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Paris Eiffel Tower – A Short Film from Red Maps

Today we’re launching our Red Maps travel videos with this short from filmmaker Ian Sklarsky.  In it, using the Red Map Paris, Ian takes you over the center of Paris and before you the Eiffel Tower appears.  As part of … Continue reading

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Things To Do Venice – Festa di San Marco

The city of Venice celebrates St. Mark on April 25th with the Festa di San Marco. A procession to the Basilica di San Marco starts off this all day celebration with festivities held in the namesake piazza, including a gondola regatta & race in the Grand Canal. … Continue reading

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Things To Do Bogota – La Candelaria

Technicolor Spanish tiled buildings on steep cobble-stoned streets lead to hidden courtyards with lush green plantings, and wonderful sun-dappled cafes.  All framed by dramatic mountains upon which sits the monastery Monserrate. This is Bogota’s Old City.

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Style & Design We Like – Frank Gehry

Known for his ability to go beyond structural definition, Frank Gehry is one of the world’s most celebrated architects.  His signature metallic curves and abstract designs flow meticulously through buildings making them appear more like a work of art, as … Continue reading

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Somethings To Know – Presidents’ Day Washington DC

Washington, D.C. has this country’s greatest collection of memorials to our founding fathers.  So as you stroll along the National Mall, be sure to pay tribute to America’s leaders – both past and present, this Presidents’ Day. And while you’re in Washington … Continue reading

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Somethings To Know – New York Public Library

After a three-year preservation project that has restored its white marble facade, the 100 year old Beaux Arts styled New York Public Library has never looked better.  The facade is gorgeous, but don’t stop there.  Inside are some of the … Continue reading

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Schonbrunn Palace

The 435 acre summer home of the Hapsburgs.  In the house, you’ll see the Imperial Apartments and the restored Mirrored Ballroom.  And on the grounds, there are numerous architectural follies to seek out along the wooded paths.  All of this … Continue reading

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