Greece: All Visits Start in its Capital, Athens
The Temple of Olympian Zeus in Athens, also known as the Olympieion, was built over several centuries starting in 174 BCE and only finally completed by Roman emperor Hadrian in 131 CE.

Greece: All Visits Start in its Capital, Athens

By Sandra Scott Discover the roots of Western Civilization, relax on one of the many sun-soaked beaches or island hop in the Aegean and Ionian Seas. Explore Greece, the land…

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Laos, Southeast Asia
Plain of Jars: Thousands of jars scattered across the plain some weighing 14 tons. Their origin is still open to speculations.

Laos, Southeast Asia

Country is worth a visit — no McDonald’s or KFC and attractive sites to see in this communist part of the world By Sandra Scott Laos is not the first…

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Budapest, Hungary
The Parliament building is probably the most recognized building in Hungary.

Budapest, Hungary

The union of three cities — Buda, Pest and Óbuda —region experienced rapid growth last century. It’s among top destinations in Europe By Sandra Scott Budapest, one of the great…

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Croatia
Beautiful Plitvice Lake National Park with trails along lakes and past waterfalls is about two hours away. It’s located in Zagreb, Croatia’s capital since 1991.

Croatia

Country filled with ancient cities, picturesque islands and small towns By Sandra Scott Of all the places Emperor Diocletian could have chosen in the vast Roman Empire to build his…

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Buenos Aires
Casa Rosada, the iconic, balconied presidential palace in the center of Buenos Aires.

Buenos Aires

Argentina’s capital, a place to enjoy the tango, parrilla and wine By Sandra Scott Buenos Aires is Argentina’s big, cosmopolitan capital city. Its center is the Plaza de Mayo, lined…

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