Exploring Nautical History at London’s Cutty Sark

Exploring Nautical History at London’s Cutty Sark

Greenwich was busier than usual. The river was full of sailing ships, here for the Tall Ships Festival, and it seemed as if all London had turned out for the event. So I wasn’t sure about visiting the Cutty Sark, a popular visitor attraction at the best of times. But...

Discovering Roman London

Discovering Roman London

London’s long history is one of its many attractions for visitors. Yet less is known of the city’s Roman past than of the Middle Ages or the colourful Tudor period. This is largely due to the fact that most of Roman London has been obliterated or obscured by later...

Defending the Rock: The Walls and Fortifications of Gibraltar

Defending the Rock: The Walls and Fortifications of Gibraltar

People have fought over the occupation of Gibraltar for centuries. In the last two millennia the Moors, the Spanish and the British have all had a foothold on the Rock, lured by its strategic location at the entrance to (or exit from) the Mediterranean. Defending the...

The Hollow Mountain: Gibraltar and Its Caves

The Hollow Mountain: Gibraltar and Its Caves

Gibraltar is full of caves. They are a part of the long history of the Rock, stretching back to the earliest times. One of the most famous – and the one most easily accessible to visitors – is the spectacular St Michael’s Cave, close to the top of the Rock of...

More Than Just a Day Trip: What to See and Do in Gibraltar

More Than Just a Day Trip: What to See and Do in Gibraltar

The vast majority of visitors to Gibraltar come as day trippers, either on cruise ships or across the Spanish border. A quick tour around the sights, and perhaps a drink and a bit of duty free shopping before heading off back to the ship or the holiday resort. But...

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