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America Take A Hike

Walking Savannah, GA

Savannah is an incredible city worthy of a couple of days of urban hiking. There’s something to see on virtually every block with the whole city a treasure trove of colonial architecture and historic sites. Add in great food and libations at every turn that are guaranteed to more than replace any calories you may […]

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America

Two Military History Museums

Most country’s histories are, to a significant extent, defined by war and in that regard the history of their military is an integral part of the nations story. On two recent trips we’ve taken the time to visit some remarkable museums. Both are incredible facilities that don’t just recount history but do it in a […]

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Central & South America Cruise Itineraries Cruising

Panama Canal Cruising

Cruising through the Panama Canal is an astonishing experience. Here we offer an overview of the trip, some history on the building of the canal and a guide to cruise options to when selecting your cruise. scrapes from the passage through the locks. East bound cruises heading into the canal often sail past Panama City […]

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Africa & The Middle East

Visiting The Holy Land Part 2 of 3

Oh Jerusalem Before a recent visit to Jerusalem I spent some time looking into its history. I arranged this history by pulling from dozens of articles and weaving them into a consistent and continuous narrative. To speak about Jerusalem is often like stumbling around in the dark. Visiting Jerusalem might help to push back the […]

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America Short Stories

A Bit Of History In Ocala, Florida

It’s unusual to come across an early nineteenth century stockade fort in the middle of a Florida town. Not something you expect outside of Disney World. But on a recent drive through central Florida that is what we found in Ocala. It’s a historically accurate replica of Fort King at its original site. Designated a […]

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A Bit Of History Europe

The RMS Titanic

A Legend That Lives On… In the annals of travel there have been a number of great tragedies. The Hindenburg Disaster The air disaster at Tenerife The Vegas hotel fire The Tsunami at Ao Nang, Thailand Along with a number of ocean liner sinking disasters that include; The Lusitania The Andrea Doria The Costa Concordia […]