The Lofotr Viking Museum

Over a thousand years ago Scandinavia was a place filled with some of histories best known warriors, people that were hardened to the cold and rough terrain, who cut out a life for themselves and thanked their mysterious gods for all that they may receive. These people were the Northmen, […]

Visiting the Locations of Game of Thrones – Part 2

For anyone brave enough to want to venture north of the wall, you want to get yourself over to the frosty depths of Iceland. Many locations across the country have been used to bring this place to life, a frequent favourite amongst these spots however is Hyverfjall volcano. The volcano […]

The Mystical Blarney Castle – Part 2

Everything that we’ve already discussed should be enough to make any historic or cultural enthusiast have the urge to take a trip to Blarney Castle, however we haven’t even touched on its main attraction. Secured within the outer battlements of the castle sits a block of limestone that supposedly contains […]

The Mystical Blarney Castle – Part 1

There is something about Ireland that seems to capture one’s imagination. It’s a land filled with stories of strange faeries, enchanted creatures and giants, a green landscape that still seems like it is inhabited by the same Celtic people that lived there thousands of years ago. In short it somehow […]

The Abu Simbel Temples

Monuments to Pharaoh Ramesses II and Queen Nefertiti History is full of great and powerful leaders who without, we would likely see the world in a very different way to the way we do today. People like Julius Caesar, Mahatma Gandhi and Queen Victoria each made such a huge mark […]

Pivotal Places of Pilgrimage – Part 2

Lumbini Region: Rupandehi, Nepal Religion: Buddhism Lumbini is a centre for pilgrims of the Buddhist faith. It is believed that it was here that Siddhartha Gautama was born in a garden, he went on to become the Lord Buddha himself. He was born a prince in 623 BC though felt […]

Shakespeare’s Home – Part 3

Shakespeare’s Schoolroom & Guildhall – Shakespeare’s Schoolroom & Guildhall is an excellent experience for young and old alike. Even without the addition of Shakespeare the building has a fascinating history and played an integral role in Stratford upon Avon’s story. You’ll begin learning about the guildhall, this was the place […]

Shakespeare’s Home – Part 2

The home tells the story of the Shakespeare family who rose from poverty into a reasonable wealth. The most notable character you’ll hear about (besides the main man Bill) is John Shakespeare, Williams father. He was glover by trade, though in is time he also served as an alderman (a […]

Where to Find the Greek Myths – Part 3

City of Heroes Though there may be no doubt that Athens is Greece’s most well known city, with its iconic Parthenon and it’s rich history of culture that went on to inspire the western world for years to come. But when it comes to the myths and legends of Ancient […]