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.
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.
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.
London is a truly world-class city with something for everyone from fashion to art to history, and a visitor’s time in London is all but guaranteed to be too short.
London’s culture and sense of being is built on history. There is nary a corner of the city that doesn’t hold a great story and serve as the backdrop of some great event that helped shaped not only London and England, but the world at large, for in many ways the history of London — and frankly, that of England — is the story of the world.
There are dozens, if not hundreds, of memorials across the country. They range in size from paintings on the side of a building in Lumber City, Ga., to Hilliard’s First Memorial Park to the “Postcards” memorial on Staten Island.
Bath has a rich and colorful history. An absolutely charming city, Bath is located roughly 100 miles west of London, making it the perfect destination for a day trip. A tourist destination since the city’s founding during Roman times, Bath today is home to roughly 80,000 residents and sees more than 4.4 million visitors per year.
For anyone looking for a Southeastern getaway this weekend, it’s not too late. Here are five worthy options.