Family Attractions in San Francisco

San Francisco is definitely a city worthy of stealing your heart, it has a little bit of something for everyone and it’s a great place for a family to explore and share everyone’s interests.

Museums in Los Angeles

At first you may not think of Los Angeles as a place to visit if you want to bone up on your history and explore a large variety of museums, but remember this city is steeped in its own history and reveres its stars in ways that perhaps no other city does. Los Angeles is […]

Thanksgiving Vacation Destinations

Thanksgiving.  It is a holiday most Americans revere, yet some Europeans find strange.  To gather for no reason other than to feast and “give thanks” to all they have, whether spiritual or material.  But hey, it’s not all about that.  Thanksgiving is about homecoming, about enjoying human contact, great food, and all the traditions that […]

Weekend Getaways in Philadelphia

Philadelphia is one of the most historic cities in the United States and one of the most exciting cities to visit. There are so many things to do on a weekend getaway to Philadelphia that you might be best served by turning it into a theme weekend and hitting as many highlights in your areas […]

Top Landmarks in London

Traveling London is an exciting adventure, there is so much to see and do it’s hard to fit it all into one trip but using the following guide will help you plan your visits to the top landmarks in London.

Best Places to Shop in Cleveland

It seems that every big city has figured out that to make the locals and the tourists happy there has to be shopping, and lots of it. Cleveland has joined the fray and it can truly be considered a shopping destination with its high end clothiers, its eclectic boutiques, all-in-one shopping malls, antique stores and […]

Sightseeing in Anaheim

Anaheim is known as the home for one of America’s most famous theme parts, the original home of the world’s most famous mouse, Disneyland. But the city of Anaheim has a lot more to offer that just the Disneyland Resort and its biggest local competitor, Knott’s Berry Farm. Anaheim is so chock full of family […]

Buildings of Snow and Ice

Ice.  It is quite literally the greenest building material on Earth.  Pure solid water.  What other type of building dissolves harmlessly back into our rivers when it is no longer needed?  But it doesn’t stop there.  When one says “green” and “environmentally friendly”, all to often the word that hides just below the surface is […]

Historic Landmarks in San Francisco

San Francisco has remarkably survived through the earliest American inhabitants, Spanish settlements, the gold rush, and some devastating earthquakes and came out on the other side with some of the best tourist destinations in the United States. There are literally hundreds of historical landmarks, national, state and local in San Francisco that can keep a […]

Extreme Bungee Jumping

The seed was planted in the 1950’s.  David Attenborough returned with his BBC film crew from Pentecost Island in Vanuatu.  What he and his group filmed on that journey can still be found sometimes on TV today.  Young boys, as part of their passage into manhood, would be forced to dive off of tall wooden […]

Six Must-See San Diego Attractions

San Diego, California, from a tourist’s perspective, is perhaps best known for two of its main family attractions — the San Diego Zoo, and Sea World San Diego. Granted, those are both great places to spend a day when visiting the city. The zoo is one of the premier zoological parks in the world, known […]

21 Not so Spooky Castles

Castles … they remain a modern day link to Kings, Queens, and Knights of the past. Sometimes if the castle was the home of historical figures like Count Dracula they can even be quite spooky. Below are 20 castles that showcase a wide variety of styles from across the globe, and one that locals believe […]

Sightseeing in San Diego

If you’re headed to San Diego on vacation you probably already have one or more tourist stops that you want to hit, the city is simply loaded with activities. Unless you’re planning on making a return visit, your best bet is to research what there is to see and do in San Diego and then […]

Best Places to Dive with Sharks

Sharks.  They are one of the few animals on Earth, which man still fears.  They are a credit to evolution (or creation if you swing that way), as they are the perfect aquatic hunting machine.  They can track blood for miles.  They can sense the rhythm of a wounded or dying creature trying to swim.  […]

Historic Hotels of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, the “City of Brotherly Love”, may very well be the most historically significant city in the United States.  It was there that the Declaration of Independence was signed and the United States born.  This was not a coincidence; at the time, Philadelphia was the social and geographical center of the original thirteen colonies.  And […]

Weekend Getaways in San Francisco

San Francisco is one of those incredible destinations that is loaded with activities for a variety of interests, activity levels and personality types. This is why it’s a perfect city to escape to for a weekend.  You can pick and choose and fill a weekend with one specific activity that you love, or you can […]

Historic San Francisco Mansions

As we’ve said in the past, San Francisco is arguably the most historically significant city on the west coast of the United States.  While the town treasures its history, it especially treasures its historic buildings as so many were lost forever in 1906 from the earthquake and resulting fire , which destroyed most of the […]

Longest Suspension Bridges Outside the USA

When it comes to bridges, the most famous tend to be suspension bridges.  The Golden Gate Bridge and the Brooklyn bridge are both suspension bridges.  While most Americans are familiar with at least a few of the greatest bridges in the United States, we tend to be far less knowledgeable of the great bridges in […]

10 Tips for Your Caribbean Cruise

Caribbean Cruises can be an amazing experience for a first time and even experienced cruiser. Exotic ports of call and warm tropical weather is just a little of what you will experience. There are few things you’re going to have to remember.

Beautiful Islands of the South Pacific

Whether it’s the rich clear waters, clean beaches, or vibrant coral reefs the islands of the south pacific are becoming a popular tourist destination for many of today’s modern travelers. Sit back as we take you on a pictorial visit to 12 of the areas most popular islands.