Every country and culture has its own holiday traditions and fables. One of Ukraine’s Christmas traditions is particularly unique: It involves spider webs and Christmas trees.
Travelers who love history and adventure can’t go wrong with a visit to the Monastery of Hozoviotissa. Located on the Greek island of Amorgos — part of the Cyclades Islands — Panagia Hozoviotissa is the second-oldest monastery in Greece. It was constructed at the beginning of the 9th century by Alexius I Comnenus and is known worldwide for its striking white walls, which contrast beautifully with the deep blue sea below.
Villanova University in Pennsylvania is welcoming back one of its most exceptional alumni for a campus-wide exhibition. ‘thirsty while drowning’ is the latest project of California-based visual artist Cole Sternberg and will be on full display throughout Villanova University through January 18, 2023.
If you’ve ever set foot on a treadmill, you know it’s rarely a pleasant experience. Even people who enjoy walking or running don’t often like the treadmill! However, did you know that the machine was actually designed to be that way?
Even the most dedicated city dwellers can use a break from the hustle and bustle. The Barn in Tivoli offers one of the best options for those who want to relax in a rustic — yet still comfortable and inviting — environment.
At first glance, German artist Werner Härtl’s paintings look like stunning, sepia-toned pieces of artwork. In reality, though, they’re made with a surprising medium: Cow manure.
Hartford, Connecticut, is a small city, but it’s home to a massive American landmark: The Mark Twain House and Museum. This house was built in 1873 and designed by Edward Tuckerman Potter, a famous New York architect. Mark Twain (whose real name is Samuel Langhorne Clemens) and his wife, Olivia Langdon Clemens, lived in the house from 1874 to 1891.
When most people think of the Nevada desert, they think of an arid expanse without a drop of water in sight. What they don’t realize, though, is that the desert is home to multiple six-foot-tall geysers that spit boiling water five-plus feet in the air. Known as the Fly Geyser, this manufactured collection of geysers is a must-see for anyone visiting the desert.
When you travel to Butte, Montana, you’ll be amazed by the incredible views of the Rocky Mountains. You’ll also be impressed by Our Lady of the Rockies — a famous glowing statue designed to honor women everywhere.
The film “The Silence of the Lambs” might be over 30 years old, but it’s just as scary as ever. Horror lovers can now take the spookiness up a level by staying at the home of the movie’s villain, Buffalo Bill.