France 1918-2008: Remembering the American Offensive in World War I “That our children may be patriots, we tell them of our fathers.” By Richard Frisbie During a recent visit to France, which was planned more for viticulture than history, it became impossible to ignore all the military monuments and cemeteries set in the green fields […]
History is a part of every trip, whether it’s recent or ancient history. Here we include stories where the authors experienced historical travel.
By Ryan Cole Once long ago there was a Shinto god and goddess, Izanagi and Izanami. They were bored. There was nothing around. So they did what any self-respecting nature deities would do in their situation; they made love, and lots of it. The sex was voracious, lasted days, weeks, and while you and I […]
Following the trail of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid in Bolivia – looking for Butch’s gravesite and other signs of his life in Bolivia on the run.
Palenque: Secret City of the Maya By Richard Arghiris Dense, exuberant rainforest shrouds this immense Mayan metropolis, abandoned for unknown reasons over a millennia ago. A sense of the lost, grandiose world of the Maya lingers in this city’s ruined plazas. At its height, Palenque would have supported hundreds of thousands of inhabitants. Slaves, artists, […]
Ephesus & Gokova, Two of the Most Fantastic Places in Turkey By Jessica P. Hayden It was a hot day and we took a lot of breaks in the shade as we walked through the Roman ruins at Ephesus. My husband and I waded through the throng of tourists gawking at the century old ruins. […]