Gilles visits the magnificent rock-hewn churches of Lalibela in Ethiopia during a period of pilgrimage, and shares the story behind them.
Dublin's newest museum shows a slice of life that's quite different from visiting stately homes and public institutions. Instead, it shows the hard life of Dublin working people through tours of a reconstructed tenement building. The museum, called 14 Henrietta Street, after its address, uses period furnishings, objects and building condition to show visitors how thousands of Dubliners lived in the 19th and 20th centuries, and oral histories to tell their stories. The building itself is a...
Professor Abe visits one of the many lovely coastal castles in Wales, this one Kidwelly Castle.
Gumbo was visiting the historic S.S. Klondike II, one of the few surviving sternwheelers that used to move goods and passengers along the Yukon River.
St Michael's is the oldest church in Charleston. The building and many of its interior features date to the mid-18th century.
DrFumblefinger visits the ruins of an old sugar cane plant on the garden island of Kauai.
EPIC, the Irish Emigration Museum explores the reasons so many left Ireland, and then veers off to examine famous emigrants.
London's Southwark Cathedral has a long and colorful history as a church, but only a century or so as a cathedral.
Join Marilyn Jones on a tour of a plantation that shows a past way of life, and whose labor actually built it.
One of the oldest buildings in the town of Canmore is the Miner's Union Hall. Completed in 1913 to serve the coal miner's union, it now functions as a community gathering site and is a popular venue for weddings.
While in Munich, Samantha and her husband made their way to Dachau Concentration camp and a special memorial. May we never forgot what happened there so that history will NEVER repeat itself.
Marilyn Jones shares a lesson in the South Carolina Lowcountry art of basket weaving.
A new interactive map helps travelers and others understand the native history of places they are visiting.
Jonathan L continues his exploration of the Berlin memorials dedicated to those murdered by the Nazis
Marilyn Jones takes us along for a visit to Wilmington's only pre-Revolution building open to the public, and to its gardens.