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Vancouver steam clock in Gastown Sepia
June 29, 2015 - 11:47 pm

Vancouver, Canada: Ancient settlement with a modern vibe

This week on Travel Thru History, we take a look at the Olympic city of Vancouver, British Columbia. First settled nearly 10,000…
Bridge of Artists, Skopje, Macedonia
May 19, 2015 - 12:52 pm

Skopje, Macedonia: The city that bridges two worlds

Skopje, Macedonia is a city whose name we usually hear tied to international news. Located in the heart of the Balkans, the conflicts…
St Anne's and Bernadine's Churches in Vilnius, Lithuania
May 18, 2015 - 7:39 pm

Vilnius, Lithuania – A Baltic Beauty

Although it’s a small capital of a small country, the hardiness of Vilnius is one that exemplifies Lithuanian values of endurance,…
San Diego Skyline from Coronado Island. Photo via dollarstockphoto.com
April 30, 2015 - 7:52 pm

San Diego, CA: History of Paradise

Are you a laid back, beach loving-kind of history buff? Well this episode is a treat for you. In Season 4 we traveled to San Diego,…
Night in Kuala Lumpur
April 24, 2015 - 2:44 pm

Kuala Lumpur: Window to Malaysia’s Soul

Malaysia is a hotspot for tourism thanks to its pleasant, tropical climate and fascinating culture. The city of Kuala Lumpur benefits…
Belgrade city center over the river Sava.
April 9, 2015 - 7:04 pm

Belgrade, Serbia: Electricity, history, and culinary delights

More than a city, Belgrade is one of the oldest settlements in human history. Archeologists found evidence that Homo sapiens weren’t…
Dunes of South Padre Island, TX
April 3, 2015 - 3:21 pm

Port Isabel and South Padre Island, Texas: A little history and a lot of fun

Anyone who knows about Spring Break knows about Port Isabel and South Padre Island, but there’s more to these popular destinations…
Historic houses on Battery St., Charleston, South Carolina.
March 26, 2015 - 6:27 pm

Charleston, SC: Where Old Southern Charm Meets Modern Fun

More than a bastion of southern pride, Charleston is a modern city with deep historic roots. The oldest city in South Carolina,…
Tamil Nadu, India
March 16, 2015 - 1:48 pm

Chennai, India: The cultural capital of Tamil Nadu

Also known as Madras, Chennai, India is an ancient city that was also part of the British, French and Mysorian battle theaters in…
Peggy's Cove - Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
March 10, 2015 - 3:41 pm

Halifax, Nova Scotia: Explosive History

Ranked as one of Canada’s best cities to live in and offering an excellent quality of life, Halifax is a Canadian jewel. Canada…
Robot Fish from the CIA Museum.
February 19, 2015 - 5:05 pm

5 History Museums You’ve Never Heard of, But Need to See

Loving history is one thing, but knowing it is another. There are thousands of stories that go unheard, despite the mandatory inclusion…
IdahoPotatoMuseumPotato
February 16, 2015 - 2:33 pm

The Best Kitsch Roadside Attraction in Every State (Part 2)

Last week we visited some truly unique kitsch roadside attractions, this week, we won’t be chasing dinosaurs in the woods,…
"See Rock City" was painted on barn roofs all over the South.
February 6, 2015 - 3:17 pm

America’s Kitsch Roadside Attractions (Part 1)

Merfolk, a giant blue ox, and a billionaire’s playground of the bizarre, top our list of kitsch stop-overs for the first post…
Dubai, UAE Skyline with the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa.
January 29, 2015 - 2:16 pm

Travel to Dubai: Old Arab Splendor

Modern luxury travelers know that a trip to Dubai can be a thrilling experience. The city is home to manmade islands, an underwater…
Lake Fryxell. Photo via wikipedia.
January 22, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Antarctica: Cruises to a Scientific Utopia

This week, we’re going to somewhere truly exotic, untouched by human hands. You won’t be able to stay in a hotel or eat…
Basilica and skyline of Mexico City
January 21, 2015 - 10:01 pm

A Visit to Mexico City: Tenochtitlan to Today

Today, Mexico City is a major capital, bustling with life and adventure. Some of the tallest buildings in Latin America are found…

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