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Celebrating the Presidency with 5 Historic Landmarks
Travel News / Culture / Museums / USA

Celebrating the Presidency with 5 Historic Landmarks

It’s President’s Day today, but we’re going beyond the usual landmarks you cover on a class trip to Washington, D.C. Instead, let’s leave behind the capital and look at some… Read More…

Super Bowl XLVII: Top Travel Spots to Celebrate the Ravens
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Super Bowl XLVII: Top Travel Spots to Celebrate the Ravens

Congratulations to the Super Bowl XLVII champions, the Baltimore Ravens!  In honor of the franchise’s second Super Bowl victory, Steven Knight shares five spots for Ravens’ fans to check out… Read More…

Travel Tip: Presidential Travel Landmarks
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Travel Tip: Presidential Travel Landmarks

The inauguration may be long over, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still get the presidential experience all around our nation. When it comes to American history, you want to… Read More…

Inauguration 2013: 6 Best Presidental Spots Outside of Washington
Museums / South / USA

Inauguration 2013: 6 Best Presidental Spots Outside of Washington

With President Barack Obama’s inauguration upon us and the movie Lincoln sweeping up Oscar nominations, American presidents are enjoying their pop-culture moment. How better to experience this moment than through… Read More…

How You Can Travel Back to Downton Abbey: Castles, High Tea & More
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How You Can Travel Back to Downton Abbey: Castles, High Tea & More

Season Three of Downton Abbey has started and it’s shaping up to the be the best one yet. If you can’t wait until this Sunday’s episode, check out Alyssa Caverley’s… Read More…

Travel Tip: Space Shuttle Tourism
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Travel Tip: Space Shuttle Tourism

It goes without saying that as one chapter closes another begins. This year marked the end of the space shuttle program, and for many of us, the end of an… Read More…

Voluntourism: Excavate Roman Ruins in England
Voluntourism / British Isles / Culture / Europe / Museums

Voluntourism: Excavate Roman Ruins in England

Do as the Romans do…in England! Plan ahead for summer 2013, when you can donate your time to scientific research and excavation of the UK’s Roman heritage along the River… Read More…

Andy Warhol Around the World in 2012
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Andy Warhol Around the World in 2012

This year has had a few major milestones in art history: the 500th anniversary of the inauguration of the Sistine Chapel, the 150th birthday of Gustav Klimt, and the 50th anniversary… Read More…

5 Museums to Celebrate Veterans Day & Honor our Troops
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5 Museums to Celebrate Veterans Day & Honor our Troops

Sunday was officially Veterans Day, but the national holiday is still being celebrated today. Go check out Jamie Bovshow’s roundup of five military museums across the USA where families can… Read More…

Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, via wikimedia credit user Mond
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Travel Tip: Atomic Travels

There are only a few places in the world I wouldn’t travel to, and they’re probably not the places you think. In fact, I’m even open to traveling somewhere that… Read More…

Travel Tip: Spooky Places You Can Visit Year-Round
Travel Tips / Halloween / Museums

Travel Tip: Spooky Places You Can Visit Year-Round

Tis the season for all things scary, but you don’t just have to look for haunted happenings on Halloween. There are some places that are seriously spooky all year long…. Read More…

Travel Tip: Art Anniversaries
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Travel Tip: Art Anniversaries

With so many museums out there, it’s hard to know where to start. So why not pick a couple of special occasions and go from there? This year marks the… Read More…

Top 6 Cultural Attractions Opening in Europe Fall 2012
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Top 6 Cultural Attractions Opening in Europe Fall 2012

It’s no secret that Europe in fall is the time to find real value, and this year there are more than a few new attractions. European resident and Peter Greenberg… Read More…

Travel Tip: Unexpected Religious Sites
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Travel Tip: Unexpected Religious Sites

Every now and then, a public figure takes over the headlines and makes you want to know a little bit more about where they came from—including their religious background. Mitt… Read More…

Hidden Gems: Australia–Underground Art
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Hidden Gems: Australia–Underground Art

Peter has been coming to Australia for decades, and the country never ceases to surprise him. How so? It seems the country is always changing and evolving. One recent surprise… Read More…

4 New Ways to Show Your Family U.S. History
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4 New Ways to Show Your Family U.S. History

Just because the kids are back in school doesn’t mean that learning should be restricted to the classroom. As Mark Twain (and Peter) say, “Don’t let school interfere with your… Read More…

Beyond Manhattan: Rediscovering the Neighborhoods of Queens
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Beyond Manhattan: Rediscovering the Neighborhoods of Queens

When it comes to New York boroughs, they say that Brooklyn is the new Manhattan. Does this mean the pecking order — at least in perception — has changed? Does… Read More…

Slideshow: Top 5 Mormon Travel Landmarks
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Slideshow: Top 5 Mormon Travel Landmarks

 Despite a few setbacks from Tropical Storm Isaac, Mitt Romney is at the  Republican National Convention in Tampa to become the first Mormon presidential nominee of a major political party…. Read More…

Hidden Gems: Australia, Sydney Icons Behind the Scenes
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Hidden Gems: Australia, Sydney Icons Behind the Scenes

When it comes to Australia you think about kangaroos, boomerangs, didgeridoos, and the famous Sydney Opera House. Yes, most travels to Australia start in the harbor city of Sydney. But… Read More…