While the value of the precious metals contained within an Olympic medal is perhaps disappointing, Olympic medals have the potential to realize higher prices on the secondary market.
We gathered some of America's favorite all-stars -- including 17-year-old phenom Missy Franklin, who just won a gold medal in the 100-meter backstroke -- to talk about their favorite hometown jaunts
If you can't wind down, your blood pressure suddenly drops. I did a momentary blackout. It was only a matter of seconds, but it was adequate proof I'd done the best I could.
We got to thinking about the many other beautiful, interesting and off-the-beaten-path towns, cities and attractions that are only a short drive away from England's capital. Who knows, maybe the lucky folks traveling to the Games this summer might want to escape the hustle and bustle of London for a day?
At the Olympics this year, it means everything to me to represent Haiti. Despite the fact that I consider myself to be a Haitian-American, I've chosen to represent Haiti in an attempt to inspire people and showcase my country's dignity.
I found the canal near the Park's western edge, where I was suddenly ensconced in silence.
Here, we look at the oldest and the newest Olympic venues in town.
How do you increase your chances of running into a celeb in the flesh? Follow the paparazzi or stay at a hotel frequented by the rich and infamous. We recommend the latter.
With the Olympic Games set to start at the end of this month, there is an air of excitement building around the world. As a Proposal Planner, it got me thinking that participating in the Olympics and proposing marriage have a lot in common.