Landmark 1. an object or feature of a landscape or town that is easily seen and recognized from a distance, especially one that enables someone to establish their location.
2. an event, discovery, or change marking an important stage or turning point in something. Synonyms: turning point, milestone, watershed, critical point, benchmark. #1 is the definition we probably use most. It's easy to locate and identify an iconic landmark anywhere we go, and any of them wou
I have devoured my travel show materials, researched over 100 countries (did you know there are 195 countries in the world right now?), and contemplated where next to get lost. My very “scientific” process of picking my top 10 of ‘18? Pretty pictures. Propensity for mindfulness (will delve deeper on this topic in April). Are there too many tourists? Where on the map is it? Historical and cultural significance. My gut instinct. Compare All The Above in multiple lists (remember
Scouring the web and visiting familiar websites like Lonely Planet, Travel & Leisure, and Trip Advisor, I found out everyone’s top places to visit are varied to a high degree. Whether it’s from their polls, reader comments, or a random staff member, these websites or magazines all had interesting opinions on current popular locales. Using these top lists as a starting point, I reached into my own memorable experiences and knowledge to concoct my own list. Just as other lists
I'm going to be honest. As much as I like to travel, I do like to return home to my own bed, and it feels good for about a day or two (depending on jet lag - maybe a week), but then I get the itch to go somewhere else again. Luckily I have some stored episodes of Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, National Geographic, or Rick Steves reminding me of some possible destinations that I haven't been to yet. I immediately start to jot down ideas on yellow legal pads and post-it not