Tag: churches

  • How to enjoy visiting Cadiz, Spain

    How to enjoy visiting Cadiz, Spain

    The small seaside Spanish town of Cadiz is not the kind of place where you’ll find a long list of tourist attractions. In fact, you can probably spend half a day seeing all the city’s important landmarks. This will free up the rest of your visit to soak up the sun and the chill Andalusian…

  • An atheist in the Holy Land

    An atheist in the Holy Land

    Each year, millions of people travel to holy sites around the world to get closer to their chosen deities. One of the most important cities for religious pilgrimages is Jerusalem. The religious and spiritual significance of visiting Israel is largely lost on someone like me who believes that organized religion is a whole lot of…

  • Seeing Jerusalem in one day

    Seeing Jerusalem in one day

    With its gorgeous stone streets and complex religious history, Jerusalem is one of the best reasons to visit Israel. Though it’s is an interesting and vibrant city with more to do than you would expect, it is theoretically possible to see its main highlights in one day. If you’re not spending the night, here is how…

  • The best churches in the world

    The best churches in the world

    Though I have a general disdain for organized religion and I barely even believe in God, I have a deep affinity for churches. They always have the most ornate, beautiful architecture. They always create an amazing outline in a city’s skyline. They’re calm, quiet, and they have a distinct comforting scent. And even if you’re…