Bruneau Dunes State Park can be a wonderful place to visit, and it has something for the whole family. Here is my review of this park and campground.
National Parks and Monuments in the US showcase some of the most unique and stunning areas of this country. Because National Parks are often located far off the beaten path, and sometimes even in wilderness areas, visitors need to plan ahead to get the most out of their visits. These tips include information about lodging and safe exploration of National Parks. Photographs showcase some National Parks across the country.
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.
Sea kayaking through caves and over kelp forests at this National Park off the coast of Southern California is a magnificent experience. Read on to find out more about this family-friendly activity.
Pubs in the United Kingdom have always had names, many of them based on patriotic or heraldic ideas; the origins for others are often puzzling.
What is a Japanese hot spring like? What can I expect inside a Japanese onsen? What should I bring? Read on to answer these questions and more.
If you're headed to Spain this summer, you may want to get off the beaten path and opt for an escapade to Extremadura's northern province of Cáceres (KAH-thur-ace)—an ideal place to have an authentic Spanish experience.
Uluwatu Temple is an ancient Hindu temple on Bali Island in Indonesia. It is famous for its stunning clifftop location and spectacular view of the Indian Ocean.
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.
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.
The Spanish Costas are ever popular destinations that never lose their appeal; here is a brief description of various locations which provide discerning tourists with all their holiday needs.
With beautiful landscapes, rushing waterfalls, miles of nature trails, hotels, swimming pools, and restaurants, Tennessee state parks are a favorite vacation destination for many.
This charming home in New London, PEI provides intriguing glimpses of a past era and offers up memorabilia and insights about one of Canada's most famous authors.
To celebrate my three year anniversary as an expat in Costa Rica, I wanted to share with everyone my list of 10 things I love most about living in Costa Rica. Here is my list in no particular order.
Highway 101—The Redwood Highway in Northern California offers many cheesy and family-friendly roadside attractions among the giant redwoods.
One can assend this "Purple Mountain Majesty" in a number of ways, from mountain climbing, cog railway and bus tours to auto racing. The views from the lofty top of Pikes Peak are worth it no matter how one gets there!
I went on a trip to Costa Rica for the first time in June of 2018 with no itinerary and found some amazing spots to check out. But there are some critical steps to take to ensure you make the most of your time and money. I have included tips and a detailed list of my expenses to help you budget.
I moved from Ireland to Portugal almost 3 years ago and this is what I’ve noticed about the lifestyle differences between the 2 countries.
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!
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.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil—one of the most beautiful cities in the world and a top destination for travelers—can be surprisingly inexpensive to tour. In this article, you will learn how to make the most of a small budget in this gorgeous city.
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.
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 big difference in this canyon and the "grand" one in Arizona besides overall size is the fact that one can drive into Palo Duro Canyon and see things close up as my mother and I did. See many photos of its beauty here in this hub.
An easy day trip from Rome, Orvieto is a beautiful city of gorgeous views, great food, and unique history. If you're looking to explore beyond Italy's big cities, Orvieto is my #1 recommendation.
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.
The Merrie Monarch Hula Festival begins each year on Easter Sunday and lasts all week. Tickets get sold out within days, however, so if you're interested in going to this event, be sure to reserve them ahead of time.
From the early 1920's until 1939, Tulsa was booming with life and money. Throughout downtown Tulsa, Art Deco buildings were springing up almost overnight. You can still visit many of them today. Read on to find out where!
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...
Embarking on a hanami, or sakura viewing trip to Japan? Here are seven tips to ensure a memorable trip.
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.
Five great day trips in Central Texas. Visit these beautiful and unique towns for a taste of the Lone Star State.
Kevin Newell is using the latest in hydroponic technology to operate his organic vegetable farm. He shares his methods with us.
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!
Staying at a Value Resort at Walt Disney World gets you on property where you can take advantage of bus routes and extra perks.
Eco-sculptures of animals are a traditional summer attraction in Burnaby, British Columbia. The interesting sculptures are intended for entertainment and education.
In a small hamlet just a few miles from Utah Beach in Normandy is a 12th century church that holds an amazing story of sacrifice and bravery. Meet Robert Wright and Kenneth Moore, the angels of mercy.
Learn everything you need to know about Rome's most famous fountain. Toss a coin into the Trevi Fountain and you'll be guaranteed a return visit to the eternal city.
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.
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.
When creating the food and drinks for Pandora, Disney wanted to relay a feeling of otherworldliness. They succeeded. Each item is familiar, yet different, and helps to blur the lines of reality.
Learn about Charleston's award-winning Waterfront Park and what the site has to offer residents and visitors alike.
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.
Halloween Horror Nights, 2017 : The year of the horror maze reboot. All mazes and the terror tram at Universal Studios, Hollywood ranked from worst to best.
Here are the 10 best snacks at Disneyland, at least in my opinion. I love a good snack when I'm inside the park! Don't you?
Since 1985, the Fête de la Lavande has been held on August 15 every year at the historic village of Sault in Provence. It is a fun, festive, and very FRAGRANT event for everyone to enjoy!
Here are 99 ideas of things to do in London, from the usual suspects to some lesser known attractions. Written by an anglophile who spent seven years as an expat living in London.
Families on vacation traveling to the Kansai area often (and quite understandably) skip Osaka in favor of Kyoto and Nara. However, Osaka has a number of child-friendly spots and attractions that shouldn't be overlooked. Below is my personal list...
A walk through beautiful Chania is the perfect way to spend a leisurely day while visiting Crete. It's possible to see the best that this lively and colorful harbor town has to offer in just one day.
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.
Interesting things to do for sightseeing in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Attractions include Petronas Twin Towers, Batu Caves, Merdeka Square, Little India and Chinatown.
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.
The fair at the PNE is a popular summer event in Vancouver, British Columbia. It includes shows, exhibits, tasty food, and fun activities for all ages.
If you’ve been planning a trip to the Florida Keys, you’ve probably seen a lot of promotional material put out by the various tourist industries. You may be excited about catching amazing fish or scuba diving or snorkeling to see lots of...
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.
Planning to go to Machu Picchu in Peru? This article will help you figure out how to get there and whether or not you can afford it, while the photos will show you why you should go.
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.
Dominica is a mountainous, actively volcanic island in the Southern Caribbean. There are many beautiful places to visit and adventures to take on this gem of an island!
Kowloon has more to offer than crowds and touts. Kowloon Park and the Chi Lin Nunnery offer an oasis of peace, and the Bird, Goldfish, Flower, and Fa Yuen St Markets are well worth a visit.
When visiting the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii, be sure to set aside a few hours to make the beautiful walk through Waimea Falls Park, Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. Its an easy 3/4 mile walk on paved surfaces to the falls. You can even bring a swimsuit and enjoy the water. Look for amazing flowers and foliage, as well as exotic birds including wild peacocks
It all started here! If you are visiting the Outer Banks of North Carolina make it a priority to visit the Wright Brothers National Memorial. This site is an amazing piece of American history.
Join me on a photo journey through the most beautiful and historically significant parts of Central and South-Central Vietnam.
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.
A travel guide to some of the best locations in Greece, from Olympia to Santorini, from Delphi to Athens. Includes basic travel info, as well as helpful links to language guides, travel insurance and exchange rates.
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.
The Whistler Blackcomb Ski Resort is a wonderful place to visit at any time of year. The sightseeing and recreational activities that are available at the resort and in Whistler Village are very enjoyable. A highlight of a visit is the Peak 2 Peak gondola ride.
If you're into antiques and collectibles, then welcome to the Brimfield Antique Show, the largest outdoor show of its kind in the world. If you can't find it here, you're just not looking hard enough.
This park has something for everyone, including the Forest Park Zoo and the nationally acclaimed Brights Nights Holiday display.
These garden domes are the crown jewel of Mitchell Park. Summer or winter, one can enjoy the tropics, desert plants, and seasonal plantings and decor.
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.
Journey into Nevada's Carson Valley. Far removed from the big cities of Las Vegas and Reno, this secret valley is full of rivers, green grass, trees, and wildlife. Close to Lake Tahoe and Carson City, this area is feast for the eyes.
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.
When most people think of Oklahoma, they think of cowboys and Indians, or of oil and large corn fields. But castles? It just sounds wrong. Yet unbelievable as it may be, there are indeed castles in Oklahoma.
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.
An overview of eight English Heritage sites in the County of Norfolk - Neolithic flint mines and Medieval castles, priories, churches and bridges - all visited over just two days in May
The historic Houston National Cemetery with a hemicycle and carillon tower holding 330 bells is amazing! Ponds throughout the space add much beauty. Join me for a virtual tour of this incredible place.
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.
Hannibal? The fellow who led a cavalry of jangling war elephants over the Alps? Or Hannibal, the Lector fellow who disgraced the name of the previous man by the same name? No, I discovered a Hannibal nearer to America's hometown. This March, a...
An insight into the Zat Valley In the High Atlas Mountains for trekkers, walkers and tourists looking to see the real Berber Morocco
Travel agents and guide books alike will tell you of the beauty of Hawaii: the year-round neon greenery, the healing Pacific Ocean, the buttery tropical breezes, and the excess of exotic fruit. All good and fine, but take it from me, what you need...
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.
Spain is an extremely culturally intact nation that can be intimidating to visit at first. Here are a few things that you will need to know to have a successful trip, specifically to Cáceres in Extremadura, but also all over the mainland.
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.
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.
If you've never been to London to see the queen, that's alright. It's Camden Market you mustn't miss!
Halfway between Phoenix and Flagstaff along Interstate 17 is the partially completed futuristic city of Arcosanti.
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.
Be sure and wear sunglasses as we did when visiting the largest gypsum sand dunes in the world. White Sands National Monument has to be experienced to be believed!
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.
If your idea of fun is going on a tour of a huge old mansion, then Lanhydrock House is something you'll really enjoy. Plus, you might just see a ghost.
Military history and outdoor recreational opportunities abound at Florida's southernmost state park.
Do you have an upcoming trip to Copenhagen? In such a vibrant city, there is so much to see and do! Read on for fun activity ideas.
A 3 day tour into the exotic Amazon rainforest. Experiences, advice and tips plus photographs of Marasha Reserve. What to expect when you book a tour from the Colombian town of Leticia.
Exploring the beautiful countryside of Provence on electric bikes is a fun and unique experience. A must-do if you’re visiting southern France.
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.
Check out the biggest model railway exhibition in Victoria, Australia. Miniature trains combine with themed and detailed landscapes to provide interesting viewing for people of all ages.
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.
In this well-lit cave, one gets to see beautiful formations in close-up fashion, unlike the experience one gets in much larger caves. My girlfriend and I were very happy that we stopped here and would recommend this gem of a cave to anyone. Enjoy the photos and videos!
These pictures of some of our favorite masterpieces were all taken in the European art section on the second floor of the Audrey Jones Beck Building at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Located among the rolling hills of southern Ohio, Salt Fork State Park offers breathtaking landscapes, a variety of outdoor recreational activities, and a little bit of history.
London is a wonderful city to visit, but the weather in the UK can be unpredictable. So what can you do on your holiday in London if it rains? Come and take a tour around one small area—Westminster and County Hall—and see what London attractions you can enjoy.
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
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!
Not many visitors to Delray Beach, Florida, are probably expecting to find a beautiful Japanese Garden just eight miles from the shore. But that's exactly what you'll find here at the Morikami Gardens.
An introduction to the wine regions in Portugal, where to do wine tastings in each region, and accommodations in each region.
Rome, the Eternal City—forever reinventing herself. Whether you're walking her streets for the first time or a return visitor, why not be a traveller and not a tourist, and see a few unusual things?
Israel is a unique country with many beautiful assets, but it can be a bit confusing or intimidating at times. Here are some tips to help travelers going there.
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.
Explore the beautiful countryside and pretty market towns of Herefordshire. Especially recommended for lovers of cider and medieval history.
This 2 mile stretch of ocean shoreline on Mount Desert Island in Acadia National Park is one of the most beautiful anywhere. There are no long endless stretches of pristine white sand beaches here, just breathtaking pink granite shoreline, sheer cliffs, a sand beach, mountains, and a deep green forest providing awe-inspiring views in every direction.
With just under three days to see all the sites in Washington DC, we knew we had a difficult task ahead of us. While we didn't get to everything, we did make quite a dent in our effort to see it all.
The Cinque Terre are not the only beautiful villages on the Ligurian Coast. Porto Venere is every bit as stunning but much less busy.
Oregon's Willamette Valley features hundreds of wineries and vineyards. Read on for three unique wine trails in the Willamette Valley
Based on our experiences in this delightful city, we've compiled a list of the top 12 sights worth seeing in Porto.
This beautiful island, located just off the coast of Rhode Island, is a great destination for those who love the beach and the great outdoors.
When it comes to beautiful cathedrals, no one does it better than Italy. Step inside seven of its grandest cathedrals on our journey across the country.
Here is some helpful advice from an RV owner and Floridian about how to plan a Florida RV trip that will provide the type of vacation you'll enjoy. Includes information about finding sites, the importance of location and considerations about weather, all of which can impact one's enjoyment.
How artists portray the people who pay them to create portraits can tell us much about the times and lifestyles of their subjects. View 12 different portraits by famous artists in this article.
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.
If your travels are taking you to Seattle, do not pass up the opportunity to visit the Chihuly Garden and Glass exhibit. This amazing exhibit highlights the work of renowned artist Dale Chihuly.
If you're looking for a weekend getaway or a vacation spot that is off the beaten path, look no further than this charming little Tennessee town.
One of the Canary Islands, Fuerteventura attracts tourists all year round with its temperate climate and fantastic beaches
Take a literary tour of the English Lake District—an area long admired for its beautiful landscape. This walkers' paradise is a destination for people with an interest in our literary heritage.
Giants of the American roadside. They have a story to tell. Here are the ten most famous of these gigantic icons of Americana.
Nearly everyone has heard of San Francisco's famous Golden Gate Park, but hardly anyone knows about its early history and formation. Read on to discover the history of its Japanese Tea Garden and tips about visiting the lovely site.
Shenyang, China is a diverse city with lots of sights to see. Read on for a series of detailed recommendations on things to see and do in this lovely city.
If you are thinking about visiting Ocracoke Island but aren't much of a beach fan, don't worry. There are plenty of other things to do on this small island to keep you busy. Here are more than 10 ideas to help make your vacation a success!
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, as well as historical MD architecture.
A photo gallery of a typical French town in Central France. Argenton Sur Creuse a beautiful French town.
A tongue in cheek but semi-serious walker's guide to coping with extreme heat and humidity. Includes photos and description of Doha, Qatar, as only seen on foot.
From cattle-dotted farmlands to the majestic ocean, here are six day trips to escape New York City and venture into the great outdoors for relaxation and rejuvenation.
Denali National Park is one of the most remote, pristine areas in the American National Park System. Home to an amazing array of wildlife, the park's six million acres of untamed landscape offer visitors spectacular views and stunning scenery.
Oklahoma has some of the most fascinating WPA structures in the country. The town of Poteau is full of them! Take a look back to see how they were made and what they're used for today.
So you are in a country called New Zealand that has wonderful beaches and stunning scenery. But what can you do on NZ's North Island in the winter when it is cold and maybe the sun isn't shining?
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.
Charleston, South Carolina is one of those cities where you need at least a few days to sample what this gem has to offer. Enjoy these things to do in Charleston, SC
Inchcolm Island in the Firth of Forth can be visited by ferry. It is an excellent place to explore for a few hours with a medieval abbey, world war fortifications, and wildlife.
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.
If you find yourself in the Motor City and want to catch the highlights without blowing a lot of time or money, then this little tour will have you feeling like a Detroit insider in short order.
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.
Old Town Prague, by virtue of its compactness and pedestrianized areas, lends itself ideally to a walking tour. This article covers the top sites we came across on our visit to the Old Town, with suggestions for others you might want to check out for yourself when you are there.
The Caribbean carries its own tales of hauntings. It's not just fun in the sun. So before your vacation begins in the beautiful Caribbean islands read about duppy and other hauntings that are found in the beautiful Caribbean islands like Jamaica, Guyana, Barbados and more.
Asking where to see wildlife in Kenya? Read on to learn about the best places in Kenya to watch animals, including birds. Read about game parks and reserves which are the best safari destinations.
Caribbean vacations are among the most relaxing and affordable holidays. For advice about which Caribbean island to visit, consult this top ten list.
Featuring the oldest live oak tree in Northeast Florida, The Jessie Ball duPont Park in Jacksonville offers the visitor a natural, tranquil setting along the Banks of the St. Jouns River.
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.
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.
A quick guide to visiting Canton Tower—the newest symbol of modern Guangzhou and the second tallest tower in the world as of 2017.
Want to visit the South Island of New Zealand in the winter? Well there are many places you can visit and many activities to enjoy. Choose from whale watching, skiing, snowboarding, kayaking, white water rafting, bungy jumping and many more!
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.
Among the exciting activities and events in New York City are a few that stand out as the coolest of the cool. Here are the best things to do in NYC for comic-lovers, history buffs, movie addicts, theater-lovers and the generally cool!
Sutton Hoo has archaeology, history, and a magical atmosphere. This Anglo-Saxon royal burial site continues to provide new insights into life in Britain 2,000 years ago.
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.
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
The Black Hills of South Dakota are a stress-free, family-friendly destination. Leave the crowds and high ticket prices behind and travel back in time to our country's Wild West.
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.
A massive monument often proclaimed to stand taller than the Statue of Liberty, the Monument de la Renaissance Africaine is also an intensely controversial statue.
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".
A cautionary tale about mistakenly taking the rugged mountain road from Gold Beach, Oregon to Grants Pass, Oregon through the Klamath Mountain range.
Cape Schanck on the Mornington Peninsula is a great weekend getaway. These are the things to do and see in Cape Schanck.
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
The countryside of Guanacaste, Costa Rica, is full of colorful flowers. Here you will find a gallery of photos of these flowers, some of which I have not yet been able to identify.
The best tourist attractions in Virginia range from educational to thrilling to something in-between. Discover the 35 best.
Xel-Ha is a relatively small Mayan site, right on the highway connecting Cancun to the rest of the Maya Riviera. Though easy to miss, it is worth stopping here to see the frescoes on the buildings.
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!
Here is my guide on how to avoid the dreaded gondola lift queue when visiting Bansko, Bulgaria. If you're skiing or snowboarding in Bansko, this is how to save time and get up the mountain quickly.
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.
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.
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.
Looking for free things to do in NYC in summer that are also fun? Check out this list of free summer activities that will make your NYC vacation super fun.
Located on the shores of Lake Erie, East Harbor State Park is the perfect destination for numerous outdoor activities!
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.
Las Olas Boulevard is Fort Lauderdale's finest street. With exclusive boutiques, gourmet restaurants & luxurious facilities, it can be expensive. But you can enjoy this fabulous area on a budget.
Key tips and tricks to consider when planning your Disney World vacation (and you really should plan)!
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.
If you are staying in Granada for a week or more, it's worth visiting other incredible places in Andalusia.
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.
Cowlington was a brief town in a heavy floodplain, but the history of this Oklahoma town is fascinating. Cowlington is a good reflection of the hardships towns faced in early day Oklahoma.
Zlatni Rat Beach, rated one of the best beaches in the world, is a great place to spend a few hours, but the surrounding towns are no less charming. Join me on a virtual tour of Bol, Skrip, and Pucisca.
Thanks to our friend Mary, we got to see the magnificent Clydesdale horses plus where President Ulysses S. Grant hand built his log cabin in days of old. These 281 acres are open and free to the public except for a parking fee.
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!
Looking for some great, free fun in Madison, Wisconsin? You've come to the right place. Madison is a city where you can have fun almost every weekend without spending a dime! Interested? Read on!