is a fabulous 320-acre park in Tomball, Texas. It includes a 7-acre fishing lake, soccer and softball fields, a dog park, a playground, and more.
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.
An absolutely amazing number of bronze sculptures are displayed in public locations throughout Loveland, Colorado. Read on for photos and videos of this incredible place.
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.
Looking to spend a romantic day with your girlfriend or boyfriend in and around Mumbai? Here are 36 tips on the best things to see and do in this city with your significant other.
In these towns and districts, striking displays of Japanese architecture and history survive. These are must-see destinations for anyone interested in the country's past!
Brucemore Mansion, Iowa's only National Trust Historic Site, preserves a piece of Cedar Rapids' history. Learn more about this historic house, the families who called it home, and its current role in the community.
Muskoka is a popular vacation destination for families, outdoor enthusiasts and Hollywood celebrities. Find out where to stay, what to do and places to visit in this article.
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.
Finding the main tourist attractions in Budapest is easy, but where do the locals like to go? Read on to discover this city's top ten hidden gems and where to find them.
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!
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 the Big Island from the air and check out my favorite guidebook to the Big Island.
10 of the most beautiful Japanese gardens in Japan. Serene, whimsical, and lyrical are but some of the accolades often used to describe these landscaping gems.
In the tropical heat of Ayutthaya, we relaxed atop our elephant as she wandered the ruins of Thailand's ancient capital.
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.
I have lived in Tokyo as an expat for years. Here are ten of my favorite parts of living in the capital city of Japan!
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.
Seeing the wild mustangs roaming freely along the Outer Banks of North Carolina is a thrilling and amazing sight. These horses are living free much as their ancestors have for the last 500 years.
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
Monterey, California has a fantastic aquarium, great restaurants, wine tasting, shopping, and accommodations all in a small area, making this a perfect mini-vacation spot.
Are you curious about Portuguese-made products? Here's a list of 10 products that are made in Portugal that you should try!
Some are odd, some adventurous, others just plain entertaining. These 12 things to do in Times Square are the most interesting in the area!
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.
Japan is a modern enough country that getting currency is is easy, but you need to know your options and plan in advance. Here are the best ways to avoid fees while keeping enough cash on hand.
Looking for famous temples in India? Here is a list of the top 35 amazing temples (mostly Hindu temples), with pictures and descriptions.
Swimming through a sea of green foliage, the Catoosa blue whale smiles happily at travelers driving along the historic Route 66. The blue whale's wide smile just begs for attention, and like the call of the ancient Sirens, visitors are entranced . . .
Traveling to Texas? If you are, you had better brush up on these common sayings and their not-so-obvious meanings!
Just west of St. Michaels, the small towns of Tilghman Island and Claiborne are time capsules of the past. The quaint MD towns offer historic architecture, great fishing, and beautiful water views.
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!
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.
This is a list of free things to do while visiting Boston. It includes museums, tours, events, entertainment, places to eat and lots more. Don't miss these top-rate destinations the next time you find yourself in Beantown!
The capital and largest city in Western Australia, there are many great places to see and fun things to do in Perth and beyond.
Although the Bay Area can be expensive, it ain't cheap for a reason. Discover new and exciting thrills from Wine Country to Sausalito and everything in-between.
Find out clean and free bathroom services along California's Interstate 15, from Los Angeles to Las Vegas. It doesn't have to be a "crap shoot".
If you're traveling to Singapore, you'll want to hear my story and immigration tips to make sure your trip goes better!
Philadelphia is full to brimming with gorgeous colonial- and Federal-style buildings, and while the centerpiece of this vast historical treasure is undoubtedly Independence National Historical Park, there's so much more to see! Read on to discover 14 of Philadelphia's must-visit historic sites.
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.
Milan may not be at the top of your list when visiting Italy, but it certainly has its share of sites, culture, and history.
This magnificent monument that rises dramatically from the sea is one of France's most iconic images. One can only wonder at the long and storied history behind the fortified walls of Mont St-Michel.
An introduction to the wine regions in Portugal, where to do wine tastings in each region, and accommodations in each region.
This beautiful nature preserve, located close to Chicago, is perfect for a stroll around the lake or for nature viewing.
Visitors to Houston's Elizabeth Baldwin Park will find amazing 100-year-old live oak trees. Across the street are colorful graffiti art murals of note. It is a spectacular place to spend some great family time.
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.
If you love the great outdoors and plan on being in the Tampa/St Petersburg area, then be sure to check out Fort De Soto State Park. Known for its beautiful beaches, Fort De Soto also offers visitors the opportunity to fish, bike, camp, kayak and so much more.
Fun activities to occupy your time on a visit to McCall, Idaho. Examples of lodging, activities and things to see are itemized, with links.
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.
Whether you're a tourist or a traveller, this article will help you discover fascinating things about Bulgaria you may not have known. From wolves and bears to ancient gold treasures, this country has a rich and varied culture.
Explore Lynden, Washington, home to one of the largest Dutch American communities in the United States. The city's Dutch Heritage is reflected in its storefronts, signage, and architecture.
Courtallam is a town in South Tamil Nadu with many waterfalls. It is also called the Spa of South India because of its health resorts.
Singapore can be expensive, but there are ways to get the most out of your trip without burning a hole in your pocket. In this article, I share how to maximize the Singapore pass (vs. the EZ Link card), and my experience exploring the city and the culture by taking public transportation.
Need a crash course in traditional Chinese morals and virtues? There is no better classroom than Singapore’s bizarre Haw Par Villa.
The hub contains information about the largest firework display in the United States. It explains what the event is, some interesting facts and some tips on what to do when you arrive to the event.
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!
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.
Eco-sculptures of animals are a traditional summer attraction in Burnaby, British Columbia. The interesting sculptures are intended for entertainment and education.
This comprehensive guide to the attractions of Peschiera del Garda will outline things to do in this beautiful Italian town on Lake Garda, from sights, hotels, restaurants and bars to shops and supermarkets.
The popular Gran Canarian resort of Maspalomas lies on the edge of one of the most spectacular, yet easily accessible, sand dune formations in the world. This page is all about the Maspalomas dunes.
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.
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.
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.
I've just spent the last 3 days haring around Somerset with a camera. When you read through the list below please don't expect to manage it in 3 days - I am the fastest thing on 2 legs with a camera and I have the sore feet and various pains to...
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.
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.
Cockney rhyming slang started in the east end of London. This beginners guide will help you understand its history and just how lemon squeezy it can be.
I hope my review of Lake Hartwell's River Forks Recreation Area in Anderson, SC will help you decide if this recreation area is right for you and your family.
The Kalapana farmers' market is a lively night market that attracts over 700 people each Wednesday night for fresh produce, tasty food, and live music. Aloha and welcome everyone!
See the Colonel William Barret Travis monument, Confederate soldier gravestones, distinctive Woodmen markers and more in this historic cemetery which dates back to 1853 in Chappell Hill, TX.
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!
Disneyland may be the happiest place on earth, but that doesn't mean it lacks a dark side- in fact, many people have met untimely and violent deaths within the park. Can you guess which areas of the park are the most deadly? You might be surprised!
Wondering how to have fun on the Las Vegas Strip if you don't have a lot of money to spend? Here's a list of awesome tips and tricks to help you experience the best of Las Vegas without having to shell out the big bucks.
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!
Ever dream of being a vampire hunter like Simon Belmont? Well, you can—minus the whip, of course. Here are 20 real-life castles perfect for all "Castlevania" fans.
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 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!
Italy is a virtual treasure trove of fascinating destinations for the first-time visitor. The most difficult decision you’ll be faced with is what to see and where to visit. Here are 13 of the best destinations in Italy to consider to help make your vacation an unforgettable experience.
Tennessee is a beautiful state. From the beauty of the Smoky Mountains to the bustle of Nashville, TN has a wide variety of fun family venues that are worth your time. Enjoy Tennessee!
The past is vividly alive at this museum, which is located in a recreation of an 1800s pioneer village. Prairie Song is a must-see for those interested in Oklahoma pioneer history.
Are you planning a vacation to Oahu but don't have time to research what to see and do? Here is a traveler’s list of places to see.
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.
For a Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) to enter Canada, you'll need to provide several documents, one of which is a letter of invitation. This article offers pointers for and examples of this letter.
St. Michaels, on Maryland's Eastern Shore, is a quaint town on Rt 322 just off Route 50. The water-oriented town offers cute shops, great biking and walking, and historical MD architecture.
Mount Rainier is one of Washington State's most popular destinations. Home to beautiful alpine fields, majestic peaks, glaciers, waterfalls, abundant wildlife, and miles of hiking trails, there's something for every outdoor enthusiast.
Visiting the UF Dwellings in Gainesville and watching the bats emerge at dusk is both fascinating and great fun. I give a brief guide to visiting this free daily "event".
Situated only 40 minutes south of Tulsa, Okmulgee is a small town rich in history and teeming with wildlife. This article outlines various Okmulgee attractions and points of interest.
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.
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.
The Japanese Tea Garden is a portion of the more massive Hermann Park in Houston, Texas. Learn about what makes it unique, and see photos plus a video of this beauty.
Britain's got thousands of great pubs, but a few are very special. Why? It's all in the name—the very odd name!
Get the full Nashville experience by visiting downtown Nashville's Honky Tonk Row on Lower Broadway. Overwhelmed by the number of places, there? Don't fret—here are the ten best honky-tonk bars in the area!
Japanese post offices offer a wide array of services, including international mail and savings accounts. However, many do not have English services. This article will help you familiarize yourself with your local post office in Japan.
Looming high above Taormina is one of the most stunning medieval villages in all of Sicily. Castelmola is friendly and welcoming and just happens to have some of the most spectacular views anywhere.
No visit to Paris is complete without a visit to the grand Cathedral of Notre Dame. This Gothic masterpiece of French architecture is one of the worlds great cathedrals and is a must see in Paris.
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.
Kyoto is former capital of Japan and for more than a thousand years the center of traditional Japanese culture. Located in west-central Honshu, in the picturesque valley of the Kamo River with surrounding mountains,
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.
Interested in visiting Scotland? Start with the best places to visit in Scotland and who knows where you'll end up—but it will be a great experience.
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.
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 visit to the Cedar Point amusement park in Sandusky, Ohio, then check out this list of mistakes that we made on our trip this past summer. We had a terrific time, but it would have been that much better if we had done a little research first.
The Fremont Troll lives under the Aurora Bridge in Seattle. Here, you'll find a history of the troll, some useful facts, directions, and a map. I've also included some fun things you might never have known, such as how the troll is connected to Elvis.
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.
The Swiss Alps are a magical place in early summer when the meadows and mountains bloom with alpine flowers. Discover some of the many wonderful flower species you can see in Switzerland and the Alps.
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.
Reykjavik has many unique and unusual things to enjoy as a tourist. Here is a list compiled by a local of some of the more interesting experiences this vibrant city has to offer.
No visit to Chicago is complete without a visit to Cloud Gate. Affectionately known as the Bean, this one-of-a-kind sculpture has become the star attraction in the Windy City.
If you are looking for vacation ideas in Toronto, check out this list of the 20 most interesting and unique places to visit.
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.
Yellowstone National Park is spectacular and unique. It is home to over half of the geysers in the world. There are so many things to see and do there. Here is a look at the top 10 things to do in Yellowstone National Park.
A guide to the hidden secrets of Britain. I walk you through Lud's Church, the Shell Grotto, Exbury Gardens, and the wonderful Eilean Donan Castle in Scotland.
Traveling Michigan lighthouses—in this article, we will visit Muskegon, Grand Haven, Big Red, and South Haven lighthouse. Join me as I travel to the lighthouses in Michigan.
The truths about the sad city of Olympia, Washington, totally misunderstood by the rest of the world.
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 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.
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!
Venice is amazing, unique and wonderful, but can be very expensive. This article gives lots of tips about how to have a long weekend visit from the UK reasonably economically.
To communicate well in Taiwanese it's necessary to learn useful expressions and idioms. This is a sampling of daily adjectives, verbs, expressions, and idioms used by native Taiwanese speakers.
Driving Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park is incredible. It is one of the most scenic roads in the United States. Here is a closer look at what it is like to drive Trail Ridge Road.
Lime Kiln State Park, located in the San Juan Islands of Washington State, is one of the best places in the world to observe orcas. Over 80 orcas make their summer home there!
Come take a stroll back in time and visit this historic icon that boasts one of the first electric chairs, original architecture, multiple layers of paint-peeling walls, original prison cells, and the sites where some very famous movies were filmed. Admission is only $10–12 for a self-guided tour.
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.
The Malaysian state of Sarawak, situated on the island of Borneo, is a great holiday destination. From British colonial structures to a Cat Museum, Kuching has something for everyone.
I experienced massive culture shock going to India for the first time, this article is about what I found hardest there. It is a wonderful and amazing country, and so different to the West!
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.
Another great kayaking spot on Florida's gulf coast is the Werner-Boyce Salt Springs State Park. Located in Port Richey just north of Tampa this unknown gem offers great scenery and amazing wildlife.
Check out some really helpful tips if you are planning to travel to Santorini on your next vacation.
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.
Portland is a fun place to visit. There are so many amazing and wonderful things to see and do there. Here is a look at our itinerary for two days in Portland, Oregon.
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.
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.
Want to visit a beautiful medieval Tuscan village without fighting the crowds? Then head to Monticchiello, a small village tucked away in southern Tuscany between Montepulciano and Pienza. This is how Tuscany used to be.
There are a lot of reasons to visit the Bahamas. If, on your next visit, you want to spend some time away from the resort, here are my top 6 Nassau travel tips and recommendations.
Okinawa is full of gorgeous sites, so much so that visitors are often overwhelmed upon arrival. But don't worry, I'll narrow it down for you. Here are 10 places you truly should not miss if you're visiting Okinawa!
A guide to what to buy in the Marrakech Souks and how much you should be considering paying for items like lanterns . Including insights on bargaining in the souks and how to be successful.
I hiked the world's tallest mountain in a morning. If you visit Guam, you can, too! Find out about Mount Lamlam and how to hike the world's highest mountain.
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.
Off the beaten path of my usual topics, I present to you one of my favorite vacation destinations. As always, there will be a spiritual lesson and application along the way.
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.
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.
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.
The Black Hills of South Dakota are a stress-free, family-friendly destination. Kids will delight in learning about the characters of the Wild West such as Calamity Jane and Wild Bill Hickok. Parents will appreciate the wide-open spaces and the affordable attractions with no lines and no crowds.
Known famously as the 'Vegas of China,' Macau is a must see if you are heading to Asia. If you are seriously considering a visit, do check out a few extremely useful Macau travel tips here!
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...
Ooty is a famous hill station in South India. While many of its attractions are well known, there are hidden gems and offbeat places to be discovered on every visit.
A natural formation like Wave Rock is enough to attract visitors to a quiet outback town of Hyden in Western Australia.
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.
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.
You'll want to read up on the history of the kingdom of Sukhothai when you travel to Thailand. Sukhothai is one of the main historical places you'll probably visit during your stay.
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!
Who is the Peach Boy? Is the Snow Woman a fiend or a savior? Here are seven must-know Japanese folklore stories to spice up your Japanese holiday.
One of the neatest things we've discovered on our Florida vacations were these Gulf stilt houses! Learn more about their history and how to visit below.
Here are photos and descriptions of Shoshone Falls and the Perrine Memorial Bridge in Twin Falls, Idaho.
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.
Local expertise is far more valuable than any travel blog or website. That's why I decided to write a local's guide to visiting Burlington, VT. This article is comprised of must-see places in and around Burlington that would not be found otherwise!
Ilocos Norte is a province of the Philippines which has reach of natural and man made tourist spots. Plan, book and visit it now as you will not forget your stay in the province.
This park has something for everyone, including the Forest Park Zoo and the nationally acclaimed Brights Nights Holiday display.
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!
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.
The "Houston" sculpture created by Mac Whitney is located in Stude Park near Studemont in Houston, TX. Installed along the White Oak Bayou, there are hiking and biking trails that extend for 7.4 miles. A community center in the park offers many amenities in addition to other art found there.
Features, facts, and photographs of Hannibal, Missouri, at the height of tourist season. Focus on Mark Twain history, tourist sites, architecture, geology, legends, and local history.
The Wild Safari Drive-Thru Adventure boasts more than 1,200 animals that you can see as you drive through the park in the comfort and safety of your vehicle.
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.
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.
The Burnaby Village Museum depicts life in British Columbia in the 1920s. It's an entertaining and educational place that is located in the lovely Deer Lake Park.
Given that Japan is well known for its dense population—125 million living in a place roughly the size of California—it might be hard to imagine it having many off-the-beaten-path places. Rest assured that it does, and take it from me—they are absolutely magical.
Ideas on what to check out, where to stay, and what to skip on your visit to the Black Hills of South Dakota.
Kodaikanal is not just another hill station. From private waterfalls to roadside stalls selling spicy bajji, one can look forward to many unconventional things.
Tasmania is often forgotten by visitors to Australia, because it's a separate island. It's a pity that more overseas visitors don't see this charming, unspoiled natural paradise full of history.
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
This article is about activities to do on your next vacation to Amelia Island. Make it a summer vacation, or even a weekend, you won't ever forget!