Cultural Heritage: History

Bust of George Washington Carver.  Photo:  Tonya Fitzpatrick

“A traveler without observation is a bird without wings.”              — Moslih Eddin Saadi

No matter where you go, every place has a story.   From great struggles against oppressive forces to human inguenity, the people and the places who have defined significant eras in human history move many to travel see where history was made.   Being able to walk where history was made, seeing the places that shaped legendary figures or experiencing life as our ancestors did, travel allows history to come to life in ways that transcend a history book.

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Diversity is one of the many Faces of Darwin, Australia
Greenpoint, Brooklyn: A Polish Neighborhood
Exploring Portland’s Multicultural Offerings
Discover the Authentic Heritage of Taos Pueblo
10 notable Fourth of July celebrations across America
Biking Windhoek’s Bustling Township of Katutura
Five Ways to Have a Deeper Cultural Experience in Sri Lanka
Three Stops on the Trail of Tears
The Rise and Fall of Goldsboro, Florida: An African American Town
Along The Bronx’s Grand Concourse: A Guide
Quebec City: Where New France celebrates its heritage


Exploring Arizona’s Ancient Native Dwellings
South Korea’s Charming Historical Sites
Historic Places in China You Absolutely Need to See
An Abundance of History Surrounds the Fredericksburg Region in Virginia
Six unique Jamaican experiences that are off the beaten path
Exploring the Unique Culture at Siksika Nation
St. Catharine’s, Ontario: Experiencing the Impact of Harriet Tubman
5 Breathtaking Spots to see in Ukraine
Shanghai – Where the Ancient Meets the New


On Freedom’s Trail in South Africa: A Personal Journey to Places Shaping the Rainbow Nation
Washington, DC: Beyond the National Mall
Walking in the footsteps of Elizabeth I
The Seoul of South Korea
Exploring Acadia National Park
Barbados, Gem of the Caribbean Sea
The Hills have Eyes in South Dakota
Andorra: The Ultimate Health and Wellness Getaway
Kayakoy – Turkey’s ghost town
ZAÑA – the Peruvian ghost town that still lives
Discovering Bulgaria’s wines in Melnik
Beautiful Vieux Lille & the French Flanders
Cuttyhunk: History and small-town tranquility near Cape Cod
Prehistoric Art of Lascaux Cave
Exploring St. Vincent’s Historical Attractions
Mysterious Crosses at Czech-German Borders
PITIGLIANO: Jewish Heritage and Medieval History in Italy
Essaouira, Morocco – More than just a Jimi Hendrix haven
Paris is a city of wonderful museums
Exploring Botswana’s wonderful wilderness
Into the Mouth of the Dragon! Exploring Majorca’s Drach Caves
Endless opportunities for fun in the Caribbean sun
Exploring the Kingdom of Bhutan
Crete – a Mediterranean gem

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