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Get a Little Bang for Your Baht: 10 Nearly Free Things to Do in Chiang Mai

College Tourist - Author: Sam Corio, Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, California.<p>Studying abroad is an amazing experience but we all know it can be hard on your wallet. Living in Chiang Mai, we found many ways to keep busy and get to know the town without spending too much baht. So here's what I came …

Chiang Mai

Surprising Ways to Travel Machu Picchu — No Camping Required

<i>Take in the ancient Incan ruins in style. (Photo: Mountain Lodges of Peru)</i><p>When you think of Machu Picchu, Peru, you probably think of old ruins, …

South America

9 Priceless Secrets Discovered About the Brilliant World of Ancient Nubia

Canadian archaeologists in Sudan, using magnetometers, found a 2,000-year-old palace in the heart of the ancient Black civilization of Nubia. …

Spectacular Roman finds under Europe's oldest public theatre

Already blessed with a wealth of culture and heritage including its status as the only island in the world with four UNESCO heritages, Croatia's …

Archaeology

Sacrificial gifts found at Aztec Temple in Mexico feature a trove of diverse species

One of the great archaeological sites in Mexico is the sprawling ancient city of Tenochtitlan, religious center and capital of the Aztec …

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<b>THE ETRUSCANS WERE NOT INVADERS<br>CONTRARY TO ROMAN PREJUDICE</b><p><b>THE</b> Etruscans were native to the Italian peninsula, contrary to Ancient Roman prejudices …

These Ancient Structures Are So Advanced, They Shouldn't Exist... Even If Built Today

We either need to stop underestimating ancient cultures or it's time we rule out primitive tools and hop on the alien bandwagon. These five ancient …

Rome's Imperial Port

<b>Twenty miles southwest of Rome</b>, obscured by agricultural fields, woodlands, and the modern infrastructure of one of Europe’s busiest airports, lies …

Ancient History

The men who uncovered Assyria

<b>Two of the ancient cities now being destroyed by Islamic State lay buried for 2,500 years, it was only 170 years ago that they began to be dug up and stripped of their treasures. The excavations arguably paved the way for IS to smash what remained - but also ensured that some of the riches of a</b> …

Archaeology

The Mysterious Ancient Etruscan Underground Pyramids Discovered in Italy

When archaeologists discovered the first ever Etruscan pyramid-like buildings under a city in Italy, they were at a loss to explain the mysterious …

Who built this Siberian summer palace... and why?

11/12/2014 10:00:00 PM<p>With its island location and towering square walls that were once impenetrable, it looks at first glance to be an ancient …

Archaeology News

Who would you say was the worst Roman Emperor and why?

More on Decline of Assyrian Empire investigated

11/11/2014 06:00:00 PM<p>The Assyrian Empire once dominated the ancient Near East. At the start of the 7th century BC, it was a mighty military machine …

Ten Amazing Artifacts from the Ancient World

There are undoubtedly millions of amazing artifacts from the ancient world that have served to shed light on the lives of our ancestors from many …

Oldest papyri ever discovered document pyramid building, or More reasons why the aliens did not build the pyramids

I was recently interviewed by David McRaney for a fun podcast called You Are Not So Smart, about self-delusion and the nature of belief. He asked me …

Laser from a plane discovers Roman goldmines in Spain - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News

Las Médulas in León is considered to be the largest opencast goldmine of the Roman Empire, but the search for this metal extended many kilometres …