Tag: history

9 of Europe’s Creepiest Castles (and the Stories Behind Them)

9 of Europe’s Creepiest Castles (and the Stories Behind Them)

With its narrow cobblestone streets and its old medieval buildings Europe can easily been seen as a continent of fairy tales. However, its castles perched high on its hills hide some sinister secrets, the ghosts of which still linger today.   Below are some of the most haunted castles […]

Travel is wonderful and all, but what about our hometowns?

Travel is wonderful and all, but what about our hometowns?

I used to hate my hometown. There I said it. I’m not going to lie, I still don’t think it’s the greatest place in the world but that’s because it’s my hometown. I’ve spent too long here and have spent too long taking it for […]

Zadar: An Unexpected Little Gem On Croatia’s Coast

Zadar: An Unexpected Little Gem On Croatia’s Coast

I don’t know what I was expecting from Zadar but, oh my goodness, it wasn’t what I got. I’ll be completely honest, Zadar wasn’t really on the top of my list of places I wanted to see, but since the bus journey from Split to […]