Dubrovnik is renowned for its defensive wall, towering forts, a characteristic red-tiled roofscape and narrow, climbing streets. It is these qualities that draw the film cameras that have brought Dubrovnik an unusual form of stardom.
This Spanish island has a strong cycling pedigree and is an annual training destination for Tour de France riders. For those who haven’t perched on a saddle for years, it's also a great place to get reacquainted with bicycling.
Leukerbad, a spa town high in the Alps, is all about water, mainly thermal water bubbling from 65 springs that fill the town’s 30 pools. But it is also about needing a soak in those waters after high-altitude outdoor sports.
A new exhibit, “Paparazzi! Photographers, Stars and Artists,” just opened at the Schirn in Frankfurt, Germany, so I thought I would check it out to see if I -- a newspaper photographer -- fit the bill.
It rises nearly 500 feet out of the water and can be seen from miles away. It is perhaps, with the exception of the Eiffel Tower, France’s most distinct tourist sight. It is the fortified medieval abbey of Mont-St-Michel.
They were baptized by a thick layer of oil, fuel and fear when the Indianapolis went into the water on a little after midnight on July 30, 1945. Over the next five nights and four days, more than 880 sailors would succumb to the dehydration, hypothermia and sharks.
Typhoon Haiyan nearly wiped Tacloban off the face of the earth eight months ago, leaving behind an apocalyptic wasteland of bodies, collapsed buildings and blocked streets. Today, the city of 240,000 people in the central Philippines is bouncing back.
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