10 Most Daring Rescue Missions in History

Operation Entebbe (1976) Operation Entebbe (military codename Operation Thunderbolt) is often hailed as one of the most daring rescue missions in history. On June 27, 1976, Air France Flight 139 left Tel Aviv in Israel and after a stop over at Athens in Greece departed for Paris, the French capital. There were 248 passengers and […]

10 Best Preserved Plantation Homes in the US

10. Evergreen Plantation, Louisiana Evergreen is a plantation located in Wallace, Louisiana. The plantation house, one of the best preserved in the US, was built in 1790 and received a Greek Revival style renovation in 1832. The main plantation house, the 22 slave quarters, and all the other out buildings are well-preserved and the main […]

Ten Most Scenic Amtrak Routes in the US

Coast Starlight – Between Seattle and Los Angeles The journey on board the Coast Starlight from Seattle to Los Angeles is widely considered one of the most spectacular train rides across America. The train takes us through some of the most spectacular views of Portland, Sacramento, San Francisco Bay Area, and Santa Barbara. From the […]

Top 10 Countries for University Education

On May 18, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) published a ranking that looked at the accessibility and quality of university education in different countries. For the study it looked at 50 countries from six continents and the researchers analyzed various areas such as access, the best institutions in that country in terms of performance, and the overall […]

10 Iconic American Landmarks

The White House City: Washington, D.C. The White House, the official residence of the President of the United States, has been home to every US president since 1800. Constructed between 1792 and 1800, this mansion is one of the most iconic American landmarks. The structure was destroyed in 1814 (in the course of the War […]