The fairytale of the Little Mermaid has become famous worldwide, and is forever memorialised in a statue in Copenhagen. So, where did Hans Christian Andersen get his inspiration from, and why is she so popular now?
In the city centre of Edinburgh, the Scottish capital, a fortress sits atop an extinct volcano. Edinburgh Castle has long been of huge importance to the city, so what has happened here?
The City of Lights, of Love, of Fashion… whatever you call it, the French capital of Paris is a city famous worldwide. So what has happened here, and what should you do when visiting?
Visitors to Dublin are likely to pay a visit to the Trinity College campus, with its beautiful buildings, and the famous Book of Kells on display. So how did it get to be so important?
Buckingham Palace is one of the most famous sights in London, as the home of the Queen and the Royal Family. What else has happened here over the years though?
Holyrood Palace was once the home of the Scottish monarchy, so its walls are rich with stories from over the years. Plus, the Abbey is from the 12th century! So what has all happened there?
Taking almost 150 years to complete, and dedicated to Santa Maria del Fiore, the Florence Duomo Cathedral now stands proudly at the heart of the city. So, what’s the story of how it was built?
There are dozens of castles to explore in France’s Loire Valley, but the Château de Chambord is one of the most iconic. So, who lived here, and what happened in these halls over the years?
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?
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?