“Where is Diocletian’s Palace?” visitors often ask when in Split, Croatia. Shopkeepers laughingly reply, “You’re in it!” The ruins of the 1,700-year-old palace are the heart of the inner city.
Admire a Gothic cathedral. Hike donkey trails. Swim in idyllic coves. Tour historic manor homes. Oh, and don’t forget to stay in a finca! There are so many wonderful things to do in Mallorca, Spain…
The outside of Guanajuato’s Juarez Theater (Teatro Juarez) blew us away. It’s decorated with Greek columns, lion sculptures and bronze statues.
The extraordinary Guanajuato Mummy Museum has over 100 mummies, including one of a woman buried alive. There’s also a poignant gallery of baby mummies. Not for the squeamish…
Gazing up at the jaw-dropping monuments in ancient Petra – your feet sinking into soft red sand – you’ll be amazed by the genius of its Nabatean builders. They chiseled a whole city of tombs and houses out of pink rock.
Wandering the colorful cobblestone streets is one of the best things to do in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. There’s virtually no evidence of hurricane damage, and the UNESCO city welcomes visitors again!
The best thing to do in Dubrovnik? Walk on top of the medieval city walls. Gaze down on one side at churches, palaces and carved fountains, all crammed together with apartments and cafes. On the other side, gawk at the turquoise sea.
Move over New York and Chicago! The Louisville theater scene packs in a lot of fabulous drama too! Tops on the list of the 5 best stages is the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts.
NYC’s Metropolitan Museum of Art is fabulous – but huge! If short on time, don’t miss pieces you must see, like “The Love Letter” painting and the Egyptian Temple of Dendur.
The Mayan ruins of Tulum are the loveliest of the ancient Mayan cities you can visit in Mexico’s Riviera Maya. Discover Mayan secrets and tips on how to visit the Tulum ruins.
The muse of poets and writers, Venice is known as the “City of Bridges.” But who knew more than 400 bridges link Venice’s canals?
Best daytrip in Stockholm? Take a century-old steamer across Lake Malaren to visit Drottningholm Palace on the “Queen’s Island.” (Don’t miss the “confidence” dining room.)
One day in Berlin isn’t enough. But if you only have a day, see the Brandenburg Gate, Reichstag and paintings on the Berlin Wall (especially “The Kiss”). We also traveled back through Germany’s turbulent times at the German Historical Museum.
He lost an eye and a hand in a fireworks accident. Yet Jose Clemente Orozco was one of Mexico’s great muralists – who painted some fiery murals in Guadalajara.