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Warm-hearted Venice Is a Cool Winter Destination PDF Print E-mail

The romantically beautiful city of canals does get a few tastes of inverno (winter) weather, including a rare snowfall that only enhances its great charm. Temperatures in January and February average in the 40s at night and high 50s during the day.

Visit the Original Liberty Bell PDF Print E-mail

When in Philly, tour the Independence Hall National Park, and be sure to take a moment or two to see the famed Liberty Bell. If you remember your history, four days after the signing of the Declaration of Independence, it rang out on July 8, 1776, to “Proclaim Liberty throughout all the land unto all the inhabitants thereof”.

Five Romantic Cities for Newly-Weds and Oldly-Weds PDF Print E-mail

1. Las Vegas has to be first on the list because it is the quickie marriage capital of the world. Where else can the sudden urge to be wed be more romantic? Up and down the famous Strip are quaint little wedding chapels, where at least 500 couples every day get married.

Travel Desination: Monument Valley, Arizona PDF Print E-mail

If you’re interested in seeing some of the most beautiful scenery in America, visit Monument Valley. For old Western movie buffs, it is a kind of Valhalla of Hollywood immortals John Wayne and director John Ford. In 1939, Ford brought his film crew and unknown young actor Wayne to the Valley to make "Stagecoach".

Visit London for a Big Helping of History PDF Print E-mail

London is a place of never-ending sights, sounds and history. Super-patriotic American song writer George M. Cohan wrote “Yankee Doodle Dandy”, “Give My Regards to Broadway” and "Over There". The author of “You’re a Grand Old Flag” said as he toured London, "If I had been born in England, I would've waved myself to death." 


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