Items 1 to 10 of 152 total

per page
Page:
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5

What not to miss in Sri Lanka

01/12/2017 12:33

Written by Philip Briggs

Whether you're a history lover, safari-goer or simply want to top up your tan, Sri Lanka has plenty to offer. Here is our pick of what not to miss. 

Read more...

A historical tour of Ypres

30/11/2017 11:43

Written by Emma Thomson

World War I certainly left its mark on Ypres, and today the town is awash with cemeteries, memorials and museums. 

Read more...

Persistence pays off in search of uncle

30/11/2017 11:36

Written by Doug Goodman

Doug Goodman, military history writer, describes how he and his family commemorated his uncle, who died in 1916 on the Somme.

Read more...

Find Herbert: a long-lost relative

29/11/2017 15:13

Written by John Ruler

John Ruler looks at how his love of Nord-Pas de Calais helped him discover a long-lost relative who perished in World War I.

Read more...

The Battle of Arras

26/11/2017 12:48

Written by John Ruler

John Ruler discusses the Battle of Arras, one of the defining moments of World War I.

Read more...

The cemeteries of Boulogne

21/11/2017 16:06

Written by John Ruler

One of the top three cross-Channel ports that received supplies and troops in World War I, Boulogne-sur-Mer still bears the scars today.

Read more...

The Stone Circles of Senegambia

21/11/2017 11:35

Written by Philip Briggs

Author Philip Briggs explores these ancient stone circles, each one reminiscent of a miniature Stonehenge, which form one of Africa’s most enigmatic and intriguing archaeological relicts.

Read more...

Alex Haley, Juffureh and the Roots saga

21/11/2017 11:26

Written by Philip Briggs

The Roots Tour to Juffureh and environs remains one of the most popular excursions from the resorts that line the coast south of Banjul thanks to Aley Haley’s Roots.

Read more...

What’s in a name? A historical tour of Freetown

21/11/2017 10:32

Written by Katrina Manson and James Knight

Uncover the international influences of Freetown’s past with our historical tour of the capital.

Read more...

Bunce Island

20/11/2017 14:14

Written by Katrina Manson & James Knight

Bunce Island is arguably the single most important former slave site for African Americans. Katrina Manson and James Knight explain why.

Read more...

Items 1 to 10 of 152 total

per page
Page:
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5