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Adventure Travel in Nature’s Elements

When you think of adventure travel, there are so many ways to make adrenaline can rise in countries other than your own. From traditional, like rafting and safaris, to the less so and almost dangerous (think bull running in Pamplona), travel can be an adventure anywhere. But there is something about communing with nature’s elements… Read More »

The Tower of David

The Tower of David or Jerusalem’s Citadel is one of the best examples of medieval military architecture in the Middle East. Located near the Jafa Gate and thus guarding this legendary entry to the city, the Tower of David unites hundreds of years of both confrontation and peaceful co-existence between the three main monotheistic religions… Read More »

Venice Around the World

Venice, with its beautiful canals, bridges, and gondolas dotting the city, has a unique romanticism travelers can’t find anywhere else. Or, so they think. So enthralled with Venice is the world, that many cities claim the title of Venice of the region just because of some distant resemblance to the spectacular city. Usually the existence… Read More »

The Nod

CROSS-CULTURAL DIFFERENCES: NODDING Cultural differences are not only manifested in traditions or in spoken language, but also in our body language. A very simple gesture is the nod. For most of the world, including China, Western Europe, the U.S., and Africa, the nod is strictly defined to mean yes (head goes up and down once… Read More »

The Stave Churches of Norway

Stave churches are wooden churches from the Middle Ages, located in Scandinavia (mostly in Norway). Ok, we’ve cleared that up; so, what is so unique about stave churches and why should you see them? There is more than one thing. First, they are entirely built out of wood and built in the 12th and 13th… Read More »

Culture and spirituality in the Dogon Country, Mali

Dogon Country, in Mali, is an exquisite experience for a traveler; allowing one to witness the unique combination of spiritual creativity and with the environment. What should you expect in Dogon Country? First, a unique architecture, adapted to the particularities of the land and second, a fascinating cultural blend of historic traditions and spiritual rituals.… Read More »

Rome On $50… $500… $5000

Walking the streets of Rome is always free and much of the art is on the streets, as well as in small churches around the city that boast impressive collections that rival many museums. Many of the main basilicas are free, including St. Paul’s Basilica, Santa Maria Maggiore or San Giovanni in Laterano. Some of… Read More »

The Stave Churches of Norway

Stave churches are wooden churches from the Middle Ages, located in Scandinavia (mostly in Norway). Ok, we’ve cleared that up; so, what is so unique about stave churches and why should you see them? There is more than one thing. First, they are entirely built out of wood and built in the 12th and 13th… Read More »

Culture and spirituality in the Dogon Country, Mali

Dogon Country, in Mali, is an exquisite experience for a traveler; allowing one to witness the unique combination of spiritual creativity and with the environment. What should you expect in Dogon Country? First, a unique architecture, adapted to the particularities of the land and second, a fascinating cultural blend of historic traditions and spiritual rituals.… Read More »

Taking the photo of your lifetime

The Taj Mahal is unarguably of the most recognized buildings in the world and its beauty has attracted many photographers who try to CAPTURE in an image everything they see before their eyes. THEREFORE, OUR first advice: don’t aim for the MOST unique photograph! The photo will be unique for yo u and your experience… Read More »