Aya Sofya interior with tourists

Hagia Sophia, Istanbul’s Byzantine Jewel

Hagia Sophia is old. Very old. The building that currently stands on the first of Istanbul’s famous seven hills dates back almost 1,500 years and has had a remarkable and colorful history. It’s also a beautiful place to visit.

Biomuseo Building in Panama City

Panama City’s Biomuseo

Opened in late-2014, the Frank Gehry-designed Biomuseo focuses on Panama’s biodiversity and how the isthmus of Panama has changed the world.

Streets of Granada, Nicaragua

Granada, Nicaragua

With its colorfully painted buildings, cobblestone streets, and Spanish colonial architecture, Granada is a picturesque town that wears its history on its streets.

Yuca Root at Granada's Market (Mercado Municipal)

Granada’s Market

Granada’s market is especially good. It’s large and colorful, pungent and bustling. And it’s the only show in town, so everything is concentrated here.

Blue Mosque Prayer Hall in Istanbul

The Blue Mosque

There are good reasons why the Blue Mosque is one of Istanbul’s prime attractions and one of the world’s iconic religious buildings.

Kayaking in Antarctica

Kayaking in Antarctica

There are worse places to be than gliding silently at water level amongst the icebergs, seals, and penguins of Antarctica.

Golden Altar (Altar de Oro) at Iglesia San Jose Casco Viejo Panama City Panama

Iglesia San Jose

Iglesia San Jose, in Casco Viejo and dating to 1673, is most famous for its massive Golden Altar (Altar de Oro) that survived pirate raids in 1671.

Ancon Hill Panama City Tourists with Skyline

The View from Ancon Hill

You can spot Ancon Hill from all over Panama City. It makes for wonderful views out over Panama City and the entrance to the Panama Canal. It also has historical significance.

Cenote Xkakah

A Beautiful Underground Oasis

Cenote Xkeken, near Valladolid, is one of the prettiest of the 3,000 or so underground cenotes scattered across Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula.

Mt Kilimanjaro Stars and Camp at Lava Tower-COPYRIGHT HAVECAMERAWILLTRAVEL.COM

Climbing Kilimanjaro

We’re on top of Mount Kilimanjaro. 19,341 feet. It’s no wonder that we’re lightheaded, breathing hard, and tired. But the view is spectacular.

Luang Prabang Morning Market Fish-COPYRIGHT HAVECAMERAWILLTRAVEL.COM

Luang Prabang’s Morning Market

Southeast Asia’s morning markets are much more interesting than the night markets. Luang Prabang’s morning market is no exception.

La Iglesia de la Merced Casco Viejo Panama City Statue of Maria de Cervello

La Iglesia de la Merced

Dating back to 1680, La Iglesia de la Merced sits in the heart of Casco Viejo, just a couple of blocks from Independence Square.

Iglesia Santo Domingo in Casco Viejo

Iglesia Santo Domingo and the Arco Chato

The Iglesia Santo Domingo in Casco Viejo is mostly crumbling ruins but is best known for its Flat Arch spanning the interior that stood without supports for centuries.