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Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel
Wreaths of remembrance are laid at Memin Gate in Ypres, Belgium during the Last Post Ceremony, held every evening at 7 p.m.

One hundred years ago, the Flanders region of Belgium lay in ruins. World War One had left cities like Ypres razed to the ground. Many such towns were in such a...

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

My second annual visit to Nepal’s capital city was less stressful. I knew what to expect and was familiar enough with the city to find my way around. This time I...

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,...