27 September 2023

Chinese culture and traditions showcased in Brussels

On the occasion of celebrating the 74th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, the Mission of China to the EU and Embassy […]
31 August 2023

Myths, facts and a closer look at Melbourne’s Greek diaspora

An oft-quoted thing about Australian multiculturalism is that Melbourne has the third-biggest Greek-speaking population after Athens and Thessaloniki. If true, it would be quite a claim. […]
10 August 2023

How Uzbekistan’s rich cultural heritage influences our world today

Uzbekistan has a rich cultural heritage whose influence can be seen in civilisations all over the world. Long before the adventurer, Marco Polo, travelled there in […]
4 August 2023

Why are camels important in Saudi Arabia?

If there’s an image that symbolizes both modern and ancient life in Saudi Arabia it’s the camel. The animal is native to the Arabian Peninsula and […]
31 July 2023

Emperor Nero’s lost theatre found in ‘dream’ dig under hotel in Rome

Archaeologists in Rome have uncovered what they believe to be the vestiges of a first century AD theatre where warrior-poet Emperor Nero himself is believed to […]
21 July 2023

Belgium celebrates its 192th anniversary

On July 21st, 1831, a forty-year old German prince from the Saxe-Cobourg-Saalfeld duchy stood on the grounds of the Royal Palace in Brussels and was sworn […]
6 July 2023

Discovering Diriyah, the cradle of Saudi Arabia

Diriyah is a must-see for travelers visiting Saudi Arabia‘s capital; a car ride from downtown Riyadh would take roughly twenty minutes. Founded in 1446, and overlooking […]
6 July 2023

Intrepid women who changed the world of travel forever

1. Amelia Earhart (born in 1897) Amelia Earhart, like many of the figures here, rebelled against expected gender roles from childhood, playing sports, learning how to […]
26 June 2023

Ruins of ancient Mayan city discovered on Yucatan Peninsula

An ancient Maya city has been discovered in Campeche, on the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. A team of researchers, led by archaeologist Ivan Ṡprajc, located a […]
21 June 2023

Why Titanic’s history keeps fascinating generations

The Titanic has become an icon of collective imagination worldwide. It was one of the largest and most luxurious passenger ships of its time. It was […]
6 June 2023

Brussels drives on with plan to decolonize public space

Work by the city of Brussels to stop glorifying the country’s colonial past in public spaces has moved forward, with a new roadmap introduced by the […]
2 May 2023

Kazakhstan asserts key role of ethnic groups amid global turbulence

On April 27th, the President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev addressed the plenary session of the Assembly of People of Kazakhstan (APK) saying that the Assembly implements […]
25 April 2023

Not-so-distant memories of trench warfare

As Australians and New Zealanders mark the solemn ANZAC Day1 tradition on 25 April, Christian Nielsen explores the trenches of WWI through the prism of war […]
25 April 2023

Who are the Sámi?

The Sámi people are the indigenous people of the northern part of the Scandinavian Peninsula. They live in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Russia. There is no […]
24 April 2023

Ancient necropolis uncovered underneath busy Paris train station

On the occasion of the creation of a new exit for the “Port Royal” train station in Paris, a preventive archaeological excavation was prescribed by the […]
24 April 2023

10 facts to know about Portugal’s Carnation Revolution

April 25: A Revolution ornamented with carnations started with music The carnation revolution that took place on April 25 1974 impressed the world because violence was […]