23 Fabulous Brazil Souvenirs & Gifts You Want in Your Suitcase!

Christ the Redeemer

Brazil is a unique country that stands out for its natural beauty, folklore, and colorful art. The country is famous for its striking coastlines and distinct jungles that accommodate different wildlife.  Of course, you can’t take the wildlife home with you! So if you’re wondering what to buy in Brazil, don’t worry! There are many … Read more

The 50 Most Beautiful Mosques in the World & the Pictures to Prove It

Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Morning sun on Nerteva River and Old City of Mostar, with Ottoman Mosque

Anyone who’s had the privilege of traveling in a Muslim-majority country like Azerbaijan, Turkey, or Tunisia can tell you about how stunning Islamic architecture around the world can be.   Whether you’re exploring the famed Blue Mosque in Istanbul or the much less visited Blue Mosque in Yerevan, stepping into a mosque for a non-Muslim is … Read more

Visiting Rio de Janeiro’s UNESCO Site: the Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and the Sea

I love the way that UNESCO names their sites. Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and Sea–the phrase might as well be the description of a movie with flying birds and lapping waves while the camera pans from the top of Corcovado down to the sea. The natural landscape in Rio is breathtaking, so much so … Read more