Sunset at Chania

Top 10 Sites of Crete

Crete provides everything for a perfectly balanced trip. Between coastal and bucolic landscapes, diverse and rich history and cultural identity, and a unique...

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Minoan Frescoe

Study Guide: The Mystery of The Minoan...

The Minoans represented the first advanced civilization in Europe, leaving behind massive building complexes, tools, artwork and writing systems.

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Arkadi Monastery

The Martyrs of Crete

The fight for Cretan independence from the Turkish Ottoman Empire was long and bloody. The Cretan people were known for their unfaltering commitment to their...

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Hajj 2008, Al Jazeera English, Flickr Creative Commons

Muslim Pilgrimages: Hajj

Hajj - that is, the pilgrimage to Mecca - is one of the five pillars of Islam and is considered a duty for all Muslims who are in good health and can afford...

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The Suffolk Countryside

City Escapes: Suffolk

Suffolk is one of England’s most traditional counties. Predominantly comprised of low lying and flat farming countryside, with a picturesque coast on the...

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New Series: “Hidden Algeria”

‘HIDDEN ALGERIA’ is an alluring destination guide that explores one of the least known countries on our planet – the People’s Republic of Algeria....

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Fallingwater House - Frank Lloyd Wright (1937), Pablo Sanchez Martin, Flickr Creative Commons

Age of Architects: Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright was an American architect, interior designer, writer, and educator, whose creative period spanned more than 70 years, designing more than...

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Great Dixter

Building England: Great Dixter House &...

Lutyens' Great Dixter House is a romantic recreation of a medieval Manor House, complete with a great hall and parlour.

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The Sahara

The Sahara

The Historic Hinterland

The Historic Hinterland