Author Archive for Jocelyn Murray

avatarJocelyn Murray is a travel writer and historical fiction novelist. She holds two university master's degrees in both English and Education, along with a bachelor's degree in Economics and European Studies. She also has a teaching credential and taught at the elementary school level.
Share

Share on Facebook
  Facebook
  Twitter
  Google

Perfectly Paris: 5 Must-See Sights

Perfectly Paris: 5 Must-See Sights

September 8, 2014 No Comments Louvre Museum This is the place where Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa regards onlookers with her knowing and mysterious smile. The Louvre is one of the world’s largest and most visited museums. Its extensive holdings include antiquities from Egyptian, Roman, Etruscan and Greek times. The museum was once the site of a twelfth-century fortress built ...

 

The Splendor of Fall: 4 Places to See Fall Foliage

The Splendor of Fall: 4 Places to See Fall Foliage

September 2, 2014 No Comments   New York Autumn arrives in a fanfare of glorious color throughout the state of New York. Manhattan’s Central Park is just one place to admire it. See how the leaves in varying shades of orange, crimson and green reflect on the pond’s tranquil waters like an impressionist painting. Nothing quite competes with the majesty ...

 

Destination Madrid: 5 Iconic Sights

Destination Madrid: 5 Iconic Sights

August 22, 2014 No Comments   Prado Museum One of the best museums in the world, the Prado houses an extensive collection of European art that includes paintings, sculptures, prints and historic documents. Art from Spanish painters like Francisco de Goya and Diego Velázquez are best represented here, along with countless other masterpieces including Titian’s Self-Portrait, Peter Paul Rubens’s The ...

 

10 Amazing Hotels of the World

10 Amazing Hotels of the World

August 6, 2014 No Comments   Ice Hotel – Sweden Constructed of ice and snow, Ice Hotel is a splendid work of art carved and sculpted by the hands of international artists, designers and architects with an eye for singular beauty that is unforgettable. This amazing hotel is open from December to mid-April, after which it melts away back into the ...

 

Beauty and Beast: Sumatran Tigers at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Beauty and Beast: Sumatran Tigers at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

July 26, 2014 No Comments Wonderstruck… this might best describe how one feels when seeing the Sumatran Tigers at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park for the very first time. They are both beauty and beast exemplified in one majestic mammal.   About Sumatran Tigers    Sumatran tigers are the smallest subspecies of tigers in the world today, yet one ...

 

Best Waterparks in the USA for 2014

Best Waterparks in the USA for 2014

July 17, 2014 1 Comment   Whether you are a thrill-seeker with an appetite for high speed, or prefer to wade through a tranquil pool, these 10 best waterparks in the USA have something for everyone in your family. From tots and teens, to adults with frisky genes, few things beat a visit to a waterpark on a hot summer’s ...

 

California Off the Beaten Path: 5 Uncrowded Scenic Gems
Five Must-See Wild Places in the Central United States

Five Must-See Wild Places in the Central United States

July 1, 2014 No Comments These wild places in the central United States are gorgeous wilderness havens

 

5 Fabulous Family-Friendly Bed & Breakfast Inns in California

5 Fabulous Family-Friendly Bed & Breakfast Inns in California

June 3, 2014 No Comments These bed & breakfast inns in California are worth visiting with the kids!

 

Top New Amusement Park Rides in the US for 2014
Page 4 of 15« First...«23456»10...Last »