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“History never looks like history when you are living through it”. – John W. Gardner
Mechanical elephant in Nantes France

5 Interesting Things To Do in Nantes France

A weekend in Nantes France There was so many interesting to do in Nantes France for a weekend break that it did exceed all my expectations. From its splendid scenery as well as numerous galleries, museums and castles, visitors can spend […]

5 Fun History Facts about Ponte Vecchio Bridge, Florence Italy

Ponte Vecchio Bridge Ponte Vecchio Bridge is one of the great icons of Florence Italy and considered to be one of the most famous bridges in the world. The Ponte Vecchio Bridge (meaning “Old Bridge”), is a medieval stone three-arch bridge over the Arno River […]

Kingston Palace

What to see at Kensington Palace London

What to see at Kensington Palace London One of my first memories of Kensington Palace London was seeing all the floral tributes piled up on the golden iron gates on the TV. It was to honour the late Lady Diana, Princess of […]

Hangman's noose at the old docks, London England

London Old Docks – Historic Pub, Food & Beer Tour

London Old Docks – Historic Pub, Food & Beer Tour Eating London Tours When the opportunity came up to go on the new London Old Docks – Historic Pub, Food & Beer Tour  run by Eating London Tours, I jumped at […]

A Backdrop for Romance Stories Pembroke Castle Wales

Pembroke Castle Wales A Backdrop for Romance Stories Have you ever watched a movie or read a book about a place or location and thought to yourself, I want to go there someday? Well, that sums up Pembroke Castle Wales for […]

Hampton Court Palace England History

A Palace fit for a King, Hampton Court Palace England

Hampton Court Palace, England A Palace fit for a King There is something about Palaces and Castles that are magical and makes you feel like you have stepped back in time for both young and old. Even as I sit here on […]

A boat going under the raised bascules of Tower bridge London England

Cool Facts About the Tower Bridge in London England

Tower Bridge London is a historical and fascinating English icon and is one of the most famous bridges in the world.  It has proudly stood over the River Thames since 1894, connecting the boroughs of Tower Hamlets and Southwark together. Meaning that there […]

The White Tower inside Tower of London england uk

What to Do at the Tower of London England

What to do at the Tower of London England The Tower of London England is one of London’s most famous landmarks and a jewel of the British Capital. It is a place that both fascinates and horrifies everyone that visits young or […]

Chantilly Chateau France Looking over the watercourse to Chateau de Chantilly France

Chateau de Chantilly France

Domain Chateau de Chantilly, France From the moment that you see Domain Chateau de Chantilly France with its reflection on the water, you are automatically captured by its beauty. Set amongst 115 hectares of gardens the stunning Chateau de Chantilly is only a 25 mins train ride […]