10 Awesome Things to Do in Pompeii (Plus All the Tips You Need to Plan a Visit)

10 Awesome Things to Do in Pompeii (Plus All the Tips You Need to Plan a Visit)

The Pompeii ruins are one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world and are one of Italy’s many UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The ancient city was buried by ash from an eruption of nearby Mount Vesuvius – you can see it looming ominously over the...
Visit the Pre-Incan Ruins of Huaca Pucllana in Lima

Visit the Pre-Incan Ruins of Huaca Pucllana in Lima

The Huaca Pucllana ruins in Lima’s Miraflores district are a fascinating historic site. Though many visitors to Peru have a visit to the Incan ruins of Machu Picchu, the Huaca Pucllana pyramid was constructed by a civilization that predated even the Incas. It...
Touring Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site

Touring Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site

I remember learning about the events surrounding desegregation at Little Rock Central High School in my history classes, but didn’t realize that it was a National Historic site until a recent accidental visit to the area. How that happened is a long story, but I...
Get the Best Views of Salzburg at Hohensalzburg Fortress

Get the Best Views of Salzburg at Hohensalzburg Fortress

While visiting Salzburg, it’s impossible to miss the imposing Hohensalzburg fortress high atop the hill looming over the city. It offers lots of great history, plus a killer view of Salzburg, so touring the fort should be on everyone’s itinerary in this...
Visiting Castel Sant’Angelo in Rome

Visiting Castel Sant’Angelo in Rome

Located just a few minutes from the Vatican City – in fact, it’s connected by a walkway the Pope could use to escape attackers – Castel Sant’Angelo in Rome is the perfect place to explore after visiting the Vatican City. Your tour gives you an...