For decades, Germany was broken into two smaller countries, East and West Germany. The Berlin Wall split the capital city in half, even separating families. So, why were they divided and how did they reunify?
Rosslyn Chapel is a small building from the outside, but don’t let appearances fool you – inside you will find extraordinary carvings, telling fascinating stories, and the church has a long, rich, complex history to uncover. So, what are you waiting for?
Hong Kong is one of the most unique cities in the world, and one of the most densely populated! Once part of China, but then occupied by the British for many years, it is now a fusion of East and West, of tradition and modernity. So, what’s the whole story?
The Eiffel Tower has become iconic of the French capital, and famous around the world. Yet it’s a relatively recent addition to the Paris skyline. So how did the tower come to be in the first place?
The Yucatán Peninsula of Mexico is a popular holiday destination for those seeking sun, sea, and sand. But on the cliffs of Quintana Roo, lies the ruins of an ancient Maya city. So what’s the story of the Tulum ruins?
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 – so how did it get up there in the first place?
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?