From the momentous ancient sites of Istanbul to the blue, green water of the Mediterranean, Turkey is a country that has something for everyone. Brendan Nogue takes you through some of the highlights of this country straddling two continents.
History took a new turn on the Greek island of Naxos 800 years ago, as a Venetian diplomat, Marco Sanudo, in 1207 captured Naxos, along with other Cycladic islands, and turned them into a Duchy - hardly an anniversary that called for a celebration.
One of the most historically significant cities in the US, Boston is also one of the most-visited. And it’s no wonder. With so much to see and do in the city, from museums and historical tours to brewpubs and sports games, there’s something for everyone. Here are the top things to do in Boston.
Unimaginable luxury. Famous moments and fearful events. Whether you’re an American history buff, romantic sightseer or reluctant student, touring any of these “Eight Great U.S. Historic Homes” while in their cities is worth the time.
Everyone who has, or will visit Greece, is familiar with Athens, Mykonos and Tessaloniki. Why not step off the tourist trail to avoid the crowds and see some sites that are just - if not even more - amazing?
The Austrian Alps are popular with tourists, but not many visitors know about the stolen art the Nazis hid in a mine there or the capture of a high-ranking war criminal. If you like a bit of history in your travels, you may just choose to visit beautiful Altaussee and Toplitzsee, both in the Salzkammergut, a World Heritage site.
Ogdensburg, NJ is not known for many things. However, Sterling Hill Mining Museum is there and it is a lot more than just a rock museum. With glowing specimens and a lot of historical equipment it was impossible for Stacey Maltz not to be amazed while on the tour.
Beneath the vibrant and explosive facade of Spain lies a nation erupting with history, heritage and culture. Whether you are a culture vulture, outdoor enthusiast or a beach-goer, you always end up falling head over heels with Spain. WhyGo Spain writer Nellie Huang gives you 10 reasons why it's time to make a trip there now.
Treading the desert to explore an ocean bed that is rich with 40 million year-old whale skeletons and other extinct creatures is a unique experience. Azza Abdel Aziz tells you more about the Valley of the Whales in the western desert of Egypt; a world heritage site that narrates an unrivaled story about the evolution of species in an open air museum.