Touring Paris Through the Lens of History |Best tourist’s place in Paris If there is a vote to identify the most beautiful city in the world, many people would unhesitatingly tick the box against […]
“A.D. 793. This year came dreadful fore-warnings over the land of the Northumbrians, terrifying the people most woefully: these were immense sheets of light rushing through the air, and whirlwinds, and fiery dragons flying over […]
Heritage Tourism Knowing the history of a heritage destination or monuments gives you a context in which to experience it when you do go there. You can better relate to what the guide is saying.
Imagine being a top-notch athlete and a highly skilled warrior in ancient Mesoamerica. You’ve been celebrated; you are a highly desirable bachelor; you are also probably very well off. Then your king and the high […]
Chichen Itza The One of the Modern Seven Wonders of the World, find out why this Mayan city is one of the top heritage destination places in the world.
In the High Middle Ages (1000 to 1300 A.D.), Florence was an obscure republic surrounded by powerful monarchies. Despite internal and external conflicts it rose to prominence through trade. Nobility and high birth did ensure prestige and influence but the families who managed the sources of capital held high positions in government. In the 13th and 14th centuries, the de Medici family effectively ruled the city and their power and influence reached their greatest extents under Lorenzo de Medici (born 1449), who’s son and nephew went to become Popes.
In ancient times, it was a royal fashion to construct temples and other architectural landmarks to commemorate one’s complete victory over one’s predecessor. However, the structures had very practical purposes and far outlived the monarchs. […]
The tectonic plates, which carry Turkey and the neighboring Caucasian republics, are some of the most restless in the world and have been so for millions of years. The region has been chronically shaken by […]
Netaji Bawan | Renko-ji Temple | Travel Back through Time As the Second World War entered its decisive phase in 1943, the Unterseeboot 180, or U-180, lurked low in the icy waters off Kiel […]
Stone Chariot Image courtesy Vijaya Narsimha from Pixabay At the turn of the 14th century in India, there were several Hindu kingdoms in the Deccan, which had been chronically raided and pillaged by Muslim […]