Shopping and Culture in Seattle, Washington

1 November 2017 admin Comments Off on Shopping and Culture in Seattle, Washington Travel Tips & Advice

A visit to Seattle, Washington, without a stop at the Pike Place Market is like ordering decaffeinated coffee – you’ll still get the taste but you’ll be missing the buzz. This century-old landmark anchors the Seattle waterfront and serves as a gateway to nearby museums and attractions. One of the oldest continuously operating farmers markets […]

Shopping and Culture in Seattle, Washington

1 November 2017 admin Comments Off on Shopping and Culture in Seattle, Washington Travel Tips & Advice

A visit to Seattle, Washington, without a stop at the Pike Place Market is like ordering decaffeinated coffee – you’ll still get the taste but you’ll be missing the buzz. This century-old landmark anchors the Seattle waterfront and serves as a gateway to nearby museums and attractions. One of the oldest continuously operating farmers markets […]

Dinosaur World: Plant City, Florida

18 October 2017 admin Comments Off on Dinosaur World: Plant City, Florida Travel Tips & Advice

You probably know all about the world-famous theme parks in Central Florida, but on your next visit, why not explore a classic family attraction as well?   Plant City’s Dinosaur World, only a 20-minute drive from Tampa, is a great attraction where you can learn all about these incredible creatures in an interactive, family-friendly environment. […]

Destination: Alabama

9 October 2017 admin Comments Off on Destination: Alabama Travel Tips & Advice

A little bit of background on Alabama: The famed “Sweet Home Alabama” you may have heard is more than a song. This is a land of history, culture, music and adventure from beaches to mountains. Music legends Nat King Cole, W.C. Handy and Hank Williams were born in Alabama, and artists including Aretha Franklin and […]

Destination: New Orleans

25 September 2017 admin Comments Off on Destination: New Orleans Travel Tips & Advice

No matter the time of year, New Orleans welcomes its visitors in a grand way to experience Caribbean, American, French and African cultures colliding in a brilliant explosion of flavours, emotions and sounds. Music is everywhere here, people live to eat and every day is a party here in the birthplace of Jazz, which is […]

World Heritage Site No. 2 – Yosemite National Park, California

4 September 2017 admin Comments Off on World Heritage Site No. 2 – Yosemite National Park, California Travel Tips & Advice

Designated a World Heritage Site in 1984 In the heart of California, this park offers a dramatic landscape and awe-inspiring views. With its hanging valleys, many waterfalls, cirque lakes, polished domes, moraines and U-shaped valleys, Yosemite National Park provides an excellent example of granite monoliths shaped by glaciation. Plan ahead for a trip to this […]

World Heritage Site No. 3 – Everglades National Park, Florida

4 September 2017 admin Comments Off on World Heritage Site No. 3 – Everglades National Park, Florida Travel Tips & Advice

Designated a World Heritage Site in 1979 The largest subtropical wilderness in the USA, the 1.5 million-acre Everglades National Park provides important habitat for numerous rare and endangered species, including the manatee, the American crocodile, and the elusive Florida panther. Camping, boating, fishing, hiking, bird watching in addition to ranger-guided programs are just a sampling […]

World Heritage Site No. 1: Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona

30 August 2017 admin Comments Off on World Heritage Site No. 1: Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona Travel Tips & Advice

*Designated a World Heritage Site in 1979* The Grand Canyon has been referred to as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World and is being formed even today by the Colorado River, which charted its course about 17 million years ago. Unique combinations of geologic colour and erosion based forms decorate a canyon […]

World Heritage Sites

28 August 2017 admin Comments Off on World Heritage Sites Travel Tips & Advice

The USA is home to 22 of the 981 UNESCO World Heritage Sites across the globe. These sites are designated for their universal value in natural or cultural heritage and are places as unique and diverse as East Africa’s Serengeti, the Pyramids of Egypt, the Great Barrier Reef in Australia and the Grand Canyon in […]

Massachusetts – Must see places [Part 2]

22 August 2017 admin Comments Off on Massachusetts – Must see places [Part 2] Travel Tips & Advice

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Meseum This Boston museum in a 4-hectare park overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and is dedicated to the life, leadership and legacy of the Massachusetts native who was the 35th president of the United States (Serving from 1961 – 1963). Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Basketball fans can head […]