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Mussenden Temple in Castlerock, Ireland

Modeled after Rome's famed Temple of Vesta, Ireland's Mussenden Templewas built by a wealthy earl as his library by the sea, but his desire to create a beautiful piece of cliffside architecture may have been a bit overzealous and the temple has been threatening to topple into the sea almost since it was built. Show More Summary

Múli in Múli, Denmark

Located on the Island of Borðoy in Denmark, the barely-there hamlet of Múli is now mostly a ghost town, receiving the gifts of modern electricity too late to save the town from becoming little more than a collection of half-abandoned vacation homes. Show More Summary

Central Market in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

The oldest continuously operating farmers market in the United States, fresh produce has been sold here in Pennsylvania Dutch country since the 1730s when it was legitimized by official decree from the King of England himself. When the...Show More Summary

Old Melbourne Gaol in Melbourne, Australia

Built in 1839, the Old Melbourne Jail once loomed over the city, taking in any and all comers from lazy children to murderous vigilantes, this historic prison was the site of over 100 hangings including that of famed criminal Ned Kelly,...Show More Summary

Todmorden Toy & Model Museum in Todmorden, West Yorkshire

Opened in 1998, the Todmorden Toy & Model Museum has always been a rich collection of whimsical toys, both old and new, offering visitors museum pieces to wonder at and purchasable toys to play with, but it was a local man's surprising donation that gave the museum real heart. Show More Summary

15 Jaw-Dropping Hotels in the Caribbean

Choosing the right hotel is an important part of any successful vacation, but there’s something about the Caribbean, more than other parts of the world, that makes you want to find the perfect property. More than 7,000 islands are found in the Caribbean, 13 of which are independent islands. Show More Summary

Where to Find Amazing Asian Food in British Columbia

It’s not necessary to cross the ocean for incredible, authentic Asian cuisine anymore—all you need to do is head north to Vancouver and Richmond (just south of Vancoucer) in British Columbia. With an Asian population of about 50% and...Show More Summary

3 nights in Cape Town and 10 things to do

On a recent trip to South Africa, we had three nights in Cape Town before heading out to the Eastern Cape for a safari experience at the Shamwari Game Reserve.  Cape Town has to rank as one of my favourite cities in the world – it offers...Show More Summary

Book Review – The Unofficial Guide to Washington, D.C.

I have been to Washington D.C. many times since my first visit in 1977. I was most recently there just this summer. We have done episodes on Washington D.C. on Amateur Traveler […] The post Book Review – The Unofficial Guide to Washington, D.C. appeared first on Amateur Traveler Travel Podcast.

Chase Ink Plus 70,000 Point Sign-Up Bonus!

For a limited time, Chase is offering an increased sign-up bonus of 70,000 Ultimate Rewards points on the Ink Plus Business Credit Card after spending $5,000 within three months. This is an incredible offer, as the highest sign-up bonus...Show More Summary

Mirbeau Inn and Spa: A Quaint Massachusetts Property at The Pinehills

Staying at truly unique hotels can transport you to a different time and place, allowing you to forget the real world for a bit. Mirbeau Inn & Spa at The Pinehills in Plymouth Massachu... via

Miami Beach: Miami's Shore Club is Joining the Condotel Club

2 days agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

We don't call it Miami Hotel Mambo for nothing. Today, we discovered that the beachfront party spot that is The Shore Club will move into a condotel operation. Yup, the dreaded condotels, once all the rage in the pre-recession era, are back. Show More Summary

How to UnPlan Your Life.

I do not have a job, I am single, I am housesitting to have somewhere to live and I have no plans to change these things. And yet, my friends envy me, shop assistants I chat with want my life and my optometrist could not believe how happy I was at my check up last week.

Brasilia: This is Not What You Want to See At Your Hotel

2 days agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

This looks like more than just a "case of the Mondays." A guest at the Saint Peter hotel in Brasilia today took a hotel employee hostage, forcing him at gunpoint to wear a vest containing explosives and then paraded his hostage around on a 13th floor of the 424-room hotel in front of news cameras. Show More Summary

Central: Is Travel to Hong Kong Safe Right Now?

2 days agoLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

In light of this week's mass protests and #OccupyCentral movement in the heart of Hong Kong, some travelers may be worried about disruptions to their travel plans. Approximately 70 people were arrested in Saturday's protests, and Sunday saw the movement spread to Kowloon, in the always-busy Mongkok neighborhood. Show More Summary

Walkabout: Flights Delayed in Chicago, But Resuming in Paris

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Developing a Taste for Cigars

If quality tobacco is a new area of discovery for you and you have an interest in developing a taste for fine cigars, you will find in this video a few suggestions from people whose lives are dedicated to the craft of the best cigars. LimelightPlayerUtil.initEmbed('limelight_player_189111');

A New Brain Prosthesis May Help Brain-Injured Patients Recover Memory

UCLA has been tapped by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to spearhead an innovative project aimed at developing a wireless, implantable brain device that could help restore lost memory function in individuals who have suffered...Show More Summary

American Delays Implementation of its Ban on Interlining Baggage on Separate Tickets

American is eliminating the ability to through check baggage between different airlines outside of oneworld on separate tickets. They informed travel agents of the change going into effect October 1 just last week. And already the implementation date has been put off… to October 15. Show More Summary

The Day Before a Major Trip

2 days agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

It always seems that no matter how prepared, organized or experienced I am, the day before a major trip is always a hassle: do I have everything I need? Am I prepared in the event of irregular operations? Are all of my reservations in...Show More Summary

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