Visit the Middle Ages in Kent
The County of Kent, south of London is rich in history. Not least, here you'll find some of the most magnificent historical castles and stately homes across England.
Anne Boleyn – a visit to her childhood home
In the county of Kent, to south of London, are a series of stunning castles and stately homes dating back to medieval times.
In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great
For more than two thousand years Alexander the Great has excited the imagination of people around the globe.
A brief history of Turkey
Today's Turkey was once the centre of the vast Ottoman Empire, which in its prime spanned three continents and covered most of South Eastern Europe, the Middle East and North Africa.
Grease wrestling and Turkish Bath
Due to the vast area that the Ottoman Empire covered, modern day Turkey contains a fusion of many cultures, both Eastern and Western.
Bulgaria’s cultural lanscape
Bulgaria, with its mixture of Thracian, Slav, Bulgar and Ottoman influences, is a land rich in culture and traditions. All of which play an important role in daily life.
Three minute history of Bulgaria
Lying at the crossroads between Europe and Asia, Bulgaria is country that has had a violet and tragic history. We explore it's dramatic past and look at how modern Bulgaria is shaped today...
St. Hilarion Castle
This fortress was supposedly the inspiration for Walt Disney's castle in the movie 'Snow White and the seven dwarfs'. True or not, St. Hilarion is well worth a visit.
Visit Cyprus and you will discover a beautiful country steeped in history. Fascinating to explore, this is a stunning island with an impressive heritage
A brief history of Cyprus
Cyprus is rich in history and a fascinating island to explore, but it has a troubled past…
Editors: Norwegian edition - Nils E. Bjørnæs, UK edition - Camilla Kaas Stock