Churchill War Rooms London

The Churchill War Rooms in London

posted by Sharon July 23, 2017 27 Comments

With the movie “Dunkirk” exploding on the screen this week, it’s a good time to learn about the Churchill War Rooms in London. From this underground bunker of offices, Prime…

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Academy of Sciences, Steinhart Aquarium, San Francisco

A Day at the Academy of Sciences Museum

posted by Sharon July 10, 2017 27 Comments

The California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park is among the largest natural history museums in the U.S. With an aquarium, a rainforest, a swamp, and a…

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Golden Gate Bridge

Walking the Golden Gate Bridge

posted by Sharon July 2, 2017 41 Comments

Did you know you can walk across the Golden Gate Bridge? It’s the second largest suspension bridge in the United States, but it’s less than 3 miles and is easy…

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San Francisco Cable Cars

Riding San Francisco’s Cable Cars

posted by Sharon June 25, 2017 42 Comments

Did you know that the iconic cable cars of San Francisco are officially a “moving” National Historic Landmark? The cars first clanged their bells on the steep streets of this…

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Amsterdam Anne Frank

Anne Frank’s Amsterdam Neighborhood

posted by Sharon June 18, 2017 33 Comments

This week is the 75th anniversary of Anne Frank receiving the red plaid diary that would become known around the world. The diary, a gift on her thirteenth birthday in…

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Lake Tahoe

Spring at Lake Tahoe

posted by Sharon June 11, 2017 36 Comments

Spring at Lake Tahoe this year invites you to enjoy nature at her best. After one of the highest amounts of snowfall in its history — 249 inches — the…

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