Burano is a colorful little island near Torcello in the northern Venetian Lagoon, 7 miles from Venice in Italy, Europe. Tourists can visit Burano, the hometown of great Italian artists like sculptor Remigio Barbaro, musician Pino Donaggio, and composer Baldassare Galuppican, by joining a 45-minute waterbus ride from Venice.
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Hawa Mahal: Jaipur’s Gilded Cage For Women
Hawa Mahal, meaning the “Palace of the Winds,” is one of the major attractions in Jaipur, India, and one of the finest examples of Rajput architecture in the country. Jaipur’s sandstone palace was built in 1799 by the Kachwaha ruler of Jaipur Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh as an extension to the Royal City Palace.
6 Postcard-Perfect Greek Islands to Visit
Whether you are looking to relax on a beautiful pebble or sandy beach, explore unique archaeological sites, taste delicious local food or simply interact with friendly people, Greece has it all! If you are eager for more information on which island to choose for your vacation, here are 6 of the most picture-perfect Greek islands to visit this summer.
“Cadillac Ranch:” Texas Quirky Gem Along Iconic Route 66
Created in 1974 by the San Francisco-based avant-garde art collective “Ant Farm,” Cadillac Ranch is a startling roadside installation just 10 miles southwest of Amarillo, Texas. Architects Chip Lord and Doug Michels, along with art student Hudson Marquez bought ten used Cadillac cars at an average cost of $200 each from local junkyards to use them for their unique project.
Snorkeling Among Brilliant Sculptures in Cancun
Museo Subacuático de Arte (MUSA) is a fascinating underwater museum of art in Mexico featuring over 500 permanent life-sized sculptures. The artworks, covered in thick algae, are hosted in three different galleries that are submerged between three and eight meters below the ocean’s surface in the warm crystal clear waters surrounding Cancun, Isla Mujeres, and Punta Nizuc.
10 Things Not to Miss in New Orleans
If you are eager to visit the final resting place of a notorious voodoo priestess, set sail on a riverboat tour down a mystical river, or take history lessons riding in an old streetcar, New Orleans in southeastern Louisiana is the ideal place for you.
The Village of the Spinach-Loving Sailor “Popeye” in Malta
Located at Anchor Bay in the northern region of the Mediterranean island of Malta, “Popeye Village,” also known as “Sweethaven Village,” is a must-see travel destination built from scratch to serve as the movie set for Robert Altman’s 1980 American musical comedy film “Popeye.”
“1 Fern Ocean:” Best Secluded Retreat in the California Redwoods
“1 Fern Ocean” is an incredible stand-alone Airbnb studio cottage in the San Francisco Bay Area, in the heart of the California coastal redwoods. This small piece of paradise, located in one of America’s most beautiful cities, is the ideal travel destination for anyone looking for a peaceful vacation spot to simply curl up, read a good book, and relax.
5 Great American Vacation Spots For A Couples Getaway
From stargazing under the desert night sky, hammocking on a secluded island to fire-roasting s’mores over a campfire in the Wild Wild West, our collection of yurts, tents, teepees and Conestoga wagons, will inspire you to plan your next experience in some of the most exciting US locales.
Explore the Grand Canyon’s West Rim in Peach Springs, AZ
Located just two hours from Las Vegas, and about five hours from Phoenix, the Grand Canyon’s West Rim in Peach Springs, Arizona, owned and operated by the Hualapai Native American tribe, attracts nearly a million visitors each year.