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Berlin's abandoned WWII bunkers

Beneath the city lies an underground world of bomb shelters and railway lines that has not been seen since World War II.
Read more… 07 January 2013

Tutankhamun meets Downton Abbey in rural Hampshire

Highclere Castle, a resplendent English country mansion, is the setting for the Emmy Award-winning TV drama, as well as home to the myth of the “Mummy’s curse”.
Read more… 04 January 2013


Vintage fashion in Paris

The capital of couture is also a top destination for vintage shopping, with boutiques ranging from high end to affordable.
Read more… 27 December 2012

Experience theatre like the ancient Greeks

One of the few ancient amphitheatres still staging productions today, the theatre at Epidaurus in the Peloponnese has hosted Greek drama for the past 2,500 years.
Read more… 26 December 2012

Beyond the Headlines

‘End of the world’ hysteria boosts tourism

Actual Mayans do not believe the world will end on 21 December. But that has not stopped countries in the Mayan World from profiting off Western-born doomsday scenarios.
Read more… 14 December 2012

The Passport blog

Bringing the Berlin Wall back to life

Iranian-Austrian artist Yadegar Asisi paints a poignant and realistic portrayal of life in Cold War Berlin at his photographic panorama The Wall, located at Checkpoint Charlie.
Read more… 13 December 2012

Remnants of Panama’s plundering past

Travel through tropical beaches and enchanted port villages in search of lost treasure.
07 December 2012

In search of pirates in Panama

This Caribbean country is rich with colonial ports and its jungles conceal a history of gold and plunder.
Read more… 07 December 2012

Unveiling the secrets of Petra

Follow in the footsteps of explorer Louis Burckhardt and see Jordan’s greatest treasure for yourself.
Read more… 29 November 2012

Mini Guide

Mini guide to history in Marrakesh

Travel beyond the souqs to learn about this Moroccan city’s architecture, traditions and culture.
Read more… 26 November 2012

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