Archive for January, 2012
Canadian Badlands, Alberta – February is Black History Month. John Ware, Alberta’s first black cowboy, will be recognized on a new Canadian stamp. The stamp is one of two that Canada Post will release on February 1st in honour of Black History month. John Ware defied stereotypes and rose to folk hero status in Alberta. [...]
California Welcome Centers are California’s Official State Visitor Centers offering personal, concierge-style service to all visitors, including traveler essentials like free brochures, maps and directions, computer and internet access, hotel reservations, discounted attraction tickets including LA Go Cards, dining recommendations, as well as a gift shop with snacks, beverages and souvenirs.
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ — Atlantic City’s culinary scene continues to evolve with an influx of new restaurants, high-profile culinary events, wine tastings, cooking classes, and much more. Atlantic City is becoming one of the East Coast’s burgeoning “foodie” locales and has a robust schedule of “foodie” events coming up.
Sonoma County, CAâ€” Sonoma County will now have three flights from Los Angeles non-stop to Sonoma County Airport (Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County Airport- STS), with the third flight starting June 4, 2012.
New York – January 30, 2012: Remains of a 1,600-year-old Byzantine bathhouse were exposed last week during an excavation project by the Israel Antiquities Authority near Moshav Tarum, outside of Jerusalem.Â The 65-by-65-foot bathhouse includes the frigidarium (cold room), tepidarium (warm room) and caldarium (hot room), as well as a courtyard attached to its northeast section. [...]
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, USA – January 30, 2012 – The non-profit Yellowstone Association Institute (YAI) will offer 73 Field Seminars – including 23 new programs – this summer. The organization, Yellowstone’s official partner for education, offers educational opportunities for park visitors and began accepting registrations January 18, 2012.
SAINT LUCIA (January 31, 2012) â€“ Saint Lucia Jazz, now into its 21st year, will feature some of the best live performances from renowned local, regional and international superstars, with celebrated performer and multiple Grammy winner Lionel Richie headlining this yearâ€™s festival.
Toronto – January 31, 2012: Tel Aviv was named the World’s Best Gay City of 2011 in a recent survey on GayCities.com, sponsored by American Airlines, it was announced this month. The Israeli art, culture and nightlife metropolis received nearly half of the votes, with New York City, Toronto and Sao Paulo finishing behind.
New York, NY, January, 2012 – Independent developer Carolyn D. Johnson has announced Harlem Travel Guide 1.0 for iOS, her Travel app featuring more than 360 entries and 2,000 color photos.
Northern Lights Peak Nearer Than You Think – Winter Tours Take Travelers Under the Auroral Oval in Sub-Arctic Churchill, Manitoba
CHURCHILL, Manitoba, Canada, Feb 1, 2012 â€” To see the best northern lights, youâ€™ve got to hang out in the right circle.Â The remote subarctic town of Churchill in the central Canadian province of Manitoba is considered one of the worldâ€™s best places for viewing northern lights because itâ€™s directly under the auroral oval. This is [...]