Visiting the City Center of Saint Petersburg, Russia

According to UNESCO, what makes Saint Petersburg, Russia a World Heritage Site was the building “the greatest urban creation of the 18th century” on the swampy estuary of the Neva River.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Belgium

One of the spectacular rooflines of the Grand Place of Brussels, a Unesco World Heritage site in Belgium. The tiny country of Belgium has 13 Unesco World Heritage sites, including the only museum, [...]

Unesco World Heritage Sites in Russia

This is a list of Unesco World Heritage Sites in Russia, with links to posts about the ones we have visited. Russia has 28 Unesco World Heritage sites.

Where to Stay and Eat in Puglia

Stay a little longer in Puglia and get to know the local food and wine, neighborhoods, and daily routines from the comfort of your home base.

Brookgreen Gardens, Sculpture in Myrtle Beach, SC

When it comes to the attractions of the Myrtle Beach, South Carolina area, I'd have to list my favorite as Brookgreen Gardens Sculpture Garden.

The Porticoes of Bologna, Italy

The historic center of Bologna contains more than 38 kilometers, or 24 miles, of covered walkways called porticoes. The porticoes are on the tentative list to be designated as a Unesco World Heritage site.

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Why You Should Catch a Flight to Myrtle Beach

In Myrtle Beach, the beach takes center stage We’d never considered a getaway to Myrtle Beach until we heard there were new, non-stop flights from Minneapolis/St. Paul to this South Carolina destination by [...]

28 Things to Do and See in Rome

The Temple of Saturn is the iconic ruin the the Roman Forum. When you think of things to do in Rome, keep one main thing in mind. Rome is the capital city of [...]

The Erotic Art of Pompeii and Herculaneum

Bacchus and his wine serving helpers often got the party started in the salon. The buried cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum, not surprisingly, contained a lot of erotic art. Luckily, since the cities [...]

Travel Trends: Takeaways from the New York Times Travel Show

We love our train vistas. The annual late January New York Times Travel Show, with its parade of travel trends, comes around at just the right time of year. Like most Americans at [...]