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Episodes for October 2007
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Telling tales in Jonesborough
Sit yourself down and listen to some terrific story tellers spin their tales at the National Storytelling Festival in
Around the world in 80 days
This is the day when Phileas Fogg made his fateful wager with fellow members of
There is no best time to visit a place like
The King Biscuit Blues Festival
Sonny Payne has been airing live Blues on the radio for 65 years. This weekend, Helena Arkansas celebrates that heritage. FMI - Arkansas Blues and Heritage Festival www.bluesandheritage.com.
Checking out Kentuck Knob
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater is world-famous, but
Columbus Day in La Gomera
On his first voyage of discovery,
National historic sites
Since 1935 Congress has designated more than 130 locations across the
In the halls of fame
Changing money in
More travelers than ever are heading to
FMI - South American Explorers at www.saexplorers.org/club/home
This weekend this historic
Last-minute theater tickets
In many cities, travelers can enjoy a great evening of entertainment at about half the normal price. Tickets in
Cervantes wrote, “
The haunts of Harper’s Ferry
Wandering these historic streets is literally walking back in time, but this
Using a flash outdoors
Here’s advice on how to take the best picture when the sky is too bright or the shadows are too dark
Stone Mountain Highland Games.
When it comes to exclusive getaways, this pristine preserve in the heart of the
Doing time in
For a century
Finding peace in Kalaupapa
The volcano that exploded 7500 years ago is now the deepest lake in the
Although cell phones have revolutionized travel, the realities of using them elsewhere can be exasperating and expensive.
Count Dracula of
Vlad Tepes was a 15th-Century count known for impaling his enemies on sharpened stakes. That was before he became a vampire. FMI - www.rotravel.com
Proof of citizenship
Never try to go abroad if your passport has less than 90 days validity on it, especially with tighter security being enforced around the world. FMI – www.travel.state.gov
Obtaining a visa
Visas are endorsements issued by a country you want to visit giving you permission to enter. Not having one can delay your trip indefinitely. FMI – www.travel.state.gov
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