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The Home Of The King

Nestled in 14 acres of secluded Tennessee grounds, the Memphis Graceland Mansion was bought by The King of Rock ‘n Roll when he was just 22 and remained his home for the rest of his life. A tour of the estate, which offers in-depth insight into his life, attracts around half a million Elvis Presley …

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Santa Monica Sea, Surf & Sand

While cruising down the palm fringed Beverley Hills Drive in a flashy cabriolet may spring to mind when one thinks of getting around Greater Los Angeles, the area is less well known for its extensive and efficient public transport system, which is an inexpensive way for a tourist to explore the area. Skipping the notorious …

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Five Foods To Try In New Orleans

The city of New Orleans in Louisiana is famous not only as the birthplace of jazz but as the home of Cajun and Creole cuisine, whose unique flavors are built on traditions stretching from Paris to Port au Prince and from Cadiz to the Congo. With over 1 400 restaurants in the city, and dozens …

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Capital of Spring

While Japan springs to mind when one thinks of cherry blossoms and one can never sever the association between tulips and The Netherlands, there is a much closer to home destination that holds its own as an international flower viewing destination… Washington D.C., whose wintery landscapes transform into a sea of pink and white blossoms …

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Escaping LA On A Harley

After a week of intense client meetings in Los Angeles I needed a break from both work and the rat race. Wanting to feel the wind in my hair and see the countryside outside The Big Orange, I made a plan to explore by bike – but not just any bike – it had to …

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A Wild Horse Encounter

I woke up early, excited to explore the area that we were staying in for the weekend, but everyone was, as usual, still asleep. Slipping on a rain jacket and walking shoes I slipped out of the guest house and walked into the village. It was a cold, misty morning and most of the shops …

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The Ideal Place For Flight

Dressed in coats and ties to add a touch of ceremony to an event that they hoped would change the world, Orville Wright released the restraining wire, allowing the aircraft to move down the rails, while Wilbur steadied the wings. The winter weather had firmly set in on December 17, 1903, and the Wright Brothers …

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Four Yellowstone Favorites

Open4Fun’s director, Bevon Versveld, shares a handful of his favorite attractions in Yellowstone National Park: Old Faithful Geyser  Old faithful was named after the predictability of its eruptions. The famous geyser erupts up 20 times a day,  shooting up to 8400 gallons 140 feet into the air. As the eruptions can be predicted with a …

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Flightseeing the Grand Canyon

One of America’s best known attractions, the Grand Canyon, is one of the largest canyons in the world. Here the Colorado river has carved out a valley which is up to 18 miles wide and 1 mile in depth. The vistas that can be seen from its rim reveal magnificent bands of colourful rock, displaying …

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All about Central Park

Sandwiched between Manhattan’s Upper West Side and Upper East Side, Central Park embraces more than 843 acres. The park is one of the most filmed locations in the world and has large lawned areas of open space with ornamental smaller parks, fountains and recreational facilities for New Yorkers to enjoy. Many concerts have been staged …

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