Seven intriguing attractions for baseball fans Field of Dreams site

Seven intriguing attractions for baseball fans

If you’re a baseball aficionado, it might be time to explore the sport at a few intriguing but under-the-radar destinations. Here are seven less well-known places where you can experience the history and wonder of baseball.

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Riel World photo – Shaba Reserve, Kenya giraffe-2a-thumb.jpg

Riel World photo – Shaba Reserve, Kenya

During an early morning game drive in Kenya we spotted a solitary giraffe, shortly after dawn, nibbling leaves for breakfast.

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Birth of Democracy road trip U.S. Capitol building

Birth of Democracy road trip

A road trip that explores the birth of democracy in the U.S. From Massachusetts to Virginia, this journey will take you to historic sites that played a key role in the country’s founding and in the formation of a new American government.

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Pink flamingos in Kenya Lake Nakuru flamingos

Pink flamingos in Kenya

We stood there for long minutes on the edge of the lake, thousands of pink flamingos forming a dreamlike picture in front of us, and we breathed in the sweet smell of rain on a warm African afternoon.

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7 Spectacular Places

Seven intriguing attractions for baseball fans

Field of Dreams site

If you’re a baseball aficionado, it might be time to explore the sport at a few intriguing but under-the-radar destinations. Here are seven less well-known places where you can experience the history and wonder of baseball.

Jul 19, 2016 11:15

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Riel World photo – Shaba Reserve, Kenya

giraffe-2a-thumb.jpg

During an early morning game drive in Kenya we spotted a solitary giraffe, shortly after dawn, nibbling leaves for breakfast.

Jul 19, 2016 10:15

American Road Trips

Birth of Democracy road trip

U.S. Capitol building

A road trip that explores the birth of democracy in the U.S. From Massachusetts to Virginia, this journey will take you to historic sites that played a key role in the country’s founding and in the formation of a new American government.

Jul 18, 2016 17:00

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Stephen King on Writing

StephenKing

Stephen King knows a thing or two about writing and he wrote a pretty good book on the subject. Here are 20 of King’s “rules for writers.”

Jul 22, 2016 15:37

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Stephen King on Writing

StephenKing

Stephen King knows a thing or two about writing and he wrote a pretty good book on the subject. Here are 20 of King’s “rules for writers.”

Ghostwriting, Politics and Donald Trump

Ghostwriting

Since I follow politics closely and have also done some ghostwriting, I was intrigued to discover this recent story in which Donald Trump’s ghostwriter for his best-selling book, “The Art of the Deal,” essentially apologizes for his role in helping to create the mythology of Trump.

Seven intriguing attractions for baseball fans

Field of Dreams site

If you’re a baseball aficionado, it might be time to explore the sport at a few intriguing but under-the-radar destinations. Here are seven less well-known places where you can experience the history and wonder of baseball.

Riel World photo – Shaba Reserve, Kenya

giraffe-2a-thumb.jpg

During an early morning game drive in Kenya we spotted a solitary giraffe, shortly after dawn, nibbling leaves for breakfast.

Birth of Democracy road trip

U.S. Capitol building

A road trip that explores the birth of democracy in the U.S. From Massachusetts to Virginia, this journey will take you to historic sites that played a key role in the country’s founding and in the formation of a new American government.

Pink flamingos in Kenya

Lake Nakuru flamingos

We stood there for long minutes on the edge of the lake, thousands of pink flamingos forming a dreamlike picture in front of us, and we breathed in the sweet smell of rain on a warm African afternoon.

Riel World photo: How big are the Egyptian pyramids?

Great Pyramid Cairo

Pretty big, actually. Check out these two photos for a view of the size of Egypt’s Great Pyramid of Giza.

Wintry travel experiences

northern lights

Winter offers some unique travel opportunities that aren’t available at other times of the year. Lonely Planet just published a list of seven favorite winterland marvels.

Riel World photo – Penguins & sea lions in Argentina

Beagle Channel Argentina

Penguins and sea lions lounge on an island in the Beagle Channel off the southern tip of South America, near Ushuaia, Argentina.

Riel World photo – Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

Balloons take to the sky at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.

Literary pilgrimages

Shakespeare and Company bookshop

If you’re a traveler who loves books and reading, there are any number of sites to add to your list of dream destinations. Along those lines, BootsnAll recently suggested nine intriguing destinations for lovers of Western literature.

10 best ruins – famous and not-so-famous

Mesa Verde

Yahoo! Travel recently compiled a list of 10 of the best ruins around the world and it included some of the usual suspects, but also a few sites that are stunning in their own right but not quite as well known.

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