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?
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?
Wat Arun, or the Temple of Dawn, is one of the most iconic locations in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand. There has been a Buddhist temple on the site for centuries – but how did the current structure come to be?
Antigua Guatemala – or Antigua, as is commonly referred to – is famous for its stunning colonial architecture, making it a popular tourist destination in Guatemala. So, what’s the story of this town, how did it come to be and what has happened here?
The Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall is one of the most popular sights in Taipei today, a beautiful piece of architecture. So, who is the man it is dedicated to, and what was his role in history?
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?