Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar

Istanbul's Grand Bazaar

Listen to the Episode “Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar”     Subscribe in iTunes Other ways to subscribe         Traveling throughout Europe, you can find the legacy of the Ottoman Empire just about everywhere. But if you want to experience a place that has lived through the ebbs and flows of the empire, and … Read more

The Beaches of Normandy

The Cliffs of Pointe du Hoc

Listen to the Episode “The Beaches of Normandy”     Subscribe in iTunes Other ways to listen and subscribe.       We all know the basic story of the Allied Forces storming the Beaches of Normandy in World War II. It’s one of the most dramatic and harrowing events in modern warfare. But my … Read more

Iceland’s Thingvellir

Iceland's Thingvellir National Park

Listen to the Episode “Iceland’s Thingvellir”       Download in iTunes More ways to listen.         If you’ve ever visited Iceland, you know that, while there are so many things to do in Iceland,  the natural beauty of the planes of Thingvellir is something special. But what you may not know, … Read more

Agamemnon’s Mycenae

The Mask of Agamemnon, housed in the National Archaelogical Museum in Athens, found at Mycenae

Listen to the Episode “Agamemnon’s Mycenae”     Listen and Subscribe in iTunes Other Ways to Listen and Subscribe          Most of us have read Homer’s “Iliad” either in high school or college, but few are likely to remember the details of the characters and places it mentions. It may seem surprising … Read more