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Disney Hollywood Studios Admission

Walt Disney first had the idea for a park based on the movies more than 40 years ago, but it wasn’t until May 1989 that the Walt Disney Company unveiled the Disney-MGM Studios, where guests of Walt Disney World could witness the inner workings of living, breathing movie and television production facilities. Hollywood Studios is often described as a half-day park because of its size and show-based...

Life Ball 2015 in Wien

The Life Ball in Vienna is the biggest charity event in Europe supporting people with HIV or AIDS. The event is organized by the nonprofit organization AIDS LIFE, which was founded in 1992 by Gery Keszler and Torgom Petrosian. A large number of celebrities came at the Life Ball again this year, including designer Jean Paul Gaultier, Hollywood star Charlize Theron and Mary J. Blige. Vienna’s central...

Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia

Eastern State Penitentiary was the largest building in America when it opened in 1829. Its grounds still cover a dozen acres; its 30-foot-high walls extend for nearly a mile. It was America’s first penitentiary. Designed to inspire penitence in the heart of convicts, Some of America’s most notorious criminals were held in Eastern’s cells. When gangster Al Capone found himself in front of...

Colorful Interior Design Trends

See the latest design looks and get tips. New trends can be a fabulous source of inspiration. Just have fun and be mesmerized with your own genius. credit: C_osett

The Abandoned Castle Miranda, Belgium

Castle Miranda has stood in Celles since 1866, Belgium, but has long been abandoned to decay and rot. When the French Revolution heated up, the politically active Liedekerke-Beaufort family were forced to abandon their castle in the Walloon region of southern Belgium. The castle is also known as Chateau Noisy after the children’s home it was turned into – following the Second World War – by the...

Humpback Whales – Exploring Marine Life, Dominican Republic

Humpback whales are a cosmopolitan species, found in most of the world’s oceans. Thousands of humpback whales from the North Atlantic migrate to the waters of the Dominican Republic each winter to mate and give birth. Their most popular winter rendezvous is Silver Bank, the 3,000-square-kilometer reef system approximately 70 miles north east of Puerto Plata. Dominican Republic offers a unique opportunity...

Radio Disney Music Awards 2015 – Winners

The 2015 Radio Disney Music Awards is music’s biggest event for families. It is all about the music and its most passionate fans. The 2015 Radio Disney Music Awards rocked the Nokia Theatre From One Direction and Fifth Harmony to Selena Gomez and Nick Jonas. Best Female Artist Ariana Grande Meghan Trainor Taylor Swift Best Male Artist Ed Sheeran Nick Jonas Pharrell Williams Best Music Group 5...

Silver Dollar City – Theme Park

Silver Dollar City is a theme park in the state of Missouri. Opened on May 1, 1960, the park is located between Branson and Branson West on Missouri Route 76. This internationally-awarded 1880s-style theme park treats guests to an experience unlike any other. Nestled amidst the naturally beautiful Ozark Mountains, Silver Dollar City features six world-class festivals, a dozen delightful restaurants,...

The Sea Fortress of Suomenlinna, Finland

The fortress of Suomenlinna is one of Finland’s most popular sights. It is only a very short ferry crossing away from Helsinki. Just a 15-minute ferry ride from the Kauppatori. The Suomenlinna ferry is part of Helsinki’s public transport service. Set on a tight cluster of islands connected by bridges, the UNESCO World Heritage site was originally built by the Swedes as Sveaborg in the mid-18th...

8th Battle Break Evolution Hip Hop

B-boys and B-girls from all over Brazil competed at VIVADANCA Festival Internacional. Street dance styles includes a wide range of styles primarily breaking, locking, and popping which are popular by dance crews in Brasil. credit: Vivadança Festival Internacional

Elvis Presleys Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee

Graceland is dedicated to preserving the majestic memory of the worlds greatest legend, Elvis Presley. It is a mansion on a 13.8-acre estate in Memphis. It is located at 3764 Elvis Presley Boulevard in the vast Whitehaven community about 9 miles from Downtown and less than four miles north of the Mississippi border. It currently serves as a museum. It was opened to the public on June 7, 1982. It is...

Art Deco Lifeguard Stations of Miami Beach

The lifeguard towers of Miami Beach are famous in a town of famous architecture. The South Beach lifeguard stations are working stations and each is a beautifully crafted work of art. There are now 31 Lifeguard Towers just along the coastline of Miami Beach from the very tip at South Pointe Park up to 87th Street. credit: Phillip Pessar

Europa Park – Most Beautiful Theme Park

Between the Black Forest and the Vosges, lies one of the world\’s most beautiful theme parks. 13 European themed areas with typical national architecture, foods and flora create a holiday atmosphere. 11 rollercoasters offer rides which are not for the faint-hearted. More than 5 million people from all over the world visit the park each season to enjoy the excitement offered by more than one hundred...

Great Henry Ford Museum

Dearborn’s Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village is America’s largest indoor-outdoor museum. It charts the country’s evolution from rural to industrial society through exhibits covering communication, transportation, domestic life, agriculture, and industry. What to see: John F. Kennedy’s Limousine Rosa Parks Bus Abraham Lincoln\’s Chair Model T Rides Thomas Edison\’s...

Oneonta Gorge Hike, Oregon

Oneonta Gorge is one of the many wonders of the National Scenic Area. It is not accessible by trail. Rather you must walk up the creek bed, over a large and perhaps unstable log jam, through the gorge, and up to your waist in water until you finally see falls. Lower Oneonta Falls probably dropped just under 100ft in a backdrop surrounded by steep vertical-walled cliffs and fronted by clear pools. The...