Koh Samui ranks third among islands in Thailand in terms of size. Phuket and Koh Chang are the two largest islands. Due to the international airport at Samui, one can reach the island in an hour’s flight from Bangkok. Samui has a lot to offer. The white sand beaches and awesome jungles gel well with hip nightlife. Each beach is unique with differing landscapes. Some of the most popular beaches include Chaweng, Lamai, Maenam, and Bophut. Continue reading “Koh Samui, Thailand” »
Cancun is ideal for a dream vacation. The hotels and restaurants have state-of-the-art facilities. The hip and happening night clubs, bars, and malls are in close proximity to the stunning beaches of the area. Continue reading “Cancun” »
The Maldives islands are located between the trading routes of the Indian Ocean. Therefore, early settlers and travelers from neighboring areas have come in touch with the islands since ancient times. The Maldives have inhabitants who have a rich culture and history. The language, belief, and art of the indigenous people are unique. Continue reading “Maldives” »
The Osceola County Courthouse is the most established courthouse that still functions as a courthouse in Florida.
It opened in 1890 (although construction was completed a decade earlier) but had quite a political-historic tale of how it came in to being. It wasn’t easy but by two votes in a special referendum conducted in 1889, the sale of bonds to construct the courthouse and jail came through. The following year, part of the tower collapsed as some of the supporting timbers were removed. So this delayed the construction but on May 6, 1890 the new courthouse was completed. It wasn’t cheap however. The total cost was $25,031.70. Continue reading “Osceola County Courthouse, Kissimmee” »
One of the largest city-squares in the world, Tiananmen Square was built in 1417 and is today one of the most visited monuments in Beijing. It is a large plaza situated near central Beijing and named after Tiananmen which means Gate of Heavenly Peace. Continue reading “Tiananmen Square, Beijing” »
Venice Beach has been traditionally known as a getaway for those who are creative and artistic. The 1950s and 1960s witnessed Venice as a hub for the Beat generation. Poetry and art flourished freely. Some of the leading luminaries included Stuart Perkoff, Frank Rios, John Thomas, Lawrence Lipton, John Hagg, and Tony Scibella. Continue reading “Venice Beach” »
For anyone who has any interest is beautiful landscapes and stunning views, Baltimore’s Inner Harbor must be seen. If you want a sneak preview of the seaport that was founded in the 1700s ahead of time, it won’t be difficult to find since it has been photographed a million times and then some. Continue reading “Inner Harbor, Baltimore” »