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Explore the history of hiking in Europe, from Wandervögel to Grand Randonnée

A group of Scandinavian artists gathered in Skagen in the 19th century

Symbolising the games, host cities and sport

Read about one of the most famous and lavishly illustrated manuscripts made in England in the Romanesque era.

More than 60 cities across Europe have held the title.

Read about the famous epistolary cases from 14th and 17th century when private correspondence entered public life.

The impact of tourism, and the way forward towards environmental, social and economic harmony.

A blind girl reads the Bible by touch to her illiterate family in the dark; one man is tempted to go out and enjoy drunken revels in the daylight; representing light and darkness of the understanding. Engraving by W. Ridgway, 1871, after G. Smith.

In the nineteenth century innovations in raised type allowed the written word to became accessible to visually impaired readers for the first time.

How agriturismo in Italy preserves rural communities and is an alternative holiday choice

Documenting changes in a Swedish province's rich cultural and natural heritage in the 20th century

Learn about literary forgeries in 18th century poetry celebrating Celtic cultures in Scotland and Wales.

Discover the history of a modern dance theatre that helped propel stories of a nation to the world

One of the most successful female impersonators in the early 20th century

Make these jigsaw puzzles to discover beautiful places and find some travel inspiration.

Discover the favourite reading material of monoglot Welsh speakers right from the 17th century.

Is utopia the best possible place possible or possible at all? Is one person's utopia another's dystopia?

Tracing the development of tourism from the 17th century to the present-day.

Yugoslavia’s avant-garde invented a new language and orthography in the early 20th century.

Traditional games have played a part of Portuguese children’s education for generations, a valuable part of cultural and social heritage.

Spas and wellness resorts in the 20th Century