travel guides southern usa

Why Visit Madrid? 10 Compelling Reasons to Go to Madrid Now – USA Travel Article

Why Visit Madrid? 10 Compelling Reasons to Go to Madrid Now Madrid is often overshadowed by Barcelona, yet has at least as much to offer the visitor: world-class museums, delectable markets, historic neighborhoods, exciting nightlife, traditional music, friendly people, less touristed venues, sumptuous gardens, impeccable historical credentials, and fantastic day trips (including four World Heritage Sites). If you’re wondering why you should visit Madrid, here are 10 compelling reasons to go to Madrid—now.1. Wander around the Puerta del SolThe Puerta…

Read More

Konopiste Castle, The Heir to the Austro-Hungarian Throne and The Great War – Retirement Travel Article

Konopiste Castle, The Heir to the Austro-Hungarian Throne and The Great War   Just 50 kilometers southeast of Prague in the Czech Republic, Konopiště Castle sits high atop a hill, surrounded by a thick forest.  Built as a Gothic fortification towards the end of the 13th century, it was a huge and sprawling rectangular edifice with plenty of towers, seven in all, for the most effective defense.  Over the centuries, the castle passed through the hands of numerous owners and…

Read More

Travel Guide to Okayama: Japan’s Land Of Sunshine – USA Travel Article

Travel Guide to Okayama: Japan’s Land Of Sunshine Written by Dariece Swift Dariece is a co-founder of Goats On The Road, and an expert in saving money, finance management, building an online business and of course… travel. She loves meeting new people, trying new cuisines, and learning about the unique cultures of our world. She has over 10 years of experience helping others to realize their travel dreams and has worked in numerous jobs all over the world to help…

Read More

Finally! Heading to Idaho – Retirement Travel Article

Finally! Heading to Idaho February 28, 2019 We were so excited to get on the road, we both woke up around 3:15….that’s AM ! After trying to go back to sleep, we decided to get up. We were due to get up at 4 anyway for an early start. …got last minute stuff packed away and all the outside doors closed and locked..quietly as possible. Started up the coach around 5 and left the park to hook up the truck…

Read More

▷ Sightseeing Flex Pass vs. Go New York Explorer Pass – USA Travel Article

▷ Sightseeing Flex Pass vs. Go New York Explorer Pass I like being a tourist and go sightseeing quite a bit, especially when my friends or family visit New York. Our sightseeing pass choice typically comes down to the Go New York Explorer Pass or the Sightseeing Pass Flex. But why does our choice change? Let’s take a closer look at the two attraction passes.ContentsWhich is Better, the New York Sightseeing Flex Pass vs. Go New York Explorer Pass?First, let…

Read More

San Francisco Tiled Steps – Art for Everyone to Enjoy – USA Travel Article

San Francisco Tiled Steps – Art for Everyone to Enjoy San Francisco is a very walk-able city and I have always been enchanted by the unexpected treasures that I have had the good fortune to discover as I’ve wondered through the city.  The tiled steps are absolutely one of those treasures.  There are tiled steps at multiple locations and they are public art installations constructed by artists with local support and maintained by the neighborhood residents and through donations. Some…

Read More

3 Days in Atlanta with Kids – USA Travel Article

3 Days in Atlanta with Kids Wanting one last getaway before summer was over, we flew to Atlanta, Georgia for 3 days of fast-paced fun.  From Football to LEGOs to Coca-Cola, Atlanta is full of tons of fun thins to do with kids. Here is your itinerary for 3 Days in Atlanta with Kids. Last summer on our Austin 2 Boston road trip, we had one day to spend in Atlanta.  We crammed a lot into that one day but it left us wanting more.…

Read More

Four Iconic US Cities You Can Do in a Day – USA Travel Article

Four Iconic US Cities You Can Do in a Day So many places, so little time! The USA is full of incredible cities to visit, but there’s only so much time to go around. How can you be expected to explore all these places to the fullest before you have to go back home? It’s not quite as impossible as you’d think. We’ve put together a list of four cities that you can discover in a day! It might take…

Read More

This Week in Travel – Episode 257 – USA Travel Article

This Week in Travel – Episode 257 Last Updated on November 16, 2019 This week Jen Leo, Spud Hilton, Chris Christensen and I are joined by this week’s guest: Stephen Harris author of Traveling Through North Korea: Adventures in the Hermit Kingdom and bigbeaverdiaries.com[amazon_link asins=’1773706144′ template=’ProductAd’ store=’chrischrissho-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’ fb106256-6cc1-4a4e-ad3d-30105b4d6d4b’]Subscribe on Apple PodcastsThis Week’s NewsJapan Airlines introduces baby seat map to allow passengers to avoid infantsNew 4,000-Mile Trail Will Let People Bike Across U.S. – SimplemostAWKARKD: New Planes Will Track…

Read More

How To Take a Japanese Bath in Tokyo: A Guide to Sentos – USA Travel Article

How To Take a Japanese Bath in Tokyo: A Guide to Sentos The Japanese bath (or Sentō) has long been an important part of Japanese culture. Traditionally, Japanese baths were used more out of necessity than out of pleasure as most people didn’t have access to a bath in their home. At that time every neighbourhood in all of Japan had a public batch where the residents could go to bathe, socialize and in many cases, do their laundry. Since…

Read More

▷ New Year’s Eve Party Cruises in NYC – USA Travel Article

▷ New Year’s Eve Party Cruises in NYC Are you looking for a fun alternative to spending New Year’s Eve in New York at Times Square? A New Year’s Eve party cruise in NYC may be exactly what you are looking for. Onboard these cruises, you can dance in the New Year while overlooking the city’s skyline and watching the spectacular fireworks. ContentsThe Best NYE Party Cruises in New YorkWhat can be better than food, music, skyline views and fireworks? Nothing!…

Read More