Articles (Tourism)

Around the World in Five Houses (4)
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

In China, several forms of vernacular architecture flourished across the centuries; many remain to this day. 


Around the World in Five Houses (3)
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

Although vernacular architecture is a universal concept, Africa in particular is rich with numerous examples.


Around the World in Five Houses (2)
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

Although the building blocks of igloos are made of ice, their interiors can reach up to 40 degrees warmer than the outside temperature. 

The Lost Architecture of Ancient Alexandria
(Human Civilization)

In April, the world watched sadly as Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris burnt for hours. Like millions of people, I felt saddened but also thought of Egypt's lost architectural heritage.


Oregon’s Giant: The Largest Organism on Earth
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

What is larger than a whale and bigger than an elephant? A mushroom! Armillaria ostoyae is considered the largest and oldest organism on Earth.

Around the World in Five Houses (1)
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

From freezing icy, to melting sandy environments, humans inhabit most of the terrestrial spots on Earth. Let us take a tour around the world to examine different houses.


Divers by Nature
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

The idea of living under water among sea creatures has always been my childhood fantasy. However, when I try to hold my breath underwater I would, as any normal person, suffocate, but not the Bajaus.


The Greenest City on Earth
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

London is one of the most famous cities and a bright example of sustainability.


The Crooked Forest
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

A place named the Crooked Forest would sound as a perfect setting for a fairytale; however, it is in fact a non-fictional place in western Poland.


Around the World in One Day – Part II
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

Let’s resume our journey and see how trotting around the globe in one day would feel like.

Around the World in One Day
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

It is true that the world has become a small village thanks to technology but how trotting around the globe in one day would feel like.

Generosity Killed The Guest
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

Can generosity kill your guests? Check this comic.

The Taste of Culture
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

There is no doubt that food is an important part of any culture; in many ways, people express their heritage through food. 


Agritourism
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

Anytime a farming operation opens its doors to the public and invites visitors to come and enjoy their products and services that is agritourism.

The Nazca Lines: A Mysterious Peruvian Treasure
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

The advent of aviation enabled us to discover a long-hidden treasure of ancient civilization; we mean the amazing Nazca Lines.


The Uncontacted
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

Are there people who are still unaffected by the developments that have occurred over the past centuries? The answer is “yes”!


Atlantis: The Lost Civilization
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

Unlike many legendary stories the origins of which have been lost, we know when and where the story of the Lost City of Atlantis first appeared.


Inverse Architecture
(Science and Art)

Studying art history for several years in college, I always marveled about the myriad of fascinating buildings.

Architecture: The Ultimate Union of Science and Art
(Science and Art)

Architecture has always been a reflection of the evolution of not only mankind and human nature, but also of science and technology.


Supermalaria
(Human Health)

If you are planning to travel to Southeast Asia, you have to be aware of mosquitos and the diseases they may cause. 

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