All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Culture’

Quito – The Highest Capital in the World

Quito – The Highest Capital in the World

Start your journey in Ecuador by exploring the grand colonial monuments and the tiny local shops of Quito The piercing …

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Gion Matsuri in Kyoto

Gion Matsuri in Kyoto

July is peak summer for the northern hemisphere and while many may choose to stay indoors to get away from …

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THE GREAT WIDE OPEN – Cultural Fusions in Mongolia

THE GREAT WIDE OPEN – Cultural Fusions in Mongolia

The future has arrived in Mongolia, both in the high-rises of its capital, Ulaanbaatar, and in the vast emptiness If …

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Rocca Scaligera – Sirmione, Lombardy, Italy

Rocca Scaligera – Sirmione, Lombardy, Italy

Lakeside Beauties Wait till the afternoon crowds thin, then cross the drawbridge to this fairy-tale castello almost entirely surrounded by …

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The Last Supper – Milan, Lombardy, Italy

The Last Supper – Milan, Lombardy, Italy

One of Leonardo’s Most Powerful Works Where else can you tell a taxicab driver the name of a painting as …

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Palazzo Ducale – Mantua, Lombardy, Italy

Palazzo Ducale – Mantua, Lombardy, Italy

A Celebration of Renaissance Splendor Mantua is a city locked in its past, richly endowed with art and historical memories …

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Sistine Chapel – Rome, Lazio, Italy

Sistine Chapel – Rome, Lazio, Italy

The World’s Most Famous Ceiling The spellbinding frescoes that cover the ceiling and walls of the Sistine Chapel are among …

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The Top Ten Sights – Rome – Lazio, Italy

The Top Ten Sights – Rome – Lazio, Italy

“Rome welcomes you when you come and forgets you when you go.”—Federico Fellini A republic was declared in Rome in …

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Sydney Opera House and the Harbor – New South Wales, Australia

Sydney Opera House and the Harbor – New South Wales, Australia

A Beloved Icon and a Luxe Hotel Overlooking the Waterfront Sydney is Australia’s largest, oldest, liveliest and brashest city, and …

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Palenque – Chiapas, Mexico

Palenque – Chiapas, Mexico

Most Haunting of the Ancient Mayan Cities In a dense virgin jungle at the foothills of the Usumacinta Mountains lies …

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