The best of Sintra on a Lisbon to Sintra day trip

Sintra is packed with fairy-tale palaces, hilltop castles and Moorish influences. Here's all you need to know about how to spend one day in Sintra.

2-week Turkey Itinerary
Top 10 experiences not to be missed in Turkey

From magnificent ancient ruins, the fascinating history of Istanbul, and the whimsical landscapes of Cappadocia; here are our top things to do in Turkey.

Ancient ruins in Mexico
7 most fascinating ancient ruins in Mexico

The ancient ruins in Mexico can be on wide open plains or shrouded in jungle. Here are 7 of the best and the story they have to tell.

Historical Places in the ancient city of Polonnaruwa
Cycling Sri Lanka’s ancient city of Polonnaruwa

The ancient city of Polonnaruwa is a monument to a remarkable kingdom whose ancient temples and palaces provide an excellent cycling day out in Sri Lanka.

Istanbul
Uncovering Istanbul’s mighty past & uncertain future

Istanbul has been one of the most important cities in world history. But we soon discovered its uncertain future was just as fascinating.

Ancient ruins in Turkey
8 most interesting ancient ruins in Turkey

There are hundreds of ancient ruins in Turkey, and you risk being ruined out. So, to save you time, here are the best and most interesting.

moorish sites in cordoba
Uncovering an enlightened caliphate in Córdoba

The Moorish sites in Córdoba tell the story of the only Islamic Caliphate to rule from western Europe; one that yearned for scientific advancement and spread knowledge across backward Christian empires.

7 day Israel itinerary Jerusalem to Tel Aviv, Jerusalem to Bethlehem
Into the West Bank on a Jerusalem to Bethlehem day trip

A day trip from Jerusalem to Bethlehem is a great way to get into the West Bank and explore some great sites. Here is what you need to know.