Gobi Desert, Mongolia

There are few places in the world more far-flung than Mongolia. This central Asian country borders Siberia—known colloquially to many as the “edge of the world”. Within the Gobi Desert, travelers can climb cliffs to see ancient petroglyphs, visit the Read more…


Kapadokya, Turkey

Also known as “Cappadocia,” this region in south-central Turkey is known for many things: fine wine, wild horses, medieval Christian caves, and strange, mushroom-shaped towers (known as “fairy chimneys”). The area is a popular tourist destination—particularly among Turkish and Russian Read more…


Sarajevo, Bosnia

Boasting a wide tourist industry with a fast-expanding service sector, Sarajevo is a year-round vacation destination. Featuring Soviet architecture, several cultural museums, and important historical sites, this is a city perfect for any type of trip. Sports enthusiasts can visit Read more…


Pamukkale, Turkey

The name of this natural site, located in Denizli, a city in southwestern Turkey, translates to “cotton castle.” The area is famous for its natural hot spring water, which cascades down inclines to various tiers, building turquoise-colored pools as it Read more…