Articles Tagged ‘Great Wall of China’

The Great Wall of China in Serious Danger from Mining

The Great Wall of China in Serious Danger from Mining November 9, 2011 | Culture/History, Travel News | Read More
That great wall that many of us want to visit may not be there by the time we get to visit. Yep, all of the changes that have happened in China in the past couple of decades, including the intense development of business and infrastructure, is threatening the country’s most famous landmark. The...

Special Report: 25 Places to See Before They Change Forever

Special Report: 25 Places to See Before They Change Forever March 8, 2011 | Featured, Local Insight, Travel Tips | Read More
Our world and its tourist attractions are constantly changing. Ever wish you could’ve visited Soviet Russia before Glasnost and Perestroika? Prague before the money and tourists came in? Las Vegas while the Rat Pack was still together? Ever find yourself wanting to pepper your travel stories with deliciously...

New ‘Dimensions’ Project Puts World Events And Places Into Perspective

New ‘Dimensions’ Project Puts World Events And Places Into Perspective August 24, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Without context, how can one ever really define or put anything into perspective? We are impressed about the size of the Great Wall of China or shocked when we read about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. But can we really fathom the scale of these things on our own? Thanks to Switched.com, I found out...