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...
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.
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.
A history of Vasa, Sweden's largest warship, and the Vasamuseet that houses it in Stockholm today.
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.
Travel deities - Travelers often ask the help of deities, travel gods, goddesses, patron saints, etc. to assist them on journeys and for safety.
Marco Polo, that famous Venetian explorer from almost a millennium ago in ancient Italy, could be regarded as a travel blogging pioneer.
Thanksgiving is one of the quintessential American holidays, and this article explains some of the traditions, customs, history, and controversy around it.