Guatemala - The Best Kept Secret in Central America
When I hear the words “Central America”, Guatemala is not the first (or even 3 rd ) thing that comes to mind. This small country, whose motto is “El País de la Eterna Primavera” ( The land of Eternal Spring ), doesn’t seem to get the love it deserves.
How Every Country in the Americas Got Its Name
Countries in North America, Central America, and South America are not exceptions. Many names of these countries originated from Native American words, the names of the countries' founders, or noteworthy descriptions of these lands.
Inside Central Park, the Most Filmed Location In the World
Central Park’s fame hasn’t come solely from its cinematic appearances. This massive 850 acres plot of land is home to picturesque views, stunning sculptures, and beautiful botanical treasures , in addition to a nature sanctuary, a reservoir, a picnic lawn, a zoo (the famous Central Park Zoo!)
New York's Grand Central Station Is Expanded As We Speak
The expansion that's the closest to becoming available to the public is right underneath the iconic Grand Central terminal. If everything goes according to plan, the new sections of the railway will open as early as 2022. Here's a look at what's happening with this project.
10 of North America’s Most Stunning National Parks
North America is abundant in open spaces and beautiful nature, and many of these breathtaking areas are nationally protected. I love how diverse these parks are. They feature trees, rock formations, prairie land, lakes, roaming animals, and you may even see some lava.
The Story Behind One of America's Most Famous Photos
This photograph is well-known not only in America but also outside of it, in most of the western world. It depicts a group of construction workers having their lunch mid-air, all careless and casual. Was it staged? How did they get there? Who took the photo?
These Oil Paintings Beautifully Capture Colonial America
Contemporary American artist Meadow Gist is fascinated with Colonial America. This California-based artist reimagines a bygone era in striking oil colors, and her love for the period shines through.
These Companies Across America Are Older Than the Country!
These are the stories of 10 of the oldest companies America has the pleasure of calling her own. 1. Caswell-Massey, 1752 ( Amazon ) Now a perfume and soap manufacturer and retailer, this company began its foray into the business world bang in the middle of the 18th century as an apothecary shop.
I’m in Love with These Paintings of Classic America
His scenes of rural and urban life are iconic as he managed to beautifully capture slice-of-life moments, of an America of a time gone by.
North America Is Blessed with Fantastic Natural Beauty!
Thanks chiefly to the USA, it seems that every day the world's eyes are fixed on North America more than any other continent. Yet relatively little is said about the stunning natural beauty of the region, instead we focus on its economics, politics, and culture.
America's Deep Freeze Has Made For Amazing Photographs
The bone-chilling cold snap that's gripping much of North America shows no signs of abating, and it's causing chaos on the continent's roads, causing festivities to be canceled, entire school districts to be closed and even airport runways having to shut down.
On Foot Across America - An Amazing Journey
On Foot Across America - An Amazing Journey amazing, video, spirituality, body and soul, inspiring In September of 2010, Arthur's mother and only living parent surrendered her life to breast cancer.
10 Astonishing Ancient Mayan Ruins
The Maya was a major Mesoamerican civilization that once ruled the modern territory of Central America. During their centuries-old history, the Maya left behind countless cities and buildings that still stand tall in the jungle today.
This Amazing Girl Is America's Most Talented 2016!
Aged just 12, her shy, unassuming manner made her the most unlikely winner of America's Got Talent. But for my money, she is the best I've ever seen. This Amazing Girl Is America's Most Talented 2016!
Bananas Have a Dark History You Didn’t Know...
This video tells the unbelievable history of bananas, and how they impacted the relationship between the US and Central America.
A Unique Look Into America's Secret Atomic City
Residents celebrated V-J day (Victory over Japan day) just like the rest of America because they had no idea that they were developing the atomic bomb that ended the war. Two years after World War II ended, the town of Oak Ridge was demilitarized and shifted to civilian control.
These Moments Defined America in the 20th Century
Kennedy, TIME proclaimed that his death was 'the moment that changed America. In fact, in the article published by TIME, editor Nancy Gibbs said 'there is little doubt that his death and its circumstances set loose the darker instincts of the American psyche.'
Gaze in Wonder at These 35 Amazing Photos of North America
QUIZ: We're Going Up and Down the Americas!
Content QUIZ: Let's Take a Road Trip Across the Americas! quiz If you want to go on this trip with us, you're going to have to guess where we're going...
Portland: Fall in Love with America’s Weirdest City
Today, the largest city in Oregon is a major center for fine dining, craft-beers and nature, having a view of three major mountains and one of America’s largest urban forests. Here are some of the things to see and do in Portland: 1.
Love Natural Beauty? Watch This Video of South America!
South America never looked as beautiful as in this video - an 8K, super HD look at one of the most gorgeous continents in our beautiful planet. So relax, enjoy, and go on a colorful adventure.
INTERACTIVE: It's Time to Journey Through South America!
Have you ever wanted to visit South America? Well today is your lucky day, because this interactive map enables you to click on and enjoy a tour of any of the main countries on this beautiful continent. Enjoy the views, and maybe get some good ideas for your next big vacation...
Watch Shin Lim Wow the Judges on America's Got Talent
In the video below, you'll get to watch Shin Lim totally blow the minds of 2018's America's Got Talent judges with his impressive range of card tricks and other close-up magic acts. How on earth does he do it without getting caught out?!
15 Places In South America to Put On Your Bucket List
There's no denying that South America is a continent laden with superlatives, and that will be more evident to you than ever before once you read through this list and learn about some of the stunning places this continent is home to.