History

Learn all about the fascinating stories and personalities that have shaped the course of history in the world's greatest cities, from Rome to Barcelona and beyond.

Tower Bridge: An Icon of the London Skyline

Tower Bridge is London's most iconic and beautiful river crossing. Join us as we delve into the ...

Tue 12 Sep 2023

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Art How did Michelangelo Paint the Sistine Chapel Ceiling?

How did Michelangelo Paint the Sistine Chapel Ceiling?

Discover how Michelangelo painted the Sistine Chapel ceiling over 4 furious years of labour at the ...

Tue 05 Sep 2023

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The Seven Wonders of San Clemente in Rome

Discover the extraordinary beauty of San Clemente in Rome, from the dark depths of its mysterious ...

Thu 31 Aug 2023

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5 Amazing Gothic Churches in Barcelona

Barcelona’s rich Gothic heritage is everywhere you look in the Catlonian capital. We take a look ...

Tue 22 Aug 2023

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Baroque gems in the Val di Noto: A Guide to Ragusa, Modica and Noto

Explore the stunning towns of Noto, Ragusa and Modica in Sicily's Val di Noto, and discover why ...

Thu 10 Aug 2023

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8 Fascinating Facts about Big Ben in London

An icon of the London skyline, Big Ben is one of the English capital's most recognizable landmarks...

Tue 08 Aug 2023

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Ferragosto in Sicily: A Summer Trip to Palermo, Catania and Syracuse

Take a trip with us to the magnificent cities of Sicily this August! This week we're exploring Paler ...

Thu 03 Aug 2023

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10 Things to See at the Tower of London

Find out what you need to see at the iconic Tower of London, and discover why the imposing river-sid ...

Tue 01 Aug 2023

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The Miracle of the Snow at Rome's Santa Maria Maggiore

Every year on August 5th, Romans come together to commemorate a miraculous ancient summer snowfall ...

Thu 27 Jul 2023

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Greek Mythology and Its Influence On Modern-Day Greece

Explore how ancient Greek mythology continues to shape the modern world.

Wed 26 Jul 2023

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Was the Colosseum Covered? The Story of the Velarium

Learn all about the Colosseum's incredible retractable roof, known as the Velarium

Tue 18 Jul 2023

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