History of Scotland Explained: The Great Cause

History of Scotland Explained: The Great Cause

History Explained is a series that provides travellers with the high-level historical context necessary to enjoy the places they visit. History of Scotland is the first country in the series, and this first post hits up the period in Scottish history known as the...
Visiting Auschwitz Concentration Camp

Visiting Auschwitz Concentration Camp

Today we’re talking about Auschwitz, and I’m not going to lie…it’s going to be a tough one. No jokes here, kids. Just piles and piles of shit. I know, I know: I’m sorry about the foul language. I realize it’s crass, and unbecoming,...
The A-Holes of History: The Mayans

The A-Holes of History: The Mayans

Happy end of the world, everyone! Oh wait…whaaaa? That DIDN’T happen? The world is still here? And we have to GO TO WORK today, and do normal the-world-continues-on kind of crap, like double checking our Master Card statements and stopping at the store on...