The 2012 Olympics are long over, but many of the event’s structures have found a permanent home in London’s East End. Here are six cool things you can do at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
Most World’s Fair buildings are temporary, but some – including these 8 wonders – have become permanent fixtures.
Sometimes, the place you sleep is one of the most memorable parts of your trip. You’ll definitely remember these accommodations at a castle on the Rhine.
The Second World War, as the name suggests, had a huge impact on many places around the globe. Here are three sites that played pivotal roles in the war, and which are now memorials and museums. If you think of any other places to include, write them in the comments! Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Hiroshima, Japan): […]
Iceland is dangerous and dynamic, hot as fire and cold as ice – a place that sounds more like the stuff of dreams than of reality.
Castles are not an uncommon sight in many parts of the world; in France, you’ll find them dotting the countryside. Germany’s Rhine River is speckled with the former holdings of the robber-barons of old. You can find castles in Romania, Italy, England, and…Arkansas?
I interviewed my dad about what it was like hostelling in Europe in the summer of 2010, when he was 58 years old. He discusses his initial concerns and what he learned along the way. In the summer of 2010, I took a month-long trip with my father, then 58, through western Europe. We visited […]
Happy Diwali! Today, more than 1 billion people around the world will celebrate the Hindu festival of lights.
Memphis, Tennessee is a cultural and historic hub worth at least a weekend. Here’s a quick guide to its very best attractions.