Visiting The Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France

The Arc de Triomphe is acknowledged as one of the most magnificent arches in existence, and beautiful places in all of Paris France. It sits exquisitely in the middle of the Place Charles de Gaulle, an enormous traffic circle from which 12 streets, including the famed Champs-Elysees, radiate.

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 […]

Top Landmarks in Atlanta

For a young city, Atlanta has a lot of history and landmarks. Perhaps the city brings to mind the Civil War, especially because of Margaret Mitchell’s “Gone With the Wind.” The movie by the same name premiered in Atlanta in 1939. We also remember this city at a hub of the Civil Rights Movement where […]

Historic Vancouver Landmarks

Vancouver is a relatively young city, going back to only 1886, but it’s not without its share of sites of historical interest. Here’s a peak at a few. Canada Place One of Vancouver’s most well known landmarks, the five-sailed complex on the city’s waterfront was Canada’s Pavilion at the 1986 World Expo and is currently […]

Sightseeing in Cleveland

Cleveland, Ohio might not be the first place you think of for a summer vacation, but think again. The city, located along the shores of Lake Erie is home to a wealth of attractions as well as delightful, temperate summer temperatures and gentle lake breezes. Below is just a sampling of what the “North Coast” […]

Sightseeing in Denver

This “Mile High City” has 300 days of sunshine. That’s more good weather than Miami or San Diego. And how’s this for fun, Denver has spent $8 billion on new attractions in the last decade including three sports stadiums, a world class aquarium, a downtown amusement park, an opera house, three art museums and doubling […]

Top Landmarks in Chicago

Chicago is such an historic city that even if you live in the city it’s difficult to view all of the landmarks. Your best bet is to select the landmarks that most interest you from our list of the most popular locations.

Rome’s Legendary Fountains: Trevi Fountain

Why do fountains resonate so deeply with us? Perhaps the reason is that we are made almost entirely of the same water that rushes out and over the fountain structures that are limited only by the imagination of their creators. One of the most famous fountains in Rome and perhaps the world is Fontana di […]

17 New York City Cathedrals, Churches, Synagogue’s and Temple’s

New York City, well known for for being a cosmopolitan melting pot of different cultures, the Big Apple is also home to many beautiful and breathtaking churches, cathedrals and synagogues. From St. Paul’s Chapel where George Washington worshiped, to the iconic St. Patrick’s Cathedral, each of these buildings showcase a diverse rich cultural heritage and architectural styles that […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Tivoli Fountain

The Fountain of Tivoli or The Fountain of Ovate is a noted water feature located in the architectural masterpiece, Villa d’Este in Tivoli.  Villa d’Este was originally commissioned by Cardinal Ippolito Il d’Este, the son of Lucrezia Borgia. As newly appointed governor of Tivoli, d’Este was given the land and existing manor but he was […]

Experiencing Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls is one of the places which regularly makes the must-see list on a traveler’s itinerary. It’s one of the most amazing features of the natural world with cascading waterfalls and beautiful surroundings. More than this, it is located in a diverse area which offers much more to do than many travelers realize at […]

Top Landmarks in Nashville

Nashville, the capital of Tennessee, is known for its museums, country music, and southern hospitality. It’s also home to a number of striking buildings and landmarks, making it an interesting city to explore. Below are just a few:

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 Baltimore

With two unexpected products, tobacco and sugar, leading the way Baltimore became one of the most important cities in the early years of the United States of America. It’s Baltimore’s proximity to the ocean and convenient shipping routes that really put the city on the map, literally. In 1706 the Port of Baltimore at Locust […]

Exploring Fremont Street in Las Vegas

Fremont Street in Las Vegas is one of the most famous–and most colorful–streets in the world. Founded in 1905, it was named for American explorer, soldier, and Senator John Charles Fremont. Today the thoroughfare is closed to vehicles to encourage visitors to explore the many attractions there. Here is just a sampling of what you’ll […]

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 […]