The biggest superstar at the Basketball Hall of Fame is James Naismith himself , the Ontario-born teacher who invented and introduced the game in 1891 at the Springfield YMCA as an alternate winter indoor sport.
I timed my first visit to Wyoming’s capital of Cheyenne to coincide with the city’s annual Frontier Days, which has been kicking up dust since 1897. It’s evolved into the world’s largest outdoor rodeo and western celebration.
I have always believed that if you want to truly capture the essence of a country in the present, you need to see the oldest parts of it and understand how what was became what is. Because it is one of the oldest ‘civilized’ countries in the world I have always dreamed of traveling to Europe. Thanks to their ancient penchant for exploration they have influenced almost every single modern culture in existence today.
While the precise origin of gambling is unknown, history shows that gambling has been seen in some form or another throughout almost every society. Standout examples include the Ancient Greeks and Romans, Napoleonic France and Elizabethan England. All provide stories of entertainment based on chance.
When you think of art destinations in the Mediterranean you might think of the Vatican in Rome or the Uffizi in Florence. While these wonderful cities are certainly must-see destinations for art lovers, there are plenty of other places in the Mediterranean for art buffs.
There is much more to Cuba than just sun and sand, and the island is once more starting to open up to an American clientèle—the first time in almost 60 years
What could be worse than being stuck in a lame airport for hours on end? Would you believe that being stuck in an airport could be the best thing that’s ever happened to you? Many travelers are realizing that airports don’t have to be boring. Here are some that you might easily mistake as travel destinations.
Waikoloa, is an island within an island. And a magnificent one at that.
Maybe you’re itching to get away from home. Maybe you’re feeling more than a little bit of wanderlust. You want to experience South America, or Europe, or Southeast Asia, or some other place you haven’t visited before. But maybe you’ve also heard the horror story about a backpacking couple that had to scrub toilets just to pay for their trip around the world.
There, in the shadows of a building that dated back to the Soviet occupation, by the look of it, she smoked as I sipped beer. But chatting about our day of exploring the city, we weren’t expecting the slice of Budapest life that was about to unfold.
And we would have missed it completely if our accommodation plans had worked out as intended.