Palau de la Música Catalana and Hospital de Sant Pau, Barcelona

The Palau de la Musica and the Hospital of Sant Pau, designed in the Catalan Modernisme style by Lluís Domènech i Montaner, are Unesco World Heritage sites.

By |2019-10-09T21:06:05-05:00October 9, 2019|Categories: Europe, Spain, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: |1 Comment

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London

Kew Royal Botanic Gardens, their buildings and plant collections, combine to form a unique testimony to 18th Century landscape garden design. Garden art and botanical science utilized here were subsequently diffused around the world.

By |2019-10-02T22:31:28-05:00September 29, 2019|Categories: England, Europe, Unesco World Heritage Sites, United Kingdom|Tags: |4 Comments

The Viking Village of Birka, Sweden

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.

By |2019-09-21T01:58:48-05:00September 20, 2019|Categories: Europe, History Travel, Sweden, Unesco World Heritage Sites|6 Comments

The Plantin Moretus Museum, Antwerp, Belgium

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.

The National Parks of the United States by State

This is a list of National Parks by state. We've linked our stories to the parks we have visited. There are 61 U.S. National Parks, including two in American Samoa and the United States Virgin Islands.

A Land-Based Tour of the Galapagos

Our land-based Galapagos tour informed us about the history of humans on the islands and the ongoing efforts to balance tourism with conservation. Still, we had plenty of time in and on the water and hiking in the interior.

Images of Yellowstone National Park

If I had 25 chances to photograph Old Faithful, I doubt I could get a shot nobody else has taken. I offer this cloud against clouds to the mix. I once was told [...]