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Rome Journal: The Fall of Rome

Francis Levy | Posted 03.24.2015 | Travel
Francis Levy

The experience of being in Rome is that of descending into a wormhole that leads to antiquity. It's not just the Colosseum, the Pantheon, the Baths of Caracalla. It's every courtyard, balustrade, archway and balcony that connects you to the past.

Rome Journal: Why Travel Anywhere?

Francis Levy | Posted 03.05.2015 | Travel
Francis Levy

What is the point of travel? People do the Terracotta Warriors, the Forbidden City and the Wall when they go to China. You go to Jordan for Petra, Ind...

Mao Tse-Tung May Not Be The Author Of His 'Little Red Book'

The Independent | Posted 08.06.2011 | Books

Mao Tse-Tung's "Little Red Book" is the closest thing to a bible that Marxist-Leninist, materialist and atheist Chinese society can have. ...