I wasn’t sure about a guided D Day tour of the Normandy Beaches because my obsession with the history of the Second World War means I envisioned exploring Normandy on my own. I wanted to wander without a timeline through the area that I had researched, read about, and obsessively watched on Band of Brothers …

The Prague Jewish Quarter tour can be overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be logistically overwhelming. Here’s the easiest way to visit the Jewish Quarter of Prague and a bit of background on this little neighborhood with lots of history. Let’s dive in! On a Prague Jewish Quarter Tour: Layers of History Prague is home …

Visiting Ravensbrück, the Nazi death camp built for women, is hard but necessary. You must prepare yourself to walk into a world of contradiction. For starters, the Ravensbrück Concentration Camp sits on the shore of a picturesque lake 1.5 hours north of Berlin. The beauty of the scene belies the horror that once reigned there. …

First, brace yourself. Visiting Oradour-sur-Glane today is not visiting a place. It is visiting a place in time. This is a quick guide to visiting Oradour-sur-Glane. For more in-depth details about what happened at Oradour-sur-Glane, the martyr village of France, visit here. Oradour-sur-Glane is preserved to look exactly as it did after the smoke cleared …

This is what happened at Oradour-sur-Glane, which is the martyr village of France. The village looks exactly as it did after a massacre on June 10, 1944. It looks just as it did when the fires stopped smoldering, leaving behind only the memories of 642 villagers of the quiet town of Oradour-sur-Glane. The burned-out shells …