Towering high on a mountain top, far from the skyscrapers of Central, sits the beautiful Po Lin Monastery, and its Big Buddha, or Tian Tan Buddha, statue. It’s one of the largest seated Buddha statues in the world, and a popular sight to journey over to Lantau Island to see. So how did it get Read More
In the Irish countryside, Blarney Castle is one of the most famous castles throughout the country, being home to the legendary Blarney Stone. So what’s so special about it? And what others stories does this castle have?
Central America is full of Maya ruins, but hidden in the Guatemalan jungles, is one of the largest sites. The ruins of Tikal are a vast complex, composed of thousands of buildings. So what was this lost city like when it was still populated?
The Great Wall of China is an iconic sight, famous around the world. It has stood for centuries, and attracts thousands of visitors every year. But what’s the story behind it? Why was it built in the first place?
The Royal Mile is the heart of Edinburgh, and St Giles’ Cathedral is one of the most impressive looking buildings on the entire street. It’s stood there for centuries and been an integral part of the city and its community. So what’s the big deal with it then?