Blog

Blog

India’s Fatehpur Sikri

India is truly one of the most majestic countries in the world, each year thousands of backpackers visit the country in order to see its culture, its astonishing wildlife and its fascinating history. It is the second most populated country in the world and as such is home to people […]

Blog

Ancient History in Ethiopia

As with many of countries residing in the continent of Africa, Ethiopia is perhaps best known for its natural beauty but did you know it actually plays host some significant manmade structures that tell tales of a great civilisation now lost to time? It is in the historic city of […]

Blog, HOT, Rome

All Roads Lead to Rome – Part 2

The Pantheon The Pantheon was first built around 29-18 BCE, commissioned by Marcus Agrippa during the rain of Rome’s first true Emperor, Augustus. Previously a lieutenant to Julius Caesar, Agrippa later helped Augustus seize power, it was him that defeated Mark Antony and Cleopatra. He was rewarded with lands in […]

Blog, HOT, Rome

All Roads Lead to Rome – Part 1

There is simply no denying the importance of the History of the city of Rome, once the home to one of the most world changing empires that we’ve ever known. To this day they are still remarked on as the “bringers of civilisation” to much of Europe. Their reach was […]

Blog, HOT

The Great Corvin Castle

Transylvania has become infamous for homing fiction’s greatest monster, Count Dracula. It’s so tied in with this gothic classic that to place itself almost seems fictional in the minds of its audience and it’s actually a darn shame because Transylvania is filled with beauty and a the rich history of […]

Blog

The Ancient Mystery of Stonehenge – Part 2

As well as the larger sarsens smaller stones were added called ‘bluestones’. They’re named as such due to their slightly blue tinge when broken or when wet. These stones still remain something of a marvel, having been transported from the Preseli Hills in the south of Wales. There’s no way […]

Blog

The Ancient Mystery of Stonehenge – Part 1

For such a relatively small place the British Isles are jam packed with history, from roman ruins to Victorian Palaces there is certainly a plethora of relics for anyone looking to get their fix of the past. Perhaps one of the most mysterious and historic of the nations land marks […]