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The greatest stories of the past become what we call history today .These travel blog posts bring to life the best and the worst moments of history that can still be found by travelling around the world today…
As a Brit, I’ve had to hear my fair share of jokes about the food […]
This wasn’t how it was supposed to be. I was lost, it was wet and […]
A boy kicks a football in the red, barren dust. A cloud of burned, breathless […]
When it comes to colour in South Africa, perhaps there’s no better place to start […]
Napoleon is remembered for a great many things. Conquering most of Europe, for example. Overthrowing […]
Why South Africa is called the Rainbow Nation I’m in South Africa right now and […]
Spoiler. I’m not that girl. I’m the one behind the camera. Right now, I’m in […]
This photo shows an ancient Egyptian monument in front of the burnt-out remains of the […]
Aswan For over two thousand years people have stood where I’m standing now. And yet […]
Picture the scene: 30 books open at the same page, a scattering of scarlet gingham […]
Around the corner is the Old Quarter. Around the corner is the vision of Hanoi […]
The Cour des Loges Hotel Review As hotels go, the Cour des Loges didn’t need […]
Yes, this is supposed to be a site about unusual journeys and, yes, tulips in Amsterdam are about as unusual as finding a long queue and a surly stare at airport security. But…
When the change came, the island held its breath. What would happen the following day?
Would people turn up to work? Or would they leave?
The problem, if you happened to be a slave owner, was that slaves just kept on dying. It was bad for business. Arguably, this also caused problems if you happened to be a slave, but…
It only takes two hundred and thirty nine steps to reach a completely different city. To reach a song from the past that hauntingly blends with the snow that falls without sound.
Part two about slavery in Barbados – and how it’s not what you might expect.
The Club, Barbados My room has the perfect view. At dawn, sparkle spills across the […]
I love the medieval city of Girona, although a city this size scarcely seems large […]
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