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  • Classroom meets historic site at Montpelier Mansion

    A National Historic Landmark restored to its splendor in 1980, the original Montpelier Mansion now operates as a house museum run by Prince George's County Parks and Recreation for the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission. 
  • Altitude exercising: the high and low

    I could have saved myself the cost of a trip to the coast. I live at an elevation of 3,500 feet, and last year I traveled to Victoria, British Columbia, to run my Boston Marathon qualifying race. As it turns out, any boost I got from traveling to sea...

    New TV show will look at Busch Gardens' roller coasters

    New TV show will look at Busch Gardens' roller coasters
     Busch Gardens and its roller coasters will be featured on Thursday in a new TV show premiering on the Great American Country (GAC) cable network.  The show is called "All-American Amusement Parks," and the episode is focused on "extreme coasters."...

    After kidnappings, beheadings, how dangerous is it out there for travelers?

    After kidnappings, beheadings, how dangerous is it out there for travelers?
    The beheadings of American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff were as tragic as they were revolting, but they existed in something of a logical context. Both men were covering a war zone that few journalists (including me) have the guts to cover....

    U.S. airlines in contact with government about Ebola concerns

    (Reuters) - Several leading U.S. airlines said on Wednesday they were in close contact with federal health officials about Ebola-related travel concerns after a traveler infected with the deadly virus was diagnosed on U.S. soil. The patient, now...