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Island Hopping in Greece

It has been said that travelers go to Greece for the first time for Athens but return for the Greek Islands. From the Cyclades island chain in the eastern Aegean to the south island of Crete, to western Corfu, Greek islands are a chance for the traveler to experience lands where ancient cultures began to…

Great Cities to Visit in Central Europe

Central Europe is little visited by many North Americans in comparison to Western Europe, but the region is filled with fascinating cities, villages, and vestiges of a much older period of history. Take a stroll through the slideshow here to acquaint yourself with some of the interesting locations Central Europe has to offer.

Exploring Bath, England

Only 90 minutes west of London by rail, Bath gets its name from the natural thermal springs built by the Romans in 60 AD. In the 18th century fashionable English society took up residence in the area as a resort, and Bath continues to this day to be a popular spa destination for travelers. Once…

Great US Destinations for Fossil Lovers

Who doesn’t love a dinosaur? At some time, most of us went through the phase of our early life reading whatever we could find on the terrible lizards of the past and being fascinated by their size, variety, and depictions in movies like Jurassic Park and King Kong. At some point in your explorations into…

Wild Animals to Avoid in the United States

Here are a few of the United States’ animals that rank high on the “danger” scale. Most animals will go out of their way to avoid contact with humans, skittering or running off into the trees. However, just a little knowledge of how to stay safe can transform your reaction to how you perceive and…

US Presidential Homes to Visit

The office of the President of the United States has been a revered position since its inception. Most presidents have lived in the White House during their time in office, except for George Washington who oversaw the construction of the White House. However, the National Park Service and other historic landmark societies have kept the…

UNESCO Sites in the United States

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, or UNESCO, is an agency of the United Nations with the avowed mission of building “peace through international cooperation in Education, the Sciences and Cultures.” A World Heritage site must be unique in some significant aspect as a geographically and historical point of interest. The sites are…