ancient ruins

Ancient city of Petra

Ancient Petra: The rose-red city of wonder

By Janice and George

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.

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mayan ruins of Tulum

Exploring the ancient Mayan ruins of Tulum

By Janice and George

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.

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things to do in the Riviera Maya

Totally awesome things to do in Riviera Maya

By Janice and George

Itching to swim with turtles? Love to see a magical Cirque du Soleil show? Check out these awesome things to do in Riviera Maya, Mexico (when you can tear yourself away from your fabulous resort, of course).

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UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Sri Lanka

8 Stunning UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Sri Lanka

By Janice and George

Got a crush for ancient temples and cities? Crave exploring tea plantations and wildlife reserves? Then you’ll love these 8 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Sri Lanka.

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best river cruises in the world

Say hello to the world’s best river cruises and river cruise lines!

By Janice and George

World’s best river cruises? Scenic and Crystal River Cruises are tops. New? U by Uniworld is oh-so trendy. The “Viking Ra” hits Egypt in May, 2018. More here!

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people love river cruising - River Countess Uniworld

Terraced vineyards, trishaw rides and temples too – why you’ll love river cruising!

By Janice and George

We’re riverholics. We want to float down another lazy river on another lovely rivership, and fall in love with another place we’ve never been. Why? For one, riverships are small.

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Voyages to Antiquity cruise in the Aegean

By Janice and George

The tiny medieval island of Monemvasia is just one reason we chose this off-the-beaten-path Voyages to Antiquity cruise in the Aegean.

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temples of ancient Egypt

Ancient Egyptian temples and tombs honor the gods

By Janice and George

Cruise the Nile, and you see incredulous ancient Egyptian temples (sacred sites of worship, learning, healing and love) honoring the gods.

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ruins ancient Philippi

Soaking up history at the ancient Philippi ruins

By Janice and George

History whispers around every corner at the ancient Philippi ruins. It was named after Philip of Macedonia, Alexander the Great’s father.

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hathor temple

Snapshot Story #2: Cleopatra’s temple of love

By Janice and George

Cleopatra loved to bathe in a stone swimming pool outside the Temple of Hathor in Denderah, Egypt, dedicated to the goddess of love and joy.

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Top 5 Mayan sites around Cancun

By Janice and George

They built elaborate sites. Invented a calendar. And sacrificed humans to the gods. When visiting Cancun, be sure to explore these five Mayan sites.

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Reveling in ruins on Voyages to Antiquity cruise

By Janice and George

Venice. The medieval walled city of Korcula. Crete. Voyages to Antiquity cruises the Mediterranean, introducing you to the history, art, myths and culture of the classical civilizations.

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exploring Ephesus

Exploring Ephesus: Where poppies bloom among ancient ruins

By Janice and George

We couldn’t miss Ephesus. Where breezes carry the imagined chatter of Romans bartering with shopkeepers among marble ruins and the Celsus Library.

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