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A Brief History On August 29, 2019, we take a look at Malone, a small to medium sized town that lies in the state of New York, in the good old USA.  It is the seat of Franklin County. There is a village inside the town which also bears the same name and the two must not be confused with each other. It has population of 14,545 according to 2010 census. The city has a rich, not to mention interesting history but the town maintains a balance between its heritage and its contemporary conveniences in order to keep its legacy…

A Brief History On July 5, 1841, Thomas Cook, the founder of the travel agency Thomas Cook & Son, escorted around 500 people, who paid one shilling each for a train journey, on his first excursion.  Now, over 150 years later, we ask our readers, “Do you want to get paid to travel the world?” If so, use the information here to learn how to get paid to travel – you will not be disappointed! One of the fastest-growing sectors in the world is tourism. In 2017, travel bookings totaled $1.6 trillion. For most people, traveling is a vacation from…

A Brief History In July 2019, American rapper A$AP Rocky was arrested initially for aggravated, then for simple assault in Stockholm, Sweden, after an altercation in the street against Mustafa Jafari and another person that involved the America rapper and his entourage on June 30th.  Travelling is one of the most fun things to do, especially when it is for vacations; however, it may turn out to be your worst nightmare if you rub shoulders with the law enforcement system. In the recent past, there have been incidences with police brutality that have warranted people to be more careful to…

A Brief History On August 19, 2019, as the Summer season nears it end, so too ends one of the most popular months for camping.  When the word camping comes to mind, we feel excited and eagerly look forward to our latest outdoor adventure . Camping means spending days and nights in a more natural setting than that offered by any traditional home.  Camping usually means setting up a tent as your “home” base, although sleeping under the stars or using a recreational vehicle or a trailer can also be used to enjoy being closer to nature. Camping provides enjoyment,…

A Brief History On July 3, 1890, Idaho was admitted to the Union as the 43rd US State.  Previously, Idaho had been part of the Oregon Country, then the Oregon Territory, and then the Washington Territory before becoming a separate entity known as the Idaho Territory in 1863.  So, where does the name, Idaho, come from?  Probably from the imagination of lobbyist George M. Willing, who probably just made up the name in order to have something that sounded like an Indian name.  In fact, he claimed the name came from the Shoshonean language, variously claiming the word meant “gem…

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