Tag: history

6 of the Best Places to Explore Nature in Arizona

The best part about central Arizona is you only need one or two hours to get anywhere if you live in the Phoenix/Scottsdale. Below I have compiled my favorite escapes that you can make a day or a weekend out of.

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How To Walk Like A Diocletian in Split, Croatia

The beating heart of Split, Croatia holds the UNESCO Palace of Diocletian. The ancient Roman behemoth was built in between the 3rd and 4th century by retired Emperor Diocletian.

How to Wine and Ride in the Wachau Valley, Austria

The UNESCO cultural landscape Wachau Valley pronounced ‘Vah-how’ not ‘Watch-choo’ is the largest producer of local white wines in Austria.

Badass Arizona History: The Note Pad of the Ancients

V-Bar-V Ranch south of Sedona, AZ hosts one of the largest, most prolific example of Beaver Creek Rock Art. The site consists of over one thousand images spread over thirteen rock panels.

Badass Arizona History: Unreal Dwellings in the Red Rock

North in Sedona are two fantastically preserved heritage sites that showcase some of the largest cliff dwellings in Red Rock Country along with petroglyphs.

6 Beautiful Ancient Sites You Better See in Scotland

This is the final leg of my Scotland Highlands roadtrip! Enjoy falcons, cairns and more!

Glasgow to Inverness – Magic in the Rains

The drive from Glasgow to Inverness is roughly 300km and three hours depending on congestion taking place the one-track roads. I suggest running the A9 from Glasgow through Glencoe and Fort William.

Three Days in the Highlands Was Not Enough

Three days in the Highlands was not enough. Regardless, covered a lot of ground.

8 Reasons to Get Down With Braveheart in Stirling

Battles, baby kings, and stellar Scottish views. Visit Stirling gateway to the Highlands.

5 Awesome Places You Have to Visit in Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle Travel Scout Kate Swavely

Edinburgh, Scotland. Do I really have to try and sell a visit to a castle built on an extinct volcano? Nuff said.

Straight Outta Brussels – Roadtrip to Dinant and Francorchamps

Straight Outta Brussels Travel Scout Kate Swavely

Spa home to the famous Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps which hosts the Belgian Grand Prix and other notable Formula One races. Travel Scout Kate Swavely.

Stories of Prague Castle

The time had come to approach Prague Castle. I bee-lined for the Cathedral of St. Vitus as the draw is so powerful it beckons you from Old Town. The grueling spires and monstrous arches draw you in. The ceilings and inner chapels are less remarkable than you would think but, the magic happens in the smaller surrounding chapels. Here you see examples of alters dedicated to various saints and individuals.

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