Salisbury, England, a perfect day trip from London

November 23, 2014 // 0 Comments

To many, this delightful cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, is a jumping off point for a visit to the famous and mysterious Stonehenge. But, this city of 40,000 residents is steeped in history. As such, travelers who see it as little more than a glorified bus stop are missing out on seeing a pair of historic sites.

For author, Paris’ history, culture is the draw

November 22, 2014 // 0 Comments

From the Louvre to the Musee d’Orsay to the Eiffel Tower, Paris is home to some of the world’s most iconic landmarks. “I started with the great cities of the world. Paris was top of the list,” author Robyn Webb said.

Would you skip showering for extra vacation?

November 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

It’s safe to say most people want an extra week of vacation. But, how far are people willing to go for that extra week? The short answer is too far.

Why is the Mona Lisa the most famous painting in the world?

September 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

The face is instantly recognizable: The woman, probably in her 20s or 30s, looks toward the viewer with an almost emotionless expression. Questions abound, yet the Mona Lisa is probably the most famous painting in the world.

Shades of 1998: Mr. Toad, meet the Maelstrom

September 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

Early next month, Epcot’s Maelstrom is set to go the way of World of Motion, Mission to Mars and, yes, Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride. Walt Disney World officials are Mr. Toading the Maelstrom.
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