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Posted on Jun 30 2013 - 9:46pm by TravelFore
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Leslie Thomas is a successful writer in England who’s been in the business for more than 40 years. He has written more than 30 novels and several travel books, such as Some Lovely Islands, My World of Islands, and The Hidden Places of Britain. Given his interest in islands, we thought he was the natural source for naming the best islands in the world. Nantucket, Massachusetts Nantucket was once one of the richest places in America, built on the profits of the whale oil industry. Even today in the delectable old town there are...

Longing for a long-distance getaway but don’t have a passport? No problem! We’ve found five faraway places overseas where, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, you won’t need to bring a passport. #Puerto Rico The island of Puerto Rico (officially an unincorporated territory of the United States) has long been a favorite of travelers...

Discover the best fantastic thing about the Rhine depression, the longest stream in European country, with gorgeous landscapes of breathless natural beauty. Meandering through this spectacular region, the steep vineyard-covered mountains reveal fairytale castles, mysterious ruins, majestic palaces and attractive medieval cities. therefore what higher thanks to get...

Visitors to Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore will find an opportunity for children to experience some of the park’s wonders at a new Nature Play Zone. The “playground” doesn’t have traditional fixtures such as slides and swings, explained public information officer Bruce Rowe. Instead, it is a place where children can dig into the sand, probe around logs and enjoy other hands-on...

#Old ’76 House, Tappan, NY The oldest bar in the country was built by Dutch immigrants in 1668 and has been serving the public ever since. Because Tappan, in the Catskill Mountains just north of New York City, was an important place during the Revolutionary War, the Old ’76 House saw a number of famous guests, including George Washington himself. Its most notorious guest, however, was British...

Montauk, New York East Coast Gem Montauk in East Hampton on Long Island may be known for wooing the fashionable set but this sunny coastal town also attracts laid-back surfers. During the summer months, the town’s coastline of coves, reefs and points comes alive with throngs of surfers as well. It’s rare to find great waves on the East Coast, which makes Montauk a jewel for surfers. Manhattan-based surfers drive into town in packs, taking over this affluent fishing community to ride some terrific waves, especially at Ditch...

“The better part of being in Athens is that the ability to explore across centuries,” says Eleni Vainas, a Greek-American writer, animator, and old resident of the capital of Balkan state. “Walking around Athens may be a living lesson. trendy is close with ancient, and art is featured throughout town in ways in which bit individuals on an everyday basis.” Any kid UN agency has taken basic...