Ancient Wonders: The Mahabodhi Temple

Today we return to our Ancient Wonders series where we look to Bihar state in India and the Mahabodhi Temple. The temple is around 2,200 years old, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a major site of Buddhist pilgrimage – so let’s explore Mahabodhi Temple’s fascinating history! The origins of the Mahabodhi Temple lie with […]

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The Tale Of Alice Tankerville And The Theft Of The 366 Golden Crowns

Today we have a special guest post written by Adam LC (Grey)! Adam is the creator of the treasure hunting site Areas Grey where he writes about treasure legends around the world and his wild adventures in search of them. With a passion for travel and a keen eye for solving puzzles, combined with experience […]

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Royal People: Isabella of Woodstock, The Medieval Princess Who Controlled Her Own Fate

It is a well-rehearsed fact that in the medieval period princesses were political currency, pawns who were married off to foreign strangers as small children and were expected to fulfil their duty with grace and without complaint. But one woman who defied these expectations that we hold of medieval royalty was Isabella of Woodstock, the […]

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