5 Historically Important Sites to remember on Labor Day

This weekend is Labor Day Weekend in the United States.  It is a public holiday on the first Monday of September.  The holiday is to celebrate the American labor movement and its contribution to the Untied States.  Labor Day became a federal holiday in 1894.  While you are enjoying your BBQ, picnics, and other end of summer celebrations take a moment and remember the workers and activist who helped shape America’s work force.  Here are 5 Historically Important Sites to the American Labor Movement. Continue Reading . . .

Spotlight Thursday – A visit to Neuschwanstein Castle

Every Thursday, I will be posting a photo from my travels and a spotlight on the location. Today’s Spotlight Thursday is from Neuschwanstein Castle in Hohenschwangau, Germany.  I looked at going by myself but found that it was cheaper to take the tour down there.  I decided to take the Neuschwanstein Castle Small Group Day Tour from Munich.  I meet my tour guide at the train station in Munich.  The guide named David handled all the transportation and tickets to Neuschwanstein. Continue Reading . . .

Spotlight Thursday – Seeing the Roman Bath in Bath England

Every Thursday, I will be posting a photo from my travels and a spotlight on the location. Today’s Photo Thursday is from my trip to the Roman Bath in Bath England, United Kingdoms.  I had planned to spend a couple of days in Bath but due to an interview I had to cut my trip short.  I took a three-hour bus trip from London to Bath.  I used Megabus since all the National Express Buses were full.  Megabus did a great job and got me to Bath on time.  Once in Bath, I dropped my stuff off at my hostel and went to the Bath Visitor Center.  I decide to save time by purchasing one of the multiple venue pass to bypass the line for the Roman Bath.  It was only a couple of extra Pounds. It was worth it to skip the two-hour line.  I took about 4 hours to tour the Roman Baths and exploring the history. Continue Reading . . .

10 Revolutionary War Landmarks Every US Citizen’s Should Visit

Happy 239th Birthday United States of America!

On this day 239 years ago, the thirteen United States of America pass the Declaration of Independence.  Over the next seven years, the newly formed United States would repel the British forces and secure their independence.  The war took place all over the thirteen colonies.  Here are 10 Revolutionary War Landmarks every United States Citizen should visit at least once. Continue Reading . . .

Nine things to know about the stairs up the Eiffel Tower (and other helpful tips)

Paris, France, the City of Lights and the City of Love. It is the home of many famous landmarks.  The Louvre, Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral, and last but not least the Eiffel Tower.  Instantly recognizable by most of the world population.  This landmark was built to the 1889 Exposition Universelle (World’s Fair).   No trip to Paris is complete without a visit to the Eiffel Tower.  The Eiffel Tower is located in the 7th of Paris Arrondissements. Continue Reading . . .