Making the Travel Memories Last

It has been a month since you came home. Photos are stuffed in a shoebox in the closet. Your trip seems like a dream. The memories are fading. Use these tips from a creative travel expert to capture special travel moments and make your memories last. Making Memories Begins with a Plan Planning is a necessary part of travel. Planning is also one of the first keys to creating and capturing special travel memories. Make…

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Florianápolis: So Much to Offer, So Much to See

An azure blue sky contrasts sharply with the endless white beach of Florianópolis, the island capital of Santa Catarina, Brazil. You rest comfortably on the beach and as the sun retires for the day, the sinking sun casts a perfect silhouette of Ponte Hercílio Luz bridge. Built in 1926, the bridge was patterned after the famed Golden Gate Bridge of San Francisco, California. You find an odd sensation where the exotic is tangled with the…

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Guide to London Taxi

Like the Big Ben and the red double-decker buses, London’s black cabs are an inseparable part of the city. So much so that these taxis have attained a legendary stature hardly paralleled anywhere else in the world. Modernization, however, has seen to it that not all the black cabs in greater London remain black; a trendy, streamlined version has now replaced some of the old ones. Ever since the days of horse drawn carriages, the…

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Visiting Baltimore Maryland

Baltimore, Maryland is most famously known as the city where Frances Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the Star Spangled Banner. There are many interesting sights and attractions in Baltimore. The Baltimore Museum of Art,The American Visionary Art Museum, The National Cryptologic museum, Fort McHenry, the Baltimore Maritime Museum, the U.S.S. Contellation, and the National Aquarium are some of the best places to visit in Baltimore. Baltimore Museum of Art http://artbma.org The Baltimore Museum of…

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Visiting Atlanta Georgia

Atlanta is a beautiful, vibrant city, famed as the birthplace of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the beginning of the Civil Rights Movement. There are many places to visit, and most of them charge a fee, so picking and choosing the areas you want to visit beforehand is essential. If you choose the more expensive attractions, do so as an informed and knowledgeable traveler. Zoo Atlanta Zoo Atlanta, located at Grant Park, is a great…

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Visiting Atlantic City, New Jersey

Make sure you wear good walking shoes and have water as you set out to explore the once famous sea resort that is Atlantic City. Atlantic City has become a gambler’s mecca, but there are many other attractions to check out besides the casinos. Take a stroll down the Boardwalk and see the sights and sounds. Visit Lucy the Elephant and the Ocean Life Center. Pick up some sweets at Steel’s Fudge Shop and browse…

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St. Augustine – Not the Hamptons of the South

Along the lower Eastern coast from South Carolina down to Georgia much ado has been made about the vacation towns of Hilton Head and Jekyll Island. Yes, capitalism has flowered and flourished in these seaside hamlets and everyone who is anyone vacations there on a regular basis. Trendy shops and award winning golf courses are the major draw for the “IN” crowd; you get the picture…..sort of the Hamptons of the South, without the celebrities…

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Cadaques for Travelers

When you finally reach Cadaques via the high road from Figueres it feels like you are out of breath. For one thing because the road is windy and narrow and furthermore because the view takes your breath away. Nestled between hills and kept in check by the never- ending tides of the Mediterranean Sea this little piece of paradise indeed transports you back to a time lost in space. Salvador Dali, the famous Spanish artist…

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Historical Buildings of Fort Worth, Texas

Fort Worth, TX is rich in history and has numerous buildings and homes listed on the National Register of Historical Places. The Flatiron Building designed by Sanguinet and Staats in 1907 was one of the earliest skyscrapers in the Southwest and at the time of its construction was one of the tallest buildings in North Texas. The Blackstone Hotel at 601 Main Street is less than one acre and has a history of architectural and…

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Historic Sites and Persons of Dallas African-Amercians

Many African Americans contributed to the city of Dallas since the early years. The roles are numerous and impossible to list in one place but there are several organizations with deep roots in this area. The Dallas Negro Chamber of Commerce came into existence after a dispute within the Dallas chapter of the Booker T Washington’s National Negro Business League. In 1926, the split was formalized when a small group of 100 persons broke and…

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