Monday, November 30, 2015

Five Top Historic Attractions To Visit In Savannah

If there is one thing the South does not come up short on, it is historical attractions. Colonial, antebellum and postbellum sites await the millions of visitors each year who visit the culturally rich places of destination that make up the deep South.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Halloween Weekend Attractions Happening in Cape Cod

Halloween is celebrated virtually everywhere. It's one of America's favorite holidays. Children (and even adults) dress up as whomever they like, people decorate houses to look haunted, and everyone carves at least one pumpkin during the season.

Cape Cod is no exception, and there have even been rumors that Cape Cod is one of the most haunted regions in New England. Not only is it a vacation hot spot, it has more than 400 years of history linked to it, along with paranormal events on land...and in the ocean.

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Top Historical Sites in Virginia

Virginia is a popular tourist destination, both for Americans and foreigners. Virginia was the first British colony to be founded in North America, and features many historical attractions from as early as the 1600's. Here are a few must-see historical spots in Virginia that we think you'll enjoy.

Monday, October 19, 2015

The History of the Sonoma Valley, California's Wine Industry

The Sonoma Valley, located in Sonoma County, California, is known for primary one thing: wine. Known as the birthplace of the California wine industry, the valley is a vast field of vineyards and wineries--encompassing some of the first in the state. Sonoma Valley is home to 183-year-old vines and has stood the test of time.Some wineries, in fact, survived the impact of prohibition in the early 20th century. The valley's wines are now protected by the U.S. Federal Government's Sonoma Valley and Carneros American Viticultural Areas. The wine industry also survived an epidemic of a root disease called phylloxera, which affects the grapes and its vines.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Family Fun in Cape Cod

Cape Cod is an idyllic coastal destination. The continuous sound of waves crashing are the perfect soundtrack for this historic New England location. With comfortable temperatures and an abundance of sunshine, the villages of Cape Cod should be at the top of your list for your next family vacation.

As parents around the world understand, it is important to ensure that the kids we travel with during vacation have a wide variety of activities they will enjoy. From lazy days playing in the sand to walking through history, your family is sure to find many activities to fill your days.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Antique Shops in Hocking County, Ohio You'll Want to Visit

Hocking County is a quaint little town nestled in the hills of Ohio. It has everything from waterways and rivers to Hocking Hills State Park, a beautiful place to hike, visit a spa, and lodge for a romantic weekend. In addition to the seclusion of this town are the many shops in the shopping district that even a passerby cannot miss.

Amanda Furniture, Antiques & Craft Mall 
304 E. Main St., Amanda, OH 43102
This family-owned antique mall specializes in new and used furniture, but also carries small antique items and jewelry. Along with these good finds, shoppers are also likely to find Amish jams, jellies, noodles, and seasonal plants. Each Friday the shop holds a 6 p.m. auction and serves a delicious home-cooked meal.

Bodenheimer-Mayer House 
204 North Columbus, Lancaster, OH 43130
This shop caters to the artist and craftsman alike. In the Ohio Valley, this shop sells fine art and antiques. They feature regional artists with national reputations and the antiques range from a beginning to an expert collector status.

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Why Students Should Study Abroad

If possible, every student should take the opportunity to study abroad. The benefits are enormous, and it is guaranteed to be one of the most memorable experiences of one's life. Here are 6 reasons why students should study abroad.