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10 Things To Do In Washington, DC – Prepare For Walking!

VISITING THE USA CAPITAL | Sharon Henry Donald Trump’s bigly promise to 'make America great again' will be orchestrated from here, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, when the new American president moves into the White House in Washington, DC in January 2017. We were in the

By |2017-09-22T16:04:47+00:00November 11th, 2016|City Life, Top 10 and more, Tourist Attraction, USA|2 Comments

Tourism For All this World Tourism Day and the End of Football

Tourism for All – Access For Everyone | Darrin Henry This year’s World Tourism Day on 27 September, 2016, has adopted a theme of accessible tourism, entitled: Tourism for All – Promoting Universal Accessibility. Tearing the cartilage in my knee a few months ago while playing football

By |2018-06-27T02:59:41+00:00September 27th, 2016|Culture, St Helena, Tourist Attraction|1 Comment

The Ernest Tubb Record Shop And The Mid Nite Jamboree

The Man Who Invented Country And Western Music | Sharon Henry Let me tell you a story about the Ernest Tubb Record Shop and The Mid Nite Jamboree. Sunday mornings growing up, my sister and I were subjected to country and western music cranked

By |2017-10-20T09:58:38+00:00September 6th, 2016|Amazing People, Culture, Tourist Attraction, USA|10 Comments

The Confederate Flag Led Us To The Battle Of Gettysburg

AMERICAN CIVIL WAR TRAIL | Darrin Henry Over a three day period from 1-3 July, 1863, the Battle of Gettysburg claimed 700 soldiers’ lives every hour, more than any other battle on American soil, before or since. And that’s a conservative estimate; it is

By |2017-09-22T17:12:56+00:00July 1st, 2016|Culture, Tourist Attraction, USA|2 Comments

Scranton Train Museum – Following The Tracks in Pennsylvania

KEEPING AMERICA ON TRACK | Sharon Henry So, we've discovered at the Scranton Train Museum that turntables aren't just for DJ's - train operators use them too, not to spin records, but to rotate train engines from one direction to another. Of course train

By |2018-09-01T12:06:09+00:00June 24th, 2016|Culture, Tourist Attraction, USA|0 Comments

Arlington Cemetery: America’s Military Shrine

MEMORIAL DAY, USA | Darrin Henry Memorial Day in the USA is a public holiday held every year on the last Monday in May, created to remember those who gave their lives in the American Civil War (1861-1865) but in the years since has been widened to include all subsequent conflicts.

By |2017-05-18T17:42:46+00:00May 30th, 2016|Culture, Tourist Attraction, USA|4 Comments

Why Tourism Could Ruin St Helena Culture

DON’T FORGET THE SAINTS | Darrin Henry For years we’ve been told, ‘the most special thing about St Helena is the people and its culture,’ and it would form the cornerstone of our new tourism based economy. However, experts driving the island’s tourism objective

By |2018-01-15T03:10:28+00:00May 19th, 2016|Culture, St Helena, Tourist Attraction|33 Comments

Center for Civil and Human Rights, Atlanta

The American Civil Rights Movement | Sharon Henry On 4 April 1968, 48 years ago today, civil rights leader, Dr Martin Luther King Jr was assassinated. Our visit to the Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta, Georgia, was an eye opener for

By |2018-01-16T00:28:46+00:00April 4th, 2016|Culture, Tourist Attraction, USA|0 Comments

Hanoi’s Quoc Tu Giam – The Temple of Literature, Hanoi

A MEMORIAL TO EDUCATION IN VIETNAM | Sharon Henry When the bustle of Hanoi city becomes too overwhelming, an excellent place to visit for quick respite is Quoc Tu Giam, the Temple of Literature. One of the many things we love about Hanoi is

By |2018-01-05T04:31:44+00:00March 8th, 2016|Culture, Tourist Attraction, Vietnam|4 Comments
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