10 Oldest Trees in the World
The oldest tree in the world is over 5000 years old.
This Virtual Tour of Mexico's Tulum Ruins Shows How the Maya Lived
You can see Tulum’s magnificent ruins, even if you can’t book a flight to Mexico right now.
Civil Rights Monuments Every American Should Visit
These civil rights monuments remind us of one of the darkest periods in U.S. history — and the work left to be done.
Underground Railroad Sites You Should Visit, Mapped
From Harriet Tubman’s home to forts, these sites were crucial to the activities of the Underground Railroad in the anti-slavery movement.
Real-Life Places in Greece Where Greek Myths Took Place
Find the Hydra, Mount Olympus and other Greek myths on this Greece map.
These Maps of Ancient Greece Show the Power of this Once Dominant Region
From mythical journeys to real-life wars, these maps detail the history of ancient Greece.
No, New Zealand's Haka Dance Is Not Just a War Dance
One of New Zealand’s most emblematic Maori traditions, the haka is much more than a war dance.
World’s Tallest Buddha Statues Are Incredible
These gigantic Buddha statues rise hundreds of feet to the sky and are a sight to behold.
Salesforce Tower Climber Joins Ranks of Tallest Building Free Solo Climbs in Urban Daredevil History
This wasn't the first time an urban daredevil has free climbed a building in a death-defying stunt.
Fun Facts About the Leaning Tower of Pisa You Probably Didn't Know
The Leaning Tower of Pisa won’t be falling anytime soon.
Where to See the Most Impressive Mayan Ruins
Mexico doesn’t have a monopoly on impressive Mayan ruins.
Visiting Bran Castle, the Real Dracula Castle
In Romania’s Bran Castle, you can learn about Vlad the Impaler, the bloodthirsty man who inspired Dracula.
Rare Titanic Pictures You Have to See to Believe
Experience what the ship was like before its tragic end.
Amazing Female Trailblazers Who Redefined Travel
These women went where no woman had gone before.
30 Most Fascinating Places That Seem Stuck in Time
Visiting these 30 places that are stuck in time feels like actual time travel.
These Then and Now Pictures of Cities Shocked Us
The world has changed a lot since photography was invented.
What Is a Speakeasy? 15 Former Bootlegging Haunts to Visit
Check out these speakeasy bar locations you can still visit today.
25 Most Significant Moments in History That Redefined Travel
These 25 travel moments forever changed how we see the world.
35 Fascinating Facts About the Mayans
If you're curious about this colorful, mystical culture that held one of the largest empires in the ancient world, check out these facts about the Mayans.
30 Oldest Hotels in the World by Country
Through the centuries, these hotels have provided a place for weary travelers to rest.
Then and Now: Cruise Ship Travel Through the Years
From the ill-fated Titanic to modern cruising conundrums, here are some of the most fascinating aspects of cruise ship travel history.
Which Countries Are Part of the British Commonwealth?
The Commonwealth is bigger than you think.
25 Wild West Facts You Won't Believe
This era was unlike any other time in American history.
25 Strangest Old Wives' Tales Around the World
Some of these superstitions might surprise you!
Who Knew? 35 Incredible Facts About Ancient Egypt
We rounded up the most bizarre and interesting facts about Ancient Egypt that will answer all the questions you ever had about this civilization.
Step Back in Time When Visiting These Ancient Pyramids
Take a step back in time and get to know some of the most famous ancient pyramids around the world, listed from “newest” to oldest.
Every U.S. State Has a Castle — and These Are the Best
Americans didn’t want kings, but they did want their castles.
30 Famous Signs That Have Quite a History
The origin story of some of the world’s most beloved signs is fascinating.
Fascinating History of 15 Prohibition-Era Cities
Take a look at how the Prohibition era shaped some of America's largest cities then and now.
The World's Oldest Restaurants Have Stories to Tell
Here are the oldest restaurants in almost every country for anyone who loves history (and food!) to enjoy.
What You'll Never See on the White House Tour
Let us take you on a tour of the White House's inner workings that reveal its many secrets.
13 Most Epic Mob Moments in Las Vegas History
These real-life mafia tales expose fascinating facts about how the mob built Las Vegas and what legacy it leaves behind on today’s Strip.
Did You Know the Louvre Is Filled With Stolen Artwork?
Learn the history of the Louvre and the stolen artwork that shaped what it is today.
Most Endangered National Historic Sites in the U.S.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation aims to save architectural and cultural examples of our history with its annual list that highlights the most endangered national historic sites in the country.
The Greatest Underwater Treasures Ever Found
Although there are many known — and unknown — treasures still lost at sea, here are some of the greatest underwater treasures ever found.
The Oldest Buildings in 50 U.S. Cities
Want to know what the oldest building is in a U.S. city near you? Here, we tell the stories of exactly what makes them so special.
Fascinating Facts About Every Single Country on Earth
Beef up your knowledge with these fascinating facts about every single country on Earth.
Iconic Tourist Attractions That No Longer Exist
These sites used to be wildly popular. Today you’ll have to settle for looking at old photographs.
Haunting Ghost Towns You Need to See
These eerie towns promise ghostly sights and, in some cases, actual ghosts.
Travel Timeline: New York City Through the Years
NYC has changed a lot over the past several decades. But in some ways, it's stayed the same.
World’s Most Mysterious Museum Artifacts
Scientists and historians can't solve the mysteries surrounding these intriguing objects.
America's Favorite Travel Destinations, Decade by Decade
A lot has changed since the early 1900s. And a lot has stayed the same.
Extraordinary Medieval Cities Around the World
Explore Middle Ages history in these fascinating destinations.
Extraordinary War Artifacts You Can See Up Close
From flight suits to armor to U-boats, these historic marvels wow.
How Countries Got Their Names
Learn the fascinating stories behind the names of nations around the world.
New York City's Hidden Historic Attractions
These lesser-known sites tell the tale of Manhattan's beginnings.
Your Favorite American Cities, Then and Now
See how much these popular American cities have changed in 100 years.
Countries That No Longer Exist
Our global map has changed more than you might think.
Europe's Great Cities, Then and Now
Photos reveal Europe's extraordinary past and thriving present.