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A visit to the walled Old City, with its ancient architecture and narrol stone lanes, is one of the top things to do in Baku

From the moment I set foot in Baku, I knew there was something very different about Azerbaijan’s capital city. Mirror-clad skyscrapers and modern shopping centers stood juxtaposed against the 700-year old...

17th century ciborium at Svetitskhoveli Cathedral in Mtskheta Georgia beneath which the robe of Jesus is said to be buried

Mtskheta, the original capital of Georgia, is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world and the place where the country first adopted Christianity in 334. Today, not only...

Park Ranger presentation on the history of the women's suffrage movement, inside the restored Wesleyan Chapel

I just finished watching day three of the Democratic National Convention. One sentence in Nancy Pelosi’s speech caught my attention. Speaking about women, she said, “Our diversity is our strength. Our...

The Clock Tower and Gabriadze Cafe in Old Town is one of the most touted things to do in Tbilisi, despite the fact that it is only a few years old

For the past few years, my fellow travel writers have been waxing poetic about Tbilisi, the capital of the of country of Georgia. This tiny nation, hampered with a name that...

Cellar dining room at Restaurant Barbarestan

It happens to me a lot. I arrive in a new place with no plans and little knowledge of the country. I do this purposely. I want to see every country...

Colorful La Boca neighborhood must be included on any list of things to do in Buenos Aires

There is so much to see in Buenos Aires that it’s easy to become overwhelmed. Visiting Buenos Aires must be done slowly. It must be savored, neighborhood by neighborhood. I could...