A White Mountains Vacation – Most Scenic 100 Miles in New England

Word Count: 769 Summary: This amazing trip through the White Mountains of New Hampshire includes gorgeous views, a visit to the home of the world wind speed record, and one of most scenic train rides in the east… Keywords: white mountains, white mountain national forest, white mountains trail Article Body: This amazing trip through the White Mountains of New Hampshire includes gorgeous views, a visit to the home of the world wind speed record, and one of most scenic train rides in the east. The White Mountain National Forest is a 4-hour drive north of Boston, Massachusetts. Deep in New Hampshire, the mountains are part of the Appalachian Mountain system that covers the Eastern United States. Within the forest park …

A Whirlwind Tour of Rome

Word Count: 354 Summary: Even if you spend one week in Rome, you won’t be able to see it all. For travelers on the go, though, here is a lightning fast tour of Rome. Keywords: travel blogs, travel reviews, travel advice, travel tips, travel journals Article Body: Even if you spend one week in Rome, you won’t be able to see it all. For travelers on the go, though, here is a lightning fast tour of Rome. Morning – Grab a cappuccino and a croissant from a café in the Prati district, which is right by Vatican City. After your quick breakfast, get in line at the Vatican Museum. It opens at 8:45AM, but you’ll want to be in line …

A visit to the main resorts of Valenica and Catalonia, Spain

Word Count: 545 Summary: A short trip to Barcelona, Valencia and Gandia as you travel south along the Costa del Azahar, Spain. Keywords: Catalonia, FC Barcelona, Valencia, Spain, rentals, towns, holiday, vacation, Mediterranean, golf, Costa Brava Article Body: Barcelona Barcelona is the second largest city in Spain, and covers a large expanse of the Catalonian coastline. The city is built around its port, which is one of the busiest in the Mediterranean, though many would believe that it is built around its football club FC Barcelona (Barca) which is a major player in both the Spanish football league as well as the international. Much more than just the capital of Catalonia, Barcelona with its international airport is a “major league …

A visit to Ronda, Malaga and Nerja, Spain

Word Count: 811 Summary: A day trip to Ronda, Malaga and Nerja, Spain Keywords: Andalucia, Spain, rentals, towns, holiday, vacation, white villages, Mediterranean, Costa del Sol, Ronda, Malaga, Nerja Article Body: Malaga Malaga is the capital city of the Costa del Sol, it is also one of the provinces of Andalusia, a port city and also the location for the international airport which is the largest airport in Spain. The population of Malaga and the surrounding area is estimated at over 1,000,000 and this number swells in the summer with the influx of visitors. Malaga is surrounded by mountains and there are two rivers, the Guadalhorce and the Guadalmedina which flow past the city into the Mediterranean. Malaga has a …

A Trip Back In Time To The Roots Of Farming

Word Count: 393 Summary: Those who want to explore this country’s roots may want to visit a group of destinations that showcase the role of agriculture–yesterday, today and tomorrow. Keywords: A Trip Back In Time To The Roots Of Farming Article Body: Those who want to explore this country’s roots may want to visit a group of destinations that showcase the role of agriculture-yesterday, today and tomorrow. In 1836, JohnÊDeere, a blacksmith from Vermont, set up shop in the small Rock River town of Grand Detour, Ill. Convinced the sticky Midwestern soil required a special kind of plow, he forged one in 1837. His “self-polishing” plow grew in popularity and, as it did, so did the company that bears his …

A Stay at Old San Juan in Puerto Rico

Word Count: 657 Summary: Overview of a stay at old San Juan in Puerto Rico, one of the most popular cruise ship ports in the Caribbean. Keywords: san, juan, puerto, rico, caribbean, travel, cruise, ship Article Body: One of the most used departure ports for cruise ships in the Caribbean is San Juan in Puerto Rico. We decided to arrive a day early to San Juan in order to see some sights before our cruise ship departure. San Juan, known as ‘La Ciudad Amurallada’ (the walled city), was founded in 1521 and is the oldest city under the US flag. During the 16th century, the Spanish used it as a point of departure for expeditions to the New World. Fortifications …

Where To Find City Maps

Anyone who has traveled knows the importance of having maps available while in a city they are unfamiliar with. Along with that, most people know where they can find road maps, practically any store or gas station has them, but what about detailed city maps? City maps are just as easy to find, if a person knows where to look. One of the first places to consider is the internet. On a map site, all a person has to do is type in there desired destination city, and depending on the website, can get a lot of information regarding that city in terms of where hotels, restaurants and other points of interests to travelers are located. This type of printable …

Where To Buy Travel Maps

Before setting out on any trip, whether it be for business or pleasure, it is important to have the right materials available. Of course, travel maps would be on the top of the list for people who really know the best way to travel. Any one knows the value of a stress free trip and travel maps are provided for that varies purpose. With the right amount of planning and preparation, with the use of maps, the person traveling is much less likely to get lost and waste valuable time searching for their destination. So where can travel maps be purchased? There are wide varieties of places, and some are vary obvious. Anyone who has been lost before and had …

When To Use Driving Directions

When a person decides to plan a road trip, or is planning to rent a car upon arriving at their travel destination, that person should have available a means for finding out how to get from one point to the next. For many people, they would rely on travel maps, however there are some people who simply have a hard time following maps and would get aggravated as they tried to navigate around unfamiliar locations while also trying to figure out the map. For people who do not understand maps very well, their next best alternative for finding out how to get to where they are going is by using driving directions. These driving directions can be obtained in a …

When Globes Can Be Useful

Globes are maps, which are three-dimensional. They show the world as it truly is, round. When looking at a flat map of the earth, a person gets an unclear perception of the earth and the distance between places. When the world is depicted on a flat surface, the information contained on it is distorted, for instance, places are stretched out and may appear much larger then they really are For children learning about the world, a globe is a wonderful tool in teaching them about our Earth, where places are located, and how far apart they are. They can get a clear understanding that our Earth is one great big ball that is connected on all sides, not a flat …

Why Use A Map?

Some people may ask, “Why should I use a map?” There are other ways of finding out how to get to where I am going such as using directions given by someone else. The reason why a person should consider using a map when charting out their course from one point to the next is that, generally speaking, maps are more reliable then basic directions. The reason for this is that often time’s directions use landmarks as guides. If that landmark no longer exists, or if the person following directions did not follow them properly, they may never find the landmark indicated in the directions and become completely lost, not knowing where he or she is and how to get …

Why Street Maps Are Handy

It is no surprise, more and more people are traveling each year, and a majority of these travelers is going by car. Whether they are just traveling an hour or two from home or across the United States, people are going places. Unless it is a path traveled very frequently by a person, such as a person who makes a weekly commute from one state to the next as part of their job, the best way to find out how to get from one point to the next is by using street maps. These maps will help a person decide the best way to get from their starting location to the final destination. Street maps, which are available for purchase …

Why Online Maps Are Handy

Today, most people spend a considerable amount of time online. There is also more and more people spending time traveling then in decades past. Some reasons include more people traveling for business, and also the cost of travel is more affordable, with more options available for booking reservations for various aspects of travel including flights, hotels, and cars. Because more people are traveling, and so much time is spent on the internet, a fairly new concept has emerged online. Online maps have become very popular over the last few years. Most people that have used the internet and have also traveled have probably taken advantage of online maps and for many reasons. One reason is because of the amount of …

Why Have A Road Map?

Many people who buy a car also buy a road map to go with that car. These people either have been lost before on a road trip, or know the value of always being prepared, just in case. People enjoy traveling, and more people then ever are setting out on the road either going across country or just a few hours from home. In either case, the use of a road map is nearly essential, unless the same road trip has been taken over and over. Even then, things happen, roads are closed, wrong turns are made, and other things happen while traveling. For these reasons and a host of others, knowing that there is a road map available will …

Where To Travel In The United States

There are so many things to see and do within the United States that it would take a lifetime to experience everything. So how does a person planning a trip decide where to go and how to make the most of his or her time while traveling? The answer is by using maps. By collecting maps of different states within the United States, a family or an individual can gain a good perspective on what is available to them when they make travel plans. This idea of collecting maps makes the United States more interesting as well. Most people do not realize everything that the United States has to offer. They also may not realize some places to travel that …

Where To Go In Japan

Many people would like to visit Japan. It is a culture that most people are unfamiliar with and yet would love to experience it, along with the country itself. Because it is so unfamiliar to most people, especially those that have never been there, many people often ask, where to go in Japan? It is a large country with many places to see, a person cannot possibly see everything in one trip. So, how does a person decide where to go on their trip to Japan? There are many sources available to help a traveler answer this question. One source is the internet. There are many sites available to answer questions about Japan, and give detailed information about what this …