Calling the Swedish site of Birka a Viking village requires a lot of imagination, because, well, unless you're an archeologist willing to do some digging, there's not much to see in Birka.
Whether arriving in Trondheim Norway via one of the St. Olav Pilgrim routes or otherwise, the city deserves a few days visit. Here are things to do and suggested Trondheim hotels and restaurants.
The benefits of traveling the world never occurred to us when we started traveling in 2010. We're still traveling because we've experienced improved health and happiness and we learn constantly from people we meet.
The Plantin Moretus Museum in Antwerp, Belgium holds a distinction. It’s the only museum in the world that is a Unesco World Heritage site. An extensive museum of the printing arts, including a Gutenberg Bible and books illustrated by Rubens and Bruegel the Elder.
A river cruise on Asia's Mekong River with AmaWaterways casts new light on Cambodia and Vietnam. Historic sites from centuries and just decades ago are best described by locals who've survived and thrived in the changing Mekong Delta region.
The temples at the complex of Khajuraho, India feature an extensive collection of erotic sculptures on their facades. The Kama Sutra on display for all. A UNESCO World Heritage site.
Given the popularity and complexity of the Angkor Wat site, it’s worthwhile to set up a guide and tour in advance. Here are some travel planning tips for your visit to Siem Reap and Angkor Wat, Cambodia.
The Evangeline story, in whatever form, is the national epic poem of the Acadian people. And, the ineffable sense of woe and exile hasn't died in Cajun country.
Lafayette, Louisiana, a couple hours drive northwest of New Orleans, serves as a great base for day trips to the region's small towns and rich Creole and Cajun cultures.
Our year in travel: 50 photos of our travels in 2018. Sweden, Malawi, Russia, Italy, and India were the highlights.