Fewer images scream “Happy Halloween” quite like the image of a witch on a broomstick. Starting in October (and sometimes even earlier), witches and their trust broomsticks show up everywhere, from your local bookstore to your favorite coffee shop. You’re familiar with the trope, but have you ever wondered where this trope originated?
Kandovan, Iran: Home of the Modern Cave-Dwellers
When most people think of living in caves, they think of prehistoric folks who didn’t have another option. However, did you know that some individuals still live in caves today by choice?
Sanderson Sisters’ Cottage Opens in Time for Spooky Season!
Few Halloween-themed structures compare to the famous Hocus Pocus cottage, which housed the legendary Sanderson Sisters. Luckily, Airbnb is offering guests a chance to stay at a recreated version of this intriguing little house.
International Balloon Fiesta: An A+ Albuquerque Event
Travelers from across the globe agree that the autumn in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is unparalleled. The weather is still warm from September to November, but you can stand outside for more than five minutes without sweating through your shirt! If you need something to do during your autumn Albuquerque visit, attend the International Balloon Fiesta.
The Greek Myth Behind How Europe Got Its Name
If you’ve ever looked at the Greek 2-euro coin, you’ve seen the image of Europa. You might be familiar with the picture of this famous character in Greek mythology. However, do you know her story?
All You Need to Know About the Japanese Kimono
The kimono is the national dress of Japan. It is a front-wrapped garment with a rectangular body and square sleeves, and it is tied with a sash known as an obi. If you’ve ever wondered about the history of this beautiful and significant piece of clothing, this guide is for you.
A Backward Glance at the History of Engagement Rings
To many people, engagement rings have a deeper meaning than just jewelry. They are a sign of devotion, love, and commitment. They are an extensive symbol of faithfulness, perfection, and infinity. They are also a profound representation of two people uniting to embark on a beautiful journey of spending their entire life together.
Crakows: A Brief History of 14th and 15th-Century Footwear
These days, it’s not uncommon to see women wearing shoes with pointy toes. In the 14th and 15th centuries, though, men were much more likely to be seen in this intriguing footwear.
Airbnb Offers a Stay at the Famous Moulin Rouge Windmill
Are you getting ready to take a trip to Paris? Are you looking for a one-of-a-kind place to stay during your visit? If so, the famous Moulin Rouge windmill is now available as an Airbnb!
The Delft Blue House: KLM’s Adorable Present Since 1952
Airline amenities for World Business Class passengers have improved a great deal over the last several years. However, few can match what KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has to offer — The Delft Blue House.