Category: Travel

Column: The other London Bridge

Commentary by Don Knebel Tower Bridge is one of the most recognizable symbols of London. Often confused with the London Bridge that was always falling down, Tower Bridge is a marvel of 19th century...

Column: Family Fun: Visiting Washington D.C.

Commentary by Jennifer Ingersoll Washington, D.C. has long been a family travel destination known for its many admission free museums and attractions. With the controversy following the outcome of the recent election, many parents...

Column: James Smithson’s Smithsonian legacy

Commentary by Don Knebel The Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., is often called the “nation’s attic” because of its extraordinary collection of more than 150 million items. It is named for James Smithson, who...

Column: Karnak Temple’s Sacred Lake

Commentary by Don Knebel The Karnak Temple complex is thought to be the largest religious center in the world. It may have provided the inspiration for a religious ritual practiced by billions of people. In...

Column: The Church of the Beatitudes

Commentary by  Don Knebel The Church of the Beatitudes, located above the north shore of Israel’s Sea of Galilee, remembers Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, among the most famous sermons in history. The church...

Yacht Harbor in Antalya, Turkey (Photo by Don Knebel)

Column: Antalya: World-class resort city

Commentary by Don Knebel When Americans think of cities in Turkey, most probably don’t picture a cosmopolitan seaside resort featuring a harbor once used by the Romans. But Antalya, the fastest growing city in Turkey...