What are the Most Impressive Archaeological Sites in Asia?

What are the Most Impressive Archaeological Sites in Asia?

Here at Far Horizons, we bring hundreds of guests each year to countless archaeological sites throughout Asia. In writing this blog, we thought it might help some people fantasizing about a trip to consider the most impressive archaeological sites in Asia. Of course,...
What Are the Most Fascinating Archaeological Sites in Asia?

What Are the Most Fascinating Archaeological Sites in Asia?

Are you looking to explore Asia’s archaeological sites but uncertain where to begin? With all of the vast continent to roam, it can be overwhelming to narrow down which countries to travel to on an educational tour. Today, we’ll be looking at four Asian countries and...
Who Were the Hittites? Discover Western Turkey

Who Were the Hittites? Discover Western Turkey

Until the 19th century, this once great empire was shrouded in mystery. The little knowledge we had of the Hittites came from references in the Old Testament and a few documents from Egypt. As more archaeological evidence was discovered, historians and archaeologists...

Sri Lanka: Land of Serendipity

By David Eckel In 1754, the English essayist Horace Walpole coined the term “serendipity” to refer to “a happy and unexpected discovery.” The source for his new word was a Persian story about three princes from Serendip, an island in the Indian Ocean that was known to...
Traveling along the Silk Road through Western China

Traveling along the Silk Road through Western China

A post-trip interview with 2016 trip participant, Kip Lilly   How long was your trip to China and where did you visit? This trip was two and a half weeks long and went west from Xian following the original Silk/Tea/Jade road (Dunhuang, Turpan, Hotan, Kashgar,...