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The History of the Easter Bunny & Traditions

In recent history, Easter has become a celebration of religion and the coming of spring for the whole family. But, where did these beloved traditions come from, and why is a bunny the go-to mascot...

Discover La Croix-Rousse Lyon

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jZvq6wYpIvE&ab_channel=ConnollyCove Located between the 1st and the 4th arrondissement in Lyon, La Croix-Rousse district is famous thanks to its history with the Canuts, workers weaving silk. In tribute to them, the Canuts’s house was transformed into a...

Neuschwanstein Castle: the Mysterious History of Germany’s Most Popular Castle

Medieval castles in Europe carry a certain charm and mystique that cannot be found anywhere else, especially if these medieval castles were built in a different time. However, they are often shrouded in mystery and...

Dame Kathleen Lonsdale: Irish Scientist, Reformer, and Educator 

Dame Kathleen Lonsdale (née Yardley) (1903 – 1971) was an Irish scientist, specialising in Crystallography, a passionate prison reformer, and a Quaker pacifist. Kathleen was born in Newbridge, County Kildare, to Harry Yardley and Jessie Cameron....

Discover Le Vieux Lyon

Le Vieux Lyon, a Historical District The Vieux Lyon district has an undeniable charm that has led it over time to become a must-see tourist destination. However, until the early 1960s, this district was infamous and...

Discover Lyon City

Lyon, the City of Lights Located precisely at the junction of the Rhône and the Saône rivers, Lyon is part of the Rhône-Alpe region of France. The city centre is filled with histories dating back 2,000...

Da Vinci Tourism: must-sees in Milan

The second largest city in Italy, Milan is located in the Northern part of the country and served as the capital of the Western Roman Empire from 395 to 476 AD. It is a city...

Kiss me, I’m Irish! | St. Patrick’s Day History & Traditions

St. Patrick’s Day is a popular celebration that allows Irish people to celebrate their history and culture. It is known for parades, shamrocks, and leprechauns as well as the color green. Many traditions and symbols...

9 Must-See Cinema Museums

Since its creation in the early 1830s, cinema has and continues to entertain and fascinate the world. People quote movie lines in their daily conversations, they wear shirts featuring on-screen icons such as Charlie Chaplin...

The History and Significance of Bayt Al-Suhaymi

Bayt Al-Suhaymi (House of Suhaymi) is a great example of Islamic architecture and homes for the wealthy in Cairo, Egypt. It was originally built by Abdel Wahab el Tablawy in 1648 in the neighborhood of...

Mohamed Ali Palace in Manial: Home of the King Who Never Was

The Museum and Palace of Prince Muhammad Ali Manial is one of the most stunning and unique historical museums in Egypt. It dates back to the Alawiyya dynasty era, the era during which the descendants...

The Tower of London: England’s Haunted Monument

England has an abundance of famous monuments and landmarks, all of which mark significant events in history. Whether joyful or tragic, these events certainly shaped the importance of many of these monuments and increased the...