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35 minutes | May 15, 2022
Destination: Viking Ship Museum
This episode we find ourselves in Norway looking at some pretty awesome archaeological finds, that for a couple years are no longer available to the public. So sit down and prepare your ears because we’re going in. Viking Ship Museum Museum of the Viking Age Objects found with the Oseberg Ship If you want to see more links, images and references then you can’t go past the Destination: History website.
29 minutes | May 1, 2022
Destination: Chateau de Chambord
A chateau that looks like a medieval castle, functions as a hunting lodge and supposedly is so grand it could rival Versailles? Chambord is so much more! If you want to visit yourself then you want to check out the Chateau website. This image shows how the double helix stairs work. This video gives you an idea how you walk the stairs without meeting someone coming the other way.History Hit PodcastsFor more interesting stuff about the Chateau then look no further than the Destination: History website.
17 minutes | Apr 24, 2022
I Digress: History of the Kilt
We digress from The Battle of Culloden to discover the history of the kilt and how it went from the Swiss army knife of fabrics to a brightly coloured and patterned piece of clothing. How to wear a belted plaid:Andy the Highlander Fandabi Dozi Aye Tours Scotland For more extras like images, videos and references then check out the Destination: History website
25 minutes | Apr 17, 2022
Destination: Battle of Culloden
This week we once again find ourselves in the highlands of Scotland where we discover a piece of land that held a battle that while short in length was large in impact.Check out the Culloden Battlefield for yourself. If you would prefer to read about the destinations without all the other stuff then check us out over on medium. If you want all the other stuff, then you can’t go past the Destination: History website.
18 minutes | Apr 3, 2022
Destination: Namibia's Skeleton Coast
This destination we wander along the coast of one of the largest ship graveyards, aptly named ‘Skeleton Coast’. Make sure you check out the wonderful Jenny over on her podcast, Australian Histories Podcast, you'll definitely learn a lot.As always check us out on Medium. And don’t forget to have a look at all the good stuff on the Destination: History website.
14 minutes | Mar 27, 2022
I Digress: History of Cadbury
Ever wondered how Cadbury got to where it is today? Then you’re certainly in the right place. See how a world renowned company for delicious chocolate had the most humble of beginnings. Check out Cadbury’s website for the official history, and make sure to check out 100 years of Cadbury in Australia. If you’d like to read about the Cadbury’s rise to stardom rather than listen to them, then head over to the Destination: History publication on Medium. For references used for this episode and all sorts of other fun things, then don’t go past our website.
25 minutes | Mar 20, 2022
Our destination this week takes us to the centre of Rome and a place that for a good four centuries brought enjoyment and death to so many people. For the latest exhibits and events, then check out the Colosseum website. To see all the destinations in a written form then don’t forget to check out the Destination: History publication on Medium. And for images, references and all that good stuff, don’t look past the Destination: History website.
30 minutes | Mar 6, 2022
Destination: Bran Castle
Our latest destination has a legend all of its own, inspired by a most ruthless figure. But its true history is so much more interesting. Check out all the latest news over on the Bran Castle website. For some great reading on the place, check out Bookshop.org. (UK | US) For those financially savvy Destination Historians, then The Barefoot Investor by Scott Pape is for you.
36 minutes | Feb 20, 2022
Destination: Göbekli Tepe
Today’s destination takes us to Turkey where we discover an ancient monument that was buried and forgotten until relatively recently. Gobekli Tepe will leave us with more questions than when we began, so come and discover this staggeringly fantastic mystery. Check out Gobekli Tepe’s official site for the most up to date information. For some further reading, then you know that Bookshop.org is the place to go. Here for the UK. Here for the US. To read the transcript at your lesiure and so much more then our Destination: History publication on Medium is for you. And for more fascinating destinations, don’t look past our website for all that good stuff like images, maps, related articles and videos and the references used for research.
14 minutes | Feb 13, 2022
I Digress: The Dreaming
Come along as we digress from the Bungle Bungles to dive into The Dreaming and what it means to Indigenous Australians. LINKS: Aboriginal Language Groups Creation stories:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2knZf0dvAQhttps://japingkaaboriginalart.com/aboriginal-dreamtime-stories/https://dreamtime.net.au/dreaming/story-list/ If you want some great reading material on the Dreamtime, then check out our lists over on Bookshop.org (For the UK, for the US)Don’t forget about us over on Medium. For all the usual extras check us out over on our website.
24 minutes | Feb 6, 2022
Destination: Bungle Bungles
Our first destination for 2022 see’s us in the Kimberley Region of Western Australia. What awesome natural landforms could find here? Turns out quite a few. Check out the links mentioned in the episode: Google Earth Bungle Bungle Range Image from The Atlantic Dreamtime story ‘The Frog and the Brolga’We're on Medium, so check out the Destination: History publication. Don’t forget to check out everything we have to offer over on the Destination: History website.
29 minutes | Dec 12, 2021
Destination: La Sagrada Familia
Our latest episode is an architectural and engineering wonder. The fact that the thing is still being built today, and won't be finished for another couple of years, is simply astonishing in todays age of fast builds. Come and discover the wonder that the La Sagrada Familia has to offer. For those amazing images and everything else check out the Destination: History website. If you want to support the podcast and read the amazing transcripts, then head on over to the Destination: History Publication on Medium. What are you waiting for? Get going!
10 minutes | Dec 5, 2021
I Digress: The Royal Mile
Our latest Digression keeps us in Edinburgh, as we head down the hill from the Castle and wander along The Royal Mile. Check us out on Medium if you want to read all of that good content.You know the Destination: History website has all the extras, like images and extra links.
36 minutes | Nov 28, 2021
Destination: Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh Castle is a standout on the Edinburgh City landscape and is a definite must if one wishes to walk through the history and endless sieges the place has been forced to endure. If you wish to read instead of listening, then make sure to out the Destination: History publication over on Medium. If you want to check out some cool images and other cool links about Edinburgh Castle then you can't go past the Destination History website.
19 minutes | Nov 14, 2021
Our latest destination is the ultimate Instagram pic in a place you've never heard of. In a small corner of the world there's more to discover then you first thought. Let's take a dive in and see what there is. Check out the amazing photos taken by others over on Instagram.Don't forget to check us out on medium, where you can get the same quality content just in a new and exciting package. Check out all the extras over on the website.
37 minutes | Oct 31, 2021
Destination: Stonehenge (Part 2)
For the second part of our first two parter we continue to wander around the English countryside. Stonehenge still carries intrigue, mystery, and this time, oh so many theories. For more info check out the English Heritage site. For all that good stuff head on over to destinationhistorypod.com Included links: English Heritage Visitor Centre 'Stonehenge Triangle'
11 minutes | Oct 24, 2021
I Digress: Scotland's carved stone balls
As a little break between our two Stonehenge episodes, we are fascinated by carved stone balls found throughout Scotland but we've got no idea what they're meant to be. Come along as we check out this interesting mystery. For images and more head on over to our website: destinationhistorypod.com Included links: 3D renders
39 minutes | Oct 17, 2021
Destination: Stonehenge (Part 1)
The first part of our first two parter sees us wandering around the English countryside once more. Stonehenge has intrigue, mystery and massive stones moved around without the invention of the wheel. For more info check out the English Heritage site. For all that good stuff head on over to destinationhistorypod.com Included links: Stone techniques The Avebury Monuments, Wiltshire Archaeological Research Framework
17 minutes | Oct 3, 2021
Destination: Nazca Lines
Lines in the shapes of animals in the desert? Aliens or just regular people going about their regular day?Check out our latest episode on the Nazca Lines to discover for yourself.Head on over to the Nazca Lines website for up to date information.For all the images head on over to our website: destinationhistorypod.com
16 minutes | Sep 19, 2021
Destination: Predjama Castle
This weeks episode sees us at an Eastern European castle, with an exciting past and one of the coolest locations!To learn more about visiting Predjama Castle itself check out this website.And for transcripts, images and more check out our website.
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