I reflect on fifty years while hiking in Petra, Jordan.
Aside from the Western "Wailing" Wall and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, you'll find dozens of other sites with familiar names throughout Jerusalem's old city. And if you get an early start, you can see them all in a …
Angela and I explore two Lebanese World Heritage sites, Anjar and Baalbek, along the Syrian border.
Storms and shawarma in Beirut, a city with a history of unrest that is working toward a peaceful future.
After seeing many of the Greek islands and much of Athens over several visits, we still needed to explore more of Greece to see if it could someday be our new home. Thessaloniki was our next stop.
There's a reason Athens, Greece, is on so many people's travel lists. Home to intellectual greats like Plato and Aristotle, the city is littered with historical sites. The Acropolis, the Parthenon, and ancient temples to Greek gods like Zeus and …
I love it when history, politics, and humor come together.
My love of history began with the struggle between Rome and Carthage over dominance of the Mediterranean. Today, I walked in the footprints of Hannibal.