There is no shortage of churches and chapels in Italy — the country is home to between 20,000 and 65,000, after all. What makes Santuario Madonna della Corona (or Sanctuary of the Lady of the Crown) unique, though, is its location — it is built on the edge of a cliff!
Take a trip to the Danube River, specifically where it flows through Budapest, Hungary, and you’ll see 60 pairs of iron shoes on its banks. These iron shoes tell a fascinating and tragic story that dates back to the Second World War.
Of all the impressive spiritual locations found in Sedona, Arizona, the Chapel of the Holy Cross is easily the most iconic. The Chapel of the Holy Cross is a stunning Roman Catholic Church building that has been constructed directly into Sedona’s red rocks. It stands 200 feet above the ground and features a 90-foot cross at the center.
If you’ve ever spent time in or around Amish country, you’ve likely come across displays of famous Amish rag dolls. You may have even seen some children playing with them. Have you ever wondered about the story behind these distinct dolls?
The piñata is a staple in Mexican culture. However, the first records of piñatas don’t come from Mexico or even Spain. The earliest records actually point to Asia — China, to be specific — as the origin of the beloved piñata.
For those who are fascinated by history, ancient legends, and incredible architecture, Greece is one of the best countries to explore. Greece can be a bit of an overwhelming travel destination, though, as it’s home to so much rich history and many fascinating attractions. There’s certainly a lot to see and do while in Greece. However, one of the most interesting, must-see attractions is the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion.
Mexico City is full of stunning architecture and beautiful locations for travelers to rest their heads. For those who want to enjoy a truly ethereal experience, though, Quetzalcoatl’s Nest is the perfect destination.
New York’s first gallery exhibition of “Doku: Digital Alaya” by Shanghai-based artist Lu Yang opened to visitors on May 7, 2021. The exhibit is taking place at the Jane Lombard Gallery.
If you travel into the mountains of Toyama, Japan, you’ll stumble upon a hidden village. Instead of citizens, though, this village, known as Fureai Sekibutsu no Sato, is filled with statues of Japanese townspeople.
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.