Tag Archives: Museums

Travel Tidbits – Secret islands of the Caribbean

Secret garden of Beijing’s Forbidden City revealed
When the last emperor of China fled Beijing’s Forbidden City in 1924, the doors closed on one of its greatest treasures: the Qianlong Garden… CNN

Prague Museum Night Archive
Prague Museum Night at the National Museum.

Prague’s Museums, Open at Night and Free
These days, few things in life are free, making Prague’s annual Museum Night a rare and alluring treat… New York Times

 

 

 

At the Moon Hotel in Singapore's Little India section, the outdoor area of the Suite Room.

Singapore Moon Hotel
A modern boutique hotel in one of Singapore’s most colorful, historic neighborhoods… New York Times

 

 

 

 

 

Courtesy Thinkstock
San Andrés is situated 480 miles northwest of mainland Colombia.

Secret islands of the Caribbean
Region holds wealth of treasures – if you know where to look … MSN.com

 

 

 

 

 

Spend 127 hours exploring Moab, Utah
This tiny southeastern Utah town touts itself as the place “where adventure begins”… USA Today

 

 

 

Explore Temple Bar during the day, before the drunken tourists in green face paint arrive.

What NOT to do in Dublin
Eva Sandoval lays out the city’s most avoidable attractions…and what you should do instead… CNN

 

 

 
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About All About Travel

Opened in 1978, All About Travel is located in the Oklahoma City area.  We are a family owned and operated company that has strived to provide our clients with the highest quality of service for more than 30 years.  Our agents can arrange all your travel needs from the individual hotel and/or car reservation to an around the world cruise.  Nothing is out of reach.

We can help plan your honeymoon, your destination wedding or the much needed getaway for two.  Don’t forget about your business, we can handle all the travel needs for your company as well.  Anything from an airline flight and hotel for a meeting or all the planning needed for your next company-wide seminar.  We can arrange hotel space for all attendees and meeting rooms for all purposes.

Our agents travel to many destinations on FAM trips (Familiarization trips) these trips are designed by tour operators and cruise lines to make certain that travel agents are up-to-date on popular destinations and cruise ships.

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Travel Tidbits – The world’s most amazing natural phenomena

 

10 great sculpture gardens across the USA
You don’t have to stay inside to view art. Sculpture parks and gardens combine natural and man-made elements, making fall a perfect time to visit… USA Today

 

 

 

The world’s most amazing natural phenomena
Nature is always amazing, but sometimes it pulls a freakish rabbit out of a hat. Lonely Planet picks the best in this book extract… Sydney Morning Herald

 

 

Six Of The Best: People’s Museums
Some of the top folk museums from around the world… The Independent

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Army museum’s morbid oddities get new home
National Museum of Health and Medicine has collection of fascinating, disgusting objects… MSN.com

 

 

 
Exploring Europe’s open-air museums
Many people travel across the Atlantic in search of “Old World” Europe and to witness traditional culture in action… Seattle Times

 

 

World’s most beautiful museums
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and these museums fit different definitions of the term…Travel & Leisure

 

 

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Get paid to spend a month in Cuenca, Ecuador

International Living is a magazine searching for a  lucky American or Canadian (joined by a friend or spouse) to live in Ecuador’s “Spine of the Andes,” Cucena for a month.

While in Ecuador they are expecting the volunteer to document their month-long stay and share details of their experiences and adventures.

Included in your travel arrangements you will get round-trip airfare to and from Ecuador from the U.S. or Canada. A four-week stay in a furnished apartment, accommodations paid. Plus $1,500 spending money.

International Living is asking for participants to be near retirement age. Cucena, Ecuador has been named “one of the world’s cheapest places to retire on a pensioner’s budget.” The magazine is looking for a volunteer that is already looking into retirement overseas.

Submission deadline is March 15, 2012 – to learn about the Submission guidelines visit International Living today. Good luck!

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Quirky, Unusual Museums of the World

To add to the list of quirky, unusual museums are the following:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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10 Bizarre Museums

Quirky, Unusual Museums in the U.S.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Oklahoma City, OK 73132
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Things to do in: Philadelphia

  • Until January 8th, 2012 you can visit the Longwood Gardens Christmas

 

 

  • National Constitution Center

 

 

  • The Liberty Bell Center

 

 

  • The Betsy Ross House

 

 

5 Things to do in Philadelphia

 

97 Reasons to Visit Philly

 

 

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