The 2012 Olympics are long over, but many of the event’s structures have found a permanent home in London’s East End. Here are six cool things you can do at ...
Most World’s Fair buildings are temporary, but some – including these 8 wonders – have become permanent fixtures.
Amsterdam is perhaps best recognized by its canals – it has more than 100 kilometers (62 miles) of them – that make concentric rings around the city.
This photo of Crater Lake is from a June 2008 trip my boyfriend and I took to southern Oregon. It was a beautiful day and the scene was absolutely still and peaceful – the water reflected the sky and landscape like a mirror.
This view of Siena, Italy, was taken in June 2010 from the balcony of my room at the Hotel Alma Domus, an inexpensive and charming former convent with beautiful town views. Much of Siena’s architecture has been preserved from the town’s medieval hey-day, when the city-state was one of the most powerful in the region […]
This photo of Washington state’s Puget Sound was taken on a calm day in May of this year. The Olympic Mountains can be seen in the distance. (Photo by Mardi Krusemark)
This is the town of Lauterbrunnen, in the Lauterbunnen Valley, high up in the Swiss Alps. All around Lauterbrunnen, mountains rise up from the valley and waterfalls tumble off jagged rocks and turn into mist before hitting the ground.
I had dinner at this restaurant in Rome’s Trastevere neighborhood on a beautiful evening in June 2010.
If you’ve been coming home from your travels with a whole extra backpack full of souvenirs (and, most likely, an empty wallet), it may be time to reconsider your souvenir philosophy.
The Second World War, as the name suggests, had a huge impact on many places around the globe. Here are three sites that played pivotal roles in the war, and which are now memorials and museums. If you think of any other places to include, write them in the comments! Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Hiroshima, Japan): […]