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Identify Your Travel Needs

February 4, 2013
Snorkel adventure

Everybody wants to get the most out their vacation. A great first step to that end is to identify your personal travel needs. Take a look at these four types of vacations and answer these questions: What type of vacation sounds like bliss to you? Which has you most excited? Perhaps more than one of […]

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Famous Roads in the United States

October 3, 2012
Crooked Lombard Street

Last Stop: Hollywood Blvd! If you were to take a tour of all the famous streets in the United States, you would find yourself jetting all over the country. There are plenty of famous streets that tourists flock to in this country, no matter what kind of vacation they are looking for. New Orleans is […]

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The 20 Most Popular Tourist Spots in New York City

June 14, 2012
Times Square

1. Statue of Liberty A gift from the French, the Statue of Liberty once greeted every immigrant coming into the United States. 2. Central Park Take a walk through the world famous central park, which includes gardens, forest, hills, lakes and a very large lawn. 3. Times Square Located right in the middle of the […]

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Must See: Ancient Persia’s Persepolis

March 21, 2012
Persepolis

Persepolis, the ancient ceremonial capital of the Persia Empire, is located in modern day Iran. I became reacquainted with Persepolis during art history classes at University. I thought Lamassus were extremely cool. Ever since I have wanted to see one of the Lamassu guardians in person. For those of you who don’t know a Lamassu […]

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Ancient Ruins Alert – I Want to See Petra!

February 23, 2012
First Glimpse of Petra, Jordan!

Like Machu Picchu, Petra was unknown to the Western world until it was rediscovered in 1812. The word petra means stone in Greek. Apropos is it not for a city literally carved out of the cliff face? It was built by the Nabataeans sometime around 6 BC as a capital of their state and the […]

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Travel to St. Petersburg: 10 Things You Gotta Do!

January 29, 2012
Keira and friend in the Palace Square before the Alexander Column

1. The Palace Square – At the center of the Palace Square is the Alexander Column. This column with the angel on top, was built to celebrate Russia’s victory over Napoleon. When I was in St. Petersburg in 1997 Boris Yeltsin was visiting the city too. He came through the zone with an ambulance following […]

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15 US National Parks You Shouldn’t Miss

January 20, 2012
Great Sand Dunes National Park

From Florida to Hawaii, and from the Canadian border to the Mexican border, America’s National Parks are a treasure-trove of natural beauty and recreation. Here’s a list of 15 of the best national parks in the USA that you absolutely shouldn’t miss. The National Park pictures are alone worth the price of admission 1. Big […]

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Travel to London: 10 Things Not to Miss

January 11, 2012
Keira next to a St. James Palace Guard

10. Snap your picture with a Queen’s Guard. You can find the Guard throughout London at different sightseeing spots: Buckingham Palace, St James’s Palace, Wellington Barracks and the Tower of London. While you’re getting your tourist photo with a sentry don’t forget to explore the places where they’re guarding. That’s half the fun! 9. Watch […]

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