Republic of Letters: Correspondence between Intellectuals in Renaissance and Early Modern …
The “Republic of Letters” was established in Italy with the first humanists. Their abundant correspondence, which included letters that were both personal and intellectual, continued to the Enlightenment.
Royal celebrations in Lisbon: the marriage of Portuguese King Pedro II and Maria Sophia of…
Temporary triumphal arches adorned Lisbon to mark the occasion
Henri Cassiers and his art advertising the Low Countries
Henri Cassiers' artworks promoted tourist locations in Belgium and the Netherlands.
Purr-fect puzzles for International Cat Day
Celebrated yearly on the 8th of August, International Cat Day, also known as World Cat Day, is a day to raise awareness for cats and learn about ways to help and protect them. This year it falls on a Caturday, so let's celebrate meow!
Graveyard symbols: architectural markers of life and death
Exploring the meaning behind symbols on headstones, tombs and graves
The Martorell Museum: the first public museum in Barcelona
Stemming from the collection of Francesc Martorell i Peña who died in 1878.
Europeana Travel Roulette
Spin the wheel and be inspired to virtually visit interesting places across Europe
Travelling through the pages
Find inspiration for your holidays at home in literature
Travel gear for globetrotters throughout the 20th Century
How the emerging travel industry inspired trends in fashion and accessories in the 20th century.
Trekking through Europe: a history of hiking
Explore the history of hiking in Europe, from Wandervögel to Grand Randonnée
Summer sketched: the Skagen Painters in Denmark
A group of Scandinavian artists gathered in Skagen in the 19th century
Tracing 120 years of summer Olympic Games poster design
Symbolising the games, host cities and sport
Gem of illuminated manuscripts collection: Great Canterbury Psalter from BnF
Read about one of the most famous and lavishly illustrated manuscripts made in England in the Romanesque era.
European Capital of Culture: celebrating a continent's culture
More than 60 cities across Europe have held the title.
Private and Public Letters
Read about the famous epistolary cases from 14th and 17th century when private correspondence entered public life.
Sustainability and Tourism
The impact of tourism, and the way forward towards environmental, social and economic harmony.
Before Braille: raised type in Europe
In the nineteenth century innovations in raised type allowed the written word to became accessible to visually impaired readers for the first time.
Agriturismo in Italy: holidays that preserve rural communities
How agriturismo in Italy preserves rural communities and is an alternative holiday choice
Protecting and preserving nature and culture: photographer Hilding Mickelsson in Hälsingla…
Documenting changes in a Swedish province's rich cultural and natural heritage in the 20th century
Romanticism and the Invention of Tradition: Iolo Morganwg and James MacPherson
Learn about literary forgeries in 18th century poetry celebrating Celtic cultures in Scotland and Wales.