Destination Lectures

The Churchill War Rooms: An Inside View

Peek inside the places behind the British wartime effort with a WWII expert

Treasures of the British Museum

Explore the ancient treasures on display at the British Museum from the Rosetta Stone to the Elgin Marbles with a history expert

Exploring the English Countryside: The Cotswolds

Explore the charming region of the famous Cotswolds in England

Scottish History: In the Footsteps of the Jacobites and Bonnie Prince Charlie

Immerse yourself in the history of the Jacobite rebellions with a Scottish historian

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The Real History of Scotland’s ‘Outlander’ Locations: From Lallybroch to Cranesmuir

A virtual tour of the magical buildings and castles that feature in the hit television series "Outlander"

The Scottish Highlands and Skye: An Introduction

Discover the breathtaking glens, glittering lochs, romantic castles, and myths that characterize the wildest part of Scotland

From Bellhurst Manor to Culloden: More Scottish ‘Outlander’ Locations

Explore the Scottish castles, stately homes, and churches which feature in the second season of the hit TV series 'Outlander', with a local Scottish historian

The Beautiful Villages of Brittany

Take a virtual tour through the stunning region of Brittany, France

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William the Conqueror: From Duke of Normandy to King of England

Follow the life, battles, and legacy of William the Conqueror with an expert historian

Mont Saint-Michel: A Magical Marvel

Explore the geography, history, and significance of this UNESCO World Heritage site

The Bayeux Tapestry: Embroidering History

Unravel the history and mystery behind the Bayeux Tapestry and the story of William the Conqueror with a local expert

Elena Ferrante's Naples

Explore the neighborhoods of Naples through a discussion of the "My Brilliant Friend" novels

Elena Ferrante's Italy

Experience the history of modern Italy from a Southern Italian perspective, inspired by the Neapolitan Novels

Florence and Tuscany: Top 10 Highlights For Curious Travelers

Inspire your visit with an itinerary of must-see sites and hidden gems with a local expert

Greek Islands: Top 10 Highlights For Curious Travelers

Inspire your visit to the iconic sites and hidden gems among the Greek islands with a local expert

Captivating Crete: A Mediterranean Jewel

Join local expert Dimitra Pilarinou to discover Crete: a stunning island with incomparable history

Greece's Pompeii: The Santorini Volcano and the Minoan Eruption

Delve into the Late Bronze Age apocalypse that shaped Greece

Barcelona, Spain: Top 10 Highlights For Curious Travelers

Inspire your visit to Barcelona with an overview of must-see highlights and local favorites

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Barcelona’s La Sagrada Familia

Admire Gaudí's unfinished architectural masterpiece with a local expert

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Paris, France: Top 10 Highlights for Curious Travelers

Explore must-see highlights and local favorites in the City of Lights

Introduction to Athens: Ancient Origins and Modern Charm

Inspire your visit to the vibrant modern city with 5,000 years of history

Prehistoric Cave Artworks in Southern France and Beyond

Uncover the significance of Paleolithic cave art in France to understand prehistoric humanity

Chocolate: A Sweet & Bitter Tale

Explore the social history of chocolate from its pre-Columbian origins to the Hershey’s bar

All Roads Lead to Rome: Planning the Legacy of an Ancient Empire

Explore the extraordinary achievements of Roman builders over the past five centuries