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10 Amazing New Museums to Visit in the U.S. in 2022

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From cultural giants like George Lucas and Bob Dylan, to New York’s Broadway or America's mountain peaks, to milestones in Latino and African American heritage – not to mention spellbinding art from the country's past... and future! - across the...

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5 Places to Celebrate Shakespeare's Birthday

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Whether or not you loved studying Shakespeare in school, chances are, to this day you regularly hear - and use – lines from his 154 sonnets and 39 plays that are still continuously being staged in theaters around the world,...

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Sun, Sand, and a Side of History: 7 Historic Sites You Must Visit in the Caribbean

about Caribbean, Anywhere

 If you love sun and sand… with a side of history, here are seven Caribbean islands whose history lives on today through preserved and protected UNESCO World Heritage historic sites.Which history-rich destinations top your list for an upcoming beach holiday...

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Hike Europe's Most Famous Ancient Trail During This Jubilee Year

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Only once or maybe twice a decade, the Camino de Santiago becomes an even more remarkable hiking journey through Spain. Pilgrims and tourists have been hiking the “Way of St. James,” as it translates, since the 9th century. It’s a...

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World First UNESCO Trail Connects 13 Sites in Scotland

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13 diverse sites with natural and cultural significance, including World Heritage Sites, Biospheres, Global Geoparks and Creative Cities now form a dedicated digital trail.

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Mary Shelley's House of Frankenstein Opens in the Birthplace of Famous Fictional Monster

about Bath, United Kingdom

Over 200 years ago, a trail-blazing female author penned the novel that brought one of the first tales of the horror genre to life. This year, Mary Shelley’s House of Frankenstein opened to commemorate the life of the novelist and...

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This New Museum in Oslo is a Real 'Scream'

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Edvard Munch’s 'The Scream' is one of the most famously eery pieces of art in history, and it continues to disturb admirers today. Now, MUNCH, a new museum and landmark architectural masterpiece on Oslo’s waterfront, has opened, with the world’s...

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Where to Find Mexico’s Most Famous Art Scene

about San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

While it was founded in the 1500’s by a monk, and its colonial center has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, San Miguel de Allende as a famous art colony dates from the Second World War. Just half a day’s...

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New Museum in Denmark Celebrates the Fantastical World of Hans Christian Andersen

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Many of us have spent hours of our own childhoods or alongside our favorite kids immersed in stories like the Snow Queen, the Emperor’s New Clothes, the Princess and the Pea, the Nightingale, and the Little Mermaid, either in timeless...

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Celebrate the Māori Lunar New Year and the Southern Dark Skies in New Zealand

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New Zealand is in celebration mode in July with the arrival of Matariki. It's a constellation of stars that rises in New Zealand skies, shining their brightest in the first week of the month. Known to astronomers as Pleiades or...

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Discover 'Japan's Machu Picchu'

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 In Japan, it’s called the ‘Castle in the Sky’, but international travelers who’ve discovered historic Takeda Castle have compared it to another mountain-top historic ruin half a world away in South America. Peru’s Machu Picchu has made most intrepid travelers’...

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Now You Can Discover Your European Family Heritage While Sailing on a River Cruise

about Central Europe, Anywhere

It’s news that marries two of the fastest-growing styles of travel: river cruising and family heritage travel. AmaWaterways has partnered with Ancestry, the company that specializes in genomics and connecting people to their family history. The river cruise line has...

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