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309 travel features tagged “History”

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


Five original Eurostar breaks

Beyond Paris and Brussels, here are five high-speed train trips you may not have considered, from hot springs with history in Germany to skiing in the French Alps.
Read more… 23 November 2012


Riverboats return to the Mississippi

After a four-year absence, there are now two paddle wheelers plying the muddy Mississippi River, taking visitors on a long, slow journey through US history.
Read more… 22 November 2012


Worldwide Weird

A hijacker holiday in Washington

On 24 November, the town of Ariel celebrates the unsolved mystery surrounding DB Cooper’s 1971 crime.
Read more… 21 November 2012


Secret New York oddities

From a butcher shop that was once a gangster hideaway to subway stations that are now abandoned, travellers to the Big Apple can often find magic in the mundane.
20 November 2012


Beyond the Headlines

The mystery of Christopher Columbus’s legacy

Columbus’s personal timeline has been so enigmatic that both Seville, Spain and Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic lay claim to the explorer’s remains.
Read more… 09 November 2012


Ireland’s outlying islands

Close in distance yet distinctly quieter than the mainland, these bastions of traditional life offer a unique window into the country’s rich cultural and spiritual heritage.
Read more… 09 November 2012


Worldwide Weird

Ohio’s famous funeral museum

The Toland-Herzig Famous Endings museum houses the largest collection of funeral memorabilia in the US, including items from the services of movie stars and US presidents.
Read more… 06 November 2012


Seville's threatened architectural heritage

From Roman ruins to Moorish minarets, the Spanish city offers visitors an incredible mix of architectural statements shaped by more than 1,300 years of history – for now.
Read more… 06 November 2012


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