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 capital of Thailand, Bangkok, the Grand Palace is one of the most important buildings in the city. It has been home to the country’s royal family for centuries – so why did they choose to build it here?
Victoria Peak, also known as The Peak, is the highest point on Hong Kong Island. With sweeping views over the city, it has become Hong Kong’s most popular tourist attraction – and its most expensive residential area! So how did this hill become so popular?
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?
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?
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?
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 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?