Historic Landmarks in Chicago

Chicago is one of the most modern cutting-edge urban areas in the United States. However, like all modern cities, it only became that way over a long period of time during which a rich and interesting history was developed. You may go to Chicago today to see modern Broadway shows and to eat at the […]

Sightseeing in Los Angeles

If you’re planning a vacation to Los Angeles, you might want to change your ticket to accommodate a longer trip than originally planned because you’re going to quickly discover that there’s so much to do in this city that you’ll never want to go home. You can spend an entire vacation just enjoying the beaches […]

Beautiful Fountains from Across the World

To see water as sculpture, that is a fountain. And as with any sculpture, fountains can be a memorial, a tribute, or even exist for their sheer beauty alone. The greatest fountains in the world are sites worth traveling for.

Visiting Abu Simbel, Egypt

Abu Simbel is one of the most important and magnificent treasures of the Egyptian monuments and a must-see for visitors to Egypt. The remote southern location of this New Kingdom temple site, in the isolated Nubian Desert, adds to the mystique of this startling monument which was erected in the 13th century B.C. To reach […]

Historic Landmarks in Paris

Paris is known as one of the romantic cities in the world, part of the reasons for that designation is its romantic connection to the past. Paris has been a leading city and important cultural hub for more than two thousand years, its cultural significance and historical stamp can be felt the world over. Visitors […]

Bellagio Fountain

In the midst of the Las Vegas desert is a spectacular oasis like no other on earth. The Bellagio Fountains made their Las Vegas debut in 1998 when Steve Wynn opened his magnificent Bellagio hotel. The opening night featured VIPs from around the world who paid a reported $1000 for an individual or $3500 for […]

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 […]

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.

Historic Landmarks in London

London is one of the most amazing cities in the world. It is a huge place which helps to set the tone for the rest of the world in terms of industries as diverse as finance and fashion. People in other countries frequently look to London to see what the trends are in many different […]

Top Landmarks in Seattle

Seattle is a city of landmarks with its storied history and incredible beauty. The landmarks range from the amazing Space Needle to a Denny’s Restaurant. We’ve listed a few of the highlights and more interesting landmarks so you get a real feel for the history of Seattle and its remaining structures. The Space Needle The […]

Top Landmarks in Boston

Boston is one of the oldest cities in the United States and remains a economic and cultural hub. The city of Boston was founded in 1630 by Puritan colonists and served as the focal point of the American Revolution, the Boston Massacre and the famed Boston Tea Party. There were also several key battles which […]

Historic Landmarks in New York

New York City is one of the most exciting cities that you are ever going to get a chance to visit in your lifetime. It is where things are happening in the United States today. Celebrities have homes there. Socialites throw parties there. Business deals happen there. Fashion trends are set there. And everyone who […]

Visiting the London Tower Bridge

The Tower Bridge in London is one of the most identifiable structures on the globe. The Tower Bridge, which connects The Borough to the center of the Financial District of the City of London, was officially opened in June 1894 by the future king, Edward VII. The original purpose for construction of the bridge was […]

Visiting the Colosseum in Rome

History. Architecture. Beauty. Intrigue. All of these words perfectly describe the Roman Colosseum. The Colosseum opened to the public around 1,930 years ago. The Roman Colosseum was originally constructed for the purpose of hosting contests between gladiators and putting forth many other forms of public entertainment. The architectural wonder of Italy eventually became home to […]

Top Landmarks in San Diego

San Diego is a city that’s known for its tourist attractions just as much as it’s known for its wonderful weather. Trying to winnow down your selections of historic landmarks is difficult but we’ve culled together a list of the top landmarks in San Diego for you and your family to visit.

Buildings of the The National Mall

The National Mall is especially these days as the location where the massive crowd formed to see the inauguration of President Barrack Obama.  Over forty years ago, it was famous for a similar occasion when people gathered there to hear Martin Luther King’s “I have a dream” speech.  The mall is also home to a […]

Historic Landmarks in Crete

Crete is the largest of thirteen Greek islands and is the fifth largest island in the Mediterranean. The island has a history that reaches back to ancient history and has always been a favorite destination due to its incredible natural beauty, the sun drenched beaches, and its reputation as a hub of civilization.

Australia’s Archibald Fountain

The Archibald Fountain was built in 1932 by the French sculptor, Francois Sicard, to commemorate the bond between France and Australia during the first World War. Mr. J.F. Archibald set up a fund to pay for the fountain along with instructions as to how he wanted his personal gift to the City of Sydney constructed.

Top Landmarks in Houston

Houston is the largest city in the United States and the fourth largest in the United States with a population of more than 2 million. The city was founded back in 1836 and incorporated less than a year later. At the time Texas was not a part o f the United States and was governed […]

Historic Landmarks in Philadelphia

Philadelphia is a city which often gets overshadowed by other East Coast cities in terms of its important to the United States both historically and today. Although people do realize that there are historic landmarks to see in Philadelphia, they often forget about them because of their attention to the history of New York City, […]