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The Coliseum continues to draw in tens of thousands of tourists every year.
Ancient architectural wonder of Rome

By • Catholic Online • 4/15/2014

The Coliseum is an elliptical amphitheater in the center of the city of Rome, Italy, the largest ever built in the Roman Empire. It is considered one of the greatest works of Roman architecture and Roman engineering. ROME, ITALY (Catholic Online) - Occupying a site just east of the Roman Forum, its ...


Stonehenge is the center of the most dense complex of Neolithic and Bronze Age monuments in England, including several hundred burial mounds.
England's great Neolithic site

By • Catholic Online • 4/15/2014

Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument located in the English county of Wiltshire, about 3.2 kilometers (2.0 mi) west of Amesbury and 13 kilometers (8.1 mi) north of Salisbury. ENGLAND, (Catholic Online) - One of the most famous sites in the world, Stonehenge is composed of earthworks surrounding a ...


The Parthenon, located in Athens, is a temple dedicated to the Greek goddess Athena, who was the patron deity of the ancient city.
Ancient temple of the goddess Athena

By • Catholic Online • 4/11/2014

The Parthenon, an ancient temple in the Athenian Acropolis in Greece, was dedicated to the Greek goddess Athena, whom the people of Athens considered their protector. ATHENS, GREECE (Catholic Online) - Built in 438 BC, it is the most important surviving building of Classical Greece, generally ...


The Church of the Holy Sepulchre is home to the place where Jesus was crucified and buried.
Church of the Holy Sepulchre, where Jesus was crucified and buried

By • Catholic Online • 4/11/2014

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre is a church within the walled Old City of Jerusalem. It is a few steps away from the Muristan, a Christian quarter of shops and streets within the city. JERUSALEM, ISRAEL (Catholic Online) - The site is venerated as Golgotha, (the Hill of Calvary), where Jesus was ...


The Canterbury Cathedral is one of the oldest Christian sites in England, and home to the leader of the Church of England.
Canterbury Cathedral, amongst the oldest Christian sites in England

By • Catholic Online • 4/11/2014

Canterbury Cathedral in Canterbury, Kent, is one of the oldest and most famous Christian structures in England and forms part of a World Heritage Site. KENT, ENGLAND (Catholic Online) - Formally titled the Cathedral and Metropolitical Church of Christ at Canterbury, the cathedral is overseen by ...


The area provides many natural steambaths for the many local brown bears.
Russia's Ring of Fire virtual wonderland of geysers, natural beauty

By • Catholic Online • 2/18/2014

Russia's Kronotsky area, known as the nation's Ring of Fire, is a natural wonderland that has been off limits for many years, with only scientists and researchers as the land's sole visitors. The area has now been made more accessible since 2011, but only to a select number of travelers. ...


Beautiful mosaics have been found at the site.
Treasure trove of Byzantine artifacts found at Umm al-Rasas

By • Catholic Online • 9/18/2013

The ancient city of Umm al-Rasas in Jordan has yielded a treasure trove of Byzantine artifacts ever since excavations began there in 1986. Much of the ancient city still remains buried under rubble. Visitors to the site today can see a plethora of discovered mosaics and relics of the Iron Age. LOS ...


For added fees for checked luggage, early boarding to pillows, travelers know to bring plenty of discretionary cash.
Taking to the skies? Watch your wallet!

By • Catholic Online • 9/12/2013

Flying is by far the most expensive way to travel, and it's not necessarily just the cost of your airplane ticket. Passengers who desire a decent seat with ample legroom, a snack and a soft drink are expected to layout far more than what they estimated their trip would cost. Many feel ...


While sharing the same sun, sea and insouciance, there is no air of billionaire exclusivity. Normal people are made to feel welcome. Cavalaire brandishes its 'Famille Plus' label liberally.
Cavalaire-sur-Mer, France: Côte d'Azur without the attitude

By • Catholic Online • 6/24/2013

Cavalaire-sur-Mer in France is a lovely tourist destination that is not that well known but is still beautiful regardless. In fact, it has many of the same attractions and appeal of the far more famous Cote d'Azur - without the crowds and attitude. "Cavalaire is quite close to, and quite ...


Monica Amestoy, 18, is being represented by Gloria Allred. The offense occurred last October and the perpetrator has pled guilty.
United Airlines crew refuses to protect teen girl exposed to sex act

By • Catholic Online • 6/4/2013

A California teenager is suing United Airlines after she claims the company did nothing to stop the man from performing a sexual act on himself midflight. LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - Monica Amestoy, 18, said that while flying from New York to Los Angeles last October a male passenger seated ...





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