Discover how the Renaissance was one of the most influential periods in history.
Posts on places and people with a historical significance.
Irish Food History: Quick Guide
A history of Irish food, looking at its historical, cultural, and sociological importance.
Lilian Bland: Aviation Pioneer
A biography of Lillian Bland, the first woman in Ireland and Britain to design, build and fly a plane.
Foynes Flying Boat Museum
Looking at the history of Irish and international aviation at Foynes Flying Boat museum, County Limerick.
Visiting Auschwitz: Thoughts and Experience
The horrors of the Holocaust are laid bare when visiting Auschwitz. This overview also includes a Birkenau camp visit.
Gertrude Bell: Creator of Modern Iraq
The life of Gertrude Bell, the British administrator who drew the borders of modern Iraq.
Lady Mary Heath: Full Throttle through the Glass Ceiling
A look at the life of Mary Lady Heath, the Irish-born pioneering aviator of 1920s/1930s.
Communist Tour St. Petersburg
A quick guide to the communist-era sites of St. Petersburg, Russia.
Ellis Island Museum
A fascinating trip to the Ellis Island Museum of Immigration in the harbour between New York and New Jersey in the USA.
Romanov St. Petersburg
A guide to the sites in St. Petersburg associated with Imperial Russia's Romanov family.