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100 Places You Need to Visit: The Great Wall of China

December 31, 2012

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There’s nothing quite like it in the world.  MarketMAPS shows you why the Great Wall of China is one of the 100 places you need to visit.      Comment and tell us which locations you think should make our list of Places You Need to Visit!   The Great Wall of China is a […]

100 Places You Need to Visit: Mount Rushmore

December 10, 2012

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This has to be one of the greatest and grandest sculptures in the world.  MarketMAPS takes a look at the next destination on our list of 100 Places You Need to Visit: Mount Rushmore.    Comment and tell us which locations you think should make our list of Places You Need to Visit!   Near […]

100 Places You Need to Visit: Singapore

November 26, 2012

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We’re working our way down the list of 100 places you need to visit.  MarketMAPS takes a look at a fast-growing destination with amazing cuisine and its own brand of English: Singapore.  Comment and tell us which locations you think should make our list of Places You Need to Visit!   A former British colony, […]

En Route to the First Thanksgiving

November 21, 2012

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You may not be looking forward to traveling this Thanksgiving.  But if you take a look at the Pilgrims’ cruel voyage from England to the New World, you’ll suddenly feel much better about your own journey.  MarketMAPS maps out the route to the first Thanksgiving.    1620 England A group of English and Dutch Pilgrims, […]

Mapping the Lewis and Clark Journey

November 14, 2012

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This month, about 207 years ago, Lewis and Clark reached the end of their historical expedition, successfully traversing the then-unknown terrain of the Pacific Northwest.  MarketMAPS maps out their epic journey.    Commissioned by President Thomas Jefferson in 1803, Captain Meriwether Lewis was made head of the Corps of Discovery.  Lewis selected William Clark to […]

100 Places You Need to Visit: Prague, Czech Republic

November 5, 2012

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We’re working down our list of the 100 places you need to visit.  MarketMAPS takes a look at a destination that should be marked on every history and architecture-lover’s map: Prague, Czech Republic.    Comment and tell us which locations you think should make our list of Places You Need to Visit!   Prague is […]

The Creepiest Towns in America

October 31, 2012

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Celebrate Halloween in one of America’s creepiest, spookiest towns.  Don’t be surprised if you see a ghost or two in these cities.  MarketMAPS takes a look.    New Orleans At different times throughout history, the Big Easy was the home of slaves, slave drivers, pirates, and ghosts.  The French Quarter, the site of the city’s […]