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Episodes for June 2007
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Small-scale Lionel and HO gauge layouts have circled Christmas trees for decades. Recently, another type of model trains has been picking up steam.
For information call the Large-scale Model Railroad Association at 877 -- 547 -- 2253. For a list of public large-scale displays www.large-scale.org.
Digging for Roots
The last decade has seen a boom in genealogical interest and so-called “heritage travel.” The Internet has also been a big help to amateur genealogists.
For free online genealogical research visit: www.familysearch.org, www.EllisIslandrecords.org
Be Certain of Credit Charges
Billing errors do happen, along with occasional cases of outright fraud. Here's an easy way to spot math mistakes and phony charges.
One of the earth's oldest, driest, least explored desert lines southeast
For info on skeleton Coast Camp contact adventure travel desk, 800-552-0300 or www.African-Safari.com
The Treasures of Kykuit
For a century, this 65-room mansion on the
For information 914-631-8200, or www.HudsonValley.org.
The Saucier’s Apprentice
There are many places one can go to learn the fine arts of food preparation, with weekend and weeklong workshops at some very palatable locations. For information, see Shaw's Guide to Cooking Schools at 305-446-8888 or www.shawguides.com
For information 800-572-1230 or www.horseriders.com
Under Ben Bulbin
For William Butler Yates, born this day in 1865, developed an early attachment to
For information on
Coffee, Tea, Band-aids
Many airline passengers suffer in-flight medical emergencies each week. How prepared are airlines to dispense health services at 35,000 feet in the air?
World Honeymoon Capital
For nearly two centuries, newlyweds have been attracted to
Summer Travel Tips
Summer's annual vacation migration is here. This home protection checklist will be helpful whether you're traveling near or far.
Founded in 1729 on the
For information 888-225-8466 or www.Baltimore.org
Before founding Québec in 1608, Samuel de Champlain, lived in this outpost on the edge of
For information 902-532-2898 or http://www.pc.gc.ca
Summer Solstice at
This morning, a 3000-year-old ritual took place on a grassy plain west of
For information British tourist Authority 800-462-2748 or www.visitbritain.us/
Sailing and Sunshine in Sylt
For information, German National Tourism 212-661-7200 or www.germany-tourism.de
In the early 16th century a band of 175 Spaniards left the thin, dry, rocky soil of west central
Spanish Tourism 212-265-8822 or www.okspain.org
Appreciating Soddy Life
This odd House on the Prairie B&B in southwest
Sod House on Prairie B&B, Sanford, MN 507-723-5138
Walk a Mile in Your Shoes
A proverb says, you forget your troubles wear tight shoes. Whether walking city streets or mountain trails, make sure your footwear fits the task.
10 Great Walks
From east to west, the
Millions of people are flocking to
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