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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Athens is a city with an almost unbelievable history, having been considered a magical city at one time full of gods and goddesses and actually worshiped. It has been called the birthplace of civilization and where democracy was born. A trip to Athens Greece will fill your mind, body and soul with overwhelming touches of […]
Originally built as the main entrance for the 1889 World’s Fair, designer Gustav Eiffel could only get a 20-year permit for the structure. At the time, many thought it was an eyesore that clashed with traditional Paris architecture. By 1909 there were calls to tear it down. Yet the tower survived to become a symbol of Paris.
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.
Dallas Texas has quite an interesting past as it seemed to be an area everybody wanted but one that just wanted to run itself. Originally the area was settled by the Caddo Native Americans but that didn’t stop Spain and France from declaring the territory as theirs, simultaneously. Although it then officially become only a […]
Philadelphia is a city that is just steeped in American history, known as being the home to the country’s First and Second Continental Congresses and the ground on which the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were signed and introduced. So its no doubt that the city is chock full of sites rich with […]
Amsterdam is the capital and the largest city in the Netherlands, and quite possibly the best known as well. If you’re headed to Amsterdam take the time to venture out of the right light district and check out some of the fabulous historic landmarks.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Cradled in an ethereal ocean spray and located only a few yards from the rocky shores of Bali, on the western coast sits the epically breathtaking Pura Tanah Lot Temple. The temple is one of the most sought out destinations on the island. Travelers and locals alike are drawn to the ancient offshore sanctuary, mesmerized […]
Detroit immediately brings to mind Motor City and Motown music. This town was once a really happening hotspot and brought a lot to the American culture and its historic attractions prove this by showing locals and tourists how significant Detroit was on shaping America. Art House Art House was originally known as the Elisha Taylor […]
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 […]