If you've never been to a ghost town, California is a great place to find one. In fact, many of these abandoned mining communities, which thrived during the late 1800s, are now popular tourist attractions. Veronica Hill of California Travel Tips tours the dusty streets of Calico, and learns more about life in the Old West.
Take a tour of Stone Town in Zanzibar, Tanzania – part of the World’s Greatest Attractions series by GeoBeats. One unassuming coastal town in Tanzania has more to it than a quick glance reveals. They call it Stone Town, and it's actually the old part of Zanzibar. This historic part of town has many stone houses and buildings from the 19th century. Many of these buildings feature beautifully carved wooden and brass-studded doors.
Taxis and bus transport services from Germany's airports into its cities are available for the country's visitors. Its roads are excellent, especially the Autobahn motorway system, whose roads offer the travelers attractive rest stops alongside, complete with self service information booths.