Posts tagged with - History

Culture & History, Military history

Historical sites to visit for Holocaust Memorial Day

  Historical sites to visit for Holocaust Memorial Day On January 27th, countries all over the world commemorate the liberation of the largest concentration camp operated during the Second World War – Auschwitz-Birkenau, as well as the devasta...

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Belgium, Culture & History, France, Germany

A Guide to Visiting the Battlefields of Europe

While peaceful now, Europe’s history is marked by dozens of wars and hundreds of battles, taking place all over the continent. Such conflict shaped the continent as it is today, making the sites of great battles major points of interest for tourist...

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Belgium, Culture & History, France, Holland

The Best World Heritage Sites You Can Reach by Ferry

Europe is home to a wealth of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the most of any continent. While the UK boasts many of its own World Heritage Sites, there are some fantastic locations just a stone’s throw away on mainland Europe.   France Mont-Sain...

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Culture & History, Germany

Germany’s Luther Routes – Luther’s Travels

Chances are if you’ve heard Martin Luther’s name mentioned, it’s been in the context of the reformation of the church in Europe. He was instrumental in the growth of Protestantism and rejection of the medieval Catholic Church across much of Eur...

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