What do you think of when you hear the name “Athens”? Do you picture world-famous monuments like the Temple of Olympian Zeus or the Acropolis? Did you know that there’s more to this city than meets the eye?
The iconic American highway Route 66 would’ve faded into a distant memory of a bygone era, were it not for the excellent work of Angel Delgadillo.
Scott Jordan has spent nearly 50 years exploring the landfills, construction sites, and other forgotten or less-visited areas of New York City. During his explorations, he’s uncovered all kinds of forgotten artifacts. Some date back more than 300 years!
Who comes to mind when you’re asked about women who made history? Do you think of world travelers like Amelia Earhart or space explorers like Valentina Tereshkova? What about Alice Huyler Ramsey, the first woman to drive across the United States from coast to coast? Have you ever heard of her?
If someone really wants to experience culture and history when paying a visit to Dallas, Texas, they should include a trip to Deep Ellum in their itineraries. Deep Ellum is one of the first commercial districts in Dallas. It was established in 1873 as a commercial and residential neighborhood and was formed for African-Americans and European immigrants, specifically.
Western lovers now have another reason to plan a trip to Marfa, Texas. Marfa was the filming location for several western films, including the beloved epic “Giant.” It’s now also home to a massive, stunning mural created by artist John Cerney.
Since its debut in June 2014, the short film “San Antonio | The Saga” has been one of the city’s most popular tourist attractions. Plenty of locals love it, too. “San Antonio | The Saga” is a 24-minute short film and light show that takes viewers through 300 years of fascinating San Antonio, Texas, and United States history.
It’s no secret that Greece is home to a robust collection of monuments and archaeological sites, all of which possess deep cultural significance. Currently, there are 18 different monuments and unique locations in the Mediterranean country that have been granted the title of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Have you ever heard of king cake? This sweet, circular pastry is beloved across the globe and is a staple in celebrations that welcome the new year. Throughout the world, especially in countries where Catholicism is the predominant religion, you’ll see king cake show up in bakeries when January rolls around.
History lessons seem boring at first. However, artist Alessandro Tomasi is on a journey to change that. Tomasi uses modern technology to reconstruct famous faces from history. His work is making the process of learning about the past much more engaging for students of all ages.