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Chiapas and the Mayans

By Andrea Julian

Chiapas and the Mayans

In the southern Mexican state of Chiapas lie the remains of an ancient lost civilization.  Giant stone cities, buried for centuries in thick jungle and rainforests, wait for adventurers to…

Pearl Harbor & The Arizona Memorial

By Editorial Staff

Pearl Harbor & The Arizona Memorial

December 7, 1941 was a day that changed history – the Japanese fleet attacked the U.S. Pacific fleet at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, propelling the U.S. into a conflict that…

Exploring Kentucky’s Waterways

By Bob Adams & Chris Kellogg

Exploring Kentucky’s Waterways

Kentucky is characterized as much by its waterways as by its land mass, especially the more than 650 miles of the Ohio River that define the state’s northern border, also…

Hawaii – The Kingdom Nobody Knows

By Gaellen Quinn

Hawaii – The Kingdom Nobody Knows

The picturesque Hawaiian islands have long been a favorite vacation destination for Americans but few visitors know about their tumultuous past – including the sordid overthrow of the ruling monarchs…

Lower Manhattan History

By Michael Tulipan

Lower Manhattan History

  The history of the island of Manhattan is intertwine   with the story of the birth and growth of the United States. Conveniently for visitors, much of Manhattan’s rich…

Philadelphia – Birthplace of American Democracy

By Michael Tulipan

Philadelphia – Birthplace of American Democracy

Located roughly in the middle of the thirteen original colonies, Philadelphia was the largest city on the continent in the 18th century and a witness to the tumultuous birth of…

Rabat, Morocco

Rabat, Morocco’s capital city, is flush with history and culture unbeknownst to the many Morocco-bound tourists who flock to Tangiers and Casablanca. For those who venture off the beaten path,…

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