How did the peninsula of Point Roberts, Washington, 22 miles south of Vancouver, B.C. become an isolated section of American soil cut off from the rest of the U.S. by an international border?
It is viewed that Vatican City is the smallest nation on the planet even though there is a smaller nation. This nation or country is Sealand. Sealand is portrayed as the world's smallest nation, despite the fact that by law it is not perceived as a nation. Rather than...
The Grand Canyon in the United States is a very popular destination because of its inspiring landscape! Hiking is the best way to explore the Grand Canyon. The South Rim is popular among tourists, and you can do various day hikes from here. Bright Angel Trail is a hiking trail you must do when visiting the Grand Canyon. The trail leads you to Plateau Point, or you can choose to do the overnight hike to the Colorado River.
Arches National Park in Utah, located 8 km (5 miles) from Moab, has world's largest concentration of sandstone arches. The small park has some interesting features. Famous places to visit and hike in the park include Delicate Arch, Devils Garden, North and South Window, and Double Arch.
This article describes the hike to the summit of Mt. Ypsilon in Rocky Mountain National Park. Though the hike has its moments, there are other hikes in the park that provide more variety of scenery with less effort. But if you like tundra hikes that rewards you at the end with good views, you might like this hike.
This is the story of how Mark Twain came to write his renowned story, "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County."
Springwood is the home of 32nd U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Today it is a designated landmark in Hyde Park, New York.
While the world is a heavily traveled place, there are still some countries that even seasoned world travelers don't realize exist.
Around the world there are some truly unique beaches from man-made wonders to shore that aren't lined with sand at all.
Macau is a place where most people know as the Casino City. Like Hong Kong, it's another city that never sleeps. Anywhere you go in Macau, it's not difficult to find neon lights shinning overnight. Just when everyone likes to think that Casino is all that Macau is about, I am here to introduce you to the new best party city of Asia.
An iconic landmark, every year the Statue of Liberty draws approximately 3.5 million visitors. Countless more stand in Battery Park, Liberty Park and other places to gaze upon her. While Lady Liberty is instantaneously recognizable, how much do you know about the statue itself?
On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will be visible in the United States. While the event can be viewed in states from Oregon to South Carolina, local conditions will affect traffic. Very large jams are extremely likely. You can prepare in advance and lessen your traffic troubles. Here's how.
Another adventure during our tour of Uzbekistan takes us to Khiva, a unique walled city made out of clay. The tales of the Arabian Nights, Sinbad the sailor come to life when you meet the people who live here.