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Brilliant Bruges, Belgium

Bruges, Belgium is sometimes referred to as the, “Venice of the North” and with over 80 canals and its port location, you can understand why. Bruges is the capital of the province of West Flanders […]

India & Nepal: Mysterious and Magical

The mysterious land of India has long intrigued visitors, and its neighbor, the small nation of Nepal, is an up-and-coming favorite for travelers looking for adventure and unrivaled beauty. From the energetic capital of New […]

Foods of India and Nepal

Throughout our Incredible India & Nepal trip, travelers enjoy many opportunities to sample Indian and Nepali cuisine. Delightful, mild and warm curries and rice dishes are on the menus when we visit neighborhood restaurants in […]

9 Facts About the Taj Mahal

Rauza-i munawwara, or the “The Illuminated Tomb” rests tranquilly on the Yamuna River in Agra, India. When you first lay your eyes upon it, it seems the making of a dream– a vision of white […]

Medieval Views in Kilkenny, Ireland

The 12th Century Kilkenny Castle is located in the deeply historic and religious city of Kilkenny, Ireland. Located along the River Nore, this castle was originally built in 1195 to guard the river crossing. The […]

Morocco; Land of Sand and Sea

Souks, kasbahs and ksars, oh my! Morocco is a magnificent country filled with reasons to visit that have long enticed visitors to this fabled country. With Gate 1 in Morocco, visit imperial cities with grand […]

Understanding Old and New Delhi

One of the largest cities in population in the world, Delhi must be seen to be believed. Metropolitan Delhi is a vast tapestry of many cities and towns that are collectively known as the National […]

Taking in Luxor, Egypt from Above

Welcome to the ancient city of Thebes, or modern day Luxor. This city was the capital during the times of the Pharaohs, 16-11 BC, when they were at the very height of their power. The […]

Serenity and Beauty in Wat Pho, Bangkok

Wat Pho, or the Temple of the Reclining Buddha, is a must for visitors to the country of Thailand and specifically travelers to the city of Bangkok. With the full name being Wat Phra Chetuphon […]

Admiring the Past at the Colosseum, Rome

The Colosseum, or Flavian Amphitheatre, was built in Rome under the Flavian Emperors, the ruler Vespasian and his sons. Construction on the Colosseum begun in 70-72 AD under during the rule of Vespasian and continued […]