Getting to the heart of the genius behind the Guggenheim Museum, Fallingwater, the Prairie Houses, and more By Faye Wolfe Taliesin is a true destination. If you travel to this masterpiece of celebrated architect Frank Lloyd Wright, it’s because you want to go there. It’s not on the way to anything or even very close […]
History is a part of every trip, whether it’s recent or ancient history. Here we include stories where the authors experienced historical travel.
Helsingor, Denmark: Where Quaint meets Modern By Susmita Sengupta About an hour from Copenhagen, Denmark is the small city of Helsingor, the setting of the most famous Danish castle, Kronborg Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2000 and recognized universally as Elsinore Castle from Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Helsingor is easily reached from Copenhagen by car, […]
The Incredible Petra by Horse, Donkey, and Mule By Elizabeth von Pier It is early morning and the sun is casting shadows on the monumental canyon walls leading into the Siq, a half-mile narrow passage used to enter and exit the “rose city” of Petra in the Kingdom of Jordan. Except for our Bedouin guide […]
The Titanic’s Legacy Gets A Modern Revival and the Newest Belfast Hotels By Jackie Cohen With a newly revamped tourism scene, Belfast, Northern Ireland was voted Lonely Planet’s #1 Best in Travel Region of 2018. Sprinkled with hip neighborhoods filled with cafés and bars, Belfast is attracting a new demographic of young tourists. Highlighted by […]
Visiting parts of the ancient Mughal empire in New Delhi, India, including Humayan’s Tomb, the Red Fort, and other monuments to this great era of history.
Memorable Day Trips from Mexico City Teotihuacan: Pyramid Power By Nirmala Venkatesh It is not uncommon for visitors to Mexico City to squeeze in a day trip or two. If you have just a couple of days, I would suggest that you select Teotihuacan (pronounced Teo-thi-wa-kan) as your first pick with Xochimilco (So-chi-mil-ko) coming in […]
A Literary Paris Deja Vu back to the ’20s By Madeline King Porter “Something was going on in Paris that made it like no other place in the world.” — Ernest Hemingway, 1921. Twelve years ago, on my first morning in Paris, I stopped for a café crème at Le Select in Montparnasse, as […]
Bringing the Dead to Life: Dublin’s Glasnevin Cemetery By Faye S. Wolfe Beyond the obvious reason, to mourn the dear departed, why do people visit cemeteries? My recent visit to Dublin’s Glasnevin Cemetery brought back childhood memories of enjoying time in graveyards. The eighteenth-century burying ground in my hometown had a peculiar allure for me […]