7 Curious Quirks About British Homes

British homes are just… normal, right? Maybe to their residents, but not necessarily to visitors from abroad. All of a sudden, the things that we take for granted about our houses and living spaces seem a little strange. Why are there no plug points in the bathroom? Mixer taps actually do make more sense – so…

10 Eiffel Tower Replicas From Around The World!

Cover photo via Randy Pertiet, FlickrCC Much is being made of the 125th anniversary of the The Eiffel Tower’s construction.  It’s one of Paris’ most famous landmarks and has received over 250 million visitors since it opened to the public in 1889.  Designed by Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, the tower was built to be the entrance to…

10 of Europe’s Most Remarkable Ruins

We all know that the history of Europe goes back a long way.  Empires have come and gone, societies have risen and fallen, and many even left ruins behind for us to enjoy today.  Every modern country can see at least part of its past in the leftover crumbling stone structures that pepper the European…