Get a glimpse into holiday life as the Vanderbilts at the Biltmore Estate By Shelley Seale The sprawling Biltmore mansion in Asheville, North Carolina, built by George Vanderbilt in the 1890s, is as close to a castle as we have in the United States. It is mind-bogglingly huge: 250 rooms over more than 178,000 square […]
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Brisbane and Sydney, Australia’s wonderful East Coast Cities. Climbing the Sydney Harbor Bridge, visiting the highlights of each city, enjoying Australia.
By Shelley Seale Guatemala pyramid temple attracts tourists We walked down the dirt path, no sounds except that of our footfall and the birds calling in the tree canopy high above us. The jungle was clearly master of the land here in Guatemala, and its untamed force was making its inexorable way toward once again […]
Casa Palopó , a luxurious resort next to Lake Atitlán offers a spa, swimming pool, and a chance to gaze out at the beautiful lake all day long.
Hana in Maui Offers Horseback, Mountain Bike, and Plain Old Hiking By Shelley Seale On the popular island of Maui, this classic (yet distinctly Hawaiian) road trip is one of a kind. The Road to Hana takes visitors down 50 winding miles of highway along Maui’s north shore, connecting Kahului with the town of Hāna […]
By Shelley Seale Though Rhode Island is the smallest state in the US, it’s rich in both history and wealth. From Providence at the northern border down to the Newport at the southern coast, there is much to discover in its 1,200 square miles. Providence The capital city is home to prestigious Brown University, a member of the […]
By Shelley Seale There are some places in the United States that allow you to feel as if you’ve truly stepped back in time. Offering glimpses into bygone eras, these places give us an entirely different experience from our modern everyday lives. Benefit Street in Providence, Rhode Island is one of those places. Dating from the […]
By Shelley Seale The fun, funky college town of Ann Arbor enjoys beautiful weather and plenty to do all summer long. We’ve rounded up 9 of the most fun summertime things to do in the city and surrounding areas. Fly in an original WWII plane for a historic, bird’s-eye view of the area At the Yankee Air […]