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The Best Places in the World to Stargaze

The Best Places in the World to Stargaze

Summer equinox is approaching, and that means warmer weather, longer days and clear night skies. Stargazing is popular in the summer, but ultimately a year round activity as the night sky constantly changes. From southern to northern hemisphere, the night sky presents a decorative celestial painting of stars, planets, milky [...]

Pros and Cons of Traveling with a Tour Group

Pros and Cons of Traveling with a Tour Group

If you like traveling in large groups, having your itinerary laid out and being put on an exacting schedule, then join the Army. On the other hand there are advantages to group discounts, privileged entrances and having someone else schlepp your bags to your room. Safety in numbers Pro: There [...]

10 Things You Won’t Find in the U.K. or Europe

10 Things You Won’t Find in the U.K. or Europe

Yes it’s different; heck in some countries they drive on the wrong side of the road and some don’t even speak English. Money, Money, Money You won’t find a Dollar, a Quarter, or a Penny. You will find a Pound, a Franc and a Euro. Great Britain and Switzerland still [...]

10 Ancient ruins you need to visit

10 Ancient ruins you need to visit

When setting off on your globe trotting adventures, just remember that some of the richest stuff on earth is also the oldest. Ancient ruins remind us not to forget early civilization, a time without modern technology where incredible creativity was used to show passion for culture. These fading monuments tell tales [...]

31 Breathtaking Beaches Around the World

31 Breathtaking Beaches Around the World

Beaches respresent something different to everyone. Some see precious ecosystems, others valuable real estate, while a few of us just love playing in the sand. And as it turns out, beaches are universally photogenic — but we already knew that, didn’t we? Isla de la Juventud, Cuba       [...]

7 Most Luxurious Cities in the World

7 Most Luxurious Cities in the World

Luxury, something most humans dream of, is an idea where waking up at mid-morning in a king size, down-feathered mattress covered in 1500 thread count Egyptian cotton sheets, drinking lattes in the afternoon and martinis at night is a life worth living. But note life with a touch of class [...]

6 Places to Visit in Brazil

6 Places to Visit in Brazil

By Carolyn Dean  Staff Writer The largest country in South America, Brazil beholds a nourishing tropical climate, powerful economy, and most importantly a robust, intimate culture that will ruffle your feathers and entice your senses. While visiting this pearl there are some must see places that will fulfill your appetite and [...]

Most Vibrant Pants for the Active Female

Most Vibrant Pants for the Active Female

You see her walking down the street, decked in vibrant colors, which catches the eye. You may think she’s eccentric or quirky, that she maybe, but in reality she’s just keeping up with the fitness trends. The rebirth of hot colors and funky activewear pants smoking hot in the trend [...]

Six Vacations Only a Father Could Love

Six Vacations Only a Father Could Love

Summer is upon us and so we break out the great summer travel flicks: Crossroads,Thelma and Louise, and of course, every “Vacation” movie ever made. If you don’t understand what I’m talking about then you are already missing out on the wonderful, family-friendly humor of Chevy Chase. In the “Vacation” [...]

Hunting for the Nectar of Immortality

Hunting for the Nectar of Immortality

How far would you go for some of the sweetest sauce on earth? For thousands of years the Rai people of Nepal have taken the business of honey quite seriously and have the art down to a science. Twice a year, honey hunters scale treacherous cliffs with nothing more than [...]