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Titanic Sinking Anniversary Commemorated Worldwide
Cruise Travel / Culture / Europe / Festivals / Museums

Titanic Sinking Anniversary Commemorated Worldwide

Some days will always live in infamy. On December 7, 1941, Pearl Harbor was bombed by the Japanese. On April 18, 1906, San Francisco was destroyed by an earthquake. And… Read More…

Off the Brochure Travel Guide: Doha, Qatar
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Off the Brochure Travel Guide: Doha, Qatar

David Latt traveled from Seattle to Qatar on the delivery flight of a new 777-200LR that would join Qatar Airways’ fleet.   In his final installment of the Qatar Chronicles, he… Read More…

Family/Kids Travel / Culture / Museums

Kid-Friendly Museum Holidays

If you’re thinking about skipping the museums while traveling with your kids you might want to think again.

Culture / Museums

Unusual Underground Salt Mine Museums

Here’s a type of unusual museum you may not have thought of: a salt mine. Not only will you learn the history of one of life’s most important elements, and… Read More…

Sen. Harry Reid on Smelly Tourists and the Capitol Visitor Center
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Sen. Harry Reid on Smelly Tourists and the Capitol Visitor Center

America’s capital has a new tourist attraction: the Capitol Visitor Center. Washington, DC has more than its share of government-related monuments, and perhaps appropriately, this particular project was over budget,… Read More…

Newseum Commemorates Historic Election in Washington, D.C.
Culture / Museums

Newseum Commemorates Historic Election in Washington, D.C.

Whether you’re celebrating or mourning in Washington, D.C. today, check out the new exhibit that the Newseum has planned to commemorate yesterday’s historic election. The 10-year-old museum, which is dedicated… Read More…

Mad About Museums in Rome
Culture / Museums

Mad About Museums in Rome

First there was the National Museum of Pasta, then there was the International Museum of Film & Entertainment (though a better Italian translation might be Cinema & Show Business). And… Read More…

Let’s Get Political: Presidential Libraries and Museums
Family/Kids Travel / Senior Travel / Accessible Travel / Culture / Museums / USA

Let’s Get Political: Presidential Libraries and Museums

With Election Day only a few weeks away, you may be tempted to stay home glued to the television as Barack Obama and John McCain duke it out. But now… Read More…

Off the Brochure Travel Guide: Kansas City
Culinary Travel / Family/Kids Travel / Culture / Entertainment / Midwest / Museums / USA

Off the Brochure Travel Guide: Kansas City

In some ways, Kansas City has a split personality: Its frontier roots belie a modern metropolis, where locals like to boast that their city has more fountains than any other… Read More…

Culture / Museums

Free Public Art Projects

If you’re tired of visiting traditional museums, why not skip the buildings altogether and check out a free public art project?

Culture / Museums

More Weird, Wacky Museums

Are you tired of visiting traditional museums? Next time you travel, consider visiting a truly bizarre museum.

Culture / Museums

Art Trails

You’ve heard of biking and hiking trails, but how about art trails? These self-guided tours get you up-close-and-personal with local artists.

Culture / Museums

Free Museum Days

If you’re planning to stop in big-city museum, here’s how you can save money by going on a free museum day.

America’s Wackiest Museums
Culture / Museums

America’s Wackiest Museums

We’ve all heard about some of the great museums of the world, from the Louvre in Paris to the Museum of Natural History in New York, the cutting-edge museums of… Read More…

Off the Brochure Travel Guide: Athens, Greece
Culture / Europe / Italy & Greece / Museums / Olympics

Off the Brochure Travel Guide: Athens, Greece

Athens has come a long way since Greece’s first emergence as an empire in the days of antiquity. Refreshed and updated by playing host to the 2004 Olympic Games, the… Read More…

Weirdly Cool Museums of the USA
Culture / Museums / USA

Weirdly Cool Museums of the USA

Visiting a city’s art museum is a classic way to spend a day of your vacation. But with these museums, you don’t have to spend the day just looking at… Read More…

Culture / Museums

Museum-Led Tours

Instead experiencing other cultures through a museum exhibit, why not travel with a museum? Some of the world’s most respected museums offer educational tours around the world.

Travel Tips / Culture / Museums

Bunker Museums

When you think of museums, you most likely think of ones with paintings and sculptures, but here are some suggestions for those of you who are interested in the history… Read More…

Off the Brochure Travel Guide: Washington D.C.
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Off the Brochure Travel Guide: Washington D.C.

Whether Washington D.C. brings to mind power and patriotism or political strife and pork barrel spending, the nation’s capital attracts more than 20 million visitors each year. Tourism is second… Read More…