Colorful poled barges in Mexico City's Xochimilco Gardens.

The Floating Gardens of Xochimilco

Around the 13th century, the Xochimilcas cultivated manmade islands, building a network of floating gardens to help support a continual harvest. Today, these remaining gardens are a popular destination in the south of Mexico City.

Charles Bridge, one of Prague’s most celebrated attractions.

The Royal Route: Walk With Kings in Prague

One of the most enjoyable ways to see the best of Prague’s offerings is to follow the Royal Route—the historical path Bohemian monarchs took on their way to being crowned at Prague Castle’s St. Vitus Cathedral.

Istanbul and the Turkish Coast.

Discover Istanbul and the Turkish Coast

Istanbul not only delineates the continental divide between Asia and Europe, it serves as a lively meeting point of the modern and traditional, and of Western, Eastern, and Middle Eastern cultures.

Pu'ukohola Heiau was the last large heiau built before the dissolution of the Hawaiian religious system.

Hawai‘i’s Best Historical and Cultural Sites

To truly experience Hawai‘i, you need to understand its people and place in the modern world. Hawai‘i’s relatively short history has been tumultuous and prosperous, war-torn yet rich. Its museums, historic sites, and artifacts all have compelling stories to tell. Learn more about what sites are worth your while here.