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Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel
Billboard in Cienfuegos, Cuba shows resentment against the U.S. government's blockade of Cuba

We’d barely stepped off the plane when I had my first conversation with a Cuban. At Revolution Square, I hurried over to the line of classic car taxis awaiting passengers and...

Debrecen;s Déri Museum, home to Mihály Munkácsy's three stunning Christ's Passion paintings

Unprepared for the purposely darkened exhibit room, I groped my way down the gentle ramp and settled into a chair to view the Christ Trilogy, three floor-to-ceiling oil paintings by Mihály...

Boudhanath Stupa, the holiest Buddhist site in Nepal

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites of the Kathmandu ValleyMy second annual visit to Nepal’s capital city was less stressful. I knew...

Bridge on the River Kwai in Kanchanaburi Thailand

Like most people who have seen the 1957 film, any mention of the famous Bridge on the River Kwai conjures up images of leech-ridden swamps; a relentless, searing sun; and sweat-drenched...

Malaysia’s State of Penang is made up of a turtle-shaped island and a large strip of land on the mainland, joined by one of the longest bridges in the world. However,...

I just don’t get it. For years I’ve been hearing about San Miguel de Allende. People rave about it being the place to go in Mexico, pointing to its huge American...