Thinking about traveling this summer? We get warned every year, but watch out for tourist scams when traveling abroad. Check out this very cool infographic that tells you just about every tourist scam in existence.
Sparti, Greece -- Overlooked by the massive Taïyetos Mountains in the west, modern-day Sparti rests on the site of the ancient city-state of Sparta. Though once highly militaristic, Sparti today acts as the centre of organization for the huge agricultural plain and is the capital of Laconia, Greece. Sparti’s greatest appeal is its simplicity. The city is filled with pedestrianized side streets, café-lined squares, and orange trees.
the Dar al-Hajar (Rock Palace) perched atop a rock pinnacle at the Wadi Dhahr Valley in Yemen. Classic example of Yemeni architecture built in 1786 by Imam Mansour Ali Bin Mahdi Abbas; in the Imam Yahya Hamid Al Din extended it as a summer residence.