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Iceland's Thingvellir National Park where the Vikings held their parliament
The History Fangirl Podcast

Iceland’s Thingvellir

Listen to the Episode “Iceland’s Thingvellir”       Download in iTunes More ways to listen.         If you’ve ever visited Iceland, you know that, while there are so many things to do in Iceland,  the natural beauty of the planes of Thingvellir is something special. But […]

Up on the Theodoisan Walls
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The Walls of Constantinople

Listen to the Episode “The Walls of Constantinople”     Listen and Subscribe on iTunes Other Ways to Listen and Subscribe       Patrick Wyman is a historian and podcaster I hold in great regard and I’ve invited him on the show today to discuss the history and prominence […]

The Mask of Agamemnon, housed in the National Archaelogical Museum in Athens, found at Mycenae
The History Fangirl Podcast

Agamemnon’s Mycenae

Listen to the Episode “Agamemnon’s Mycenae”     Listen and Subscribe in iTunes Other Ways to Listen and Subscribe          Most of us have read Homer’s “Iliad” either in high school or college, but few are likely to remember the details of the characters and places it […]

6 Must-See Historic Sites
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6 Must-See Historic Sites

Introduction   I love dishing with travel bloggers about their experiences:  which spot lived up to the hype, which was a total bust, and which spots were even better than they imagined. Below, travel bloggers share their favorite historic places, the ones that inspired and delighted beyond their expectations. Then […]