Whether by design or default, our homes reflect a good deal about our personalities. But what does a 6-story house covered with rhinos, elephants, frogs, catfish, lizards, stags, mermaids, and a snake hanging down like a scaly drain pipe say about the owner?
Yearning for a trip around the world? Longing to visit Istanbul, Tokyo, Cape Town – or in my case, Kyiv? Here’s your chance … and you won’t even suffer jet lag.
It’s not usually a nightmare, but it can certainly be an American traveler’s bad dream: clearing immigration at the airport when returning to the US.
“I’ve been to almost as many places as my luggage! — Bob Hope I feel like Pavlov’s dog when James pulls our backpacks out of the closet. I start drooling because I know there’s a treat just around the corner.
Whether you’re a student of history, wannabe archaeologist, or a sunburned beachgoer looking for a break, the Maya ruins in Mexico are a unique and fascinating sight to see.
“What’s up with that dinging?” It was Monday morning coffee time and the iPad’s annoying chime was disturbing the quiet before the storm. We’d spent the weekend ripping up old carpet, and our floor guy, Sean, had just arrived to install our new bamboo floor.
Honestly, you never know what those wacky Mayanist scholars are going to say next. In their book The Maya, authors Michael Coe and Stephen Houston describe a stone relief as “God L, the patron of warriors and traders, smoking a cigar,” The minute I read this, I knew that I had to see it. I …
Travelers are thrilled when world-class attractions are easy to visit and not overrun with tourists. We were certainly surprised by the ancient city of Uxmal because it’s just this type of rare gem.