This extinct volcano on Easter Island served as the quarry for constructing moai and gives you a small glimpse of the process, if not the how it worked. At least 400 have been counted in some stage of construction on the outer rim and inside the crater.

Island Mysteries: Guide to Easter Island, Chile

Whether you call it Easter Island, Rapa Nui or Isla de Pascua, this little speck of land in the middle of the ocean has intrigued people for centuries. Here's our guide to Easter Island
Celebrating Semana Santa in Spain. Flickr/ fotEK10

Celebrating Semana Santa: Easter in Spain

Easter is celebrated for an entire week in Spain, and it's filled with pagentry, ritual and meaning.
What are the best volunteer vacations?

Travel on a Different Road: Volunteer Vacations

Bored with traveling around Europe? Drop your bags and add volunteer service to your international travel plans. Here's how to find the best volunteer vacation for you.
A man playing the part of a "catrin" donned a top hat and tuxedo at Day of the Dead in Oaxaca, Mexico. Photo by Carol L. Bowman

Celebrating Day of the Dead in Oaxaca, Mexico

Start planning now if you want to attend the popular Day of the Dead Celebration in Oaxaca, Mexico. Don't miss these helpful travel tips.
Workers harvest only the pick the smallest, most tender top two leaves on each section. Flickr/Nicholas Turland

Hangzhou’s Dragon Well Tea: Longjing is Fit for an Emperor

In Longjing Village, you can pick tea leaves from the Emperor’s favorite tea garden, and then sample Dragon Well Tea for yourself.
A snake princess in the Flower Parade at Carnival in Nice, France. Flickr/rafael rybczynski

Guide to Carnival in Nice, France

Carnival in Nice, France is a huge event. The two-week season is filled with events and parades. Here's what to see and do at Carnival.
Travel in Shonai, which was deeply influenced by Kyoto culture

Japan’s Shonai Region: Discover Another Side of Japan

For an authentic Japanese destination in rural Japan, head to the Shonai region on the northwestern coast of Japan in Yamagata Prefecture.
Three exposures of Ghent. Photo by Flickr/Tom Roeleveld

The Low-Key Magic of Ghent, Belgium

It doesn't matter whether you spell it Ghent or Gent, this magical city has captivating architecture, culinary delights and live music.
Traveling in Cambodia means an art workshop with Backstreet Academy

Carving a Piece Of Cambodia

Learning the traditional Cambodian art of stone carving brings new insight to a traveler in Siem Reap.
Christmas in Dubai

Deck the Malls: Christmas in Dubai

Christmas shopping takes on a whole new flavor at the ultra-modern Wafi City Mall in Dubai.
Winter in Poland - The Tatra Mountains

A Visit to the Tatra Mountains: Poland’s “Winter Capital” of Zakopane

Politics and backgrounds may try to divide us, but while traveling in Poland, a visitor finds that regular people, put face to face, can enjoy common ground.
Many come to Nusa Dua for the beautiful beaches. Photo by Carrie Dow

Tides and Temples in Nusa Dua: Bali, Indonesia

Known for its beautiful beaches, luxury resorts and excellent restaurants, Nusa Dua in southern Bali has a rich cultural heritage which can be seen in its many unique temples. Here's why you'll want to visit.
15 Ways to Greet Others

15 Different Greetings from Around the World

Each culture has its own customs and traditions. Here are 15 different ways to greet others around the world.
Hawaiian culture is rich with diversity. Photo by Janna Graber

One, Many, All: Hawaii’s Human Mosaic

Hawaiian culture is rich with diversity. A local offers his insight on his unique island home.

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