Travel

History is waiting for you

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Like many a good thing, Puy du Fou really does gets better with age. I last visited two years ago, and although it blew my historical socks off I wasn’t emotionally invested. Fast-forward to my…

Machu Picchu photo diary

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This time last year I went on the most incredible trip to Peru – which I bang on about to anyone who will listen – and as cliched as it is, it changed so many…

Game Of Thrones: On Location

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BEWARE: SPOILERS! You have to love Game Of Thrones. You know, that show that everyone has been fawning over?! OK, OK. So I know it’s mythical and not necessarily historical, but whatever! Written by a…

The Museum of Witchcraft

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When I was 10 years old, we visited a small fishing village called Boscastle, that would later become ‘famous’ for the devastating floods of 2004. At this time it was known only as a windy,…

Finding Victorian Manchester

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Take a walk around the Manchester of 2013 and behold a 21st Century city; skyscrapers and sleek, glass shop fronts galore. But look beyond the modern facade and you will find evidence of the origins…