Byblos Lebanon

Byblos, Lebanon: Oldest City in the World

The holder of this title incurs more debate among archaeologists and historians than one might think. However if we are to define the metric...
Agdam Azerbaijan

Agdam, Azerbaijan: Ghost Town of War

Chances are you haven’t heard of Agdam. Founded less than 300 years ago, it doesn't have much history. Its location is of little importance...
shibam yemen

The Manhattan of the Desert: Shibam, Yemen

Deep in the middle of Yemen lays a town nearly two-thousand years old that pioneered skyscrapers.  Shibam, a town of about 7,000 people, was...