Welcome to another blog post, where I talk to you about my trip to Oxfordshire. I hope you will find it informative and interesting and maybe inspire you to go and visit yourself. Now before I start, my purpose of my visit to this county was to study the English Civil War. Oxford was Charles … More My trip to Oxfordshire and a few reflections.
Last month, my family and I visited the city of Florence. I had been wanting to visit the city ever since I wrote an essay on one of the most important and dramatic events of Florentine history and having spent many months researching it, I was interested in visiting the places where it took place. … More The Pazzi Conspiracy.
As a man who has spent most of his life on Old Basing, the relevance of Basing House has been something often slipped by under my nose, even though I often saw memories of it on a daily basis. Yet on a recent trip to the ruins, unlike through previous visits during childhood, I was … More Basing House- Is it One of the Most Underrated Symbols of Early Modern British History?
The Historic Dockyard at Portsmouth was a place I have been meaning to visit since first year and I eventually got around to it on a beautiful yet chilly January weekend (as the above photo suggests)! The dockyard is home to one of the world’s oldest dry docks that was commissioned during the reign of … More Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
As it happens for my mother’s birthday we went to the French Basque Country and visit Bayonne. There, they had a temporary exhibition called “La grande guerre, Bayonne et le pays Basques”- at the Musee Basque. So as we were there, it was pretty unique and our WW1 posts are ongoing, armed with this new … More The First World War at Bayonne and the Basque Country
A warm welcome to: ‘My favourite wonders of Italy blog!’ During the summer of 2014 I was lucky enough to explore a land renowned for its history and beauty, Italy. This post will count down my favourite wonders of Historical Italy and feature the conventional familiarities of Italy and the added novelty! The balcony of … More My favourite wonders of Historical Italy
Now that we are in France (at least on the paper) and we have accomplished the first stage of our holidays it is easier to keep on searching for History. Let’s head to the South East from Puy du Fou so we can reach a region where we can travel, in some hours and not … More Holiday special II: 400000 years of travel
Now the summer has come, what could be do to keep contact with History? Because summer is an invitation to mind changing, laziness, joie de vivre, traveling. But it is not written anywhere that means forgetting. Or putting aside. At least no History. It is all right to forget and put aside work and bills … More HOLIDAY SPECIAL I: THEME PARKS AND YEARS PAST