Cuisine, language and culture are just a few of the things that bring global cities and countries to life. The following insights highlight best-kept secrets, local treasures, fun facts and traveler suggestions. Whether you’re going on tour or researching a potential trip, find a little travel inspiration here.

Survivor visits Shaolin

Survivors on the hit reality TV show finally got to do some sightseeing in China on last night’s episode of… Read more

Leaning Tower of Suurhusen

The Leaning Tower of Pisa has been toppled! At least according to Guinness World Records. A comparatively obscure church steeple… Read more

France, gratis

The Smithsonian in Washington does it. The British Museum in London does it. Now, France will do it, too, at… Read more

Maine objective

The state of Maine wants all of its students to attend college. In fact, Maine politicians want it so much… Read more

Mona Lisa speaks

Mona Lisa is at it again. Every so often, Leonardo’s painting reveals more and more of its mysteries. Yesterday, we… Read more