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England's Cathedrals

England's Cathedrals

Article about the Cathedrals of England, the design, place and history and their settings for travellers curious about places such as York, Salisbury, Winchester, Ely, Chester, Canterbury or London where the church was a beacon linking the pilgrims paths as well through to Europe. This article links to understanding Britain's churches. An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

16 Sep 22 · 20 mins read
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Krakow, Poland

Krakow, Poland

Feature article for senior couple and mature solo travellers interested exploring the history of Europe including Poland. in An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983

2 Aug 22 · 6 mins read
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The Nullarbor Plain: A Definitive Guide

The Nullarbor Plain: A Definitive Guide

Article for travellers interested in Australia and some of the iconic places in Aboriginal and the short colonial history. The Nullarbor plains adjacent to the great Australian bight are part of this set of icons to explore. Odyssey traveller is an Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

30 Jul 22 · 16 mins read
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Responsible Travel Tips

Responsible Travel Tips

Article to encourage and promote responsible travel. Article supports similar articles choosing shoes or maintaining health and fitness of travel advice for solo travellers. An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

19 Jul 22 · 13 mins read
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British Neoclassical Architecture & Decorative Arts

British Neoclassical Architecture & Decorative Arts

Article about the influences on Neoclassical architecture and the decorative arts in the Georgian period. Odyssey Traveller is an Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

19 Jul 22 · 10 mins read
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Bologna, Italy

Bologna, Italy

Article about Bologna, Italy. This piece forms part of a series of more than 70 articles about Italy and it's history back to the Roman empire to its merchant trading cities of Genoa, Pisa, Almafi and Venice. An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

29 Jun 22 · 8 mins read
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Thingvellir National Park

Althing, the world's longest running parliament is in Iceland

Althing, the world' s longest running parliament is in Iceland, this article explains more about the democracy established by the Vikings. An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

31 May 22 · 9 mins read
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Tower of Pisa, Tuscany

Pisa & Genoa, Italy

The cities of Italy, Pisa and Genoa rivalled Venice and its merchants. This article explores the affiliation to protect against Islam and then the war that followed. An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

31 May 22 · 10 mins read
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Egypt small group tours

The Dazzling Aten, Egypt

Egypt, the Egyptians, Pyramids, the Nile, Luxor or Alexandria plus much more hold a fascination for the traveller. Beyond the antiquities is the pivotal role in early merchant trade, particularly spice and the links to Venice. Learn more with a small group educational tour with Odyssey Traveller serving senior couples and mature solo travellers. An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983.

13 May 22 · 9 mins read
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Islam in the Mediterranean

Islam in the Mediterranean

Article discusses the arrival of Islam in Mediterranean region with a focus on Istanbul and Turkey. The relationship to the merchants of Venice and the crusades should also be considered in this period of change. Join a Odyssey Traveller small group educational tour for senior couples and mature solo travellers to learn more.

13 May 22 · 12 mins read
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Etruria Hall

Wedgwood's Etruria, England

Article about Josiah Wedgwood, canal builder as well as potter, part of the the industrious revolution leading to the industrial revolution. An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

13 May 22 · 7 mins read
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Rhodes island. Greece

Ancient Rhodes, Greece

The East Mediterranean island of Rhodes is part of the ancient history of Europe. This article for senior couples and mature solo travellers on a small group tour, provides a platform for the ancient cities of the Mediterranean and the network of empires crossing the Mediterranean.

8 May 22 · 7 mins read
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Amalfi

Amalfi, Italy

Italy beyond Rome could be just the Amalfi coast, food, wine, the Mediterranean and Southern Italy. Amalfi was though a powerful trading republic and challenger to Venice and Genoa. Learn more about this historic destination in this article that is part of the history of Italy. An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

23 Apr 22 · 7 mins read
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Norman Tindale

Norman Tindale

An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers. Tours are supported by a collection of articles to inform and extend the travellers knowledge of Aboriginal culture and history. This article supports an understanding of kinship systems.

23 Apr 22 · 11 mins read
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18th Century London

18th Century London

London, the Romans arrived and here on the Thames over time the city has grown. Article shares the history of evolution in the 18th century as the Industrial revolution gathers pace. An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

7 Apr 22 · 11 mins read
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A History of Ukraine Since World War Two

A History of Ukraine Since World War Two

Article for travellers about the recent history of Eastern Europe's Ukraine since the 1940's. Odyssey Traveller is an Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

7 Apr 22 · 21 mins read
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Gondolas and the Bells of Venice

Gondolas and the Bells of Venice

Venice and the story of gondolas add to the senior couples or mature solo traveller small group tour learning about this merchant city. Europes trading centre close to the Mediterranean was for several centuries the place to trade for spice, woollen garments and silk. The attractions where substantial as was the wealth created and the wars waged across what is today's Italy. This article extends your knowledge of Venice and its merchant history.

24 Mar 22 · 9 mins read
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Shipbuilding on the River Clyde

Shipbuilding on the River Clyde

Glasgow's Clyde river has an important place in Scotland's history both as a port and shipbuilder. Read and learn about the contribution to the Industrial revolution and beyond that period in this article and others on Scotland. Odyssey Traveller is an Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

24 Mar 22 · 9 mins read
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Albert Dock, Liverpool,UK

The Rise of Liverpool, UK

Liverpool was the outlet for Britain's trade (and imports). This article shares part of the history of the Port, social and architectural with readers as the Georgian era evolved, the empire grew and the industrial revolution followed including canals, the railway and Manchester. An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

16 Mar 22 · 10 mins read
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England's Consumer Revolution

England's Consumer Revolution

Article about the arrival of luxury brands and leisure time in England. Story supports small group tours to Britain and it's history from the Bronze age to the Romans, Vikings, Medieval period through to the industrial revolution and the wealth created. An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

16 Mar 22 · 11 mins read
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Statue of Cosimo I of Medici, in front of Palazzo Vecchio, Florence

Italian Renaissance Families: The Medicis

This blog is part of a series on five influential Italian Renaissance families that shaped Italy, especially during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. It is based on both our Italian Renaissance Summer School course, and…

11 Mar 22 · 13 mins read
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