Israel has been a coveted land for millennia and the recent fighting with Gaza is the latest chapter in this enduring conflict. Yet, tourists seem undeterred.Read More
You’ve traveled miles to stand before a historical site but now that it’s before you, all you can muster is a sinking feeling of disappointment. Sadly, some sites do not live up to our expectations, whether our hopes are too high or the surroundings dim the amazement.Read More
A number of travel traditions have been forgotten or discarded over the years, and while we won’t be wishing for a return to the days of covered wagons or smoking sections on airplanes, there are a handful of lost travel traditions I’d love to see rescued from obscurity.Read More
Rome is one of the most remarkable cities in the world. From the ancient Colosseum to the Vatican, Rome deserves the millions of visitors that flock to her decadently marbled streets each year.Read More
Last Summer my parents, my sister and I embarked on a trip we’d been talking about for years; a family roots trip to Romania.Read More
From the first drawings of Leonardo da Vinci to the concept of modern-day space flights, air travel has come a long way.
Modern air travel’s safety and accessibility are greatly indebted to aviation’s long history of experiments, failures, accidents and deaths.Read More
If you’ve ever been a teenager the chances are you will have fantasized about running away with the circus.Read More
Afghanistan has been in the news for years but how much do you really know about this country?
It’s a beautiful land with a diverse population that we know so little about. Here are 35 facts to give you a glimpse into the Afghanistan beyond the War on Terror.Read More
The flag may be blue and white but there are many more colors to be found in the land of milk of honey. Take a journey through the vibrant shades of Israel.Read More
Famous speeches can elevate a mere tourist destination into a place of historical significance. Take a trip to see where these iconic words were first uttered and relive some of the most inspirational moments in American history.Read More
Labyrinths are ancient symbols found all over the world, linked to legend, religion or myth. Lose yourself in the path to the center and still your racing mind.
History has a weight, a specific gravity. As travelers, we seek out destinations that feel heavy, that impress us with their endurance and their power.Read More
What motivates explorers? What sort of person is driven to risk their life to discover something new about the world?Read More