Monthly Archives: February 2008

Top 10 Seville

      Seville is the largest city in southern Spain and has a long and distinguished history in the country. Moorish rulers have resided here and the city has become a world showplace for much of Spain’s culture and it hosted … Continue reading

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Top 10 Boston

      Boston is the "cradle of liberty" for the United States, scene of the first rumblings for independence from England. The city is proud of its heritage and has managed to preserve many reminders of this pivotal time in American … Continue reading

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Top 10 Athens

     Athens, during the golden age of Greek Civilization, was the dominant city-state in the region. Historians credit Greece, particularly Athens with developing the basic concepts of democracy. Some of the world’s most famous and respected philosophers, playwrights, and historians … Continue reading

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Top 10 Florence

    Florence was the birthplace of the Renaissance, that time of incredible artistic expression from the 14th thorugh and 17th centuries. Artists such as Michelangelo, Da Vinci, Bernini, and Botticelli had their start in this incredible city, encouraged by patrons such as … Continue reading

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The Seven Natural Wonders of the USA

        The United States of America is graced with numerous natural wonders, the focus of its many national parks. Many of these incredible places are world-famous as well. Although there are some areas which stand above the rest, it is … Continue reading

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Top 10 Istanbul

     Istanbul, formerly Constantinople, has a lengthy and storied history dating back before the Roman Emperor Constantine made it his capital. Following the downfall of the empire, it was the centerpiece of the Byzantine Empire. In modern times, it became Istanbul … Continue reading

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Top 10 Prague

     Prague is the "Paris" of Eastern Europe and has become an extremely popular destination. It is beloved because much of its outstanding architecture was not totally destroyed during World War II or during its years behind the Iron Curtain. It … Continue reading

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Top 10 Rome

     Rome is an ancient city, center of the Roman Empire, one of the most successful civilizations in history. This there are numerous tourist attractions which beckon the traveler. Here is my choice for Rome’s top ten. Look for the … Continue reading

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Top 10 London

    London is one of the world’s premier cities and has a considerable number of attractions to interest the traveler. It is actually to narrow the number down to ten, but here is my take on the best of London. … Continue reading

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Top 10 Paris

    Paris, the "City of Lights," is one of the world’s great cities. To narrow its major tourist attractions down to ten is not an easy proposition. However, I have produced my list of Paris’ best below. A photo album … Continue reading

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