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Quayside of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, UK

Brief History of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK’s Friendliest City

A condensed version of the history of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, often dubbed "the United Kingdom's friendliest city." This post on Newcastle's history and historical timeline dates from the early days during the Roman Empire's rule through to the last century.
Warsaw Rising Museum B-24J

Warsaw Rising Museum (Warsaw’s 1944 Uprising)

Crucial to understanding the Polish people, history & identity is to learn of the Warsaw Uprising, and the Warsaw Rising Museum is the best place to do so.
1944 Warsaw Uprising Collage

1944 Warsaw Uprising: A Brief History

The 1944 Warsaw Uprising was a major event during World War II, and a very important part of the history of Poland and its capital Warsaw.
Vasa warship at Vasamuseet, the Vasa Museum in Stockholm, Sweden

The Vasa Museum & the Warship’s History, Stockholm, Sweden

A history of Vasa, Sweden's largest warship, and the Vasamuseet that houses it in Stockholm today.
swedish flag waving

15 Fascinating Facts About Swedish History

Sweden has a long and colorful history, going back many centuries in great detail. Here are fifteen different facts about Swedish history that you may find funny, amusing, and fascinating.
Landscape with the Legend of St Christopher

Travel Deities: Meet the Gods, Goddesses, and Patron Saints of Travel

Travel deities - Travelers often ask the help of deities, travel gods, goddesses, patron saints, etc. to assist them on journeys and for safety.
painting of the first Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving (US): Holiday Customs, History, Tradition & Controversy

Thanksgiving is one of the quintessential American holidays, and this article explains some of the traditions, customs, history, and controversy around it.