• 16 Sep 2015
    Labour's Lost Leaders - Nigel Jones

    Labour's Lost Leaders - Nigel Jones

    Whether they love or loathe Jeremy Corbyn, the British media have been at one in telling us that the election of a left-wing socialist (who appears to believe what he says) as Labour leader is unprecedented, earth-shattering and will mean t…

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  • 09 Sep 2015
    Queen Elizabeth II - Britain's Longest Reigning Monarch

    Queen Elizabeth II - Britain's Longest Reigning Monarch

    Queen Elizabeth II achieves quite a milestone at 5.30pm today. The eldest daughter of King George VI, Elizabeth ascended the throne when she was just 25 years old; and now, more than 63 years later she continues her reign, but as Britain's …

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  • 16 Aug 2015
    Happy Birthday T E Lawrence!

    Happy Birthday T E Lawrence!

    Today marks 127 years since the birth of the diplomat, strategist, soldier and author T E Lawrence. Lawrence was just 46 years old, when he died in a motorcycle accident in 1935. Although his death was premature, he still managed to pack a …

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  • 04 Aug 2015
    Shadow of the Wind - If Gaston Leroux had been Spanish…

    Shadow of the Wind - If Gaston Leroux had been Spanish…

    A love of history isn’t confined to the office at Historical Trips. It follows us home, and takes pride of place on our bookshelves. Martin Adams is our Customer Care Executive in the US and shared his thoughts on one of his favourite…

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  • 24 Jul 2015
    Vietnam VISA Update

    Vietnam VISA Update

    As of 1st July 2015, British passport holders travelling for tourism or business will be able to enter Vietnam for up to 15 days without a visa. That means Britons will save at least £54 on the cost of a single-entry visa. The new pol…

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