7 Must-See Cultural Gems in Taipei

STA Travel Blog - With more than 15,000 temples across the country, you could spend a whole year visiting each one. But to make the most of your vacation... The post 7 Must-See Cultural Gems in Taipei appeared first on STA Travel Blog. (c) STA Travel Blog - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Exploring Northern Jordan

STA Travel Blog - Recently having explored the lesser-traveled Western Asia while studying Arabic, Tristan Davis has put together a list of his must-sees if you're going to the area yourself.  The post Exploring Northern Jordan appeared first on STA Travel Blog. (c) STA Travel Blog - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Indonesian Clerics Issue Fatwa… Against Wildlife Trafficking

Sustainablog - No doubt you know some folks who, upon hearing the word “fatwa,” will say something about “damned terrorists.” Others might think of Salman Rushdie, and immediately equate the word with an assassination order. But, as Robyn Purchia from sister site Eden Keeper notes, a fatwa in Islam is merely a “call to action”; like other concepts of the faith, this one’s been perverted by Islamic extremists (as well as those who want to portray all … [Read more...]