17th Century Swedish Gold Coast: A Nordic Colony in Africa

Did you know that there had once been a Swedish Colony in what is now modern day Ghana? Click to find out more about the Swedish Gold Coast.

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The 3 Ice Mummies of the Franklin Expedition on Beechy Island

The 3 ice mummies of the 1845 Franklin Expedition who are buried in Beechy Island, Canada: John Torrington, William Braine and John Hartnell.

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Gli The Cat: The Celebrity Guard Of Hagia Sophia

Gli the cat, the celebrity guard of Hagia Sophia has been on duty for 16 years and currently has more than 80.000 followers on Instagram. Click to meet her!

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The Bored Viking General Who “Vandalized” Hagia Sophia

Around 1100 years ago, probably during a Sunday mass, a bored Viking named Halvdan carved his name on a marble slab at the upper gallery of Hagia Sophia.

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A Roadtrip Surprise: Sivrihisar Armenian Church in Eskişehir, Turkey

On our road back to Ankara we stumbled upon a huge Armenian Church (Surp Yerotutyun Church) in the Sivrihisar and marveled by it’s beauty upon visiting.

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Inside World’s Biggest Voodoo Market Akodessawa in Lome, Togo

Inside world’s biggest Voodoo market Akodessawa in Lome, Togo where leopard heads, elephant feet, monkey carcasses and human skulls are sold. Learn more!

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The Mongol Empire In 5 Facts & 5 Minutes

Learn about the highlights and history of Mongol Empire, the largest empire in the world with 5 facts in 5 minutes. Click to read more!

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John Torrington: Ice Mummy Of The Lost Franklin Expedition

Meet John Torrington: Ice mummy of the lost Franklin Exhibition. Exhumed in 1984, his well-preserved body startled the scientists. Click to learn more!

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La Doncella: The Best Preserved Child Mummy in History

The best preserved mummy every found in history. Child mummy La Doncella looks like any teenager sleeping despite being 500 years old! Click to read more!

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Destruction in Syria 2020, Google Street View

Destruction in Syria 2020: a journey through Google Maps Street View, showing the aftermath of the civil war in war-torn Syria. Click to see more!

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