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December 10, 2006

The City of London, also known as the Square Mile, is the original Roman walled area where London began in 43 A.D. Many pictures supplement my article on the history of this area.

December 1, 2006

Two articles with related subjects were added to the site today. Both The River Thames and London Bridges include extensive history and many pictures. Learn about London Bridge, Tower Bridge, Millennium Bridge and seven others.

November 27, 2006

I've just added several San Francisco Tours to the site—four culinary walking tours and a private/custom SF tour.

November 20, 2006

St. Paul's Cathedral London—designed by Sir Christopher Wren—is one of the most famous churches in the world. View several pictures as you learn about its history.

November 10, 2006

Two new pages were added to the London destination on today; Parliament Square and Westminster Abbey with lots of pictures and good historical information.

November 6, 2006

Day trips and Coach tours from London are a popular way to tour nearby cities and historic sites. I've added several options including trips to Paris, Liverpool, Windsor Castle, Hampton Court Palace, Oxford, Stratford, Bath, Stonehenge, Warwick Castle and more.

October 27, 2006

Probably best known for the birth of the '60s hippie counter culture, San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury district is now a lively neighborhood full of charm and contrasts.

October 25, 2006

Two London West End locations popular with visitors and locals alike were just added; Piccadilly Circus—often compared to New York's Times Square—and Leicester Square which serves as the crossroads for many popular and historic attractions.

October 19, 2006

London has many beautiful and historic parks. The largest is Hyde Park and adjacent Kensington Gardens is one where you can relive history while enjoying nature.

October 16, 2006

Ellen tells us how she spent 48 hours in San Francisco with a discount attraction card from Go San Francisco Cards

October 12, 2006

London is the capital of and largest city in the United Kingdom and England. Its history dates to before the Roman Empire and it is known as a center of commerce, entertainment, music, retail and fashion trends. And now London UK - England is the first international city to be featured on Tour London attractions including the Tower of London, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. Come back frequently as I'll be adding many more pages to this section over the coming weeks and months.

September 15, 2006

Three pages were added today to my Los Angeles section; one about the city of Long Beach, its attractions, history and harbor, a second about the Queen Mary ocean liner now permanently docked in Long Beach and a third about the Aquarium of the Pacific located in Long Beach.

September 4, 2006

Now best known for its gay and lesbian population, San Francisco's Castro District has a long history.

August 24, 2006

The historic Presido of San Francisco, now part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, was a military post for over 200 years under Spain, Mexico and the United States.

July 10, 2006

Malibu, California is a beautiful place famous for beaches and TV and movie stars. I've added a page with over a dozen photographs and lots of historical information about this LA neighbor. I'm also working on's first international destination which should be on the site by the end of the summer. Check back for more Los Angeles area additions as well.

June 20, 2006

A page about LA's yacht harbor resort, Marina del Rey, with pictures and history was added to today.

June 2, 2006

A new destination was added today. Los Angeles—the movie and entertainment capital of the world—is an exciting area to visit. There will be much more added in the months ahead but I started with pages covering several neighborhoods including the historic El Pueblo de Los Angeles and Olvera Mexican Marketplace, New Chinatown, Little Italy and Downtown.
A tour of LA wouldn't be complete without a visit to Hollywood, Hollywood Boulevard and the Walk-of-Fame so you'll find these areas as well. There are lots of tour opportunities when you visit LA and neighboring cities such as Santa Monica and Anaheim with Disney Resorts. Enjoy!

April 7, 2006

April 18th is the 100th anniversary of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire. I've added a page with photographs taken before the event, during or immediately after the quake and fire and recent pictures from the same locations. Check out 100 Years Later.

March 29, 2006

here are several major additions to in the works including the addition of another major US city and our first international city this year.
Today I added information about the Marin Headlands, part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area in and around San Francisco. It is a beautiful area with spectacular views of the Golden Gate Bridge. You'll find several photos and panoramas on my Marin Headlands page. One of the most picturesque and historic points of interest in the Marin Headlands is the Point Bonita Lighthouse. More pictures, a full screen panorama and historical details await you.

February 20, 2006

A dozen photographs were added to the California Central Coast section of today—most are of the Monterey Bay Aquarium on my Monterey and Monterey Bay page but also a photo of a buck visiting Asilomar State Beach in Pacific Grove.

February 8, 2006

Today I added two pictures of Garrapata State Park beach along the California Coast in Big Sur — a beautiful sunset photo and another showing big waves crashing toward the beach.

February 1 2005

The Statue of Liberty National Monument in New York Harbor includes both the Statue of Liberty on Liberty Island and the Ellis Island Immigration Museum on Ellis Island. I just added more information and several pictures of each site. I also split the information onto two (still long) pages.

January 28, 2006

Many new pictures and lots of information about San Francisco's South Beach neighborhood — particularly The San Francisco Giants SBC Park — were added today.

January 25. 2006

Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco is the most popular destination for visitors to The City. Today I updated my Fisherman's Wharf page with additional information about the S.S Jeremiah O'Brien — Liberty Ship and National Historic Monument — the Wax Museum at Fisherman's Wharf, Red & White Fleet, motorized cable cars and bike rentals.

January 6, 2006

Historic Victorian mansions and houses in San Francisco, also known as Painted Ladies, are the subject of an essay added to the site today. Many pictures from several San Francisco neighborhoods illustrate the article.
I also added several photo's and additional information about the SOMA district in SF.
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