Highlights of Jordan | The Jerash Ruins Jerash in northern Jordan is noted for its well-preserved Roman ruins, one of the largest in the world. Located 48 kilometres (30 miles) north of the capital, Amman, …

Highlights of Jordan | Mount Nebo Mount Nebo is the highest point of the Abarim mountain range that cuts across Jordan and which culminates in the Arabian desert in the south. Located in the historic …

A Short History of Tokyo Shibuya Crossing in Tokyo, the busiest intersection in the Japanese metropolis The history of Tokyo is intimately intertwined with that of Japan’s. In this article, we’ll explore Tokyo’s history from …

Southern Italy

Southern Italy

Southern Italy: from Magna Graecia to Italian Unification When you ask people about Italy, more often than not one of the first places they mention is the capital city, Rome, or the submerged streets of …

The Great Wall of China

great wall of china

The Great Wall of China The Great Wall of China is probably the most iconic historical landmark in China. It is easily one of the largest architectural achievements in mankind’s history.  The wall stretches for …

The Scottish Isles When one thinks of island-hopping, images of Scotland probably don’t immediately come to mind but Scotland is island-rich, with some of the most awesome scenery in the United Kingdom. There are nearly …

Berlin, Germany

Must see sites in Berlin

Highlights of Germany | Berlin A cathedral in Berlin, Berliner Dom Berlin, capital of Germany, venue of the Berlinale, seat of the German Parliament, and location of UNESCO-protected Museum Island, occupies a place of prominence …

History of Modern Hungary

Hungary, Budapest

History of Modern Hungary On 23 October, 1989 Hungary became a democratic parliamentary republic. Hungary joined the European Union in 2004 and today it is considered a middle power in global affairs as well as …

History of Genoa, Rival to Venice Genoa is the capital of the Italian region of Liguria in the centre of the Italian Riviera, located 120 kilometres south of Milan. It is the most important commercial …

A Short History of Agriculture On top of a six-storey building in Paris’s 15th arrondissement, the urban-farming company Agripolis is building what will soon be Europe’s largest urban farm. The Guardian reports in August 2019 …