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Livia Galante

Expert on ancient Rome, Livia is ready to guide you through the untrodden paths of this legendary, everlasting city. See what ancient Roman life was like with this historian.

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Nina Wieda

Learn about oft-overlooked, history-rich destinations in Central Europe, accompanied by an expert who was born in the Caucasus.

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Guillaume Durand

Dig out the settlements of ancient civilizations with archaeologist Guillaume Durand and watch cultures long gone come alive once more with this expert.

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12 Surprising Facts About Pompeii

A city forever frozen in time, Pompeii’s history is a melancholy paradox. The very event that gruesomely took Pompeii preserved the ancient city, allowing us to piece together its story.

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14 Stunning Castles in Scotland

Scotland is famed for its rugged landscape, ever-changing climate, and rich history. Scattered among its rolling hills and winding roads you can find castles that tell many stories and tantalizing tales.

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Celebrating Christmas in Italy

With a whole month dedicated to merriment, gift-giving, and holiday markets, winter is an ideal time to visit Italy. Plus, many unique festivities and traditions are only found this time of year. 

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