USS Missouri and the Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, Hawaii. the Japanese surrender was signed aboard the U.S.S. Missouri; aka the "Might Mo" and so it is fitting that she is permanently anchored next to the U.S.S. Arizona in Pearl Harbor.

Pearl Harbor’s USS Missouri Battleship Tour Re-launched by Discover Hawaii Tours. Discover Hawaii Tours re-launches USS Missouri Battleship Tours at Pearl Harbor Oahu.

Provided you know where to look, there are plenty of fabulous hotels that offer all the same perks as a five-star resort — vast pools, beautifully appointed rooms, top-notch restaurants — without the exorbitant price tag. From Turkish cave suites to Balinese bungalows, click ahead to discover 15 gorgeous accommodations you can snag for a bargain — most are under $100 per night. Really

15 Luxury Hotels You Can Book For Less Than $100/Night (Really!)

Patios De San Telmo, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaLiving up to its name, the main draw of this urban oasis. - Photo: Courtesy of Patios de San Telmo.

October 18, 1965         The first American-led recon team, RT Iowa is inserted into Laos as part of SHINING BRASS. The one-zero, team leader, was MSG Petry and the one-one, assistant team leader, SFC Card. There were seven Nungs and one ARVN Lt on the team. Their mission was to recon part of Target D-1, about 20 miles NW of Kham Duc where Laotian Highway 165 almost reaches Vietnam

On this day in ‪ History, 24 January, the Military Assistance Command Vietnam, Studies and Observations Group (MACV-SOG) was activated in Cholon, South Vietnam.

Have you ever wondered where exactly Mount Rushmore was? I knew there was a monument dedicated to four great American presidents but I never knew where it was. Well now I know (25 min from Rapid City!). And it is just as impressive in real life as it is in the movies.

8 Amazing South Dakota Attractions

Mount Rushmore and the Crazy Horse Memorial are two of the most iconic monuments of the United States and are located in the Black Hills of South Dakota.

Travel can be a fun-filled activity, but always remember to learn at least a few words of the native language. Please' and ‘thank you' are a must, but phrases such as ‘I'm lost' and ‘Where is the train station?' will prove invaluable in the event you actually need them. It's much easier than trying to act out complicated activities! You can save space in your luggage by packing in large... More @ http://www.wolverinetravel.com/have-fun-on-your-next-trip-with-this-advice/

Travel can be a fun-filled activity, but always remember to learn at least a few words of the native language. Please' and ‘thank you' are a must, but phrases such as ‘I'm lost' and ‘Where is the train station?' will prove invaluable in the event you actually need them. It's much easier than trying to act out complicated activities! You can save space in your luggage by packing in large... More @ http://www.wolverinetravel.com/have-fun-on-your-next-trip-with-this-advice/

Mesa Verde National Park, Cortez, Colorado - The park was created in 1906 by President Theodore Roosevelt. The Anasazi inhabited Mesa Verde between 600 CE to 1300 CE. Mesa Verde is best known for cliff dwellings, which are structures built within caves & under outcropping in cliffs — including Cliff Palace, thought to be the largest cliff dwelling in North America

Mesa Verde National Park, Cortez, Colorado - The park was created in 1906 by President Theodore Roosevelt. The Anasazi inhabited Mesa Verde between 600 CE to 1300 CE. Mesa Verde is best known for cliff dwellings, which are structures built within caves & under outcropping in cliffs — including Cliff Palace, thought to be the largest cliff dwelling in North America

Tybee Island is only about a 20-minute drive from Savannah and is home to the Tybee Island Light Station and Museum, a 270-year-old site where you can visit historic buildings and see what it was really like to live on the property in 1732. The view from the top* is worth the $9 entrance price ($7 for children ages 6-17, seniors, and military members—free for Coast Guard members with a valid ID).

Tybee Island is only about a drive from Savannah and is home to the Tybee Island Light Station and Museum, a site where you can visit historic buildings and see what it was really like to live on the property in

Gone With The Wind tours, Atlanta, Georgia

Gone With the Wind.Tara, The beautiful Mansion of Scarlett O'Hara in "Gone With The Wind" (Vivien Leigh was such a beautiful Southern Belle)

Snow Exists In the Tropics, and Ken Jennings Can Tell You Where to Find It : Condé Nast Traveler    Cayambe is one of the world’s sixty tallest volcanoes, all of which are located in the Andes. It’s only erupted once in recorded memory, in 1785, and today it’s a popular destination for mountaineers (or “Andenistas,” as alpinists in the Andes are called.)

Snow Exists In the Tropics, and Ken Jennings Can Tell You Where to Find It

Jeopardy champ Ken Jennings reveals some surprising facts about a volcano in Ecuador: Even though Volcán Cayambe is right on the equator, it has plenty of snow.

This is Mission San Xavier del Bac, just south of Tucson.  It is nicknamed “The White Dove of the Desert”.  This beautiful church is still very active and serving the Tohono O’odham Reservation.  It is a dramatic site sitting in this desert location and those equally dramatic monsoon clouds make it stand out even more.

This is Mission San Xavier del Bac, just south of Tucson. It is nicknamed “The White Dove of the Desert”. This beautiful church is still very active and serving the Tohono O’odham Reservation. (I have visited this missionary, it is very beautiful.

Boiling lake, Dominica. Theke temparature around the edges is about 82-90 degree c. The temperature at the middle couldn't be measured where the water is actively boiling.

Dominica's Boiling Lake is the second largest hot spring in the world. Along its edges the water temperature is 180 to 197 degrees Fahrenheit, and its center is too hot to get close enough to measure.

This is Cullen Thomas's unvarnished account of his eye-opening, ultimately life-affirming experience. Brother One Cell is part cautionary tale, part prison memoir, and part insightful travelogue that will appeal to a wide readership, from concerned parents to armchair adventurers.

This is Cullen Thomas's unvarnished account of his eye-opening, ultimately life-affirming experience. Brother One Cell is part cautionary tale, part prison memoir, and part insightful travelogue that will appeal to a wide readership, from concerned parents to armchair adventurers.

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