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Travel: Checkpoint Charlie, Berlin

Achtung Charlie Checkpoint Charlie is surely the best-known crossing point between East and West Berlin.  But is it worth visiting? History The name comes from…

German Russian Museum, Berlin

See the end of World War II The German-Russian Museum Berlin-Karlshorst is a museum dedicated to German-Soviet relations with a focus on the German-Soviet war 1941-1945. …

Travel: Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Berlin’s Holocaust Memorial Located between Brandenburg Gate and Potsdamer Platz is a striking and impressive memorial, unlike any we had seen before, to the Jews…

Travelling to Herculaneum (Ercolano) on a budget

Getting to Herculaneum from Naples cheaply Getting to the preserved site of Herculaneum, or Ercolano to use its modern name, by public transport is easy…

Travel: Crumlin Road Jail, Belfast

Do some time at Belfast’s historic jail Once things have returned to normal and we’re free to travel again we recommend a visit to Crumlin…

Brandenburg Gate | History, Transport and Photos

Visiting Brandenburg Gate in Berlin The Brandenburg Gate (In German Brandenburger Tor) was built in the 18th-century on the orders of Prussian king Frederick William…

Travel: The Secret Cabinet of Pompeii (Gabinetto Segreto)

Secret room of erotica in Naples *Parental Guidance Advised* Naples isn’t just about pizza, with sites like Pompeii and Herculaneum a short distance away there’s…

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