Meadows, Snow and Mountains in Saint Moritz – Switzerland

Saint Moritz – Switzerland: Meadows, Snow and Mountains Saint Moritz (Sank Moritz) , located in the south-east of Switzerland, in the region known as Upper Engadine ,. The site is known worldwide for the celebration here of two winter games: 1928 and 1948.   Sankt Moritz (St. Moritz) was mentioned for the first time in the 12th century. It was a village that was formed around springs, which according to beliefs of the time had healing powers. The village is named …

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Ischia & Capri: Two Islands to Fall in Love

Ischia & Capri: Islands to Fall in Love During the Middle Ages a watchtower was built over its ruins. In the nineteenth century also a defensive wall.Table of Contents – Capri & Ischia. Near of Pompeii National Park. Capri : Exclusive Tourism from the Roman Empire Capri is an island located at the southern end of the Bay of Naples in Italy. It was already known in the Roman Empire for its beautiful landscapes. The Romans made this island a …

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Benjamin Franklin’s house in London

Know the Benjamin Franklin’s house in London The Residence of one of the founding fathers of the United States, Benjamin Franklin, is located on Craven Street ( London ), just minutes from Trafalgar Square. The house was built in 1730. It was inhabited by Franklin between 1757 and 1775. Currently, there is a museum and an educational center. Visitors can learn what Mr. Franklin’s student life was like. Also the experiments and scientific discoveries made in London. Franklin’s main occupation in …

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History of Vacations

History of Vacations in USA and the world The annual break from work is a fairly recent phenomenon. Greeks  & Romans The Greeks were the first who saw the need to have rest periods to perform more work and intellectually, but it is the Romans who can be said, invented the Vacations. Although it was a privilege destined for the wealthy classes, many families in the months that their emperors were honored, left their city to go to one of …

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Ford Tri-Motor 1929 – US History of Tourism Coast to Coast Part II

US History of Tourism: Ford Tri-Motor 1929 – Coast to Coast Part II Coast to Coast Travel: Inauguration Day in Los Angeles The same day at Grand Central Air Terminal near Los Angeles, two Ford Tri-Motor 1929  were christened. The TAT Tri-Motors were the Ciry of Los Angeles and the City of Philadelphia. Mary Pidcford christened the City of Los Angeles, and Gloria Swanson christened the Ciry of Philadelphia. A huge crowd of approximately 30,000 turned out for the christening …

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