The enduring vestiges of the Roman Empire remain with us even today. You can find some of the most important Roman structures across much of Eurasia and in the northern countries of Africa. Follow along as I share my favorite, iconic structures like Hadrian's Wall, Segovia's aqueduct, the ruins at Jerash, the Herodium, the Colosseum, and so much more. Greatest Roman Architecture Still … [Read more...] about The 30 Most Important Roman Structures That You Can Visit Today
Many Emperors have built and dismantled the Rome we know today. Of them, which were the most accomplished? What types of works did they create in Rome’s cityscape? In this article, I present my favorite, 7 most accomplished emperors and show you some of their works in Rome and beyond. All written by a PhD historian! JULIUS CAESAR, Paving the Way for the Empire 27 BC | First Emperor … [Read more...] about The 7 Most Accomplished Emperors of Ancient Rome
Ancient Rome housed numerous emperors that left imprints in the city we visit nowadays. On one hand, some of these emperors received love admiration by their contemporaries. On other hand, some other emperors had bad fame that sources and historians have portrayed. Among the many emperors Rome had throughout its history... historians know five of them as 'the Five Good Emperors'. Here is why these … [Read more...] about Who were the Five Good Emperors and What made Them so Great?
It isn’t often that entire cities vanish in a matter of hours, but Pompeii did. Destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in Ad 79, the fate of this forgotten city changed with its discovery in 1748. Pompeii is one of the places you should visit in 2022 because this vibrant city has opened to the public its latest findings. In this article, I give you 11 reasons why you should visit Pompeii to … [Read more...] about 11 Reasons Why You Should Visit Pompeii in 2022
Madrid, the capital of Spain, offers infinite activities. Great food, wine, tapas, night and day life, traditions, happy locals, plus many people visiting the city throughout the year. As a local, to make sure you have an unforgettable experience, no matter the length of your stay, I´ve built this article with the top things to do in Spain on your upcoming trip. The Best Things to … [Read more...] about Top 16 Things To See and Do in Madrid for 2022