Explore 10 Historic Sites in Canada for a Peek in the Past!

August 18th, 2017

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Thank you to USA Today 10best for inviting me to write: “Explore the history of Canada at these 10 fascinating sites. Take a peek into the past” As the world’s second largest country that spans six time zones, borders three oceans and shares the longest undefended border in the world, Canada has much to offer any tourist … Continued

On August 7, 1942, the Battle of Guadalcanal began and it was a turning point in World War II. I wanted to explore this area and learn more about the people, the culture and the history for this important 75th anniversary. Where are the Solomon Islands? The Solomon Islands are an archipelago of 900 islands … Continued

There’s so much to see, taste and experience in Israel but one of the definite highlights is the country’s abundant beaches and seaside towns; it is blessed to be surrounded by three different bodies of water: The Mediterranean, Dead sea and Red sea. During her 2015 journey, Lisa Niver discovered some of the best places to stay … Continued

Goodbye Utah! Hello South Dakota! For a blast to the past, Lisa and the Zipkick bloggers continued on to South Dakota and made a stop in legendary Sturgis, including the Knuckle Salon and Trading Post where the annual Harley Davidson festival is held! The Wild West really comes to life here, especially in the “Badlands” and … Continued

Anyone who visits London will know why it is consistently at the top of the, “Most Visited Cities in the World” list. In 2013, it was the most visited city in the world with nearly 16 million visitors. With attractions such as their numerous museums, Buckingham Palace, and The London Eye, London has something for … Continued

The challenge posed by this site is to make sense of the scattered remains of a former strong Southeast Asian empire’s capital.  The historic city of Ayutthaya gained global importance due to its strategic trading location and strong diplomatic networks that were highly prized by the Chinese, Indians, Japanese, Dutch, Portuguese, and even the British. … Continued

Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras: Understanding the Complexity One Step at a Time (Part 2) It has to be bore in mind that, as a continuing cultural landscape, the rice terraces should be seen and understood in relation to its environment (mountain landscape) and the traditions of its people (rituals, farming practices, beliefs, etc.). Key to … Continued