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The Heroic Death of Mihály Dobozi

19th September 2019
Category: Hungary

Battle of Pusztamarót (13-15 September 1526). After the Battle of Mohács… Sultan Suleiman defeated the Hungarian army on 29 August 1526 and the young Hungarian King, Louis II, had died on the battlefield. However, the Sultan was not sure of his victory and ordered all of his cavalrymen to remain in the saddle during the […]

The City of Manchester – Capital of the North

16th September 2019
Category: England

The City of Manchester   Manchester, capital of the North, home of the BBC, the city that gave birth to Oasis. Manchester has given us a lot. Located in the North of England, Manchester is a tourist hotspot for shopping, eating out and major sporting events.   Manchester was founded in approximately 79AD as a […]

York – The Haunted City invaded by the Vikings

12th September 2019
Category: England

York, (Jorvik) York is a city in England located twenty-five miles north of Leeds. With a population of just under 200,000 people, York is considered to be a small city. It is, however, one of the oldest cities in England, founded in 71AD it has been a key settlement for both the Romans and the […]

Game of Thrones – The Northern Ireland Tour

31st August 2019
Category: Northern Ireland

Game of Thrones Game of Thrones is a hit television series produced by HBO. It was based on the series of novels by George RR Martin, A Song of Ice and Fire. The series follows characters from different noble houses, fighting and scheming for control of the Iron Throne of Westeros. The series is famous […]

King Arthur, The one true King

24th August 2019
Category: England

King Arthur, Le Morte D’Arthur King Arthur has a collective place in the archetypal memory of Albion. He is historical and fabled, reality and fiction, both mythical and legendary. Whether King Arthur was a real historical figure, is a question that has divided scholars for decades. Archaeologist Nowell Myres had this to say on the […]

Plague! Bring out your Dead!

13th August 2019
Category: England

Eyam, The Plague Village Eyam is a sleepy village in the Derbyshire Hills. It has no hazardous warning signs such as you would find near Chernobyl, nor the armed guards you would find if you attempted to visit Hiroshima. Once, however, the village was deserving of its own quarantine status, in 1665 the village declared […]

Ghost Tours of Prague by professional Actors

10th August 2019
Category: Czechia

Dramatic Night Tours guided by professional Actors and Storytellers. (Ghost Tours of Prague) One of the most difficult parts of visiting an old city is getting yourself orientated. You can often feel lost, overwhelmed with choices of what to do, and what to see. It is especially the case with Prague. A gorgeous labyrinth of […]

The Witches of England

2nd August 2019
Category: England

Witches in England   The practice of witchcraft was made illegal in England in 1563. Witchcraft was considered immoral with severe penalties prior to 1563, from 1485 hangings and burnings of witches became common. Women without husbands with a lowly status were particularly vulnerable to accusations. The best and somewhat vague estimations conclude, “tens of […]

Glastonbury – The Isle of Avalon

28th July 2019
Category: England

Glastonbury Every year, over 200,000 people descend on Glastonbury for one of the largest music festivals in the world.  The event attracts top talent from around the globe and headliners have included Stormzy, Dolly Parton and Pulp. The sheer size of Glastonbury Festival is a sight to behold and could be considered one of the […]

By Order of the Peaky Blinders

13th July 2019
Category: England

By order of the Peaky Blinders Peaky Blinders was a hit television series by the BBC and was released on the 12th September 2013. Thomas Shelby, the ruthless and charismatic leader of the Birmingham-based street gang is depicted in the series. Across the episodes, Thomas Shelby and his family are seen engaging in bloody gang […]

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