Sub-Category for “Interests > Historical”

Corporal Lewis’s War

Here, in brief, is my dad’s story: Edward Lewis was drafted…

21 New Sites Added to the UNESCO World Heritage List

At it’s recent annual meeting in Istanbul, UNESCO added 21…

Toujours la Tour: the Eiffel Tower Turns 126 Today!

It’s hard to imagine the Paris skyline without its iconic,…

Impressions of Rouen: Monet, Joan of Arc, and the Cathedrale Notre-Dame

Explore the history of Rouen, France, through the Cathedrale Notre-Dame, Claude Monet, Richard the Lionheart, and the story of Joan of Arc.

Baden-Baden: The Epitome of European Elegance

Baden-Baden is one of Europe's most luxurious spa towns, where visitors can experience the finer things in life unlike any place else.

Regensburg: Exploring the First Capital of Bavaria

In Regensburg, the former capital of Bavaria, discover a UNESCO World Heritage medieval town, a palace of princes, and a fun-loving atmosphere.

Stepping Back in Time in Pérouges

It's hard to imagine a more suitable word than "timeless" to describe the medieval village of Perouges, France.

The Hutong of Beijing

In the heart of Beijing, you'll discover the historic hutong neighborhoods, a labyrinth of alleyways where Old China still lives

Machu Picchu, the Inca's Gift to the World

Although the Inca Empire disappeared without a written trace, their legacy remains in the ruins of Machu Picchu, nestled in Peru's Urubamba jungle.

Bohemian Rhapsody: A Visit to Cesky Krumlov

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, 13th-century Cesky Krumlov in southern Bohemia is known for its quaint Old Town with medieval buildings and a castle.