Thousands of people head to Panama every year to see one of man’s greatest engineering marvels – the Panama Canal. This 48 mile long canal changed history and revolutionized the way which global shipping and receiving has been handled ever since. To witness this achievement, most visitors head over to the museum and visitor’s center […]
Pompeii, Italy is a critical, and well known, part of Western cultural history and the entire world. Many efforts have gone into preserving Pompeii, which is also a UNESCO world heritage site. Presently, there are six major conservation problems: ordinary decay, inadequate water management, damage from UV radiation, overgrown vegetation, incompatible conservation and restoration work from […]
If you’re willing to pound the pavement from dusk-till-dawn, and do a little planning, it’s possible to cover a lot of ground and see a lot of big city sights in an extended weekend. Here’s our top eight places to check out in San Francisco if you’re short on time.