Gold Boat Journeys: Discover.
Discoveries to inspire the creative voyage.
Anne Frank's Diary
A familiar gargoyle at Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris. #travel
Hemingway's Passport with Paris stamp via Wikimedia Commons.
New York City's Central Park in winter via Wikimedia Commons.
Climber reading guidebook near Land's End, Cornwall, England.
Two graves and two gravestones side by side; heading behind a bed of green leaves, bearing the remains of Vincent and Theo Van Gogh, where they lie in the cemetery of Auvers-sur-Oise. The stone to the left bears the inscription: Ici Repose Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890) and the stone to the right reads: Ici Repose Theodore van Gogh (1857–1891)
Jake's: A great place to eat seafood in a historic building in downtown Portland, Oregon. Love the neon! #travel
Boatful of Stargazers: Bayeaux Tapestry, France, Detail showing passage of Halley's Comet
Boatful of Stargazers: Los Angeles from Griffith Park Observatory
You don't have to travel far for big events like 2013's Supermoon. Amateur astronomers everywhere set up their telescopes for "star parties." You're invited.
Around the world, amateur astronomers set up their telescopes and hold star parties for the public to view astronomical events like the 2013 Supermoon. Here are some tips to help travelers find them.
A tag cloud of the Milky Way's many names in the shape of the Emerald Isle. #ireland
A view of the Milky Way showing its shape: a disc with spiral arms.
Heaven’s Wake: The arc of our own Milky Way, which the International Dark Sky Association estimates 80% of people today have never seen.
Heaven’s Wake: The Origin of the Milky Way by Tintoretto.
The International Dark Sky Association estimates that 80% of the world's population has never seen the Milky Way.
Spring Equinox at Chichen Itza, Mexico. Shadow meets serpent's head at base of stairs.