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The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall

Victor Dorff | Posted 01.06.2015 | Travel
Victor Dorff

Twenty-five years ago this week, the unthinkable happened. On November 9, 1989, East Germany opened the gates, allowing its citizens to travel west. On a recent tour of Berlin, I was struck by how often the "unthinkable" suddenly becomes reality,

PHOTOS: Stumbling Upon Memories

Aby Sam Thomas | Posted 06.30.2012 | Religion
Aby Sam Thomas

Amid the grey cobblestones that line the narrow streets of this ancient city are some that seem to demand the attention of a passer-by. A closer look reveals that these cobblestones are, in fact, brass plated and each one has a small history lesson engraved on it.