Located far from the Chilean mainland, Easter Island is a remote and isolated territory, approximately 2,180 miles (3,510 kilometers) to the west and 1,289 miles (2,075 kilometers) east of Pitcairn Island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean. The island, known for its enormous stone statues called moai, is a testament to the ingenuity of the early Rapa Nui people.
The Tunnel of Love: Ukraine’s Most Romantic Destination
While Paris often tops the list of romantic destinations, it’s worth considering Klevan, Ukraine, as it boasts the renowned “Tunnel of Love,” an enchanting natural corridor that promises to capture your heart.
Palermo’s Capuchin Catacombs: Where the Living and Dead Converge
Are you brave enough for Italy’s most eerie attraction? Descend into the mysterious Capuchin Catacombs of Palermo for a thrilling adventure!
ATM Cave: A Must-See Mayan Wonder in Belize
Looking for an adventure that will transport you to another world? Look no further than Actun Tunichil Muknal, known to locals and savvy travelers alike as the ATM Cave.
Icarus and Daedalus: The Timeless Myth of Ambition and Consequence
Icarus and Daedalus is a timeless tale of ambition, caution, and creativity. The story tells of a father and son who attempt to escape their island imprisonment by building wings of feathers and wax. Despite warnings, Icarus becomes overconfident and flies too close to the sun, melting his wings and falling to his death.
Vacation in a Real Windmill in Zakynthos, Greece!
Forget the beachfront resort. If you’re looking for a truly one-of-a-kind travel experience during your visit to Greece, book a stay at Anemomilos and sleep in an authentic windmill!
Temazcal: What Is It and Is It Right for You?
For the last several years, sweat lodges have gained much attention in the media. However, they’re not a new trend. Sweat lodges and sweat lodge ceremonies have been a critical element of many indigenous cultures for thousands of years.
La Befana: Italy’s Mysterious Christmas Witch
In the United States, the holiday season brings about traditional tales of Santa Claus, the Three Wise Men, and the Little Match Girl. In Italy, another character takes center stage: La Befana.
Ireland’s Glin Castle Welcomes Visitors Once More
Ireland is home to roughly 30,000 castles, many of which are open to visitors and serve as hotels. Glin Castle, one of Ireland’s most beloved castles, recently joined the ranks of these other structures and opened as a boutique hotel.
Ukrainians Hang Spider Webs on Christmas Trees? Here’s Why!
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.