Barcelona: ARTICKET BCN…skip the lines

7 Museums, 1 ticket, 30 euros. The two main benefits to the art ticket are saving time, you can walk right past the ticket lines and into the museum and saving money over individual admission prices when visiting at least three of the museums. Included museums: Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB)-regular admission €5 […]

Giza: Touring the Ancient Pyramids & Great Sphinx

Located a short distance from modern-day Cairo, Giza is where an estimated 20,000 workers built the pyramids over a period of 80 years. Of the three pyramids located at Giza, the oldest and largest, simply known as the Great Pyramid, is the only surviving structure of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The same […]

Cairo, Egypt: Citadel of Salah al Din

Built on a hill of limestone, the citadel began as a pavilion built in 810 and was later fortified by Saladin between 1176 and 1183 to create a fortified royal city. Saladin, of the Ayyubid dynasty, who had come from Syria, introduced to Egypt the custom of building a fortress to serve as a stronghold […]

Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree to Arrive in NYC

11 Nov. 2010: The 74 ft. tall Norway spruce will be heading from Mahopac, NY into the city today, marking the kick-off of the holiday season in the city. Each year, a search begins for the perfect tree, which is desired to be at least 65 ft tall and 35 ft wide. Reviewing photos and […]

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