Travel and Places
For Airbnb Guests Only: 6 Secrets to a Happy Airbnb Stay
Exclusively for Airbnb guests: How to evaluate Airbnb offerings and potential hosts for a happy stay and great experience. Six secrets for guests only. Text
Heritage 63: There Are Trees ... and There Are Trees
Epping Forest is reputedly England's oldest forest, a mixture of open glades, thick clusters of trees, impenetrable undergrowth, odd corners ... weird tree growths. Let's take a closer look at the latter, and there's no shortage. Come along then, don't hang about ...
E.R. Ann Taylor Park: Historic Forested Oasis in Houston
Visiting this forested oasis will open your eyes to history. It includes the Civil War and slavery, interracial marriage, the discovery of oil on the property, and what has become a wildlife nature preserve.
Wander in the Splendid of Jalgaon: My Travel Diary
Explore places by visiting Jalgaon, Maharashtra in India to find your solace in the lap of nature.
Visiting the Lanesborough Hotel: Commemorating a Republic of Ireland Town in the Heart of London, England
The Lanesborough Hotel, in Central London, England, commemorates, through the name of a family which was formerly prominent socially, a vibrant town in the Republic of Ireland. It lies a fairly short walking distance from the Embassy of Ireland.
Visiting Glanmore House, Belleville, Ontario: Recalling the Curious Historiography of Prime Minister Bowell of Canada
A National History Site of Canada, with nationally acclaimed Second Empire architecture; it contains artifacts including the Sir Mackenzie Bowell Collection, named for a 19th century Prime Minister of Canada whom — oddly — Canadians have seemingly spared no effort to try to forget.
Day 2 - Part 1: Finding My Path: Navigating Casablanca and Discovering Beauty in Tangier
A long walk to the Hassan II Grand Mosque and a train to Tangier
After the Cayman Islands; to the End
After we left the Cayman Islands we knew we were on the home stretch. What we didn't know is what lay ahead. After about two years sailing around the world and having one adventure after another, we had no idea what adventure lay ahead
What Does Charles Dickens and Anna Sewell Have in Common?
I will explain what Charles Dickens and Anna Sewell have in connection with Great Yarmouth in Norfolk, England.
How I Celebrate My First Fall Weekend (Sipping the Best Coffee and Eating Delicious Donut in Utah with My Husband)
Fall is here, and one of the first things I usually do to celebrate the season is going out with my husband to enjoy the fresh air and the cold breeze weather in the morning. We went to downtown Salt Lake City, Utah, and stopped by our favorite spots for coffee and donut in town!
Paris Is Great, but Aren't Many French People Mean?
Many people who go to France, including myself, have experienced what they thought of as derision, haughtiness, or downright meanness, from CDG airport or Orly to the streets of the 8th arrondissement. What's that about? Perspective makes a difference.
Top 10 Touristic African Countries 2021
Africa is the second largest continent covering over 1/5 of Earths total land surface. Africa is home to over 3000 diverse cultural African tribes within 54 countries. Yearly millions of tourist visit Africa for its good variety of food, drinks, music and religions.
Watch Out for the Escalators in Miami Airport
As a horseracing enthusiast, I had seen the beauty of both Gulfstream and Hialeah race tracks on television on many occasions over the years, so I was finally going to get a chance to visit them and maybe place a bet or two while I was there. I hoped to cash a winning ticket as a memento.
VISIT JERUSALEM: King David's Tomb
One of the most sacred places of Jerusalem, the tomb of King David, the shepherd boy who slew Goliath and became King of Israel...is the stuff that legends are made of and one of the most important sites in all Israel.
The Luxurious Taj Man Singh Hotel, Delhi—An Overview
Situated in the heart of capital city of Delhi, The Taj Man Singh Hotel, is known for it’s classic Indian grace, grandeur, and charm, blended beautifully with World class ambiance and amenities. Having dined, and stayed there with family, I can very well say, that The Taj, is a lifetime experience.
The Animals of Africa in National Geographic Kids Book
Go on a safari with the Jouberts to see the amazing animals of Africa with this stunning edition of National Geographic Kids and the animals of Africa. The Jouberts are noted conservationists and have traveled extensively in Africa to produce this gorgeous book to showcase these amazing animals.
The Overlooked Investment Opportunity in Travel
Investors have overlooked the large and growing opportunity represented by travel professionals. Travel professionals represent a massive market opportunity, capturing billions of dollars in travel bookings annually, with both bookings volume and number of professionals growing annually.
National Parks in South Africa -A Brief History of the Kruger National Park
One of the great National Parks in Africa has an interesting history as it developed into what it is today over the 120 years since it was set aside by Paul Kruger as the Sabie Game Reserve..
VISIT JERUSALEM: The Church of the Holy Sepulchre and the Via Dolorosa
Disputed, revered and fought over for centuries, the sites of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and The Via Dolorosa continues to compel every visitor to look beyond the flesh and question...
the Oldest Monastery in the world
The walls of the monastery include a library and some other buildings such as the Lounge and Qalqali, while outside the old wall there are some modern buildings such as restrooms for visitors, a private house, and a palace for foreigners to rest.
THE COTSWOLDS: Broadway
Broadway? We all think musicals, right? Well, let me take you to a very different Broadway, one with an equally absorbing experience and like the Broadway of entertainment will heighten your senses by the singing of birds, the buzzing of bees and the dancing of horses hooves!
What I’ve Learned from Traveling to Three Different Countries
It will teach you a lot about yourself and the world.