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September 2, 2020

LAS VEGAS: GOLDEN AGE OF “THE RAT PACK”

NOBODY KNOWS WHO CAME UP THE NAME, WHICH SUGGESTS A RAFFISH, IRREVERENT, AND

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September 2, 2020

VENICE: ST. MARK’S, HEART OF THE “SERENE REPUBLIC”

RELIVE THE RENAISSANCE IN VENICE’S CENTRAL HUB. The best way to arrive in the

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September 2, 2020

THE TRIALS OF REMBRANDT

REMBRANDT HOUSE MUSEUM Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn is revered today as the

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September 1, 2020

GREEN VAULT GERMANY

ORNATE ARTWORK IN THE DRESDEN ROYAL PALACE The story of the Green Vault—two

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September 1, 2020

VERSAILLES: LOUIS XIV, KING OF FRENCH FASHION

HOW THE HEIGHT OF FRENCH STYLE LED TO HER DOWNFALL. There’s more than one way

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September 1, 2020

BRAZIL: OPERA IN THE AMAZON

THE LAST THING YOU MIGHT EXPECT TO FIND IN THE MIDDLE OF THE WORLD’S DENSEST

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August 31, 2020

JEKYLL & HYDE IN EDINBURGH

DR JEKYLL AND MR HYDE With the stark difference between the New and Old Towns, it

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August 31, 2020

CHANGING OF THE GUARD

BEGINNING IN THE LATE 1800’S Changing the Guard dates to Henry VII (reigned

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August 31, 2020

AUSTRALIA: AYERS ROCK OR ULURU?

Almost everything has two names in the Outback these days. Ayers Rock, the symbol of

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August 28, 2020

LAS VEGAS: BUGSY SIEGEL’S DREAM

SIEGEL MAY HAVE BEEN AN EFFICIENT ASSASSIN, BUT HE PROVED A DISASTROUS MANAGER.

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August 28, 2020

BARCELONA: THE SPIRIT OF GAUDÍ

IT’S NEVER TOO LATE TO START A 115-YEAR-LONG PROJECT. With his wildly

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August 28, 2020

GALILEO GALILEI

THE LEANING TOWER It was the most perfect experiment in the history of science.

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