Butrint

Inhabited since prehistoric times, Butrint has been the site of a Greek colony, a Roman city and bishopric in Epirus. Following a period of prosperity under Byzantine rule, then a briefly by the Venetians, the city was abandoned in the …

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Berat Castle

Berat Castle is a fortress overlooking the town of Berat, Albania. Even though considerably damaged, the castle fortress of Berat is a magnificent sight. Visitors and the people who live in the castle enter and exit from the Southern entrance. …

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Portofino, Italy

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Portofino is an Italian fishing village and vacation resort famous for its picturesque harbor and colorful painted buildings lining the shore. It is a comune located in the province of Genoa on the Italian Riviera and is one of Italy’s …

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Corfu, Greece

Corfu, Greece

Corfu is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea and is the second largest of the Ionian Islands. It is a very popular tourist destination that, along with its small satellite islands forms the northwesterly part of Greece. The principal …

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Guatemalan Worry Dolls

Among the villages of the highland Indians of Guatemala, there’s a legendary custom. It’s a unique method of dealing with worrying about problems that can cause sleeplessness. Rather than deal with personal problems alone, the highland people believe it’s better …

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