RSSArchive for March, 2012

The Roman Colosseum

6 of the Planet’s Most Recognizable Landmarks

There are hundreds of recognizable natural and manmade landmarks around the globe and all of them are quite unique. These are 6 of the most popular manmade ones you will find. 1. Big Ben London, England There are quite a few recognizable landmarks in London, such as Tower Bridge, the Houses of Parliament, and Buckingham Palace. However, arguably, the most […]

Alesund Norway

Alesund, Norway More Than a Picturesque Fishing Harbor

The Norwegian city of Alesund is one of 14 in Europe that has been recognized for possessing significant Art Nouveaucollections, which is a decorative style of architecture and art that was very popular between the late 1800s and early 1900s. Also, Alesund is a very popular travel destination. There are many hotel deals on the Expedia website. However, […]

Surviving a Plane Crash

What Are the Chances of Surviving a Plane Crash? The Comet Can Help You Answer That

Integral to progression of aircraft design and safety procedures is The Comet, an aircraft that, despite tragic events, went on to make flying that much safer for future aircraft. Following the Second World War, the Cabinet of the United Kingdom formed a committee to discuss the use of aircraft. Initially the aircraft was to be used as a mail plane with […]

What Are the Chances of Surviving a Plane Crash? The Comet Can Help You Answer That

Integral to progression of aircraft design andsafety procedures is The Comet, an aircraft that, despite tragic events, went on to make flying that much safer for future aircraft. Following the Second World War, the Cabinet of the United Kingdom formed a committee to discuss the use of aircraft. Initially the aircraft was to be used as a mail plane […]

Iceland

8 Ideal Student Travel Destinations

When spring break and summers arrive, it means students are out of school and are ready to go exploring. These are some of the world’s most popular locations forstudent travel. 1. San Juan, Puerto Rico Puerto Rico generally offers quite a bit more for your money and isn’t as crowded as many spring destinations. It’s known as the […]

Samson and the Lion Fountain

9 of the World’s Most Fascinating Water Fountains

Water fountains have been around for centuries as a way to decorate buildings and as stand-alone structures. The architecture on many of them is quite beautiful and these are nine of the most fascinating fountains you’ll see anywhere in the world. 1. Versailles Palace, France (photo credit: nikonvscanon) The spectacular fountains at the Versailles Palace sit a few miles outside […]

Artequin Museum

9 of the Most Popular Attractions in Vina del Mar, Chile

Vina del Mar is one of Chile’s most popular beach resorts with both local residents and tourists. It lies on the coast of the Pacific Ocean just a few miles to the north of Valparaiso. As well as being a superb seaside spot it also features several museums, cultural attractions, and historical buildings. You’ll even find an old castle there. […]

Kiruna, Sweden Offers Delights Above the Arctic Circle

Kiruna, Sweden Offers Delights Above the Arctic Circle

Sweden is filled with some fascinating villages, towns, and cities, with the famous historical capital ofStockholm being the most well known and popular. If you’d really like to explore the Swedish countryside, you may want to head north to the town of Kiruna, which is in the Lapland province. And by north, we really mean north, […]

Streamline Your Vacation Time

After existing for months as the light at the end of the tunnel, getting you through long days at work or school, it’s important to pack vacations to the brim to ensure that everybody has maximum fun. This means researching and familiarizing yourself with your destination just enough to feel comfortable upon arrival. Wasting time […]

Sofia

6 Wonderful Sites of Bulgaria

One of the most fascinating of the historic Eastern European nations is Bulgaria. The country of about eight million inhabitants sits in the southeast region of Europe and is filled with rugged mountains, lowland areas near the Danube River, rich farmland, and miles of sandy beaches along the coast of the Black Sea. It’s one of the continent’s least […]