Every year on 14th February we celebrate the powerful force and feeling that is, love. We show our loved ones how much we care about them through thoughtfully written cards, gifts, bouquets of flowers and more. In past years it was often thought of as a day only for those with romantic partners. However, as… Read More The history of Valentine’s Day: a celebration of love, or is it?
The landscape of Cappadocia is mystical. With ‘Fairy Chimneys’, churches, caves, underground cities and evidence of a long and rich history, it is surreal and is one of the most popular destinations in Turkey. The name ‘fairy chimney’ is intriguing in itself but carry on reading to discover the magic of Cappadocia. Cappadocia is situated… Read More The wonder of Cappadocia’s Fairy Chimneys
The Great Wall of China is a spectacle. It was built over thousands of years and is estimated at 13,170 miles. For reference, the Equator is 24,901 miles. The Great Wall of China is a huge tourist attraction with over 10 million people visiting the Great Wall every year. But why was the wall built?… Read More The history of the world’s most famous wall: The Great Wall of China
The symbolic Christmas time herb, mistletoe, always makes an appearance over the festive period. From mistletoe ornaments, to hanging decorations, to selfies under the mistletoe, it is a tradition that has lasted for centuries. Whilst we all know the custom of kissing under the mistletoe, do we know the history behind it? Let’s have a… Read More Christmas collection: What is the history behind why we kiss under mistletoe at Christmas?