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Anthony, Cleopatra and Flying Carpets -- Discovering Ancient Izmir

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 11.12.2014 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Originally called Smyrna, this is one of the oldest cities in the world, dating back more than 8,500 years. Today, it's the third-largest city in Turkey and a big resort destination for Europeans.

PHOTOS: Why You Should Visit Jordan Now

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 09.29.2012 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

I visited Jordan last month, my 10th trip in 15 years, and experienced not only the absence of tourists but also a wealth of new things to see and experience.

Olympic Peace

Reverend William E. Flippin, Jr. | Posted 09.25.2012 | Religion
Reverend William E. Flippin, Jr.

When people come together in London from different races, cultures and nationalities, peace is not going to be found in a spectacular opening ceremony. Real peace requires Jesus. In his flesh he makes different groups into one, and breaks down the dividing wall.

Our Guide To The Costa Concordia

The Huffington Post | Elizabeth Nolan Brown | Posted 01.18.2012 | Home

UPDATE, 1/13/12: On January 13, 2012, the Costa Concordia ran aground off the coast of Tuscany, Italy. It is unclear if the Costa Concordia will retur...

If I Forget Thee O Los Angeles Public Transportation

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Wander a block or two beyond the restaurants, Internet cafes, and shops that line the waterfront in Ayvalik, Turkey, and one sees countless empty stone buildings, the former homes and shops of Greek residents.

Ephesus Survives Swords, Scimitars and Silt

Bob Schulman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Name an ancient Roman city that was wiped out by a natural disaster. Pompeii most likely comes to mind, but there's another, lesser known Roman city emerging out of the rubble. It's named Ephesus.