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Best Halifax Parks, Nova Scotia, Canada

Best Halifax Parks, Nova Scotia, Canada

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Visit a park in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and explore an island in the harbor mouth, see a tower built by the inventor of standard time, or catch a concert in the center of the city. From dog parks to family parks, the outdoor spaces in Halifax provide opportunities for sightseeing, day trips, and history lessons. Best Halifax Parks – Point Pleasant, Public Gardens, Citadel Hill Close to the downtown core, find excellent parks with lush flower gardens, walking trails, historical structures, and monuments. Halifax’s must-visit parks are all well-known: Point Pleasant Park: This 185-acre Halifax park tops the list as the city’s best public green space. Its location on the Atlantic Ocean delivers excellent views, while visitors can revisit the city’s military history by touring the m...
Haunted California – Ghosts of California

Haunted California – Ghosts of California

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The state of California is rich in history. From the California Gold Rush, to its theme parks, and of course Hollywood, not to mention beaches and of course San Francisco, there are numerous places for tourists to travel to. Of course, this also means that California has its fair share of haunted locations. Ghosts of California Beginning in the northern part of California is the Battery Point Lighthouse located in Crescent City in which items move by themselves and cigar smoke is frequently detected, not to mention voices heard when no one is around. Donner Pass, the ill fated final destination for the Donner party, is said to have its fair share of ghosts. The members of the Donner party had to endure a brutal winter; they were forced to cannibalize other party members. Ha...
Tips to travel in and around Europe cheaply

Tips to travel in and around Europe cheaply

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RyanAir is one of the cheapest airlines out there, offering one-way flights across Europe for under 20 dollars, taxes included. However, to get this price, it is necessary to buy the tickets early and pay attention to RyanAir’s very strict travel rules. They have recently changed their regulations to only allow one piece of carry-on luggage, including a personal item. So only a backpack or a purse/briefcase/bag can be taken for free; the other must be checked, which costs another 10 euros. Make sure to check in and print the boarding pass before arriving at the airport. Even if already checked in, there is a 20 euro fee to print out a boarding pass at the airport. However, they do let passengers check in online and print the boarding pass up to two weeks before the plane takes of...
Best places for cheap eats in Seattle

Best places for cheap eats in Seattle

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No one knows how to scrimp on tasty foods like old-time Seattleites. While some of the best places for cheap eats in Seattle have been icons for decades, others are newer hole-in-the-wall ethnic restaurants. It's more fun to become a "temporary local" and go slumming with the best of 'em at these yummy fast food joints. Dick's Drive In Dick’s Drive In: 115 Broadway Ave E - Capitol Hill Seattle 111 N.E. 45th St. - Wallingford Seattle Seattleites have been in love with Dick’s fabulously greasy real french fries, yummy burgers, and wholesome milkshakes for over 55 years. Dick's used to be nicknamed "Ricardo’s 19" when the hamburgers were 19 cents, but that was a while back. So, suck it up and fork over $1.20 for a tasty whole beef burger and hang with the oddballs on Broadway (...
Southern beach vacations guide

Southern beach vacations guide

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Although other areas of the United States may be the first place vacationers think about when the mood to visit a beach strikes, the South offers great places to enjoy sand and sun. A bonus to the beautiful, sandy beaches and warm waters is that many places in the south also offer the advantage of being a bargain when compared to other regions. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina offers a wide variety of accommodation choices to the beach going vacationer. Not only are there hotels, motels, and resorts but a number of condos and resorts are also available. No matter the budget or requirements there will be a vacation rental perfect for you. The Myrtle Beach tourism area is actually comprised of North and South Myrtle Beach, including Surfside Beach and Garden City, and offers nearly 60 ...
Black Country Museum honors industrial past

Black Country Museum honors industrial past

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The Birmingham area, with its abundance of coal, was involved in the Industrial Revolution early on. Coal mines, and factories which consumed the coal, dotted the landscape. So numerous were the mines that a family might operate one under their home. Black Country Got Name from Coal Mining Operations The Black Country Museum is located in Dudley, just outside of Birmingham, but the area considers itself to be separate from Birmingham. The communities of Wolverhampton, Sandsall and Walsall also make up the Black Country, which received its name in the 19th century from the smoke and coal dust which covered the area. The museum’s website says buildings from throughout the area were moved to the museum to create an authentic experience for people who have only read about the Indu...