Travel & Leisure

Chinese history comes alive in Nanjing

In southern China, the ancient capital city of Nanjing beckons travelers who long to immerse themselves in Chinese history and culture. Nanjing served as the...

5 ways travel will change in 2018

As international travel gains popularity each year, new destinations are added to bucket lists and new travel gadgets and accessories appear on the market....

Maldives’ Wetlands Help Fight Climate Change

The lighthouse stands guard over the wetlands. Perched at one end of Koattey, it was built by the British who had a military base...

China: Heritage Sites of Confucius and Mencius Restored to Glory, Better Life for Local Communities

About two hours’ train ride from Beijing, in the south-west of Shandong Province, are Qufu and Zoucheng. These cities are the hometowns of Confucius...

Over 65 Phuket hotels join UN Environment #CleanSeas campaign

Dozens of hotels in one of Thailand’s most popular beach destinations have joined UN Environment’s #CleanSeas campaign, pledging to reduce the tide of plastic...

Shaki: Azerbaijan’s ancient agora of multiculturalism

Sarkhanbay Khuduyev, a native of Shaki region and a dynamic public servant, invited us (a group of U. S. and European scholars) on behalf...

A layover at Dubai Airport? Here is what you can do!

The Dubai International Airport (DXB) connects the East and the West, offering flights for over 260 destinations worldwide. Dubai’s drive for growing bigger and better...

A Journey in Azerbaijan’s Coin Minting House

The history of Nakhchivan in the Middle Ages has important aspects that are reflected on the numismatic innovations and archeological treasures that have been...

Dear Old Nakhchivan

Autonomous Republic of Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan’s westernmost province, welcomes everyone – including a novelist with no guidebook; it is heralded as a museum without walls....

Ordubad: a Cradle of Religious Tolerance in the Caucasus

Religious architecture in the region of Ordubad, Autonomous Republic of Nakhchivan (Azerbaijan), has established new paradigms in the shaping of Azerbaijani Islamic culture, interfaith...

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