Meteora with its stunning rock pillars, topped with monasteries dating back to the 14th century introduces different, often less explored, chapters of Greek, history, and is one of the best day trips from Athens.
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Katherine Zubovich’s “Moscow Monumental” charts the decades long effort to transform Russia’s ancient second city into the triumphant capital of the new socialist state, and the construction of the city’s iconic “Stalin wedding cake” skyscrapers.
Peter Naldrett brings a boundless enthusiasm for his expedition: to circle Britain and curate 80 of the best seaside venues, and from these extrapolate three or four of the most iconic and enjoyable experiences.
Delve into the rich history of Riga, Europe’s best-kept secret!
What better dish to inaugurate our new life in Riga than this ultimate comforting stew, created by another American expat writer?
Vienna is home to the 450-year-old Spanish Riding School, where masters of the Haûte Ècole or “high school” classical dressage train purebred, pale-grey Lipizzaner stallions
For centuries — indeed millennia — Abu Simbel Ramses’ mighty temple stood as indisputable proof of this greatness. But as the might of Egypt’s empire faded, the sands of the Nubian Desert slowly covered the temple, until even the 65-feet statues of Ramses were hidden.
Falconry is not for the faint of heart. This ancient and noble sport, practiced for more than 4000 years, involves training a lethal bird of prey to hunt its quarry in the air, which it kills using a combination of its sharp talons and fierce beak.
Mahjong is China’s national pastime, and passion: a four-person game of skill, strategy, cunning, some luck, and the occasional sneaky maneuver.
Jennifer Eremeeva on the inspiring story of the Old Bridge in Mostar Bosnia Herzegovina: a restoration project that rebuilt a community.
The Balkans are a feast for the imagination with their soaring scenery, diverse population and colorful history filled with larger-than-life legends, myths, monsters, and heroines. Begin your journey with Jennifer Eremeeva’s Reading List for the Balkans.
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