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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West | A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Phoenix, Arizona- "Form follows function", a phrase I first learned on my initial visit to Frank Lloyd Wright's home studio in Oak Park, a suburb of Chicago. From that point on, I felt a connection with Wright's forward thinking of architecture. Over the past two decades, I had visited many of his designed buildings and… Continue reading Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West | A UNESCO World Heritage Site

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A Day in TOLEDO, SPAIN | A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Visiting the historical ancient city of Toledo is essential while traveling through Spain. Whether you do a day trip from Madrid or stay in this medieval city for a couple of nights, a trip to Toledo will leave you enchanted. I decided to do a day trip from Madrid and I took a chartered bus… Continue reading A Day in TOLEDO, SPAIN | A UNESCO World Heritage Site

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Exploring Belgium | Culture, Art and UNESCO Sites

The country of Belgium is home to glorious architecture and several UNESCO World Heritage Sites. When I visited Belgium, I managed to visit three UNESCO sites and various places of culture that held numerous notable works of art.  If art, culture and UNESCO sites interest you, I hope my 'Exploring Belgium' list inspires you to… Continue reading Exploring Belgium | Culture, Art and UNESCO Sites

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A Day in Bruges, Belgium | A UNESCO World Heritage Site

First of all, is it Bruges or Brugge? It is both! At first I was confused if I was spelling or pronouncing it correctly but you can say or use both words. Brugge is the name that the Flemish speaking locals use which is pronounced "Bru-gah". Personally, I said "Bruges" pronounced "Brooge" and got along… Continue reading A Day in Bruges, Belgium | A UNESCO World Heritage Site

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The Magic of Mykonos | A True Dreamscape

Mykonos's pristine white buildings and the various shades of blue create a form of dreamscape for those who catch photo glimpses of this Grecian Island. Several friends have asked me if Mykonos really looked like the photos they have seen and I always gave it a HARD YES! ____________________ Old Town In Old Town Mykonos… Continue reading The Magic of Mykonos | A True Dreamscape

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The Mythical Island of Delos – A UNESCO World Heritage Site

As we were taking a ferry across the Grecian Sea, my daughter who was 18 at the time said "No wonder people wrote stories about crossing the sea in Greece". I remember when she said that because I thought to myself "She's right!". The both of us looking out at the deep blue sea, riding… Continue reading The Mythical Island of Delos – A UNESCO World Heritage Site

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A Day in Delphi | A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Fancy a trip to the Center of the Universe? Delphi was once considered the center of the universe and is one of Ancient Greece's most important archaeological sites. It is the home to Apollo's Oracle which was famous in the Greek world and beyond (other civilizations). On certain days of the year a priestess would… Continue reading A Day in Delphi | A UNESCO World Heritage Site

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Archaeological and UNESCO Sites of Athens, Greece

Tip: On your phone, download the app →Maps.me to navigate your way through any city.  It works offline, just download your maps prior when you have Wi-Fi! To list everything important to visit while in Athens would be a very long project. Plus what is "important" to one person, might not be of high priority… Continue reading Archaeological and UNESCO Sites of Athens, Greece

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Athens, Greece | Top Things to do & UNESCO World Heritage Sites

That statement was very true for me when it came to visiting Athens- It was better the second time around! It took me two visits within a five year span to Greece's capital to appreciate the beautiful chaos of this city.  The heart of Athens is not like laid back Mykonos or Santorini but a… Continue reading Athens, Greece | Top Things to do & UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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Petra and Beyond | UNESCO & Top Sights To Visit While In Jordan

Although The Lost City of Petra has made my list of things to see in Jordan, there are many other historical layers to discover while visiting this country. From Roman ruins to a Crusader Castle to wandering the Wadi Rum Desert, Jordan is filled with eye opening exploration for all ages and adventure levels. Amman… Continue reading Petra and Beyond – Top Sights To Visit While In Jordan

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Indiana Jones and The Lost City of Petra | UNESCO World Heritage Site

Once upon a time before the internet, travel blogs and social media that showcased breathtaking destinations, a generation of movie goers had our first glimpse of Petra watching "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade". For myself and others who watched Harrison Ford and Sean Connery riding horseback towards a sandstone temple in the middle of… Continue reading Indiana Jones and The Lost City of Petra | UNESCO World Heritage Site