The original castle was built in the 11th century after the Norman invasion of England by William the Conqueror. Since the time of Henry I, it has been used by the reigning monarch and it is the longest-occupied castle in Europe.
Preparing to visit Shanghai? If you envision a multicultural, modern metropolis with fantastical skyscrapers, you would be correct. However, there are still some ancient historical sites hidden within this sprawling city with the tenth highest population density on earth. Yu Garden - The dragon wall surrounding the third region of the gardens is the most … Continue reading Ancient History In Shanghai – Wait, What? Part One
As mentioned in my last blog post (which was also my first!) I mentioned my Facebook challenges to see who of my clever friends could come up with the best photo captions. So enjoy the photos, laugh at the captions and better yet, do this with good friends and some beers! "No humans in the … Continue reading Seven Funny Signs from Around the World – Part Two
Funny Signs, Translations and Pictograms from Around the World