Barcelona’s singularly most important and most visited tourist site is Antonio Gaudí’s Templo de la Sagrada Familia (Church of the Holy Family), a building so unique and spectacular it will stop you in your tracks.
Uniquely grand in its scope and imaginative in its detail, the Templo de la Sagrada Familia is one of the world’...Read more
To avoid the extra cost of checked luggage, save yourself the extra time required to claim it at the end of your flight and spare yourself the stress and woe of misdirected or lost luggage, travel with carryon bags only. You’re allowed to board with two items: one standard size carryon bag on rollers or an over-the-shoulder ...Read more
Colorado is America’s rooftop, the state that gives you a natural Rocky Mountain high based on
crisp fresh air and clean outdoor fun.
The state’s average altitude is 6,800 feet, and it’s home to 32 of the nation’s highest mountains. Mt Elbert, at 14,431 feet, is Colorado’s highest.
But, ...Read more
Amsterdam’s rich collection of museums has made this city an epicenter for the arts and culture for centuries. The tradition of honoring the arts and culture continues today throughout Amsterdam where the tourists comb the city to see treasured masterpieces on display in some of the world’s finest museums.
The city currently ...Read more
Children’s museums across the nation offer an astonishing array of excellent and entertaining interactive and hands-on exhibitions about scientific phenomena, vastly varied cultures and historical events are designed to educate and stimulate kids’ imaginations. The really good news is that they’re fun for kids of all ages. You can ...Read more
No matter where you live, LEGO is probably part of your home life. It’s hard to imagine that anyone hasn’t experienced the entertaining pursuit of playing architect or engineer with those colorful little plastic blocks. And miniature replicas of landmark tourist attractions are often the result.
It’s quite natural for ...Read more
Whether you want a week in the heart of Paris or two months in the Poconos, it’s possible to swap your home with someone who wants to vacation where you live. It’s like having a place to stay for free.
To be specific, the swap arrangement costs less than a hotel per-night-rate would be. Of course, with home swap, you carry...Read more
Few of our civilization’s regularly scheduled events can claim to have been ongoing since 1674! And, you can bet that any event that can accurately make that claim has got to be absolutely spectacular.
For one thing, all the generations of people who’ve been participating in it must be convinced that the event is ...Read more
When We Were Married #1Daniel Quentin Steele
OJ SIMPSON, CASEY ANTHONY, TRAYVON MARTIN
Three of the best known names in the world, figuring in three of the most internationally famous criminal trials of the past quarter century.
Those trials made their names famous and made media stars of defense attorneys. ...
Every year, a new strain of flu is in the air, threatening to cause a catastrophic pandemic that will kill off nonessential travel. And, what a shame that is. People who’ve been looking forward to getting away to explore new places or revisit their favorite destinations are kept from doing so by their fear of getting sick.
Airlines are often offer irresistibly low discounted fares to many popular destinations, but the best deal is still travel for free--using frequent flyer tickets.
But are frequent flyer tickets really free? No, sad to say, not really.
You earn frequent flyer miles by meeting airline specified behaviors. They’re rewards for ...Read more
Let current headlines about equality and diversity issues lead you to downtown Manhattan, where you’ll find yourself in the very spots where America’s founding feminists took a stand for women’s right to vote and other key issues regarding gender and racial equality. It’s an ideal tour to take during March, otherwise known as Women...Read more
Toronto’s stellar reputation as a cool urban environment is more than well-deserved. The hip Ontario capital’s myriad attractions include wonderful museums, sports centers, great eateries, fabulous shopping and a full calendar of appealing events year round.
Year round includes winter months, when you might expect deep ...Read more
If you think all of the great travel tales that come out of Ireland are all Blarney, you’re quite mistaken. My favorite Irish travel story is about the time I got into a bit of traveler’s trouble on the Emerald Isle. It’s a great adventure and there’s not one word of Blarney in it.
It all began when I drove away from ...Read more
The Middle Ages and Renaissance occur anew each year, thanks to the existence of
dozens of period "faires" and festivals that are staged in towns across the U.S. and around the globe,
Currently, there are currently hundreds of such events around the U.S and it’s more than likely that you live within 100 miles of one of...Read more
Reunions are always a great reason to travel. Spending time with family, friends and colleagues is a real mood booster, especially during times marked by political and social discontent. Organizing the get together event takes some doing, but the rewards are tremendous.
Depending on everyone’s comfort zone, you can choose ...Read more