Archive for the ‘Historic/Museums’ Category

From Church to Mosque to Museum: A Visit to the Hagia Sophia

From Church to Mosque to Museum:  A Visit to the Hagia Sophia
By staff writer Cathie Nichols. Photos Copyright © Cathie Nichols. “How did you end up in Turkey?” you might ask. Turkey was never on my short list (or even the long list) of places I wanted to visit before I die. It all began one day last September when my daughter brought a flyer home...
August 24th, 2012 | EURASIA, Historic/Museums, STAFF | Read More

Chief Leatherlips RIP

Chief Leatherlips RIP
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Brian Williams. Feature photo: Painting of Chief Leatherlip’s last moments by Ohio historical artist Hal Sherman, on display at Indian Run Falls Park, Dublin, Ohio On Saturday Brian was at the Hamvention® in Dayton, Ohio, a convention for amateur radio...
May 22nd, 2012 | Historic/Museums, STAFF, USA MAINLAND | Read More

Some Medieval and Natural Gems of Lillafüred, Hungary

Some Medieval and Natural Gems of Lillafüred, Hungary
By staff writer Estrella Azul. Photos Copyright © Estrella Azul. From the very first visit I was enchanted by all the beauty Lillafüred’s landscape had to offer. I didn’t think I could like a small place such as this one as instantly and deeply as I did. Especially as it’s only a...
March 13th, 2012 | EUROPE, Historic/Museums, Interesting Towns, Scenic Wonders, STAFF | Read More

Christmas in Rome – and Panettone Bread Pudding with Bourbon Caramel Sauce

Christmas in Rome – and Panettone Bread Pudding with Bourbon Caramel Sauce
Story by staff writer Ann McElfresh. Photos Copyright © Ann McElfresh. TOM AND I were lucky enough to live in Sicily when we were young . . . seems like a lifetime ago, yet we remember it as if it were yesterday. One of the things we hoped to cross off our “bucket list” was to spend Christmas in...
December 12th, 2011 | DINING, EUROPE, Historic/Museums, MEMORIES, OUR FOODIE, STAFF | Read More

Lothal, India: Pushing the Frontiers 5,000 Years Ago

Lothal, India: Pushing the Frontiers 5,000 Years Ago
Story by guest blogger Roona. Photos Copyright © Roona. THERE IS NOTHING like stability to drive some people nuts and my guess is that even 5,000 years ago, human beings were no different. The people of the Indus Valley had mastered urban planning and maritime engineering, trade, commerce and art but...
October 19th, 2011 | ★ Rewind 2, GUEST BLOGGERS, Historic/Museums, INDIA | Read More

My Favorite Ethnic Spots in NYC

My Favorite Ethnic Spots in NYC
By guest blogger Samantha Wilson. Photos Copyright © Samantha Wilson. I LIVE A FEW hours from NYC but any time I have a chance to visit some of the amazing ethnic spots, I take it. My most recent trip was in the beginning of July when I traveled with one of my sisters for a two-day stay. The two of...
September 12th, 2011 | GUEST BLOGGERS, Historic/Museums, STREET LIFE, USA MAINLAND, WALKING/HIKING | Read More

The Citadel in Cluj-Napoca, Romania

The Citadel in Cluj-Napoca, Romania
By staff writer Estrella Azul. Photos Copyright © Estrella Azul. IF YOU’VE READ my previous travel articles here on Milliver’s Travels, you know for a fact that I love walking. That is why one afternoon a few weeks ago, I decided to go for a walk. But not how I’ve decided and never...
August 31st, 2011 | EUROPE, Historic/Museums, STAFF | Read More