Detroit, Michigan Locales, North America, Read About Can't Miss Places

Historical Walking Tour of Downtown Detroit

For centuries Detroit has been a happening place. After the Beaver Wars of the late 17th century, Wyandot, Ottawa, and Ojibwe settled in the area. In 1701, Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac and other French settlers came to the region. With its prominence on the Detroit River, Detroit was an important port. During the War… Continue reading Historical Walking Tour of Downtown Detroit

Europe, Italy, Places to Visit in Italy, Read About Can't Miss Places, Rome

Best Attractions in Rome—the Appian Way

The Appian Way (via Appia) is an ancient roadway that highlighted the greatness of Rome. Today, it is one of the best attractions in Rome. Strategically important, it intimidated foes and friends alike since it meant that Roman legionnaires could mobilize and move out quickly. The Appian Way was one of Rome’s earliest roads—the first… Continue reading Best Attractions in Rome—the Appian Way

Europe, Greece, Read About Can't Miss Places

Top Three Things to See in Athens, Greece

A few of my good friends just returned from Greece. Talking with them and hearing them recount their travels reminded me of our trip to Athens several years ago. The historical sites there are foundational elements of western civilization. The city is rife with insights into our shared past. If you’re wondering what things to… Continue reading Top Three Things to See in Athens, Greece

North America, Read About Can't Miss Places, Toronto

Top Four Historic Sites in Toronto

Toronto is a thriving, exciting, multi-cultural city. As with many major metropolises, the city also has a rich history to explore. If you should find yourself in Ontario’s capital city, I highly recommend visiting the following four sites. As regular readers know, there is nothing I love more than to combine food and history. And… Continue reading Top Four Historic Sites in Toronto

Boston, North America, Read About Can't Miss Places

What to See in Boston—Freedom Trail

As a young girl I went on a historical adventure across the East Coast. My parents and I visited America's past over a couple of weeks and many different cities , states, and provinces. We stopped in Salem to visit the site of witch hysteria—an aura seemed to still linger over the city. In my… Continue reading What to See in Boston—Freedom Trail