People plan trips around many activities: food, hiking, biking, extreme sports, and religious festivals, to name a few. Many people plan RTW travel around historical sites , a good way to understand the history of the places visited and and learn about bygone eras. Historical sites can mean many different things. But if you’re looking [...]
Burial is the oldest of human rituals. From simple stone dolmens to the glory of the pyramids, humans have spent a lot of time and energy providing the deceased with a decent send-off. Basic or bombastic, cemeteries tell us how people died, but also how they lived. Anne Supsic profiles 12 of the most interesting cemeteries in the world.
In a city where prices elevate to astronomical, Jonathon Engels tells how, for less than a dollar, Moscow's Metro can offer some of the most notable sights the city has and provide a culture exchange of the truest nature.
Visitors to Jordan come chiefly for Petra, the vaunted ancient city that had become a forgotten outpost until re-discovered in the 19th Century. Many have heard of Wadi Rum, the expansive mountain desert in the south of Jordan, but few have stayed there overnight to explore its wonders and experience the Bedouin culture. S. Michael Scadron illustrates how Wadi Rum beckons us, not only because of its natural beauty, but also for the richness of its history and cultural heritage.