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10 Interesting Facts About the Oculus in New York City

The Oculus in New York City (or the World Trade Center) serves as a terminal station that is, in turn, served by the Newark WTC and the Hoboken WTC, where the latter serves only on weekends. The station, which is located in the WTC of the Financial District, Manhattan, itself

How to Spend a Weekend in San Jose

San Jose is a great place for a weekend getaway. As the center of Silicon Valley, the city is packed with surprises you’d never experience in other California cities. San Jose offers more than the prestige of Silicon Valley, though. It’s a cultural hub, too. If you go around the

New York City Travel Guide

This post is originally from IHG’s Guide to New York City. New York City is the most popular destination in the world, and for good reason. With first-class entertainment options, world-famous landmarks, buzzing street activity and nightlife, it is an epicenter of culture, diversity and excitement. Your choices are seemingly

Do You Know What I Did Last Summer?

Do you know what I did last summer? It’s the best summer I’ve ever had and I don’t know if I could top that ever again. Here are the stats: 4 continents, 8 countries, 21 cities, 11 flights, some bottles of wines and sangrias, and a handful of people I’ve

Where to Relax in Miami

When life becomes monotonous, head down to Florida, America’s favorite year-round destination, to break free from everything dull. Some go for the hedonism it offers, and others go to relax. But when you’re thinking of your ultimate escape, look no farther — Miami, the Magic City, will never fail to

Top 5 Neighborhoods in New York Close to the Action

New York doesn’t need an introduction: a city that never sleeps, it’s considered one of the most exciting destinations in the world. But where to stay in New York? Here are five neighborhoods that will place you right in the middle of the action. Get Artsy in Chelsea Are you an

So Many Cactuses at Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix

I have never seen so many cactuses in my life—until I visited the lovely Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, Arizona. Boy, strolling and spending three hours around the garden wasn’t enough. There are so many kinds of cactus to see, of different shapes, variety, colours and spines! I didn’t even

Built Between Two Buttes – Chapel of the Holy Cross

Who would have ever thought of building a chapel between two buttes in Sedona’s red rock mountains? Well, apparently, one sculptor and rancher, Marguerite Brunswig Staude, was inspired and had the vision to put one up there. While the chapel looks so small (that’s why it’s called a chapel, right?),

Spiritual Vortex – Cathedral Rock in Sedona

Sedona is a paradise for those who love nature and hiking. The natural wonders of red rock formations abounding the city are so breathtaking that they distract your train of your thoughts. And yes, Sedona has a lot of hiking trails, too. Hiking around the Cathedral Rock is one of

Photos – Bell Rock in Sedona

If you travel from Phoenix to Sedona, you’ll experience the most dramatic and most beautiful to entrance to any city in America. As you go down the winding road, the first breathtaking rock formation you’ll see the Bell Rock. As much as you want to take photos of the dramatic

5 Reasons Why Should Check Out Dolores Park

In Spanish, Dolores means “sorrow.” But, at Dolores Park in San Francisco, sorrow is nowhere in sight. Not even a shadow of it. In fact, this public park brings joy to both visitors and locals. If there’s one public park in San Francisco you shouldn’t skip visiting, walk no further–Dolores

View from De Young Museum

De Young Museum is inside the Golden Gate Park. But, don’t be misled — the Golden Gate Bridge is still far away from from here. Yes, you can walk but good luck to you. I’d give my hats off if you’ll get there without complaining a bit. Well, since it’s

City Lights – The Bookstore for the Non-Conformists

If you’re a traveler, you must have heard or read Jack Kerouac, right? If you’re into poetry, then, I’m sure, the name Allen Ginsberg sounds very familiar to you, eh? What do these two great American writers have in common? It’s the City Lights Bookstore in San Francisco. City Lights
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