Portugal’s Douro River Valley is one of Europe’s most scenic spots. It’s also one of the best places to sample the country’s wine and local cuisine.
For some clean air and scenic views, you really can’t go wrong with the Austrian village of Hallstatt.
I’m pretty sure that I’ve never met a Shirazi I’ve disliked. They and the city of Shiraz are two of the best things about Iran.
Really, it’s not that hard. Why can’t Donald Trump, Paul Ryan and other Republicans stand up against racism like Ronald Reagan did?
University of Virginia alum and comedian Tina Fey really let loose her thoughts on the Charlottesville protests from this past weekend. Her latest SNLWeekend Update skit is one of the best ever.
Donald Trump and many of his supporters claim that taking down a statue of Robert E. Lee sets up the eventual knocking down and desecration of other monuments dedicated to American heroes such as Thomas Jefferson and George Washington.
Before they established their great empire, the Persians and ancestors of Cyrus the Great inherited the lands of another great kingdom, that of Anshan.
Uzbekistan, one of the most historically underrated countries in the world.
It’s quite possible that without the daring tactics of British General James Wolfe, the capture of Quebec and full British control over Canada may have never occurred.
Sancho I had big shoes to fill. He also liked to, um, fill holes, perhaps giving him the nickname “the Populator”?
Mithras, a Persian god who was possibly adored just as much among Romans as with Persians.
Once the capital of the Algarve region, Silves is one of Portugal’s most historically significant cities.