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Trip Anthropologist

An in-depth travel resource site helping you understand the culture and history of the places you visit

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History and Culture Travel

ANCIENT RUINS

Ancient languages, fabulous gods, heroes and demons can all be discovered in our past. The places we visit now are just the top layer of thousands of years of human civilization. Why just visit one culture, when you can take an archaeology of travel?

ARCHITECTURE

We know past civilizations by the architectural feats they leave behind. From the builders of the Parthenon, to  modern masters like Gaudi and Niemayer, travel is   always inspiring and sometimes the architecture of other peoples, places and the past can be the thing we remember the most.

ART AND SCULPTURE

From prehistoric objects, to tribal art, modern art and visual culture, there is always art on display when you travel. Just like with language and architecture, seeing local art and sculpture when we travel lets us know what is important to the lives of the locals we meet.

CULTURE THROUGH FOOD

Anthropologists have been studying food for two centuries now. Food shows love, power, prosperity, prowess, social class and understandings of community and belonging. It helps constructs identities and its an important part of the how societies create memories.

HISTORIC SITES AND CITIES

Not all cities and sites have to be ancient to be layered in history and memories. The last 1000 years of human history has involved so much war, fortifications and memorials but it is also bursting with art, architecture, inventions and awe inspiring cityscapes.

RELIGIOUS BUILDINGS

The desire to be surrounded by a place of worship or spirituality has led to the most impressive structures by humans. The Great Pyramids, Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, Strasbourg Cathedral, and the great temples of Asia are just some of these amazing architectural structures of great beauty and power.

UNESCO SITES

World Heritage sites can be natural or cultural. There's more than a thousand of them around the world. Come and discover the world’s most important natural and cultural sites.

WINE AND WINERIES

From its birth in Georgia in 6,000 BCE, wine was spread by the Phoenicians throughout the Mediterranean. Discover local wines, wineries and wine traditions in beautiful locations.

LOCAL WORLDS

Learn a few words to get you by on your next trip and see how much more you experience with just a little local knowledge. Learn the best ways to get to your next travel destination.

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