Learning from the Past
One of the best ways to enjoy deeper travel experiences is to learn the history of the place. That doesn’t necessarily mean checking out the history museum (though that’s cool, too!) There are so many ways to really connect with a place through its history.
This is how we learn from the past. This is how we travel deep.
WWII Europe Sites
Sometimes connecting travel and history means absorbing the dark history of your destination’s past. This isn’t always easy, but it is necessary. The following posts are part of my Never Forget series on WWII sites.
The only concentration camp for women. A village preserved to look just as it did after the townpeople were massacred. The D-Day beaches of Normandy. These guides will help you visit dark places while finding light in the stories of heroism and humanity that ultimately triumphed over evil.
Legends and Lore
Sometimes to really understand a place, we need to dig into its legends. What’s the story behind the fire dance in Bali? And why does the entire island go dark and completely silent for 24 hours every year? What’s the real truth behind the Outlander song and its haunting melody?