In 1943 when Britain was in the grip of World War II, the decision was taken by the Allied leaders...Read More
Author: Sarah Nash
When we think of D-Day, we all have a mental image of troops landing on the beaches of Normandy. What about where they left from? D-Day was months in the planning, and preparations took place in the UK. To mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, Sarah has compiled a list of the D-Day sites in the UK.Read More
Hidden away in the East end of London is 18 Folgate Street, an unusual Georgian house renovated by the artist Dennis Severs to create a unique journey through 200 years of time. Visitors walk through the house by candlelight, and combined with sounds and scents, this is an extraordinary historical experience that takes place in total silence.Read More
A rich and varied history created by the influence of so many nations on one island makes Malta one of Europe’s most historically rich outposts. This ‘Jewel of the Mediterranean’ has been occupied since the earliest days of civilisation, and with a fascinating mixture of cultural legacies and architectural styles there really is something here for everyone. Last year, Sarah took her family for a week’s holiday on the island to see what this historically diverse island could offer families.Read More
Vienna is the beautiful capital city of Austria, with opulent buildings dominated by Baroque architecture and an incredible history. In 2018, Vienna was voted as the best city to live in for the ninth year running. This makes it the perfect place to take a family for a cultural city break and so last Spring, Sarah took three generations of her family for a week’s holiday in the city of elegance, music and history.Read More
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