Monthly Archives: August 2007

Great Places – England

      England is a truly special place. It sports great history, architecture, education, literature, and beauty. Travel through this country and remember some of the most famous names in Western Civilization, such as, Shakespeare, Churchill, Newton, and William the Conqueror. Here is … Continue reading

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Great Places – Egypt

      Egypt is one of the most fascinating destinations in the world. A visit requires the visitor to become immersed in one of the world’s greatest civilizations. The Egyptian Civilization spanned almost 4,000 years, leaving a legacy of monuments and … Continue reading

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Great Places – France

       France has long been one of the premier travel destinations in Europe, primarily because of the allure of Paris, but also because there are many other sights that beckon the tourist. France has a long and storied history and … Continue reading

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Great Places – Turkey

      Turkey has long been a crossroads between East and West. Today, it straddles the boundary between Asia and Europe. Its major city, Istanbul, formerly Constantinople and capital of Byzantium, is actually partly in Europe and partly in Asia. The … Continue reading

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Great Places – Greece

      Greece is the cradle of Western Civilization and the father of Democracy. The world revolved around this relatively small country for a thousand years. Even today, Greece holds a special fascination for travelers because of its rich heritage. With its … Continue reading

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Great Places – Italy

      Italy is on of the most visited countries in the world and one of the most popular with tourists for several reasons. Rome is, of course, one of the world’s most important cities, because of its incredible history, architecture, and culture. Venice … Continue reading

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Great Places – Southeast Asia

       Southeast Asia includes the countries of Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar (Burma), and the islands of Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines. The area is rich in cultural/religious tradition, and, of course, has numerous resorts associated with beaches and other oceanic … Continue reading

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Great Places – Australia

       In Australia, as well as neighbor, New Zealand (see later entry), the emphasis is on natural beauty and wildlife. Australia, especially, has some of the most unusual animals in the world, due to its isolation from the other land masses … Continue reading

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