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DAMASCUS AND ALEPPO – WORLD’S OLDEST CITIES

Today Syria is celebrating Independence Day. It became independent from France on April 17th, [...]

HISTORY IS INTERESTING

An Absolut Vodka ad that showed a map of North America with pre-1848 borders have caused something of an uproar among some people in the U.S., and even caused some to suggest a boycott against Absolut [...]

GREECE – ANCIENT BEAUTY

Today Greece is celebrating Independence Day in commemoration of its independence from the Ottoman Empire on March 25th, 1821. Greece became officially independent in 1829. But Greece is of course much older than that. This is a country with an unusually long and accomplished [...]

TUNISIA – THE NEXT MOROCCO?

Today Tunisia is celebrating Independence Day It became independent from France on March 20th, [...]

HAPPY SAINT PATRICK’S DAY IRELAND!

Today Ireland is celebrating Saint Patrick, its most famous patron [...]

BULGARIA – A EUROPEAN DESTINATION WHERE YOU CAN STRETCH YOUR DOLLAR

Today Bulgaria is celebrating Liberation [...]

TAKE A WALK IN ANCIENT ROME

Now you can do some virtual time travel to ancient Rome. A virtual reconstruction of the ancient Rome opened to the public in Rome, Italy, today. [...]

CAMBODIA STILL A GREAT BARGAIN!

Today Cambodia is celebrating Independence Day. It became independent from France on November [...]

BOOMING PANAMA

Today Panama is celebrating independence from Colombia on November 3rd, 1903. Today it is quickly growing in [...]

CARIBBEAN ISLAND NATION ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

Antigua and Barbuda is celebrating Independence Day today. It became independent from U.K. on November 1st, [...]