Ancient ruins

UNESCO World Heritage Site doomed by military incursion?

UNESCO World Heritage Site doomed by military incursion?

Activists say ISIS fighters now control most of Tadmur, just meters away from Palmyra ruins
Lost city discovered in Honduras jungle

Lost city discovered in Honduras jungle

Archaeologists found urban remains of a vanished ancient civilization in Honduras' Mosquitia region
Great Zimbabwe: The spectacular ancient city that tourism forgot

Great Zimbabwe: The spectacular ancient city that tourism forgot

The remains of this powerful 15th-century capital of 10,000 people were once a top attraction. Now they're deserted and mysterious
Ancient pharaoh statue rises again in Egypt

Ancient pharaoh statue rises again in Egypt

A 42-foot statue of Pharaoh Amenhotep III restored to its former grandeur has been unveiled in the ancient city of Luxor
14 things to know about Paraguay

14 things to know about Paraguay

Overshadowed by its flashier neighbors, Paraguay's subtropical forests, broad rivers and unusual history make it an intriguing detour
5 overlooked world treasures

5 overlooked world treasures

Hidden in mountains or near luxury hotels, these undiscovered spots will knock your (hiking) boots off
Tracking history's most prolific female mass murderer

Tracking history's most prolific female mass murderer

Four hundred years after the death of Countess Elizabeth Bathory, her murderous exploits prove a grisly attraction
24-hour tourism-- Rome in a day

24-hour tourism-- Rome in a day

Italy’s capital wasn’t built in one, but you can tour the highlights of this great city in a single day
Banteay Chhmar: The ruins of an ancient city in Cambodia's former empire

Banteay Chhmar: The ruins of an ancient city in Cambodia's former empire

A close look at the mysterious Banteay Chhmar ruins in Cambodia
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