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Exploring Bangkok’s Old City Temples

By Paul King

Exploring Bangkok’s Old City Temples

As one of the most sprawling and dynamic cities in all of Asia, the city of Bangkok can feel overwhelming to the uninitiated. But a one-day walking tour of Ratanakosin…

Historic Stone Town

By Rebekah May Scott-Healey

Historic Stone Town

Historic Stone Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site on Zanzibar off the coast of Africa, may be off the beaten path, but its history and potpourri of cultures are well…

The Dardanelles

By Ozlem Burcu Ozturk

The Dardanelles

The narrow Turkish strait connecting the Aegean Sea to the Sea of Marmara known as the Dardanelles is one of the most strategic waterways in the world. Its history of…

Andalusia – Footsteps of the Moors

By Michael Tulipan

Andalusia – Footsteps of the Moors

The Moors swept into Spain from North Africa, controlling portions of the Iberian Peninsula for nearly eight centuries from 711 to 1492. Though many of the Islamic elements were wiped…

Rising from the Ashes: Hiroshima, Japan

By Dann Gaymer

Rising from the Ashes: Hiroshima, Japan

On August 6, 1945, the Japanese city of Hiroshima became the scene of one of most horrific events in human history, the dropping of the atomic bomb. Yet today Hiroshima…

Chiapas and the Mayans

By Andrea Julian

Chiapas and the Mayans

In the southern Mexican state of Chiapas lie the remains of an ancient lost civilization.  Giant stone cities, buried for centuries in thick jungle and rainforests, wait for adventurers to…

Pearl Harbor & The Arizona Memorial

By Editorial Staff

Pearl Harbor & The Arizona Memorial

December 7, 1941 was a day that changed history – the Japanese fleet attacked the U.S. Pacific fleet at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, propelling the U.S. into a conflict that…

Exploring Kentucky’s Waterways

By Bob Adams & Chris Kellogg

Exploring Kentucky’s Waterways

Kentucky is characterized as much by its waterways as by its land mass, especially the more than 650 miles of the Ohio River that define the state’s northern border, also…

Hawaii – The Kingdom Nobody Knows

By Gaellen Quinn

Hawaii – The Kingdom Nobody Knows

The picturesque Hawaiian islands have long been a favorite vacation destination for Americans but few visitors know about their tumultuous past – including the sordid overthrow of the ruling monarchs…

Belogradchik, Bulgaria

By Daniella K. Garran

Belogradchik, Bulgaria

With archaeological adventure, festive food, colossal caves and fearsome fortresses, Belogradchik, Bulgaria has much to offer. First occupied by the Thracians and later by Roman legions, the area overflows with…

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Rabat, Morocco

Rabat, Morocco’s capital city, is flush with history and culture unbeknownst to the many Morocco-bound tourists who flock to Tangiers and Casablanca. For those who venture off the beaten path,…

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