The English settlers' increasing appetite for land created tensions that the French were glad to exploit with the French and Indian Wars. Metacomet retaliated with an uprising called King Philip's War, and settlers who...
The Man in the Iron Mask was imprisoned for more than 30 years, in the Italian Alps, on an island in the Mediterranean and in Paris. The Mediterraean Island was Ile Ste Marguerite, a 15-minute boat ride from Cannes.
Once you have lived with Alzheimer's, you will never forget it. I hope. This is a personal account of living with an Alzhimer's victim.
Despite its significance in U.S. history, Fort Lesley J. McNair in southwest Washington remains largely unknown. Mary Surratt and fellow conspirators were imprisoned, tried, hanged and bury here. Although he died...
In the early 2oth century, all of the Grand Masonic Lodges in the United States banded together to build a monume nt befitting Alexandria, Virginia's first Worshipful Master, George Washington. The George Washington...
In addition to being the "perfume capital of the world," Grasse, in the Alpes-Maritime region in the South of France, is simply a lovely old town to explore. Another of the jewels of the French Riviera, or as...
One of the hidden treasures of Washington, DC, is a massive Byzantine church filled with precise replicas of the holiest sites in Christendom. the Franciscan Monastery.
If Boston is the cradle of liberty, then Alexandria is its womb. Visit a half-dozen significant historical sites relating to George Washington and the Americsn Revolution on a walking tour that takes only a couple of...
Washington contractors--Beltway Bandits-- have the reputation of making vast riches off the federal government, but they often do it on the backs of those who do the work at the risk of losing their jobs every time the...
What would sushi be like if it had originated in Scandinavia? Well, much of it would have herring, for one thing. But this is a fun look at fun food in a city filled with good eats.