America’s Founding Cities by Train, A Live Blog

A few years ago we joined with Amtrak to explore America’s great founding cities, Boston, Philadelphia, New York, and Washington DC.
The train was the perfect transportation choice this endeavor, since we arrived right in the heart of each city at some of the country’s most historic places… CONTINUE READING >>

A few years ago we joined with Amtrak to explore America’s great founding cities, Boston, Philadelphia, New York, and Washington DC.
The train was the perfect transportation choice this endeavor, since we arrived right in the heart of each city at some of the country’s most historic places… CONTINUE READING >>

Deep Inside the Creepy Catacombs of Paris

In Paris, a trip underground means journeying into the creepy subterranean Catacombs. When several of the city’s cemeteries ran out of room for any more burials, the remains of some six million people were moved…
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In Paris, a trip underground means journeying into the creepy subterranean Catacombs. When several of the city’s cemeteries ran out of room for any more burials, the remains of some six million people were moved…
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Roman Around Trier, Germany

We have found that often the coolest places we encounter in our travels are not well known tourist destinations. Trier, known as the oldest city in Germany, is certainly one of those places… CONTINUE READING >> 

We have found that often the coolest places we encounter in our travels are not well known tourist destinations. Trier, known as the oldest city in Germany, is certainly one of those places… CONTINUE READING >> 

Philadelphia, For Whom the (Liberty) Bell Tolls

Philly is truly the birthplace of our republic, this is where both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were deliberated and approved.

We felt it all around us, inch for inch this must be the most historic ground in America…. CONTINUE READING >>

Philly is truly the birthplace of our republic, this is where both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were deliberated and approved.

We felt it all around us, inch for inch this must be the most historic ground in America…. CONTINUE READING >>

We Had Our Minds Blown at Chichén-Itzá in Mexico

Continuing with Native American Heritage Month, and as a reminder that Native American doesn’t only mean in the United States, we revisit our trip to Chichén-Itzá…
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Continuing with Native American Heritage Month, and as a reminder that Native American doesn’t only mean in the United States, we revisit our trip to Chichén-Itzá…
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Following in the Footsteps of the Ancestral Puebloans

I think it is safe to say that most of us didn’t know that there were skilled builders creating impressive, sophisticated, enormous stone structures right here in North America over a thousand years ago…
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I think it is safe to say that most of us didn’t know that there were skilled builders creating impressive, sophisticated, enormous stone structures right here in North America over a thousand years ago…
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The Macabre Human Bone Church of Sedlec, Czech Republic

Halloween coming up got us thinking about the spookiest thing we have ever seen in our travels. There have been a few, but this church stands out as the scariest thing we encountered along the way…
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Halloween coming up got us thinking about the spookiest thing we have ever seen in our travels. There have been a few, but this church stands out as the scariest thing we encountered along the way…
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