Brač, Croatia: Hunting for Hercules in a Roman Quarry

For nearly 2,000 years, limestone has been extracted from quarries on the Croatian island of Brač. In the 3rd century, laborers used this dazzling white stone to build the palace of Emperor Diocletian in the city of Split. During the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, Brač limestone was used to construct the Saint James CathedralContinue reading “Brač, Croatia: Hunting for Hercules in a Roman Quarry”

Waddling Winemakers on Parade in Stellenbosch, South Africa

A fun and innovative winery near Stellenbosch, South Africa uses a 1,000-strong duck brigade to help eradicate vineyard pests.

Montenegro’s Lake Skadar National Park: A Day Trip and Boat Ride

Magnificent Lake Skadar is the largest lake in Southern Europe. It is also home to a dazzling array of wildlife.

A Sanctuary for the Lovable and Threatened Donkeys of Split, Croatia

Volunteers in the coastal city of Split, Croatia are dedicated to saving the country’s remaining donkey population.

Finding Tranquility in Thailand: Exploring Sukhothai Historical Park

One of Thailand’s most popular ancient sites, Sukhothai boasts atmospheric temple ruins and UNESCO World Heritage status.

A Sunset Safari in South Africa’s Addo Elephant National Park

One of South Africa’s largest national parks, Addo was established in the 1930s to protect about 10 elephants. Today, it’s home to more than 600.