International Getaways: Much Closer Than You Know

You might believe a 3-day weekend is too short to travel internationally. Not so. Actually, lots of foreign destinations are close enough to be a viable three-day weekend trip. Below are spots perfect for an epic long weekend you won’t soon forget. Montreal, Quebec French-inspired old-world elegance is combined with all the conveniences of a

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Take Charge of Your Vacation

Flash back to your last amazing trip. What was it that made it so magical? Of course, the location was a huge component. But your buddies who went with you made it better. Often times, a getaway with your friends and family is all you really want. At times a getaway is an opportunity to make new friends and even discover your soulmate. Personalizin

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Contemporary Sculpture in Old Greece

Even though the majority of sculptors were paid by the temples to embellish the detailed columns and archways with renderings of the gods, as the time period came to a close, it became more prevalent for sculptors to portray common people as well because plenty of Greeks had begun to think of their religion as superstitious rather than sacred. Port

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The First Water Garden Fountains

As originally developed, water fountains were designed to be practical, guiding water from streams or aqueducts to the residents of towns and settlements, where the water could be utilized for cooking, cleaning, and drinking. To produce water flow through a fountain until the late 1800’s, and generate a jet of water, required gravity and a w

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