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?
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?
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?
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?
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?
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?