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Riding in Cappadocia The Land of the Beautiful Horses by Ann Jamieson

The boarding call came over the loudspeaker: Istanbul. My plane was boarding for Istanbul, where I would catch a connecting flight to Kayseri, and then be picked up by Akhal-Teke Horse Center for my horseback trek in Cappadocia. When I told people I was headed to Turkey, I got one of two reactions. One was That's amazing! You are so lucky! The other response was Turkey? Why are you going to Turkey? And the answer to that was, Oh, for so many reasons! Because there are so many reasons to go Riding in Cappadocia Photo by Brad Mellema. Read more about birding in Nebraska at

Birding Nebraska: Cranes, Pelicans, and Prairie Chickens by Teresa Bergen

For nature lovers, the sight and sound of thousands of these four-foot-tall birds landing, dancing, sleeping, squawking, and taking off in great clouds is a spiritual experience. From cranes to pelicans and even prairie chickens, Nebraska is birding heaven.

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Finding the Blues in Clarksdale Mississippi by Neala McCarten

Clarksdale, Mississippi is a town of contrasts -- the site of both a literary festival and a blues attractions and events. As a Blues capital, Clarksdale is the home of the Juke Joint Festival, Ground Zero blues club, the Delta Blues museum paying and other unexpected bits of Blues history. Read more about the Cavendish Hotel and its fascinating history at

Cavendish Hotel in London: Posh luxury with Duchess of Jermyn Street history by Patrice Raplee

The fabulous Cavendish London Hotel, situated in the heart of historic St. James's on Jermyn Street, is one of the city's most centrally located hotels. With a fascinating 200-year history, royalty and artists to actors and politicians have visited the Cavendish. Read more about exploring Kenilworth Castle at

Stroll Through the Castle and History: Kenilworth Castle by Edd Morris

Kenilworth Castle, considered to be one of the best examples of an English Castle, and a fine ruin to explore, was actually built over several centuries. Much of the castle remains were constructed under the watchful gaze of Robert Dudley 1st Earl of Leicester, and confidant of Elizabeth the 1st. Read more  at

Horseback Riding Across Iceland by Ann Jamieson

If you're thinking about taking a riding vacation, you're probably considering Ireland, or maybe Tuscany, Italy, or perhaps a cattle drive in Montana. But how about something really different? How about Iceland with its glorious, exotic landscape. Iceland is becoming an ever more popular destination for riders with horse touring being one of the fastest growing businesses. Read more about Art Nouveau in Brussels at

The Art Nouveau DIY tour of Brussels by Neala McCarten

No visit to Brussels would be complete without seeing the architectural gems of the Art Nouveau period, a short-lived but highly distinctive style that influenced everything from buildings to jewelry. It was a cultural movement that sought to fuse fine and applied arts to create a complete and integrated design and living environment. Read more about the not-to-be-missed Art Nouveau highlights.

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Discover Barcelona on a Budget: Top 5 Tips

Barcelona is one of the most visited cities in Europe, home to amazing Modernisme architecture, beautiful beaches, magical mountain trails and much, more. There are plenty of ways to enjoy all of Barcelona's gems without breaking the bank. Here are a few tips to get you started. Photo by Jim Larrison -- read more about Paris city break at

Traveling to Europe for a Fall Holiday: Paris City Break

It's time to stop day-dreaming. Europe's never been quite as attractive to US travelers, or easier to reach. This is as true of Paris, France, as it is of any other awesome European city. Read more about Egyptian attractions at:

Five Unmissable Egyptian Attractions

It's never too late to explore the wonders on offer across the world. Start with these Egyptian attractions.

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Christmas in Croatia

Here are 10 reasons why Croatia is worth visiting over Christmas and the winter holidays.
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Five Ultimate Historical and Cultural Spots in South East England

Many of the regions sites date back to before, or just following the Norman Conquest, which was the starting point for the building of most of England's famous medieval castles and cathedrals.
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Florida's Secret Sights

Explore the Florida of immense natural diversity, of pirate coves and rickety colonial mansions and even a few not-so-secret vineyards. Explore the lesser known Florida

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Hidden Treasures of the Great Wall of China: Tips for taking the path less traveled

Read more about the less traveled part of China's Great Wall at Most people who come to China for a visit aim to see the Great Wall. One of China's most popular historical monuments, it spans thousands of miles and winds through so many beautiful sceneries and landscapes of the country and makes for a wonderful sightseeing experience. Photo by Eddie Mallin

Paul Simon: Words and Music Starts National Tour

Paul Simon: Words and Music is hitting the road and it's first stop is in Baltimore at Jewish Museum of Maryland (JMM) in Baltimore. Read more about the films, videos of select performances and more than 80 artifacts

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September 1st, 2015