Queens, New York, the most ethnically diverse place in the world, also has a long and inviting list of other attractions. From food to fashions, history to celebrities’ homes there’s something-for-everyone variety.
Scottsdale, Arizona’s Cowboy College: Channeling City Slickers’ Billy Crystal for a Day. Experience you inner cowboy. Learn to ride, rope and wrangle in an authentic cowboy setting.
Visitors to Scottsdale, “The West’s Most Western Town,” may relive cowboy and Native American lore, shop ’til they drop for everything from casual Western wear to the latest high fashions, and explore fascinating and foreboding dry desert terrain. From museums to abandoned mining encampments, the destination also is a treasure-trove of human history.
Overseas Adventure Travel’s tour of the Balkans – Croatia, Montenegro, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Slovenia – provides fascinating insight into the history, culture and scenic offerings of these fascinating destinations but it’s their emphasis on Learning and Discovery that makes the tour stand out.
Although the biggest draw in Panama is, of course, the fantastical Canal itself and its many intriguing attributes, there are also many other appeals including 16th century history, an impressive skyline, indigenous peoples and local wildlife. There is so very much encapsulated in a very small area.
From animals to archaeology, cities to sandy beaches, Panama packs a number of diverse
attractions into a compact area. Throw in the world-famous Panama Canal and it becomes clear
why many travelers head for the small Central American nation.
The Monteverde Cloud Forest is a Costa Rican tourist attraction that discourages tourists. It’s hard to find, harder to leave and even harder to forget as one of the world’s most fascinating eco-systems.
There are reasons aplenty why Costa Rica has been named the “greenest” country in the world. They include an astounding array of wildlife, environments from dense jungle to magnificent beaches and much more, all in a compact easy-to-see setting.
Places around the world where scenes of popular motion pictures were filmed attract visitors seeking to keep alive memories of those magical moments. In the United States alone, locales from beaches to a bridge, from a court room to a cemetery draw movie buffs who come to recapture treasured memories.
The windy, curvy, heart-stopping Road to Hana on the Hawaiian island of Maui takes you through a natural wonderland of waterfalls, beaches, lush greenery, sugar cane forests and artsy villages.
Venice is one of the world’s most captivating cities in which getting lost is the best way to experience it.
Only a couple of decades ago, the Umbrian region of Italy was an often-overlooked step sister to better-known, and more publicized, Tuscany right next door. Recently, Umbria’s historic, architectural and other treasures have been attracting the attention, and tourism, they deserve – and with good reason.