Category: UNESCO

Russia Travel Rocks – St Petersburg to Majestic Moscow

Russia is just the most amazing place.  Part of this for me is just the pure history of the last century, but also it’s just so prominent on the globe.  Russia has been so imperial.  So majestic.  So mysterious. There’s the crazy cold war, and my favorite the space...

Secrets of Cambodia from Angkor Wat to the Killing Fields

The largest religious complex in the world.  Angkor Wat is one of the most amazing structures in the world. Sure, Karnak in Luxor, Egypt is the largest religious structure, but Angkor Wat stretches over miles and miles including many many buildings.  I’d like to see a comparison of Tikal...

Rock the Kasbah, Marrakesh Morocco

Let’s go back in time… to a more simple time, with rich flavor, and a close knit community.  Imagine the farmers near your home growing your food, you go to the market and find things that are both grown locally, but with no chemicals, and any meat you eat...

Rediscovered Europe: Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia & Herzegovina

I had seen most of Western Europe when I visited the Balkans, but I wasn’t prepared for the beauty and raw elements of war I would see.  Mountain views, lakes and valleys that would rival the best of Switzerland, rivers that rival the beauty of Idaho’s and untouched wilderness,...

Post Revolution Egypt – Am I Safe?

It seems like Egypt has for the most part fallen out of the news.  Is it safe? A couple of quotes from an article on Egypt welcomes tourists and affirms safety. Travel warning lifted “Ambassador Scobey met with the heads of U.S.-based travel associations NTA, USTOA, ATTA and ASTA,...

Must See Cathedrals of Sofia Bulgaria

Black Sea to the East, Turkey and Greece to the south, Macedonia to the Southwest, and Romania to the North.  Sofia is a feast of richness in culture. I had a 5 hour stopover in Sofia on my way to Istanbul, and I asked the Taxi to drop me...

Cappadocia Turkey: Underground Cities and Cave Churches

When I first learned about Cappadocia, I was up late watching a late night Sci Fi show on Ancient Alien God theory.  The spokey of underground cities where 20,000 people could live in caves.  The spoke cave cities of 13 levels deep and how for thousands of years these...