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.

Historic Landmarks in Las Vegas

Gambling casinos, lavish acts and spectacular shows are the things that first come to mind when thinking about a trip to Las Vegas. However, there are enough landmarks and historical sites to keep a history buff or sight seer interested for days. For newer architectural views, the casinos have quite a few extraordinary offerings in […]

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.

Landmarks in Denver

Known as the mile high city, Denver is an exciting place to live and visit. Officially situated at 5,280 feet or one mile above sea level, Denver has everything a big city has to offer yet there is a wonderful sense of community and eco-consciousness throughout the region.

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 […]

Visiting the Liberty Bell

The Liberty Bell can be visited in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania across the street from Independence Hall. This simple bell has been an international icon of independence and freedom for years. The Liberty Bell weighs 2,080 pounds and is twelve feet across at the base. It is comprised of seventy percent copper and twenty-five percent tin. The other five […]

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 Cleveland

On July 22nd, 1796 the city of Cleveland was officially laid out as the Connecticut Land Company divided up townships and established it capital. Cleveland was initially spelled Cleaveland as it was named after the leader of the Connecticut Land Company, General Moses Cleaveland. Interestingly, Cleaveland stayed to oversee the plan for the future city […]

Sightseeing in Baltimore

Baltimore, Maryland, just north of Washington DC along the Chesapeake Bay, is filled with interesting and historic sites for visitors of all ages. Below are just a few of the “must-sees” in the “Charm City”:

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 […]

Aztalan Pyramids

If pyramids excite you and make you feel like traveling, how about a trip to Wisconsin? Believe it or not, the Midwestern state is home to an ancient village and ceremonial complex, complete with pyramidal mounds, from somewhere between AD 1000 to 1300. Not much is specifically known about the group that constructed these pyramids […]

Visiting the St. Louis Arch

Known as the St. Louis Arch, Gateway Arch, and Gateway to the West, this famous piece of architecture is at the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial on the banks of the Mississippi river in downtown St. Louis, Missouri. The arch is part of the park’s celebration of the westward expansion of the country between 1803 and […]

Top Landmarks in New Orleans

Before Hurricane Katrina hit, New Orleans was known primarily as a vacation destination of a rowdy college-aged crowd. The streets filled with partiers each year for Mardi Gras (as they still do) and even the rest of the year found New Orleans with a large population of adventurous young adults out in search of a […]

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 […]

Barcelona’s Magic Fountain of Montjuic

The Magic Fountain of Montjuic is a bit of a misnomer because any magic the fountain might have is due to the engineering prowess of Carles Buigas. Built for the 1929 World Fair, The Magic Fountain of Montjuic was brought from concept to finish in less than a year through the efforts of more than 3,000 workers. 80 years later, the fountain’s “magic” attracts more than 2.5 million visitors who flock to see the water and light show choreographed to music that plays over loudspeakers.

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.

Tips for Visiting the Alamo

Anyone who has been to San Antonio, Texas has almost certainly been to two places: The San Antonio Riverwalk and The Alamo. And anyone who has been to San Antonio and failed to stop at one of these places should know that they missed out on a great experience. This is particularly true of The […]

Top Landmarks in Paris

Where would be the first place that you would make sure to stop if you had the opportunity to take a vacation trip to Paris? Chances are that you would make sure to head to the because it’s the most famous landmark in Paris; it’s also one that’s hard to miss when you’re in the […]

Visiting the Pyramids at Giza

Many people from around the world go to Egypt each year to visit the Pyramids at Giza. Located west of the city area of Cairo sits the Giza Plateau, in a valley near the famous Pyramids. These pyramids display the ancient civilization of Egypt at its best, along with the famous Sphinx.

Dubia in the Fog – Travel Photo of the Moment

The Travel Photo of the Moment is of Dubia in the Fog The Burj Dubai is the tallest structure built by man in the earth’s history. This picture was taken from more than 2,625 feet off the ground. The cost to build the Burj Dubai is believed to be more than $4 billion. Construction on […]