Nero’s Golden Palace – The Roman Treasure You’ve Never Heard Of

By Alice Mariscotti-Wayatt I knew Rome was going to be packed out with tourists, so once I’d got the essential activities out of the way (Sistine Chapel and eating my weight in pizza) I was keen to find some slightly more off-the-beaten-track experiences. The Secret Palace Beneath Rome Which is how I came across Nero’s… Read More Nero’s Golden Palace – The Roman Treasure You’ve Never Heard Of

Here’s What You Should See in Aveiro, Portugal’s Venice

by Alice Mariscotti-Wyatt It seems like every country needs their own version of Venice. There’s Amsterdam, the ‘Venice of the North’, Alleppey in India is ‘Venice of the East’. Even the UK has a version of Venice. It’s Birmingham, apparently. So I thought I’d check out Portugal’s Venice; the small town of Aveiro, about an… Read More Here’s What You Should See in Aveiro, Portugal’s Venice

Herstory: Betty Kirby Green’s Record-breaking Cape Town Flight

by Bianca Ohannessian Following on from Rockskipper blogger Genna AlTai’s run-down of her top five females in history, here’s another instalment in our series of Herstory stories. This time we’re celebrating the achievements of the aviator, Betty Kirby Green.  Image Source: Burberry.com Croydon to Cape Town This pioneering female pilot and her co-pilot, Arthur Clouston,… Read More Herstory: Betty Kirby Green’s Record-breaking Cape Town Flight

Herstory: 5 Winning Ladies From Around the Globe

by Genna AlTai Rome isn’t just for lovers. Rome is for… Haters Foodies History buffs History know-nothings Religious folks Atheists Pessimists Optimists Realists Nihilists Sadists In a nutshell, Rome holds some serious mass appeal. Whether you’re there to sample the many local delicacies or just looking to be surrounded by men in well-tailored suits driving… Read More Herstory: 5 Winning Ladies From Around the Globe