Posts Tagged ‘Historic/Museums’

Brussels and the Art Nouveau Tour Map

Brussels and the Art Nouveau Tour Map
By guest blogger Lisa A. White. Photos Copyright © Lisa A. White. I HAVE TO ADMIT that I am both an avid traveler as well as a two-faced traveler: I want to travel everywhere BUT I have certain locations that I love to repeat. I work on both goals regularly, depending on time and circumstance. Brussels,...
September 22nd, 2013 | GUEST BLOGGERS, EUROPE, Historic/Museums | Read More

From Church to Mosque to Museum: A Visit to the Hagia Sophia

From Church to Mosque to Museum:  A Visit to the Hagia Sophia
By staff writer Cathie Nichols. Photos Copyright © Cathie Nichols. “How did you end up in Turkey?” you might ask. Turkey was never on my short list (or even the long list) of places I wanted to visit before I die. It all began one day last September when my daughter brought a flyer home...
August 24th, 2012 | STAFF, Historic/Museums, EURASIA | Read More

Biltmore Estate, North Carolina

Biltmore Estate, North Carolina
Story by guest blogger Ann McElfresh. Photos Copyright © Ann McElfresh. During our cross-country trip, my husband and I had the pleasure of stopping at Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina. The Biltmore is an amazing piece of architecture and a model of planning; a true testament to American...
August 13th, 2011 | GUEST BLOGGERS, USA MAINLAND, Historic/Museums | Read More

Bill Stumpf, Character and Site Interpreter, Drake Well Museum

Bill Stumpf, Character and Site Interpreter, Drake Well Museum
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos & video Copyright © Brian Williams. “Most of us are covered in oil, from the toes on up, because of all the thousands of products made from oil.” So goes the opening to a fascinating spiel by Bill Stumpf, speaking for the Drake Well Museum located outside of...
May 28th, 2011 | VIDEOS, STAFF, Historic/Museums, CHARACTERS | Read More

Rengstorff House – The Victorian Beauty

Rengstorff House – The Victorian Beauty
Story by guest blogger Catherine Greti. Photos Copyright © Catherine Greti. SAN FRANCISCO BAY is filled with wonderful areas to visit. In the lower part of the bay is Shoreline Park Mountain View. The park has many appealing features, including Shoreline Lake, but today let’s focus on a historic...
May 25th, 2011 | GUEST BLOGGERS, Historic/Museums | Read More

The Chifley Home, Bathurst, Australia

The Chifley Home, Bathurst, Australia
Story by guest blogger Al McCartan. Photos Copyright © Al McCartan. Bathurst is in New South Wales (NSW), about two-and-a-half hour’s drive west of Sydney. Of the six states and two territories, NSW is Australia’s most populous state. YOU’VE DONE THE Blue Mountains tour and it’s now...
July 22nd, 2010 | GUEST BLOGGERS, AUSTRALIA, Historic/Museums | Read More