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Wedding Traditions Fit for Royalty
We can credit the royal family for establishing some of the most common wedding traditions known to brides throughout the world, like white wedding dresses. We asked the Ancestry research team to uncover other traditional displays we might see at the ceremony of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. We have a queen to credit for Read More

Ireland, Italy, or Germany? Oh, My!
Put 28 people that all have Irish ancestors on a bus with a driver from Limerick.  Add three professional genealogists and a tour guide from Belfast.  Then, spend ten days touring Ireland.  Thats what I did for a week and a half in April. Ancestry ProGenealogists has partnered with Go Ahead Tours for Heritage Travel Read More

Timeless: Where Were You When Ronald Reagan Was Shot?
One of the things I have learned in life and in family history is that there are moments.  Moments that are burned into our memory.  We know exactly where we were and how we felt when our first child was born, when our mother died, when our spouse was diagnosed with cancer.  We also know Read More

Timeless: The Woman Known As Mrs. Sherlock Holmes
When she was 41 years old, Mrs. Mary Quackenbos, married Mr. Howard Donald Humiston in Lima, Peru.  What she was doing in Peru, is the stuff of headlines.  And, there were a lot of headlines in the life of this woman.  Yet, today, she is relatively unknown. Thats one of the things that I Read More

Exploring the U.S., WWII Jewish Servicemen Cards, 1942-1947 Collection
I recently read an Individual Deceased Personnel File (IDPF) for a Jewish soldier in WWII named Harvey P. Robitshek. This IDPF was unlike other I have read in that it is 361 pages long. Now I’ve read hundreds of IDPFs across all branches of the military for WWII, but this one really stood out. Why? Read More

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The world's most exclusive hotels
From private Pacific islands to remote desert encampments, there's a special breed of hotels that cater to the most discerning and tasteful of luxury travelers.

For World Baking Day, the Pavlova challenge
Chef Christopher Thé of Sydney's Black Star Pastry shows us to make the perfect Pavlova -- which he calls the most Australian of all cakes.

Vintage posters celebrate 100 years of aviation
Sure, aviation can still be a lavish affair -- but it'll never be the same as when you could slide your window open and throw your French cigarette out the window.

The perfect islands where horses play in the surf
Mozambique's coastline stretches about 2,470 kilometers along the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, and most of its beaches remain in pristine condition without hordes of tourists or tacky boardwalks.

Tokyo's best wagyu burgers
Inspired by NYC burger stands, Henry's Burger combines vintage diner vibes with a modern Japanese experience. Video by Black Buddha

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The most underrated tourist stops in every state
These spots might take you off the beaten path, but you're sure to find something unique ... and maybe a bit weird.

Photo tour: Royal ship christenings through the years

10 tastes of Paris for less than $10
Bite into Paris' food scene, from cheese to oysters, crepes and pastries, without breaking the bank at these eateries.

New in Washington, D.C.: Attractions, hotels and restaurants for 2018
Waahington, D.C. is one of the most popular U.S. destinations, according to TripAdvisor. Here's what's new in the nation's capital.

Madison Reunion to celebrate spirit of the 1960s
Fifty years later, the city that was a hotbed of student activism will host a massive, nostalgic reunion.