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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...

Karnak: Egypt’s Famed Temple

The Temple of Karnak is one of the most famous and important temples in Egypt. It is located about 3 km from Luxor city and it was Ibt Sot in ancient Egypt, which means the...

Discover Strasbourg City 

Strasbourg, The Capital City Located in Northeastern France near the German borders, Strasbourg is the capital of the Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine region, which is part of the Grand-East region. It is also the official seat of the European...

13 Amazing Castles That Can Be Rented in the UK

Every time you think about going on vacation, you have to carefully plan out the things you want to see and experience, but most importantly where you want to stay. Whether at a hotel or...