The Ghosts of Dunluce Castle

The Ghosts of Dunluce Castle

Standing alone on the edge of a tall rock, steep drops down to the sea on every side, and only connected to the mainland by a wooden bridge, Dunluce Castle has always been shrouded in mystery. Used as a fort ever since the Vikings sailed to the north coast of Ireland,...

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A Wobbly Bridge to Carrick-a-Rede

A Wobbly Bridge to Carrick-a-Rede

The rain and the mist had cleared, and we had a perfect view of the tiny volcanic island. The only thing that stood between us and Carrick-a-Rede was the rope bridge. A wobby construction of planks and wires, 60 foot across, and 100 foot above the sea below. In fact,...

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Layers of History at Seville’s Metropol Parasol

Layers of History at Seville’s Metropol Parasol

What would you do if you were digging the foundations for a new car park and you came across something unexpected? We all heard the furore when the remains of a long lost king were found in England last year, but something similar happened when construction workers in...

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Exploring the Labyrinth of Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar

Exploring the Labyrinth of Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar

It would be easy to spend a whole day in Istanbul's Grand Bazaar, wandering around the winding streets, drinking coffee, and haggling for goods, just as people have been doing for centuries past. Historically a stop upon the famous Silk Route between Europe and the...

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