UNESCO World Heritage Site #185: Historic Centre of Cordoba

From the World Heritage inscription: Cordoba’s period of greatest glory began in the 8th century after the Moorish conquest, when some 300 mosques and innumerable palaces and public buildings were built to rival the splendours of Constantinople, Damascus and Baghdad. In the 13th century, under Ferdinand III, the Saint, Cordoba’s Great Mosque was turned into [...]

6 Things that Make a Great Hotel Room

I have spent well over 1,000 nights in hotel rooms since 2007. You could say I’ve become a minor expert on the subject of hotel accommodations. Many of the things I look for in a room are not the things that most hoteliers seems to care about. There seems to be an obsession amongst some [...]

About Gary Arndt

My name is Gary Arndt. In March 2007 I set out to travel around the world...
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