Month: July 2020

Travel gear for globetrotters throughout the 20th Century

How the emerging travel industry inspired trends in fashion and accessories in the 20th century.

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Trekking through Europe: a history of hiking

Explore the history of hiking in Europe, from Wandervögel to Grand Randonnée

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painting showing two people walking along a beach

Summer sketched: the Skagen Painters in Denmark

A group of Scandinavian artists gathered in Skagen in the 19th century

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Private and Public Letters

Read about the famous epistolary cases from 14th and 17th century when private correspondence entered public life.

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Sustainability and Tourism

The impact of tourism, and the way forward towards environmental, social and economic harmony.

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Before Braille: raised type in Europe

In the nineteenth century innovations in raised type allowed the written word to became accessible to visually impaired readers for the first time.

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Agriturismo in Italy: holidays that preserve rural communities

How agriturismo in Italy preserves rural communities and is an alternative holiday choice

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sun over a snowy landscape

Protecting and preserving nature and culture: photographer Hilding Mickelsson in Hälsingland

Swedish photographer Hilding Mickelsson documented changes in Hälsingland province’s rich cultural and natural heritage in the 20th century.

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