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Best historic travel around the world

Auschwitz: The execution wall. Photo by Flickr/Antony Stanley

Poland: An Agoraphobic in Europe

A traveler overcomes her own paralyzing fears when confronted with the bravery of those who survived Auschwitz in Poland.
Iowa Hogback Bridge in Madison County. Photo by Diana Lambdin Meyer

Iconic Iowa: John Wayne Birthplace Museum and Covered Bridges of Madison...

Film buffs can find plenty of movie history in Iowa, from the John Wayne Birthplace Museum to the Covered Bridges of Madison County.
Ghost towns: A statue at the open air museum. Photo by Chris Moran/TravelNevada

Nevada’s Ghost Towns

Whether you're looking for a fright or taking a peek into the past, here are best ghost towns in Nevada to visit.
Enjoying some Czech beer.

Silver, Beer and Bones in Kutna Hora, Czech Republic

From the Cathedral of St. Barbara to the famous bones of the Sedlec Ossuary (the bone church), Kutna Hora, Czech Republic is a unique place to visit.
Diver in the hold of the Sankisan Maru, a freighter that once carried aircraft. Flickr/Matt Kieffer

Diving in Micronesia: The Ghost Ships of Chuuk

Bombing in WWII sunk many Japanese ships in the lagoon. Today, it's considered one of the top wreck diving sites in the world.
Two sentries guard the entrance to the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Ba Dinh Square, Hanoi, Vietnam. Photo by Flickr/joolsgriff

Vietnam: Say It Ain’t So, Uncle Ho

A traveler reflects on her visit to the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, ranked the sixth ugliest building in the world by CNN.
Travel to Mesa Verde National Park Flickr/Alan English

Mysteries of Mesa Verde National Park

At Mesa Verde National Park in southern Colorado, ancient ruins tell the story of an ancestral people.
View of Krakow Cathedral and Royal Palace from the Sandomierz Watch Tower

Krakow from Above: Tower Views of the Medieval City

A traveler to Krakow finds a different view of this Medieval Polish City from the heights of its towers and the subterranean spaces below the city.
The Trevi Fountain is arguably the world's most beautiful. Photo courtesy of FireCask Rome

Italians Vote on Their Favorite Places to Visit in Rome

We all know that Rome is a favorite with travelers, but where do Romans themselves like to go in Rome? Here are 10 places the locals love.
Stagecoach taxi on Main Avenue. Photo by Jack Bohannan.

Outdoor Adventure in the Old West: Durango, Colorado

After taking the train to Durango, Colorado, a traveler finds mountains, rivers and music in this unique Old West Mining Town.
Five places in Paris to find inspiration.

5 Places in Paris to Inspire Creativity

New York Times Best Selling Author Denise Grover Swank shares five places in Paris that inspire her creativity.

Cuba at the Crossroads: What Will Change Bring?

Cuba exists in a time warp, and travelers are drawn to the bygone 1950s era, complete with pink Pontiac convertibles and a secret Hemingway hangout bar.
Split

Split, Croatia: A New Vibrancy

Split, Croatia is booming, both for residents and for travelers. This vibrant city builds on its unique history to create a popular modern destination.
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Grand Central Terminal: Secrets of the Main Concourse Ceiling

Grand Central Terminal in New York City turns 103 years old this year. This new video series tells some of the unique stories behind the famous station, including the mysteries of the Main Concourse ceiling.

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