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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 […]

Tanzania: Wildlife Utopia of Africa

If you’re an avid traveler with insatiable wanderlust, then an African safari is likely high on your bucket list. The continent is full of options for spotting the Big Five (water buffalo, rhinoceros, elephant, lion, […]

Russian River Cruise Ship Refurbished

The MS Nizhny Novgorod, refurbished in 2019, is one of the most comfortable ships to cruise the Russian waterways. Built in East Germany in 1977, this four-deck vessel has a pleasing design and features elegant […]

Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Animal Sanctuary

Africa’s “Garden of Eden” or Ngorongoro Conservation Area is not only a UNESCO World Heritage Site but also a protected haven for all the animals that one would associate with Africa. The park is named […]

The Great Migration

“The only beginning is the moment of birth” writes East African author Jonathan Scott of one of the world’s greatest natural wonders: the wildebeest migration. Many people imagine that a migration has a start and […]

The Jewel of Alberta; Moraine Lake, Canada

Beautiful Moraine Lake is a glacially fed lake located in the Banff National Park’s Valley of the Ten Peaks about 10 miles from Lake Louise. The vivid blue waters of the lake come from nearby […]