November 1, 2021

Take Your Stomach on a Trip Around the World With This ‘Food Adventurer’s Guide’

One of the best parts of traveling is arguably the food. Whether you're chowing down on locally sourced fish by the beach, eating at an upscale restaurant with authentic national cuisines everyone's talking about, or picking up some street food you stumbled upon in the late hours of the night, there's no denying that the food you eat has an impact on your stomach, experience, and life.

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September 12, 2021

Hero Librarian From Timbuktu Saved Thousands of Historical Manuscripts From Being Destroyed

The fabled ancient city of Timbuktu, Mali, is a center of great learning. The permanent settlement of the city dates back to the 12th century when important caravan trade routes crisscrossed the Sahara and northern Africa. Beginning with the Mali Empire's rule of the city in the 14th century, it flourished in a Golden Age of early Islamic intellectualism. The thousands of texts produced during and after this period comprise the renowned manuscripts of Timbuktu.

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