The Basilica Cistern of Istanbul

We were blown away! 

Row after row of hundreds of columns hold up arches and domes this stunning work of architecture that was never meant to be seen.

Descend into the Basilica Cistern with us to see the upside-down Medusa and other hidden oddities… CONTINUE READING >>

We were blown away! 

Row after row of hundreds of columns hold up arches and domes this stunning work of architecture that was never meant to be seen.

Descend into the Basilica Cistern with us to see the upside-down Medusa and other hidden oddities… CONTINUE READING >>

The Venice of Shanghai

Zhujiajiao is one of many small cities in China that are built along canals, water towns where transportation mainly involves feet and boats.

And getting around on foot means bridges, at least thirty-six of them, which are a big part of the city’s character… CONTINUE READING >>

Zhujiajiao is one of many small cities in China that are built along canals, water towns where transportation mainly involves feet and boats.

And getting around on foot means bridges, at least thirty-six of them, which are a big part of the city’s character… CONTINUE READING >>

5 Things Not to Miss in Barcelona

Barcelona, Spain.

Home to the most amazing church we’ve ever seen, a Gothic Quarter not to be missed, crazy wonderful human statues, and food to die for.

If that’s not enough, meet a genius artist that changed the city forever and invokes so much emotion – you have to either love him or hate him… CONTINUE READING >>

Barcelona, Spain.

Home to the most amazing church we’ve ever seen, a Gothic Quarter not to be missed, crazy wonderful human statues, and food to die for.

If that’s not enough, meet a genius artist that changed the city forever and invokes so much emotion – you have to either love him or hate him… CONTINUE READING >>

Pompeii & Circumstances

Rome may not have been built in a day, but Pompeii was certainly destroyed in one.

Because of the unique nature of the calamity that buried the city, we have an incredibly well preserved peek into every day life two thousand years ago in The Roman Empire.

We had an amazing amount of history and emotion to absorb, making our day at Pompeii one of the most incredible… CONTINUE READING >>

Rome may not have been built in a day, but Pompeii was certainly destroyed in one.

Because of the unique nature of the calamity that buried the city, we have an incredibly well preserved peek into every day life two thousand years ago in The Roman Empire.

We had an amazing amount of history and emotion to absorb, making our day at Pompeii one of the most incredible… CONTINUE READING >>

Erotic Art in the Lupanar in Pompeii

Lupanar is a common Latin term for brothel, and this was easy for the excavators of Pompeii to identify by the suggestive sex scenes painted on the walls.

Speculation is that the erotic paintings may have served as a menu of sorts. If that weren’t enough for a positive ID, rather lurid graffiti was also found left by both … Continue reading “Erotic Art in the Lupanar in Pompeii”