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6 American Castles Where You Can Spend The Night

When you think about European Castles, the thought of gallant knights and days chivalry come to mind but did you know there are American castles …

Asheville

Malta: The Country of Half Neglected Buildings

As I sat freezing at a café in Malta, I wondered if I had made the right decision to visit. I had come to Europe for a friend’s wedding and, not …

The French S35 Was a Good Tank Wasted by Bad Generals

Somua S35s and their crews were poorly served in World War II<p>by ROBERT BECKHUSEN<p>The fall of France in 1940, one of the 20th century’s most …

War

This secret room in Mount Rushmore is having a moment

Abraham Lincoln holds the history of our country’s past.<p>Literally.<p>Tucked inside Lincoln’s frontal lobe in Mount Rushmore in Keystone, South Dakota, is a secret, inaccessible-to-the-public chamber.<p>The vault was designed by the monument’s sculptor, Gutzon Borglum, who envisioned it as a room …

National Parks

Richard Lyon, pioneering Navy SEAL who fought in two wars, dies at 93

He was a “naked warrior” during World War II and Korea, a spy in China, a Navy SEAL, a mayor and one of the greatest surfers to ride the waves in Oceanside.<p>Retired Rear Adm. Richard “Dick” Lyon, the first Navy SEAL team reservist to become a flag officer, died Feb. 3 from age-related renal failure …

Military History

The Grape State of Texas: 4 Amazing Texas Wine Experiences

<i>Texas is proud to be home to over 350 wineries and is quickly becoming a fun reason to travel all over the state. Take a look at these 4 fun Texas</i> …

Wine

It’s Better in the Bahamas on Green Turtle Cay

As the northernmost Cay in the Abacos, Green Turtle Cay is a magical place. Miles of beautiful beaches and gorgeous turquoise water await you at …

Lost Civilisation Found in China — An Ancient Lost City Discovered

The ancient walls of a lost city in southern China have been uncovered in a remarkable find by archaeologists. The northern section of the city was …

Ancient History

WWII-era plane mystery: Who are Eva and Edith?

(CNN)Their identities may have been lost in time, but now the search is on for two women who scrawled their names inside the wing of a WWII-era fighter plane.<p>A grease pencil signature says "Eva & Edith" and was found on a P-47 Thunderbolt by AirCorps Aviation, who is restoring the plane.<p>The …

Military History

Nazi Sub Portrayed in Raiders of the Lost Ark Discovered in the North Atlantic

German researchers have discovered the wreck of U-581, a Nazi sub that sunk near the Azores in February 1942. The 220-foot-long VIIC U-boat—the same …

Military History

A Visit to the Palawan Military Museum

The island of Palawan and city of Puerto Princesa are one of the Philippines major tourist spots. People from all over the world come to visit this …

Vietnamese Ghost Town

<b>A few kilometers outside the town proper of Puerto Princesa in the Philippines lies a ghost town of sorts. The Vietnamese Village sits off the side</b> …

Philippines

A visit to the Clink

Some time ago I was returning from the Middle East and decided to spend a week in London on the way home. I had no real plans, just find a room to …

Fort Santiago, Manila Philippines

Located inside the walled city of Intramuros in Manila lies Fort Santiago, the oldest Spanish fortress in the <i>Philippines</i>. Strategically located near …

Manila American Cemetery

<b>A short drive from the busy, crowded streets of Makati in the Philippines lies the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial located in Global City,</b> …

The San Jacinto Battleground and Battleship Texas

Texas has over 50 State Parks with many being situated on historical sites. The San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site is probably one of the …

American South

A Unique Museum You Will Want to Return To

Located on the East side of Houston among warehouses and industrial parks sits a unique museum.<p>There are no marble floors or animatronic displays but …

Armed Forces

Forgotten History

Standing in the heat and humidity with no breeze and only the sound of the river passing slowly by, I thought this must be what greeted Andrew …

History

It's All About the Memories at the Air Terminal Museum

Sitting on a nondescript side street across the runways of Hobby Airport is the 1940’s Air Terminal Museum in Houston Texas. Visiting this museum …

A Look at The First College Town in Texas

When you say College Town what comes to mind? Is it Frat houses all in row throwing beer swilled parties where daddy’s little girl is running around …

Texas

Château des ducs de Bretagne - Nantes

The Château des ducs de Bretagne (Castle of the Dukes of Brittany) impresses with its mighty fortification walls and through the good condition of …

Travel

Driving in South Korea – what you need to know

What’s your idea of great trip?<p>Chasing the sunset through charming villages with the wind in your hair? I know that sounds like a motorbike ride, …

South Korea

St Kitts – A Food & Restaurant Guide

The Travelbunny What to eat in St Kitts? Well, the good news is you’re never far away from a great meal on St Kitts and Nevis. There’s a huge variety …

Restaurants

St Barts: Playground of the Rich & Famous- what to do in St Barts~Maps & Merlot

Welcome to St Barts, where the <b>rich come to frolic amidst crystal clear water,</b> deserted white sand beaches, and lavish villas boasting insane …

Travel

10 hotspots not to be missed in Havana

To cast your eyes on legitimate clothing worn by Cuban soldiers during the revolution as well as newspaper articles and authentic bullet holes check …

Cuba

Arlington, Texas Travel Guide – When to Go, Where to Stay, and What to Do

Whether it is for a conference, a vacation, or a romantic weekend getaway, Arlington is one of Texas’ top destinations to explore. Home to the Dallas …

Travel

The ULTIMATE Bucket List: 14 Once in a Lifetime Destinations

“If you could only pick one destination, what would be your absolute favorite must visit destination anywhere in the world?”<p>That is what I asked a …

Travel

Free Things To Do In Singapore

Singapore may have a reputation as one of the most expensive cities in the world but many of the best things to do in Singapore are actually free! …

Travel

Insider Tips to Become a Professional Travel Photographer

<b>This is a guest post written by Danny Coy of MyPhotographyCompetition.</b><p>I have always enjoyed taking photographs, but I always thought of it as a …

Photography

Budapest: Guide to the Beauty on the Danube * The World As I See It

I remember when people asked me where I was going on my first Europe trip, back in 2005. And of course they smiled and nodded their heads when I …

European Travel