Traditionally, a Catholic festival occurring directly before Lent, carnival celebrations have now become year round, and largely secular events. With their pre-Christian origins in Saturnalia, …
The Bali Safari and Marine Park is a 98-acre wildlife and nature conservation project whose mission is the preservation of endangered species through education and …
The history of this place is quite as interesting as their concept and the story is thoroughly presented on their website. Briefly, Michael, the son, opened a used book store in Chicago, where he was studying.
Badwater Basin. This is considered to be the lowest elevation in North America and, according to some sources, in the whole Western Hemisphere (other argues there is a location in Argentina which is actually lower). The original lake dried up about 3000 years ago, but the area is occasionally flooded by the heavy rain.
The best way to start your trip through Death Valley National Park is from the south, meaning that you get off I-15 at Baker and drive north on route 127 (at Baker, do take a picture with the enormous thermometer, likely to show a high temperature on the day you are there as well).
The first place to start when it comes to museums in Washington DC is the National Mall. Europeans will tend to think of the Mall as a gigantic shopping complex, but this is actually a strip of grass between the Capitol Hill and the George Washington Monument.
The food is perhaps the only overrated experience of New Orleans. Probably the worst thing about it is its pretended originality.