Changing of the Guard Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace is a marvelous place. The mere sight of this palace is breathe taking. Millions of tourist head to London every year to view the Palace and to experience the Changing of the Guard ceremony.

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 […]

Countries and Their Monsters

Monsters.  What can  you say?  They’re awesome.  Those interested in traveling to areas of historic significance may be frustrated that the kids couldn’t care less about a castle.  But tell them a werewolf was once thought to live in the nearby forest and their ears will perk right up.  Below is a list of several […]

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 […]

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 Boston

It’s well known that Boston is a historic city filled with significance to the United States of America but not many people know that Boston actually is home to a remarkable 55 National Historic Landmarks. Rather than list them all here, we’ll just give you the run down on some of the most popular ones.

Weekend Getaways in Orlando

There are a few destinations in the United States that as such must see locations that almost everyone decides to visit at least once in their lives. Orlando is one of those cities that is just so full of fun and excitement it’s a place that needs to be experienced to be believed.

Planetariums Across the United States

Some would call it the greatest show in the universe: the night sky.  Constellations and their stars, the planets, and even the Milky Way are all sites to behold.  But how did they look thousands of years ago?  How will they look in the future?  And while the night sky may be stunning tonight, it […]

World’s Greatest Bullet Trains

For Americans, bullet-trains are an anomaly.  They’re common in the western-world, awesome, and hi-tech.  However, unless an American has traveled overseas, they’ve likely never seen one, let alone experienced the thrill of riding via high-speed rail.  Below, are listed a number of these high-speed rail services, as well as a few actual bullet trains that […]

Sightseeing in San Antonio

San Antonio, Texas is the most visited city in all of Texas and is an important cultural and tourist hub for the state. The original inhabitants were Native Americans who were drawn to the beautiful and very useful river, now known as the San Antonio River. In 1691 a group of Spanish explorers happened upon […]

22 Train Stations from Across the Globe

In today’s modern world with airplanes jetting around the globe, sometimes we forget how travel got its big start. Cross country trains and railroads were one of the first big steps in making travel accessible to everyone. Major metropolises like New York City built enormous railway terminals like Grand Central Station and Pennsylvania Station to […]

Baltimore Waterfront Hotels

Baltimore is nestled against the Patapsco River and the Chesapeake Bay, perfectly situated to give visitors incredible views of the surrounding scenery while they take in all that Baltimore has to offer. The next time you’re visiting the area, make sure to take advantage of the scenery by staying at one of Baltimore’s many beautiful […]

Sightseeing in Miami

If you’re traveling to Miami Florida the first sightseeing stop you’ll probably want to make is to South Beach where you’ll see the beautiful beach and ocean, some sunbathing beauties and possibly a celebrity or two. But there is much more to see and do in the Miami area. For sightseeing options in Miami other […]

Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles – Travel Photo of the Moment

The Travel Photo of the Moment is of Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles Griffith Observatory is a popular attraction in the Los Angeles area. Located in Griffith Park on Mount Hollywood, the Griffith Observatory is a great place view of the Los Angeles basin, as well as the slatwall panels.

Family Attractions at Niagara Falls

Romantic honeymoon location, Niagara Falls doesn’t usually come to mind as the first place to take your family vacation, but it’s actually a wonderful place for a family trip. The area is not simply waterfalls but many other excursions packed into one tourist Mecca, there’s even a learning experience or two. The falls themselves get […]

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 […]

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.

Visiting Westminster Palace

Standing stoic on the banks of the River Thames Westminster Palace is the largest government building in the all of the United Kingdom. Between its elaborate walls two houses of English Parliament meet annually to discuss the political landscape of the Britain. The original building was used as the Royal residence during the reign of […]

Visiting Alcatraz

One of the most famous prisons in America, Alcatraz no longer houses inmates but still entertains plenty of guests year-round. Because there are so few prisons that you can actually go inside and explore this is a must-see on your next trip to California.

Weekend Getaways in New Orleans

There is just something about the city of New Orleans that you can’t find anywhere else in the world. With traditions from around the globe come together to meld into a very unique style that’s all New Orleans it’s an experience not to be forgotten. If you’re lucky enough to head to New Orleans for […]