Treasure Trails around London

Rediscover the City of London with Treasure Trails Whilst researching things to do in London we came across this family-friendly activity.  The City of London…

Herculaneum – Everything you need to know

What to see in Herculaneum Mrs Foodie has wanted to visit Herculaneum and Pompeii since she was a young’un (yes that long!). We were spending…

Travel : Pollokshaws Trail

A walk around the Shaws Pollokshaws is located in the South of Glasgow, about three miles from the city centre. It has a long history…

History : Glasgow Slave Trade Trail

 Remembering the city’s dark past The city of Glasgow wasn’t an innocent bystander in the slave trade.  Signs of it can be seen quite clearly,…

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…

11 places to see the remains of the Berlin Wall

Where can you see the remains of the Berlin Wall today? From 1961 until 1989 Berlin was cut in half by a wall which surrounded…

Visiting St. Lawrence Market, Toronto, Canada

Foodie heaven at St Lawrence Market In our previous post on Toronto, we visited the district of Kensington Market but one other must-see sight in Toronto…

Travel: Ten Rillington Place, London and John Christie

John Christie and Ten Rillington Place 10 Rillington Place is an infamous address, with both a famous movie starring Richard Attenborough and John Hurt, and…