When Notre Dame Burned

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Paris is always moving, except when Notre Dame is burning down.

Swedish City Highlights – Malmö & Lund in Comparison

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Each show two completely different sides of the country – the new and the old, the industrious and the quaint.

Beyond the Pyramids of Giza: Exploring Coptic Cairo

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While you won’t want to miss the Pyramids, you will also want to see an area of Cairo called “Misr Alkadyma.”

Colors and Colorism in Colombia

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In Colombia, color is all around. But the local preoccupation with color isn’t just about walls, fresh fruit, flowers, and textiles. Gloria Atanmo from The Blog Abroad shares her experiences with Colorism in Cartagena and reflects on how race has a direct effect on how she’s received in destinations around the world.

Travel Horror Stories: 13 Places Where Scary Things Happened on Film

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Have you been avoiding travel-related horror flicks or their settings? Even if these 13 movies are scream worthy for the silver screen, it would appear there are no tangible reasons to avoid the places where they took place.

Rock and Roll Road Trip

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Travelers are always looking for new and unique ways to plan a trip. Are you into music? How bout road trips? Marco Ferrarese outlines an awesome musical road trip across the US.

Plan a Trip Around Medieval Castles

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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 […]

In the Shadow of Petra, Wadi Rum Beckons

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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.

Civil War Sites in Norfolk, Virginia

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The Civil War played an important role in the Norfolk’s history as Roy A. Barnes found out using the city’s newest form of transport as well as his newest pair of shoes.

7 Hotels With a Crazy History

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We’ve all heard of the occasional apartment building being turned into a hotel, but what about churches, palaces and libraries? From prisons to pieces of old airplanes, Isabel Eva Bohrer shares seven accommodations with a crazy history.