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Soviet War Memorial (Treptower Park) – In A Berlin Minute (Week 47)

The Soviet World War Two Memorial in Treptower Park in Berlin is quite monumental – large in scale and meaning. The “Sowjetisches Ehrenmal in Treptow” was conceived by a collective of Russian artists and…

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Tri-State Marker (Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska) – In A Colorado Minute (Week 259)

To get to the Tri-State Marker, where the US states Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska meet, you have to turn off a dirt road unto some dirt tracks across a field and hope that…

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Green-Wood Cemetery – In A Brooklyn Minute (Week 91)

Founded in 1838, Green-Wood Cemetery, in Brooklyn, is a historic landmark. It honors several famous or otherwise important people and served as Brooklyn’s public park before the creation of Prospect Park. The Green-Wood Cemetery is…

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Havana Classic Car Taxi Ride (Cuba) – In Another Minute (360)

This Havana classic car taxi ride takes you through and past the neighborhoods Vedado (incl. Plaza de la Revolución), Centro Habana (incl. Chinatown) and La Habana Vieja in Havana, Cuba. The Havana sights…

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Castillo de San Marcos (St. Augustine, Florida) – In Another Minute (358)

The Castillo de San Marcos in St. Augustine, Florida, is usually simply referred to as “the fort” by locals. It’s actually the oldest masonry fort in the continental USA and well worth a visit….

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La Habana Vieja, Havana (Cuba) – Old Havana (extended version)

La Habana Vieja is the proper name for the central neighborhood Old Havana in Havana, Cuba. If you visit Havana for the first time, this is where need to go. If you’ve visited…

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Virginia Dale – In A Colorado Minute (Week 361)

The small community of Virginia Dale, Colorado, has a very significant claim to fame: the last remaining stage station of the Overland Trail! The Virginia Dale stage station was established in 1962 by…

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Kennedy Space Center (Florida) – In Another Minute (357)

The John F. Kennedy Space Center on the east coast of Florida is NASA’s primary launch center for human spaceflight. As a Florida tourist attraction, it has quite a lot to offer. There is…

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