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?
Meiji Jingu, or Meiji Shrine in English, is a serene temple in the middle of Tokyo, dedicated to one of Japan’s former emperors – so who was Meiji and why was he so important?
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?
Mexico’s Yucatán peninsula is home to some of the world’s most beautiful and famous cenotes. But what are they and how did they come to be in the first place?
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?
Taiwan is a small island nation, and Taipei is its capital city. It was once part of Imperial China – but how did it become the last stronghold of the Republic of China now?
The Forbidden City is one of the most important places in Beijing. It was once the Imperial Palace for the ruling dynasties of China – so what happened within these walls?
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?
In the 1950s, the Korean Peninsula was ravaged by warfare, splitting the country into North and South. The War Memorial of Korea in Seoul tells the story – so, what happened?