There's nothing quite so blue - vibrantly, rivetingly, blindingly blue - as the blue of the lagoon on Tikehau, an hour's flight from Tahiti, in French Polynesia. Unless you're suspended above it, looking down.
With nicer weather finally reaching the frozen tundra that is the Northern United States, many people are looking forward to a change of pace and scenery. While it has been warmer recently, it's not quite "spring" north of most of the Mason-Dixon. This year, why not head to the "Scenic City" of Chattanooga? This fun and funky metropolis located in Southeastern Tennessee is known as such for it's bevvy of outdoor activities and natural beauty.
Have you ever gone scalloping? Personally, I had not, until a recent trip to Gulf County, Fla. I wasn't even sure what the act of "scalloping" was. Yes, getting scallops, surely, but how? And what did that entail? It turns out, it's both fairly simple, and not as easy as you would expect.
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I'm standing in front of the Reichstag, the imposing Neo-Baroque building now once again home to Germany's reunified parliament. In a wide-angle photo commemorating the moment, I'm the only one in the frame.
A federal lawsuit filed Thursday by a suburban Chicago descendant of Holocaust victims alleged the French national railway confiscated property and belongings from tens of thousands of Jews and other "undesirables" sent to Nazi concentration camps from France.
Disneyland's 60th anniversary celebration this summer will give the park a chance to unveil a new fireworks show, a new parade and a water and light show hosted by Mickey Mouse and Neil Patrick Harris.
On our second morning in Rajasthan, we awoke to the sound of birds chattering, vendors barking and taxis beeping in the lane below our window. It was the merry din of an Indian city waking up to a busy day.
A pair of subtle but significant changes to how Universal Studios Hollywood issues annual passes may signal just when the movie theme park plans to open the highly anticipated Wizarding World of Harry Potter in 2016.
Spark Design Space is a bright, minimalist storefront with wide windows overlooking a quaint street. In the back corner there's a wood dollhouse that stands about three feet high and on the top floor, there's an arrangement of minuscule play food. It's a feast for a creature the size of a triple-A battery.
Patrik is too cute, and she knows it as she preens around a circle of chairs with people waiting to pet her. She finds ways to go between their legs to get to the other side. Her handler moves her back into the circle before he explains that Patrik was several years old before the National Aviary realized through DNA testing that the ill-named African penguin is a girl. Her name already was known to the Pittsburgh community, having been in the newspaper and made public appearances. Her name stuck, as well as the diva personality.
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