The world’s religious rituals from a Guatemalan chi-chi mask ceremony to the Hindu prayer offerings at the sacred waters of India’s Ganges River.
Explore magical and mysterious cities around the world that ceased to exist. From the remote Peruvian mountain site of Machu Picchu to buried secrets in the ruins of Ephesus in Western Turkey.
Visit some of the most exotic markets around the globe, from the Spice Market in Istanbul, to the Floating Markets in Thailand, to the rainforests of tropical Brazil. See what's for sale in markets all over the world.
Turkey has always been a historical crossroads between eastern and western cultures. Witness its diversity as we travel from the exotic Harem of the Topkapi Palace, to the bizarre rock formations of Cappidoccia, to the Byzantine masterpiece of Ayasofya.
Visit some of the most sacred sites in the world, from the Blue Mosque in Istanbul to the Las Capuchinas Convent in Antigua Guatemala and the Santo Domingo Church in Oaxaca, Mexico.
All over the globe, festivals are a celebration of life. Travel from the burning fallas of Valencia, Spain, to the Day of the Dead celebrations in southern Mexico, to the body piercing rituals of Thailand’s Vegetarian Festival.
Visit some of the most sacred sites in the world from the remote mountain home of the Virgin Mary in Turkey, to the blue and white majesty of the Himalaya’s, to the gothic Cathedral of Valencia, Spain.
Travel to some of the most amazing and diverse sites around the world from the blue domed churches of Santorini Island, to the towering Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, to the monarch butterfly sanctuaries in Mexico.
For centuries, cultures have been defined by their traditional and unique styles of dance. The movements can act out stories, recall folklore or celebrate auspicious events. This week’s Earth Diaries takes you from the pulsating Samba schools of Rio de Janeiro to the hypnotic Whirling Dervishes of Istanbul, to the gracious hand movements of Thailand’s folk dances.
Travel to some of the most amazing and diverse sites around the world from the hillside favelas of Rio de Janeiro, to the magical Parc Guell in Barcelona, to the natural wonder of Hierve el Agua in Mexico.