Daereungwon Tomb Complex 대릉원

Daereungwon Tomb Complex 대릉원

All throughout Gyeongju are tombs that look a bit like giant hills or mounds. Accross from Nordic is the Daereungwon Tomb complex famous for Cheonmachong and Hwangnamdaechong Tomb. Hwangnamdaechong Tomb is the biggest, with two tombs of a royal husband and wife and a remarkable amount of gold and relics buried with them.  However you can't see in [...]

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South Carolina: Redcliffe Plantation

Redcliffe Plantation was completed in 1859 by James Henry Hammond and is the smallest of his many plantations. He named it Redcliffe because the dirt is red around the house and it sits up high. It was his show plantation, the party house, or the place to show off just how well he and his [...]

Big Ben and Parliament Square

Near Westminster Abbey my cousin and I wandered through Parliament Square in order to get a non packed view of the Elizabeth Tower and a closer look at the statues in Parliament Square. Big Ben is actually not the name of the tower or even the official name of any part of the tower. Big [...]

Sally Lunn and The Real Italian Ice Cream Company

After looking around the Roman Baths my cousin and I walked around town for the short time we had left.  Bath is an absolutely beautiful city and I wish we had had a lot more time there. A day or two would have been amazing. A friend of mine studied abroad at Bath Spa University [...]