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“History never looks like history when you are living through it”. – John W. Gardner
Things to do at The White Tower inside Tower of London england uk Top things to do

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 […]

Things to do 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 […]

Edam Netherlands traditional houses on the canal Things to do

Edam Netherlands, A village Preserved in time

While Edam Netherlands is not the first thing that comes to mind when you think of the Netherlands, it is not to be disregarded for a weekend break exploring the Dutch countryside. Within less than an hour from Netherlands capital Amsterdam, you can be deep […]

Days out from London Bodiam Castle England History

Bodiam Castle, England, Inside the Walls of a Medieval Castle

Medieval Castle England When I imagine a medieval castle, Bodiam Castle England is exactly how I picture one. They say that there are only a few buildings that can rival its magnificent settings and I could not agree more. Located […]

Terezin Concentration Camp, Czech Republic

Terezin Concentration Camp   The Czech Republic is renowned for its culture, wonderful scenery, bohemian castles and great beer but just one hour outside of Prague lies Terezín, a sleepy little town that holds a horrific testament to an age […]

What fairy tales are made of Hohenzollern Castle, Germany

Hohenzollern Castle As I stepped off the train at Hechingen Station and saw Hohenzollern Castle in the distance, it reminded me of something out of a fairy-tale movie. Perched on top of a small isolated mountain above the Hechingen town […]

“Enter if you DARE!!!” – Catacombs of Paris France

Catacombs of Paris I have always loved venturing to out of the ordinary tourist attractions (especially spooky ones) and the Catacombs of Paris France surely did not disappoint. Deep underneath the streets of Paris, lay the ‘Catacombes de Paris’ A network of […]