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Historic houses on Battery St., Charleston, South Carolina.
March 26, 2015 - 6:27 pm

Charleston, SC: Where Old Southern Charm Meets Modern Fun

More than a bastion of southern pride, Charleston is a modern city with deep historic roots. The oldest city in South Carolina,…
Tamil Nadu, India
March 16, 2015 - 1:48 pm

Chennai, India: The cultural capital of Tamil Nadu

Also known as Madras, Chennai, India is an ancient city that was also part of the British, French and Mysorian battle theaters in…
Peggy's Cove - Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
March 10, 2015 - 3:41 pm

Halifax, Nova Scotia: Explosive History

Ranked as one of Canada’s best cities to live in and offering an excellent quality of life, Halifax is a Canadian jewel. Canada…
Robot Fish from the CIA Museum.
February 19, 2015 - 5:05 pm

5 History Museums You’ve Never Heard of, But Need to See

Loving history is one thing, but knowing it is another. There are thousands of stories that go unheard, despite the mandatory inclusion…
February 16, 2015 - 2:33 pm

The Best Kitsch Roadside Attraction in Every State (Part 2)

Last week we visited some truly unique kitsch roadside attractions, this week, we won’t be chasing dinosaurs in the woods,…
"See Rock City" was painted on barn roofs all over the South.
February 6, 2015 - 3:17 pm

America’s Kitsch Roadside Attractions (Part 1)

Merfolk, a giant blue ox, and a billionaire’s playground of the bizarre, top our list of kitsch stop-overs for the first post…
Dubai, UAE Skyline with the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa.
January 29, 2015 - 2:16 pm

Travel to Dubai: Old Arab Splendor

Modern luxury travelers know that a trip to Dubai can be a thrilling experience. The city is home to manmade islands, an underwater…
Lake Fryxell. Photo via wikipedia.
January 22, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Antarctica: Cruises to a Scientific Utopia

This week, we’re going to somewhere truly exotic, untouched by human hands. You won’t be able to stay in a hotel or eat…
Basilica and skyline of Mexico City
January 21, 2015 - 10:01 pm

A Visit to Mexico City: Tenochtitlan to Today

Today, Mexico City is a major capital, bustling with life and adventure. Some of the tallest buildings in Latin America are found…
Palo Alto, California
December 29, 2014 - 5:07 pm

More Than Silicon: A Quick Trip to Palo Alto, California

Chances are, you’ve heard of Silicon Valley. The city at the start of the tech revolution that swept the US in the 1990s, and…
Titanic Belfast, Photo via wikipedia.
December 15, 2014 - 7:09 pm

Belfast, Northern Ireland – Titanic Sized History

Once the poster-child of Catholic and Protestant divisions, Belfast has morphed into a bustling metropolis in the past decade. Efforts…
December 5, 2014 - 2:52 pm

Visit Montréal, Quebec – Antique, Contemporary, Futuristic All in One

Vivant (alive) is the phrase that best describes Quebec’s largest city. The city has an undeniably Quebecois feel, but isn’t…
Dublin, Ireland
November 25, 2014 - 8:07 pm

Dublin, Ireland: Potatoes, Proclamations and Pubs

There’s more to Ireland than just emerald hills and Blarney stones. For hundreds of years, the Irish fought against British rule,…
Niagara Falls photo via
November 20, 2014 - 3:26 pm

Buffalo and Niagara Falls: Come for the Food. Stay for the Beauty.

New York is a state rich in experiences and adventures, laced with historical intrigue, and topped off with a decadent dash of natural…
Albany, New York
November 12, 2014 - 7:34 pm

Albany and Saratoga Springs, NY: Upstate is Where It’s At

In season 3, we got a chance to showcase a part of New York that’s less heralded, but no less rich in American lore and history.…
Meteor Crater, Flagstaff, AZ
November 6, 2014 - 3:40 pm

Flagstaff, Arizona: Astronomy to Gastronomy

The first time I set foot in Flagstaff, I was shocked. Coming from the Northeast, I’d always pictured Arizona like the landscape…

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