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Space Tourism in Houston, Texas
The History Fangirl Podcast

Space Tourism in Houston, Texas

While the History Fangirl Podcast has typically gone around the world to find the most fascinating stories, today we’re taking our eyes off the Earth and casting our gaze starward. Today’s guest is Valerie Stimac, an accomplished travel writer in her own right, who has started a unique site at […]

Penn Station: Sacrificial Lamb
The History Fangirl Podcast

Penn Station: Sacrificial Lamb

If you’ve ever been to New York City, there’s a good chance you traveled through Penn Station at some point. And then you instantly regretted it. On today’s episode, my guest is Greg Young of the famous Bowery Boys podcast, and we talk about the sad history of Penn Station, […]

The Colorful History of Lindisfarne
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The Colorful History of Lindisfarne

Maybe you’ve heard of the Book of Kells or the Gospel of Lindisfarne: These illuminated manuscripts are not only high works of religious text, but doors that open history to current scholars. Today on the show we’re talking about Lindisfarne, the island on the northern edge of England, where the […]

The Lost History of Angkor
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The Lost History of Angkor

  Angkor, along with its most famous temple Angkor Wat, is one of the most unique places in the world and one of the best places to visit in Cambodia. The French claim to have discovered it when Cambodia was part of French Indochina, but like so many “lost” places […]

Belfast and the Troubles
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Belfast and the Troubles

  Listen and Subscribe in iTunes Other ways to Listen and Subscribe   Belfast is many different things to many different people. It’s both the second-largest city on the island of Ireland and the capital of Northern Ireland. With Brexit looming, Belfast’s attachment to the United Kingdom grows ever more […]