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Japan’s historic past: 3 sites you must...

Here are three sites worth visiting on an historic journey through Japan's past, one of the world’s most unique and diverse ancient cultures.

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The significance of the Russo-Japanese War of...

Few people other than specialist historians know about the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-1905, but despite this it’s a claimant to be one of the most...

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Catherine Palace: The ongoing mystery of the...

The spectacular Amber Room in the exquisite Catherine Palace near St Petersburg is undoubtedly one of the most remarkable single rooms anywhere in the world.

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WOW: What’s On Where In December

Although December is synonymous with Christmas, the Pilot Productions team discover that there's much more to this month than Santa, roast turkey and Home...

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Guatemala’s Old American School Buses

A 'chicken bus' is a colloquial English name for a colorful, modified and decorated bus that transports goods and people between communities in...

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Lasting Impressions: Frederick Catherwood’s...

Best known for his evocative illustrations of the Mayan ruins, British artist, architect and explorer Frederick Catherwood trasformed the way the Western world...

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Study Guide: A Short History of the Moors

The Moors left behind a rich architectural and cultural legacy still apparent throughout the Iberian Peninsula and beyond today.

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Ethiopia: The hyena men of Harar

A visit to see the ‘Hyena men”, in the ancient walled city of Harar in eastern Ethiopia, is certainly one of the most remarkable and unique tourist...

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5 things you must do when visiting Philadelphia

Renowned amongst travellers for its cheesesteaks and iconic Liberty Bell, the city of Philadelphia is a great weekend trip from NYC or a incredible holiday...

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How to see the best of Chicago in 3 days

If you are pressed for time, this itinerary could help you to sample some of the Chicago's best examples of architecture, museums, culture and

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