Salisbury, England, a perfect day trip from London

To many, this delightful cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, is a jumping off point for a visit to the famous and mysterious Stonehenge. But, this city of 40,000 residents is steeped in history. As such, travelers who see it as little more than a glorified bus stop are missing out on seeing a pair of historic sites.


World’s tallest roller coaster set to open in Orlando in 2016

A proposed roller coaster in Orlando, Fla., will be the world’s tallest roller coaster, its developers say. The Skyscraper at SKYPLEX is set to open in 2016 near the soon-to-open Orlando Eye, a 425-foot-tall ferris wheel. The $200 million SKYPLEX will comprise approximately 495,000 square feet located on 12 prime acres along famed International Drive (also known as “I Drive”); a groundbreaking is set for next year. “Next to our theme parks, International Drive is


New history museum opens in Willemstad

A new history museum is opening Dec. 1 on the Punda side of downtown Willemstad, the Curacao Chronicle reported. The Punda Museum will be located near the famous Mikve Israel-Emanuel synagogue on Hanchi Snoa (alley). The museum will be open for at least six months; museum officials will determine after six months whether it will stay open longer term, according to the report. According to the Twitter feed of Then and Now, the organization behind