"I was immersed in green. Everything was green. And the air — the air was crisp and clean and just seemed to have more oxygen in it," Jill Thorton said about Scotland after her trip there in June.
On September 18, Scotland could become independent from the United Kingdom.
See some of the breathtaking sites around the country on CNN.com: http://cnn.it/1meJSsA
Did you know lighthouse keeping was one of the first U.S. government jobs available to women?
Here are 9 more interesting facts about lighthouses in honor of National Lighthouse Day.
We’re tipping our hat to the Last Billboard today. This crowdsourced project uses a 36 foot long rooftop billboard located on the corner of Highland and Baum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to display thought-provoking messages by different individuals. Every month someone is invited to use the billboard, crafting their own text to be displayed above the city street.
See more unique messages from the Last Billboard on their tumblr.
Lenka Clayton was invited to create this display, which was posted on June 22, 2014.
There’s an athlete in everyone, and apparently a love of soccer in all of us too!
Click through the photos to see 11 moments of joy in soccer games and practices around the world.
It’s the land of Pope John Paul II, Frederic Chopin and really good cheese.
To celebrate Poland’s 25 years of independence, which happened on June 4, 2014, we asked iReporters to share what they love most about the country. Above are a few examples of what Poland has to offer.
Gems like unspoiled nature, hidden castles and colorful villages make Poland uniquely beautiful to its visitors and residents.
See the 25 things we love about Poland.