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
Excellent tips to help you plan your trip to Tokyo, including my top five activities for the city. I also include some resources for booking hotels and finding festivals near you.
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.
When in Florence it's all too easy to succumb to cultural overload. Here are a few practical tips for surviving a visit to Florence that can make a trip so much easier—and so much more enjoyable.
The trail beside the waterfront in downtown Vancouver is an attractive place to explore. Some interesting examples of public art can be seen near the trail.
Looking to travel somewhere in France this winter? Read on to see why Lyon should be at the top of your list!
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
An insight into the Zat Valley In the High Atlas Mountains for trekkers, walkers and tourists looking to see the real Berber Morocco
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.
Toronto is a bustling city with diverse neighborhoods to explore. The Annex, Chinatown, and Kensington Market are just a few of the cool neighborhoods in downtown Toronto you won't want to miss.
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...
Looking for a magical winter getaway in Europe? Then his article is a must for you! Check out this list of 5 cities that are perfect for no matter what you're looking for. We're talking Northern Lights, reindeer sledding, a Santa village, major landmarks, fun, skiing, and tiny picture-perfect towns.
Many of Newfoundland's coastal communities have unusual place names. Here are some of the more interesting and colourful ones, along with their origins.
Plan now for your singles or family tours of Autumn Wonder. Many state and national parks are free access and one autumn train ride for leaf-peeping in New Hampshire may be exactly what you want. Even California offers deciduous forests that change color dramatically in parks that the public saved from closure with their donations and volunteer efforts.
Croatia is arguably one of the most stunning countries on the planet. With gorgeous beaches, relatively cheap and delicious food, wine, and stunning architecture, it is a country well-worth a visit.
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.
Paris is a city for walking, for discovering unexpected sights, whether in a crowd or a little-known back street. It's a place for sitting, and watching the world go by, and for discovering oneself.
A visual summary of my visit to three classic Hong Kong Night Markets. What a cornucopia of colours, music, and fragrances!
Interested in visiting Scotland? Start here and who knows where you'll end up—but it will be a great experience.
The Japanese people enjoy tourism from an early age, and the business and art of caring for travelers has long been an integral part of the national life. Each milestone in the school career of young Japanese is traditionally
Learn more about Pennsylvania's coal mining history as you descend into the Lackawanna Coal Mine in Scranton, PA. Afterwards, visit the gift shop or the Anthracite Heritage Museum. Great and educational fun for families!
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.
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.
The Cave Garden was swarming with people. Cigar smoke filled the rooms as tall men in dark fedoras ordered whisky under the code name of “horse liniment” or “coffin varnish." This is the story of the Tulsa Cave House.
Ready for a rock treasure hunt? Phillip Island is a great place to find agate, calcite and zeolite crystals. There's also interesting basalt formations and a shipwreck to look at. Good for club trips.
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.
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.
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!
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...
In the island of Mindanao, 7,887 feet above sea level rises this pre-historic complex volcano. If you are looking for a unique adventure and an experience with a bit of mystery, read on.
Isaac Hale Beach Park is located in Pohoiki Bay on the east side of the Big Island. This small, 2-acre park gets quite crowded during weekends and holidays as many local residents flock here for picnicking, swimming, snorkeling, fishing, boating, and surfing. There are tidal pools and a geothermal warm pond to explore.
Locals, tourists and visitors alike can see the many fun attractions in downtown Columbus, Ohio and surrounding areas in this list of places to see and do in the Capital City of Ohio. The maps and photographs will help you find them easily.
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
This article will help you learn some basic German that you can use for travel purposes. It contains vocabulary you can use in different situations such as in hotels, restaurants, airports, and more.
Do you want to be served by a cute girl dressed in a fluffy maid costume who calls you master, serves you adorable dishes with smiley faces drawn on them in ketchup, and casts anime-esque magical spells over your drinks to make them extra tasty? Sounds like you need to go to a maid cafe!
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.
The top five best places I have stayed in Boracay, Philippines. Borocay is a small slice of island paradise.
Exploring markets in Thailand is more than just buying souvenirs—some have essential parts of Thai culture. Here we explore some Bangkok markets worth visiting.
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.
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.
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.
How to find the staircases that lead up Mount Phu Si (Mount Phusi), the hill with shrines and views over the town of Luang Prabang, Laos.
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.
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.
Mentioned in The Tale of the Genji, Ohara is an ancient town only a short bus ride from Kyoto. In the cool of a mountainside lies a cluster of fascinating temples, gardens, and restaurants.
The Medieval city of Prague will astound you in more ways than one. Gothic architecture, winding streets, vibrant culture, some of the best beer in the world, and a crazy night life will keep bringing you back to Prague!
In 2007, on a whim, I decided to drive to Alaska along the Alaska Highway! It cost much more and took much longer than I thought it would, but I saw some beautiful things.
Explore the beautiful countryside and pretty market towns of Herefordshire. Especially recommended for lovers of cider and medieval history.
Mesa Verde, Spanish for "Green Table", was established as a National Park by Theodore Roosevelt in 1906, with the purpose to "preserve the works of man". It was the first one of this kind.
Stereotypes tend to crop up from time to time. Here are seven common misconceptions about Japan that, although having some element of truth in them, aren't true and shouldn't deter you from visiting.
Nusa Lembongan is an island off the coast of Bali. Sleepy beach town, powdery white sand, aqua blue water. It's a dream tropical destination for those who want to get away from it all!
Tips for saving money on transportation, accommodation, food, and sightseeing. It is possible to have your dream vacation in Italy without breaking the bank!
If you know anything about Granada, you are probably aware that it's the city of the Alhambra. But did you know about these eight unique places?
Abandoned Pennsylvania resorts of the '70s and '80s: Buck Hill Inn, Unity House, Pocono Gardens. Period love-nest decor like heart-shaped tubs, mirrored and carpeted walls, and shag rugs.
Kevin Newell is using the latest in hydroponic technology to operate his organic vegetable farm. He shares his methods with us.
Wanting to tour to Venice, Italy? Think it’s too expensive? With these tips, you can limit costs and still see the major tourist attractions in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Photos sh
The mosaics of Monreale are one of the greatest artistic creations in Italian history. Located on a hill just outside of Palermo on the island of Sicily, is the grand Cathedral of Monreale. This is the one church that you don't want to miss!
One of Sicily's most famous archaeological sites is without a doubt the Valley of the Temples. Located just outside of Agrigento, this UNESCO World Heritage site is a must-see when visiting Sicily.
The Great Ocean Road is one of the most scenic roads in Australia. It runs through several regional towns in Victoria. The beautiful surf beaches and natural rock formations are the main attractions along the Great Ocean Road.
The Erawan Shrine is a much loved devotional site in the centre of Bangkok. And yet it is just a tiny statue on a traffic-jammed crossroads in the city. This is the story of a remarkable little shrine
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.
San Francisco’s North Beach is a vibrant community with a rich history. The district’s eclectic range of attractions reflects this history. Here are some of the top things to do in the neighborhood.
Exotic flowers photos from plants seen primarily around the volcanoes Rincon La Vieja and Miravalles. Locations and identities are given when known.
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.
Some are odd, some adventurous, others just plain entertaining. These 11 things to do in Times Square are the most interesting in the area!
Big bets, fun in the sun, and partying until daylight, Vegas is a great place to take a quick weekend trip to get away from it all and it doesn’t have to come with an uber expensive price tag.
After getting your fill of Jamaica's history at the great Devon House, these six other things will add to your appreciation of Jamaican culture.
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.
Oval Beach in Saugatuck, Michigan has always been a pearl among dune coastline tourist spots. Secluded from noisy development, it remains pristine thanks to well-established preservation societies.
The city of Chiang Mai is situated in the mountains in the north of Thailand, and is famous for its many temples, trekking, elephant camps, artisans, and local craft. Find out what not to miss.
Kahe Point Beach, called Electric Beach because of its proximity to a local power plant, is a fantastic place to snorkel in Oahu. Warm water vented from the power plant attracts marine life of all kinds, but you have to be a confident swimmer to snorkel Electric Beach. Learn how to find the water vents and congregating fish, as well as tips on how to stay safe.
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.
Brantome is one of the most beautiful villages in France. Situated in the Dordogne region of S W France, it is famous for its caves, monestary, church and water ways that run throughout the ancient town.
Mount Vernon Place is one of Baltimore's most beautiful neighborhoods. The walkable area is home to a variety of architectural styles as well as the Washington Monument.
Japanese castles. No visitor to Japan should miss visiting one of these majestic citadels. Here are five spectacular ones for you to consider an excursion to.
Trout Lake Farmers Market in Vancouver sells a wide variety of fresh produce as well as artisan breads and other goods. It’s a fun event held in John Hendry Park.
Our journey to Petra, how we got there, what to see and what to do, its a trip that's going to take you into a different era, Petra is an adventure once in a life time.
A tourists 'guide to Tetouan in Northern Morocco; a place easily accessible from mainland Europe although a world apart. Here you can discover a modern town and an older one with an interesting past.
The annual orchid show in Hilo on the Big Island showcases thousands of orchid specimens from professional and amateur growers. It is a lavish and highly anticipated event among orchid collectors and hobbyists in and outside the state of Hawaii.
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.
The English coastline is full of interesting sights; both natural and man-made attractions serve to complete a traditional seaside break.
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
Chenonceau owes its existence and elegance to prominent women. With a royal mistress, her rival queen, and socialites as leading ladies, the castle's history is as dramatic as any reality TV show.
Military history and outdoor recreational opportunities abound at Florida's southernmost state park.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Luxurious Chambord is the Big Daddy of the Loire Valley châteaux, built by King Francis I as a grand hunting lodge. It took 28 years to construct, but the king died of syphilis before completing it.
Relax with these 14 things to do in Central Park where gorgeous gardens, ponds, lakes, and fountains make relaxation easy.
La Casa Vieja de Analco in Santa Fe, New Mexico is a structure originally constructed by Pueblo Indians a century or more before Columbus arrived in the New World. Used almost continuously for over six hundred years, it is the oldest continuously inhabited house in the United States.
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.
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, is the long-time home to groups of people that together comprise the Plain People, but there's much more than meets the eye in these wonderful folks.
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.
Tokyo is one of the most famous cities in the world, in addition to being one of the largest and most populated. What are the best things about living there?
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.
A trip to Key West, Florida, doesn't need to break the bank. Here are five things to do in Key West for under five dollars (and a few more options if you have some money to spend).
Bridges can be found all over the world, with Japan being no exception. Delve in and discover five of the most important and breathtaking bridges the Land of the Rising Sun has to offer.
This article covers the places I visited in Osaka, and which activities are best for those on a budget. I cover inexpensive accommodations and some fun activities and sights to see.
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
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.
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.
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 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.
The Stanley Park Seawall has an 8.8 km path on top. The wall travels around the perimeter of the park beside the ocean. It offers great views and interesting sights.
A quick guide to visiting Canton Tower—the newest symbol of modern Guangzhou and the second tallest tower in the world as of 2017.
In this article we explore 13 out of the literally thousands of amazing things to do in Canada—one amazing thing for each province and territory.
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.
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.
One of the most beautiful cities in Europe, Prague is a popular travel destination. Friendly and clean, with breathtaking architecture throughout the city, it offers plenty of things to do for anyone.
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.
Are you a fan of Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck or classic films? If so, you'll have to stop by the best Roman Holiday film sights on your next trip to Rome.
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.
Mount Teide is the largest mountain on Spanish soil. Dominating the island of Tenerife, this massive volcano is the focal point of a beautiful and important national park, as this photoessay reveals
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...
Advice for how to live, survive and communicate in China without being able to speak Chinese. When going to a country you should learn the language but learning isn't easy and takes time. These suggestions will help you adapt to the environment while you are learning.
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.
Wales contains some of the UK's most beautiful scenery. Its also a country that has had a turbulent past. Find out some interesting facts about the "land of song".
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".
Maku’u farmers market in Puna is a lively and fun market! It is famous for an eclectic mix of ethnic foods and abundant fresh local produces available for sale. The friendly vendors and customers at this market reflect the true image of a laid back and extremely diverse Puna community.
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.
I love living in Albuquerque, NM, and I'm happy to show you the coolest spots to visit. Get rid of the guidebook and visit my list of places locals love. This is the real Albuquerque.
Planning a trip to the Outer Banks of North Carolina? Check out these possible pitfalls before you head out!
The Newport Cliff Walk offers visitors a picture of the past. You will walk beside Gilded Age mansions, the serene shore line and active wildlife.
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.
Have you ever thought about moving to Scotland? Here's a guide to some of the many positives about life in Scotland, from the Scottish landscapes to the rich history and lively 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.
Fall or winter are great times to travel and visit places that are normally busy during the height of summer! As tourist season winds down, here are some great reasons to visit Gettysburg off-season!
When you visit Florence, there is one thing you must book in advance IF you decide it's really worth your time: the Uffizi Gallery.
Santorini is a Greek island perched on the edge of an extinct volcano. Its dramatic height and rocky shores make it a spectacular and romantic resort destination. Find out how to make the most of it.
A new botanic garden has opened on the Island of Tenerife, featuring an important and attractive collection of palm trees. But it stands in a place which was a stinking mound of garbage 30 years ago.
Shenzhen, in South China, has a growing reputation as a reading city. Here's a look at some of the stunning bookstores and the central library which support and encourage the activity among all ages.
If you are a nature lover and are planning to visit Florida, you’re in luck. There are so many great nature centers and wildlife preserves located throughout the South Florida area. Start planning your Florida trip now...
Ah, Venice. Every tourist will have their list of things to do, in far too short a time. Here are a few different suggestions for an itinerary, to help discover unseen delights in the heart of Venice.
Byron Bay is one of Australia's most popular destinations. Here's tips from a Byron Bay local about the climate, what types of weather to expect, and what to pack for 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.
Rock of Cashel is a stunning monument to Ireland’s past that has mostly survived weather and time. See photos, map, and what to expect.
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.
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.
San Gimignano is one of the most beautiful medieval towns in all of Italy. Its collection of unique towers make it one of the most picturesque towns and certainly worthy of a visit.
Malaysia, a uniquely multicultural and multireligious country, is home to most of the world's major religions. Here are some of the most popular religious sites to visit while you are in the country.
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is part of the U.S. National Parks. In this article, you will find details about what to see when you visit. Included are 50 photos by the author.
Sutton Hoo has archaeology, history, and a magical atmosphere. Close to London, it makes a fun and interesting day out.
The impressions of a grandmother who took a long-haul flight to Singapore to celebrate her seventieth birthday with members of her family who have been living and working there for two years.
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.
Are you planning to travel Southeast Asia on a budget? Read this article for practical tips on how to save money and eat cheaply, where to stay cheaply, and how to get around cheaply. You'll also find a backpacker's pictures of Southeast Asia
Fagan Park is one of those gems that incorporates many positive features . It is a haven for local wildlife and beautiful flora from around the world, as well as a place of education and preservation
What do you plan to o this summer? Where do you plan to take a vacation? Why not visit some of the beautiful places in Karnataka?
In the small town of Hamilton, New Jersey sits an oasis of art where fine sculptures form part of nature. Most delightful are the pieces inspired by Claude Monet and Edouard Manet.
Are you planning to visit Dublin and you're not sure which places would be the best to visit? In this article, you will find tips and hopefully some inspiration for your Dublin visit.
A run down of the top 10 most important buildings in England that have defined the face of the country.
Lambertville, New Jersey, just 80 miles from NYC, is the perfect weekend spot for busy city dwellers to de-stress and recharge. Tips, recommendations, and more.
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!
Alle Veneziana: In the style of Venice. Venetian markets overflow with seafood, yet the Veneto boasts lush farmland, and her history of seafaring and trading can be tasted in every meal.
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.
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.
Wondering what to do on your trip to Lisbon, Portugal? This article provides a list of 10 things to do that a local would recommend.
Florida may be the world's favourite tourist destination, but it is also the subtropical home to exotic wildlife. This page is written to encourage tourists to take in the wonders of natural Florida
The Nitobe Memorial Garden is located in Vancouver, British Columbia. It's a beautiful and often peaceful Japanese garden that is filled with symbolism.
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.
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.
Highway 101—The Redwood Highway in Northern California offers many cheesy and family-friendly roadside attractions among the giant redwoods.
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!
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.
Boab trees are a native species in the Kimberley region. The aborigines used them for shelter, food and water storage, and the first settlers used the trees to imprison the aborigines.
The Emerald Coast is a beautiful area of Florida, famous for its white beaches and emerald green waters. This is a top 10 list of things to do in Destin, Florida.
Written by a local San Franciscan, this article provides the top things to visit in San Francisco and includes original photography and maps.
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.
Located on the shores of Lake Erie, East Harbor State Park is the perfect destination for numerous outdoor activities!
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.
In search of nature in the Bay Area? Marin Headlands, Mt. Tamalpais, Samuel P. Taylor Park, Point Reyes and Tomales Bay are all state and national parks within a two hour drive of San Francisco.
Don't wonder about what to do in Waco, Texas. There are museums, lots of park space, bowling alleys, sporting events, a range of restaurant types and there is lots of water - Lake Waco and the Brazos and Bosque Rivers. With all of these features, Waco has something for everyone.
Tung Chung, on Lantau Island, Hong Kong boasts excellent amenities and a wide range of flats with sea views that are relatively cheap. Shopping is excellent and there is a wide variety of things to do
Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs has beautiful sandstone rocks with an incredible history of formation and erosion. I frequented this park often when I was young and its beauty enraptured me. Read more to find out why.
Hidden amongst the skyscrapers, Singapore's Chinatown retains the air of the past while creating a true tourist attraction with cultural integrity, sightseeing, great shopping, and excellent food.
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.
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.